(WTNH) — The 2016 American Music Awards are happening LIVE this Sunday, November 20th at 8pm on WTNH-TV.
The world’s biggest fan-voted award show will host a variety of performances and celebrate the accomplishments of musicians nominated across many categories.
What can we expect from the show?
Performances from Justin Bieber, James Bay, Fifth Harmony, Lady Gaga, Green Day, Niall Horan, John Legend, Bruno Mars, Shawn Mendes, Twenty One Pilots, The Weeknd. As far as special duets? We’ll see those from The Chainsmokers and Halsey, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj, Maroon 5 with Kendrick Lamar, and “The American Music Award of Merit” honoree and performer Sting.
The nominations for the “2016 American Music Awards” were announced last month, revealing that Drake leads with 13 nominations, while Rihanna received seven and Adele and Justin Bieber received five nominations each. Beyoncé and The Chainsmokers each received four nominations. Additionally, Bryson Tiller, Twenty One Pilots, Carrie Underwood, Fetty Wap and The Weeknd earned three nominations each.
Here’s your full list of categories and nominees within each:
Artist of the Year: Collaboration of the Year:
Favorite Album – Country: Favorite Album – Pop/Rock:
Favorite Album – Rap/Hip Hop: Favorite Album – Soul/R&B:
Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary: Favorite Artist – Alt Rock:
Favorite Artist – Contemp. Inspirational: Favorite Artist – EDM:
Favorite Artist – Latin: Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop:
Favorite Duo or Group – Country: Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/Rock:
Favorite Female Artist – Country: Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock:
Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B: Favorite Male Artist – Country:
Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock: Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B:
Favorite Song – Country: Favorite Song – Pop/Rock:
Favorite Song – Rap/Hip-Hop: Favorite Song – Soul/R&B: