2015 American Music Awards: Taylor Swift leads nominations

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2015 American Music Award Nominations Dominated by Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran

Taylor Swift is the most nominated artist at the 2015 American Music Awards. The singer is up for six categories, including artist of the year. The Weeknd and Ed Sheeran are one nom behind with five each, while others like Sam Smith, Nicki Minaj and Meghan Trainor scored four chances at a trophy.

The nominees were partially revealed by Joe Jonas and Charlie Puth this morning (Oct. 13) on Good Morning America followed by a Snapchat announcement. ABC will air the AMAs, which Jennifer Lopez hosts for the first time, live from Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater on Nov. 22.

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Swift, who has 16 career AMAs to her name (three of which are artist of the year honors), is a sweep away from eclipsing Whitney Houston as the AMAs' most decorated artist. That's if she win all six of her categories, which include favorite album for 2014's multi-platinum smash 1989 and song of the year for "Blank Space."

Indeed, it's the song category that looks to be especially competitive this year as radio favorites like Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth's "See You Again," "Uptown Funk!" by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars, Sheeran's "Thinking Out Loud" and The Weeknd's "Can't Feel My Face" face off.

Other nominated artists include newcomers Sam Hunt, Walk the Moon and Fetty Wap.

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AMAs nominees are based on key fan interactions as reflected in Billboard Magazine and on Billboard.com, including album and digital singles sales, radio airplay, streaming, social activity and touring. These measurements are tracked by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Entertainment and Next Big Sound.

The American Music Awards are produced by Dick Clark Productions, a sister company of The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard. Allen Shapiro and Mike Mahan are executive producers. Larry Klein, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are producers.

The winners are voted entirely by fans. Voting opened today at AMAvote.com.

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2015 American Music Awards: Taylor Swift leads nominations

Artist of the year: One Direction

Niall Horan, from left, Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson, of the musical group One Direction, accept the award for artist of the year on stage at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Artist of the year: One Direction

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: (L-R) Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson and Harry Styles of One Direction pose in the press room at the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

Artist of the year: One Direction

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Niall Horan of One Direction poses in the press room at the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

Artist of the year: One Direction

Niall Horan, from left, Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson, of the group One Direction, accept the award for artist of the year at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

New artist of the year: 5 Seconds of Summer

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: (L-R) Musicians Luke Hemmings, Ashton Irwin, Calum Hood and Michael Clifford of 5 Seconds of Summer accept the award for New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl's onstage during the 2014 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)

New artist of the year: 5 Seconds of Summer

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: (L-R) Musicians Calum Hood (L) and Michael Clifford of 5 Seconds of Summer accept the award for New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl's onstage during the 2014 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)

Single of the year: Katy Perry feat. Juicy J, "Dark Horse"

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 21: Katy Perry performs live at Allphones Arena on November 21, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Pop/rock female artist: Katy Perry

Katy Perry is seen on screen accepting the award for favorite pop/rock female artist from Khloe Kardashian, from left, Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Pop/rock male artist: Sam Smith

Sam Smith accepts the award for favorite pop/rock male artist at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Pop/rock male artist: Sam Smith

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Recording artist Sam Smith accepts the award for Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist onstage during the 2014 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)

Pop/rock male artist: Sam Smith

Sam Smith poses with the award for favorite pop/rock male artist in the press room at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Pop/rock band, duo or group: One Direction

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: (L-R) Recording artists Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, and Harry Styles of One Direction attend the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/AMA2014/Getty Images for DCP)

Pop/rock album: One Direction, "Midnight Melodies"

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: (L-R) Recording artists Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, and Harry Styles of One Direction speak onstage at the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/AMA2014/FilmMagic)

Pop/rock album: One Direction, "Midnight Melodies"

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: (L-R) Recording artists Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, and Harry Styles of One Direction accept the Favorite Pop/Rock Album award for 'Midnight Memories' onstage during the 2014 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)

Country female artist: Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood performs onstage at the 48th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP)

Country male artist: Luke Bryan

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Recording artist Luke Bryan accepts the award for Favorite Country Male Artist onstage during the 2014 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)

Country male artist: Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan, winner of the award for favorite country male artist, poses in the press room at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Country male artist: Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan accepts the award for favorite country male artist at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Country male artist: Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan poses with the award for Favorite Country Male Artist, in the press room at the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California, November 23, 2014. AFP PHOTO/FREDERIC J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Country band, duo or group: Florida Georgia Line

Brian Kelley, left, and Tyler Hubbard, of the musical group Florida Georgia Line, perform on stage at the 48th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP)

Country album: Brantley Gilbert, "Just As I Am"

Brantley Gilbert accepts the award for favorite country album for "Just As I Am"€ at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Country album: Brantley Gilbert, "Just As I Am"

Brantley Gilbert, winner of the award for favorite country album for "Just As I Am," poses in the press room at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Country album: Brantley Gilbert, "Just As I Am"

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Recording artist Brantley Gilbert accepts the Favorite Country Album award for 'Just as I Am' onstage during the 2014 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)

Rap/hip-hop artist: Iggy Azalea

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Recording artist Iggy Azalea (L) and T.I. accept the Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album award for 'The New Classic' onstage at the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Rap/hip-hop album: Iggy Azalea, "The New Classic"

Iggy Azalea accepts the award for favorite rap/hip-hop artist on stage at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Soul/R&B female artist: Beyoncé

FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2013 file photo, Beyonce performs during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens, in New Orleans. Beyonce released her fifth self-titled album exclusively on iTunes early Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

Soul/R&B male artist: John Legend

John Legend performs on Aug. 6, 2014, in New York, N.Y. (Photo by Robert Altman/Invision/AP)

Soul/R&B album: Beyoncé, "Beyoncé"

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR PARKWOOD ENTERTAINMENT - Beyonce and JAY Z perform during the Beyonce and Jay Z - On the Run tour at Stade De France on Friday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Paris, France. (Photo by Rob Hoffman/Invision for Parkwood Entertainment/AP Images)

Latin artist: Enrique Iglesias

Enrique Iglesias performs during the 2014 MTV European Music Awards in Glasgow, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)

Alternative rock: Imagine Dragons

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: (L-R) Musicians Daniel Wayne Sermon, Ben McKee, Daniel Platzman and Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons accept the award for Favorite Alternate Artist onstage during the 2014 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)

Alternative rock: Imagine Dragons

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: (L-R) Recording artists Wayne Sermon, Ben McKee, Daniel Platzman, and Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons accept the Favorite Alternate Artist award onstage at the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Alternative rock: Imagine Dragons

Imagine Dragons pose with the Favorite Alternate Artist award in the press room at the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California, November 23, 2014. Imagine Dragons is Wayne Sermon, Ben McKee, Daniel Platzman, and Dan Reynolds. AFP PHOTO/FREDERIC J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Alternative rock: Imagine Dragons

Daniel Wayne Sermon, from left, Ben McKee, Dan Platzman and Dan Reynolds of the musical group Imagine Dragons accept the award for favorite alternative rock artist on stage at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Adult contemporary: Katy Perry

FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2014 file photo, Katy Perry performs on stage at "The Prismatic World Tour" at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

Contemporary inspirational: Casting Crowns

Juan Devevo of Grammy-winning Christian band Casting Crown performed in concert as part of the Thrive Tour at the First Baptist Church of Woodstock on Friday, November 7, 2014, in Woodstock, Ga. (Photo by Dan Harr/Invision/AP)

Electronic dance music: Calvin Harris

POMONA, CA - NOVEMBER 02: Producer Calvin Harris performs during day 2 of HARD Day of the Dead at Fairplex on November 2, 2014 in Pomona, California. (Photo by Chelsea Lauren/WireImage)

Soundtrack: "Frozen"

This image released by Disney shows a teenage Elsa the Snow Queen, voiced by Maia Mitchell, in a scene from the animated feature "Frozen." (AP Photo/Disney)

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: (L-R) Singer Lorde, model Karlie Kloss and singer Taylor Swift attend the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/AMA2014/Getty Images for DCP)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: (L-R) Model Karlie Kloss and singer Taylor Swift attend the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/AMA2014/Getty Images for DCP)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: (L-R) Selena Gomez, model Karlie Kloss, singers Taylor Swift and Sam Smith attend the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/AMA2014/Getty Images for DCP)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Singer Taylor Swift attends the press room at the 42nd Annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
Taylor Swift, left, accepts the Dick Clark award for excellence from Diana Ross on stage at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Taylor Swift accepts the Dick Clark award for excellence on stage at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Diana Ross, left, presents the Dick Clark award for excellence to Taylor Swift on stage at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Taylor Swift, left, accepts the Dick Clark award for excellence on stage at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. Looking on, second from right, is Diana Ross. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Taylor Swift poses in the press room with the Dick Clark award for excellence at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Taylor Swift poses in the press room with the Dick Clark award for excellence at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Taylor Swift and Sam Smith attend the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/AMA2014/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Singer Taylor Swift poses in the press room at the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
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See the full list of nominees below:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Luke Bryan
  • Ariana Grande
  • Maroon 5
  • Nicki Minaj
  • One Direction
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Sam Smith
  • Taylor Swift
  • Meghan Trainor
  • The Weeknd

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY KOHL'S

  • Fetty Wap
  • Sam Hunt
  • Tove Lo
  • Walk The Moon
  • The Weeknd

SONG OF THE YEAR

  • Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth "See You Again"
  • Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars "Uptown Funk!"
  • Ed Sheeran "Thinking Out Loud"
  • Taylor Swift "Blank Space"
  • The Weeknd "Can't Feel My Face"

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR UN-LEASHED BY T-MOBILE

  • Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth "See You Again"
  • Rihanna & Kanye West Featuring Paul McCartney "FourFiveSeconds"
  • Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars "Uptown Funk!"
  • Skrillex & Diplo Featuring Justin Bieber "Where Are Ü Now"
  • Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar "Bad Blood"

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST - POP/ROCK

  • Nick Jonas
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Sam Smith

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST - POP/ROCK

  • Ariana Grande
  • Taylor Swift
  • Meghan Trainor

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP - POP/ROCK

  • Maroon 5
  • One Direction
  • Walk The Moon

FAVORITE ALBUM - POP/ROCK

  • Ed Sheeran x
  • Sam Smith In The Lonely Hour
  • Taylor Swift 1989

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST - COUNTRY

  • Jason Aldean
  • Luke Bryan
  • Sam Hunt

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST - COUNTRY

  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Carrie Underwood

FAVORITE DUO or GROUP - COUNTRY

  • Zac Brown Band
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Little Big Town

FAVORITE ALBUM - COUNTRY

  • Jason Aldean Old Boots, New Dirt
  • Florida Georgia Line Anything Goes
  • Sam Hunt Montevallo

FAVORITE ARTIST - RAP/HIP-HOP

  • Drake
  • Fetty Wap
  • Nicki Minaj

FAVORITE ALBUM - RAP/HIP-HOP

  • J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive
  • Drake If You're Reading This It's Too Late
  • Nicki Minaj The Pinkprint

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST - SOUL/R&B

  • Chris Brown
  • Trey Songz
  • The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST - SOUL/R&B

  • Beyoncé
  • Mary J. Blige
  • Rihanna

FAVORITE ALBUM - SOUL/R&B

  • Chris Brown X
  • D'Angelo and The Vanguard Black Messiah
  • The Weeknd Beauty Behind the Madness

FAVORITE ARTIST - ALTERNATIVE ROCK

  • Fall Out Boy
  • Hozier
  • Walk The Moon

FAVORITE ARTIST - ADULT CONTEMPORARY

  • Ed Sheeran
  • Taylor Swift
  • Meghan Trainor

FAVORITE ARTIST - LATIN

  • Enrique Iglesias
  • Ricky Martin
  • Romeo Santos

FAVORITE ARTIST - CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

  • Casting Crowns
  • Hillsong United
  • MercyMe

FAVORITE ARTIST - ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)

  • Calvin Harris
  • David Guetta
  • Zedd

TOP SOUNDTRACK

  • Fifty Shades of Grey
  • Empire: Original Soundtrack from Season 1
  • Pitch Perfect 2
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