Bruno Mars leads American Music Awards with 8 nominations

Friday, 13 October 2017, 08:23:47 PM. NEW YORK (AP) — Bruno Mars is the top nominee with eight nods at the American Music Awards, while The Chainsmokers, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Ed Sheeran and The Weeknd all earned five nominations apiece.

NEW YORK (AP) — Bruno Mars is the top nominee with eight nods at the American Music Awards, while The Chainsmokers, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Ed Sheeran and The Weeknd all earned five nominations apiece.

The nominations were announced Thursday for the fan-voted award show, with an all-male lineup for the top prize of artist of the year. Mars will compete against The Chainsmokers, Drake, Lamar and Sheeran.

Justin Bieber, Daddy Yankee and Luis Fonsi received four nominations each, including favorite pop/rock song for their hit collaboration, Despacito. Keith Urban leads country artists with three nominations.

The show will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Nov. 19 at 8:00 p.m. ET on ABC.

bruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 1 Singer-songwriter Adam Levine of musical group Maroon 5 poses in the press room during the 2016 American Music Awards.  Frederick M. Brown, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 2 Octavia Spencer  Jordan Strauss, Invision/APbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 3 Tai Beauchamp arrives for the 2016 American Music Awards.  Paul Buck, EPAbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 4 Actress Olivia Munn attends the 2016 American Music Awards.  Frazer Harrison, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 5 epa05640577 (L-R) Hayley Stommel, Tyler Hubbard, Billie Kelley and Brittney Cole arrive for the 2016 American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California, USA, 20 November 2016. EPA/PAUL BUCK ORG XMIT: AJB001  PAUL BUCK, EPAbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 6 Recording artist Lady Gaga attends the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.  Jeff Kravitz, FilmMagicbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 7 Tim McGraw  Frederick M. Brown, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 8 Chrissy Teigen, left, and John Legend  Frederick M. Brown, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 9 Roshon Fegan   Jordan Strauss, Jordan Strauss/Invision/APbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 10 Lauren Elizabeth  Paul Buck, EPAbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 11 Savannah Janine 'Savvy' Shields   Paul Buck, EPAbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 12 Actor T.J. Miller, right, and Kate Gorney  Jeff Kravitz, FilmMagicbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 13 Behati Prinsloo  Jordan Strauss, Jordan Strauss/Invision/APbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 14 Rachel Platten  Jeff Kravitz, FilmMagicbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 15 Teyana Taylor  Frederick M. Brown, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 16 Halsey  Jeff Kravitz, FilmMagicbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 17 Mark Cuban, left, and Alexis Sofia Cuban  Jordan Strauss, Jordan Strauss/Invision/APbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 18 Janelle Monae  Steve Granitz, WireImagebruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 19 Bryce Harper   Steve Granitz, WireImagebruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 20 Heidi Klum  Frederick M. Brown, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 21 Taraji P. Henson  Valerie Macon, AFP/Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 22 Ciara  Kevin Mazur, WireImagebruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 23 Idina Menzel  Kevin Mazur/AMA2016, WireImagebruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 24 Sara Foster, left, and Erin Foster   Frederick M. Brown, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 25 Shawn Mendes   Kevin Mazur, WireImagebruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 26 Bella Harris, left, and recording artist Jimmy Jam   Frederick M. Brown, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 27 Z LaLa  Frederick M. Brown, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 28 From left, Dinah Jane Hansen, Lauren Jauregui, Normani Hamilton, Ally Brooke and Camila Cabello of musical group Fifth Harmony  Frederick M. Brown, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 29 From left, Ricky Garcia, Emery Kelly and Liam Attridge of Forever In Your Mind  Frederick M. Brown, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 30 Hannah Davis  Steve Granitz, WireImagebruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 31 Sting  Steve Granitz, WireImagebruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 32 Steven Yeun  Kevin Mazur, WireImagebruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 33 Selena Gomez  Jeff Kravitz/AMA2016, FilmMagicbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 34 Garcelle Beauvais  Frederick M. Brown, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 35 Rebecca Romijn  Frederick M. Brown, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 36 Hailee Steinfeld  Frederick M. Brown, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 37 Julianne Hough  Frederick M. Brown, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 38 From left, Musicians Mike Dirnt, Billie Joe Armstrong and TrŽ Cool of Green Day  Steve Granitz, WireImagebruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 39 Keke Palmer   Paul Buck, EPAbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 40 Rocsi Diaz   Paul Buck, EPAbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 41 G-Eazy   Frederick M. Brown, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 42 Bebe Rexha   Kevin Mazur, WireImagebruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 43 Blake Jenner   Frederick M. Brown, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 44 Dani Thorne, left, and Bella Thorne  Frederick M. Brown, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 45 Cam   Frederick M. Brown, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 46 Taraji P. Henson   Steve Granitz, WireImagebruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 47 Danica McKellar  Frederick M. Brown, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 48 Former Miss America Kira Kazantsev  Paul Buck, EPAbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 49 Alex Pall, left, and Andrew Taggart of DJ duo The Chainsmokers.  Frederick M. Brown, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 50 Jay Pharoah   Frederick M. Brown, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 51 From left, Jillionaire, Walshy Fire and Diplo of musical group Major Lazer.  Frederick M. Brown, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 52 Kat Graham  Frederick M. Brown, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 53 Gigi Gorgeous  Frederick M. Brown, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 54 Milla Jovovich   Frederick M. Brown, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 55 Lauren Giraldo   Valerie Macon, AFP/Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 56 Spencer Ludwig   Frederick M. Brown, Getty Imagesbruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 57 Ty Dolla Sign   Steve Granitz, WireImagebruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 58 James Bay  Kevin Mazur, WireImagebruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 59 Landon Asher Barker, recording artist Travis Barker, Alabama Luella Barker, and Atiana de la Hoya  Steve Granitz, WireImagebruno-mars-leads-american-music-awards-with-8-nominations photo 60

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