2015 American Music Awards nominees

By Todd Leopold, CNN

Published 11:40 AM ET, Tue October 13, 2015
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The 2015 American Music Awards will be held November 22. Leading all artists with six nominations is Taylor Swift. She's up for artist of the year, song of the year and favorite female artist, among others. Christopher Polk/Getty Images
Ed Sheeran is up for five AMAs, including artist of the year and song of the year. ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images
The Weeknd had a breakout year in 2015. His AMA nominations include artist of the year, song of the year and best new artist. Ethan Miller/Getty Images North America
Nicki Minaj is another artist of the year nominee. She received three nominations in total. Ethan Miller/Getty Images
Bruno Mars was nominated for his collaboration with producer and DJ Mark Ronson, "Uptown Funk."
Justin Bieber, rarely far from the spotlight, picked up an AMA nomination for his collaboration with Skrillex and Diplo, "Where Are U Now." Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Sam Smith's three nominations are in the categories of artist of the year, favorite male artist (pop/rock) and favorite album (pop/rock). Michael Hickey/Getty Images
Ariana Grande is up for artist of the year as well as favorite female artist (pop/rock). Larry Busacca/Getty Images
Paul McCartney's unlikely collaboration with Kanye West and Rihanna, "FourFiveSeconds," is among the nominees for collaboration. AFP/Getty Images