Rihanna scores SEVEN American Music Awards nominations

Rachel Platten and Joe Jonas were live on Good Morning America and Snapchat to present the nominations for 2016 American Music Awards. We are happy to announce that Rihanna scored nominations in the following categories:

  • Artist of the Year
    Ariana Grande
    Twenty One Pilots
    Carrie Underwood
    The Weeknd
    Justin Bieber
    Selena Gomez
  • Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock 
    Selena Gomez
  • Video of the Year
    Rihanna ft. Drake – Work
    Justin Bieber – Sorry
    Desiigner – Panda
  • Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B
    Janet Jackson
  • Collaboration of the Year
    Rihanna ft. Drake – Work
    The Chainsmokers ft. Daya – Don’t Let me Down
    Drake ft. Kyla & Wizkid – One Dance
    Fifth Harmony ft. Ty Dolla $ign – Work from Home
    Meghan Trainer ft. John Legend – Like I’m Gonna Lose You
  • Favourite Album – Soul/R&B
    Rihanna – ANTI
    Beyonce – Lemonade
    Bryson Tiller – Trapsoul
  • Favorite Song – Soul/R&B
    Rihanna ft. Drake – Work
    Drake ft. Kyla & Wizkid – One Dance
    Bryson Tiller – Don’t

Vote Rihanna here or on Twitter with Rihanna’s handle, the category, and #AMAs. You can simply copy the tweets from below:

Vote @Rihanna + Artist of the Year + #AMAs
Vote @Rihanna + Collaboration of the Year + #AMAs
Vote @Rihanna + Video of the Year + #AMAs
Vote @Rihanna + Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock + #AMAs
Vote @Rihanna + Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B + #AMAs
Vote @Rihanna + Favorite Album – Soul/R&B + #AMAs
Vote @Rihanna + Favorite Song – Soul/R&B + #AMAs


Back in 2013, Rihanna was the first artist to receive American Music Awards Icon Award. Rihanna came out to sing her hit Diamonds and after the performance she was presented with the Icon Award by her mother Monica.

In her speech, Rihanna thanked her mother for saying yes when she wanted to achieve her dreams; talked about her journey from Barbados to a worldwide superstar and thanked her fans, who are always very supportive.

The 2016 American Music Awards will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 20 at 8:00pm ET on ABC.

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