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Taylor Swift dominates American Music Awards nominations

Pop star Taylor Swift looks set to win big at the American Music Awards after scooping six nominations.

The Blank Space singer is up for Artist of the Year, Favourite Female Artist - Pop/Rock, Song of the Year for Blank Space, Collaboration of the Year for Bad Blood with Kendrick Lamar, Favourite Artist - Adult Contemporary, and Favourite Album - Pop/Rock for 1989.


She will compete against Ariana Grande and Meghan Trainor in the female category, while she will go up against her pal Ed Sheeran and Trainor for the Adult Contemporary prize.


Other nominees for Song of the Year include See You Again by Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth, Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran's Thinking Out Loud and The Weeknd's Can't Feel My Face.


In the album category, Swift's 1989 will do battle with Sheeran's X and Sam Smith's In The Lonely Hour. All three acts are up for Artist of the Year alongside a host of stars including Grande, Nicki Minaj, Luke Bryan, Trainor and One Direction.


Sheeran, who trails Swift with five nods, will battle Sam Smith and Joe Jonas for Favourite Male Artist - Pop/Rock, while One Direction, Maroon 5 and Walk the Moon are named in the Favourite Duo/Group - Pop/Rock category.


Winners will be announced on 22 November (15) at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The ceremony will be hosted by Jennifer Lopez.

The main nominations are as follows:



Artist Of The Year:


Luke Bryan


Ariana Grande


Nicki Minaj


Maroon 5


Ed Sheeran


Sam Smith


Taylor Swift


One Direction


Meghan Trainor


The Weeknd

Song Of The Year:


Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth, See You Again


Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars, Uptown Funk


Ed Sheeran, Thinking Out Loud


Taylor Swift, Blank Space


The Weeknd, Can't Feel My Face

Favorite Pop/Rock Album:


Ed Sheeran, X


Sam Smith, In The Lonely Hour


Taylor Swift, 1989

Favorite Female Pop/Rock Artist:


Taylor Swift


Ariana Grande


Meghan Trainor

Favorite Male Pop/Rock Artist:


Joe Jonas


Ed Sheeran


Sam Smith

Favorite Duo/Group: Pop/Rock:


Maroon 5


One Direction


Walk the Moon

New Artist Of The Year:


Fetty Wap


Sam Hunt


Tove Lo


Walk The Moon


The Weeknd

Favorite Artist: Rap/Hip-Hop:


Drake


Fetty Wap


Nicki Minaj.