Rihanna bags 7 AMA nominations

Pop/R&B music sensation Rihanna will have to make room on her already extensive list of awards after receiving 7 American Music Awards nominations for this year’s upcoming show.

The announcement was made on Good Morning America. The 2016 American Music Awards will take place on Sunday, November 20 on ABC.

Below are the 7 categories in which Rihanna is nominated:
Favorite Female Artist, Pop/Rock:


Selena Gomez


Artist of the Year:



Justin Bieber


Selena Gomez

Ariana Grande


Twenty One Pilots

Carrie Underwood

The Weeknd

Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B


Janet Jackson


Favorite Album – Soul/R&B

Beyoncé “Lemonade”

Rihanna “Anti”

Bryson Tiller “T R A P S O U L”

Favorite Song – Soul/R&B

Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla “One Dance”

Rihanna Featuring Drake “Work”

Bryson Tiller “Don’t”

Collab of the Year Nominees:

The Chainsmokers & Daya

Drake, Kyle & Wizkid

Fifth Harmony & Ty Dolla $ign

Rihanna & Drake

Meghan Trainor & John Legend

Video of the Year Nominees:

Justin Bieber – “Sorry”

Desiigner – “Panda”

Rihanna & Drake – “Work”