The Performers and Nominees of the 2016 American Music Awards

The Performers and Nominees of the 2016 American Music Awards

See the headliners at this Sunday's star-studded show.

See the headliners at this Sunday's star-studded show.

This Sunday sees the return of one of the most important nights in the recording industry: the American Music Awards. Following in the tradition of years past, some of the biggest names in music will hit the red carpet and stage. There are even rumors that Selena Gomez (who has been in hiding) will make a highly anticipated public appearance. Among the performers are none other than Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj, among others.

See below for a full list of nominees and performers of the awards show, airing at 6pm PST on November 20.

PERFORMERS

James Bay

Justin Bieber

The Chainsmokers and Halsey

DJ Khaled featuring Nicki Minaj, August Alsina, Future, and Rick Ross

Fifth Harmony

Green Day

Lady Gaga

Ariana Grande featuring Nicki Minaj

Niall Horan

John Legend

Maroon 5 featuring Kendrick Lamar

Bruno Mars

Shawn Mendes

Sting

Twenty One Pilots

The Weeknd

NOMINEES

ARTIST OF THE YEAR:

Justin Bieber

Selena Gomez

Ariana Grande

Rihanna

Carrie Underwood

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR:

Alessia Cara

The Chainsmokers

DNCE

Shawn Mendes

Zayn

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR:

The Chainsmokers featuring Daya, "Don't Let Me Down"

Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla, "One Dance"

Fifth Harmony featuring Ty Dolla $ign, "Work From Home"

Rihanna featuring Drake, "Work"

Meghan Trainor featuring John Legend, "Like I'm Gonna Lose You"

TOUR OF THE YEAR:

Beyoncé

Madonna

Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band

VIDEO OF THE YEAR:

Justin Bieber, "Sorry"

Desiigner, "Panda"

Rihanna featuring Drake, "Work"

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST - POP/ROCK:

Justin Bieber

Drake

The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST - POP/ROCK:

Adele

Selena Gomez

Lady Gaga

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP - POP/ROCK:

The Chainsmokers

DNCE

Twenty One Pilots

FAVORITE ALBUM - POP/ROCK:

Adele, "25"

Justin Bieber, "Purpose"

Drake, "Views"

FAVORITE SONG - POP/ROCK:

Adele, "Hello"

Justin Bieber, "Love Yourself"

Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla, "One Dance"

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST - COUNTRY:

Luke Bryan

Thomas Rhett

Blake Shelton

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST - COUNTRY:

Kelsea Ballerini

Cam

Carrie Underwood

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP - COUNTRY:

Luke Bryan, "Kill the Lights"

Chris Stapleton, "Traveller"

Carrie Underwood, "Storyteller"

FAVORITE SONG - COUNTRY:

Florida Georgia Line, "H.O.L.Y"

Tim McGraw, "Humble and Kind"

Thomas Rhett, "Die a Happy Man"

FAVORITE ARTIST - RAP/HIP-HOP:

Drake

Fetty Wap

Future

FAVORITE ALBUM - RAP/HIP-HOP:

Drake, "Views"

Drake and Future, "What A Time To Be Alive"

Fetty Wap, "Fetty Wap"

FAVORITE SONG - RAP/HIP-HOP:

Desiigner, "Panda"

Drake, "Hotline Bling"

Fetty Wap, "679"

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST - SOUL/R&B:

Chris Brown

Bryson Tiller

The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST - SOUL/R&B:

Beyoncé

Janet Jackson

Rihanna

FAVORITE ALBUM - SOUL/R&B:

Beyoncé, "Lemonade"

Rihanna, "Anti"

Bryson Tiller, "TRAPSOUL"

FAVORITE SONG - SOUL/R&B:

Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla, "One Dance"

Rihanna featuring Drake, "Work"

Bryson Tiller, "Don't"

FAVORITE ARTIST - ALTERNATIVE ROCK:

Coldplay

Twenty One Pilots

X Ambassadors

FAVORITE ARTIST - ADULT CONTEMPORARY:

Adele

Rachel Platton

Meghan Trainor

FAVORITE ARTIST - LATIN:

J Balvin

Enrique Iglesias

Nicky Jam

FAVORITE ARTIST - CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL:

Lauren Daigle

Hillsong UNITED

Chris Tomlin

FAVORITE ARTIST - ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC:

The Chainsmokers

Calvin Harris

Major Lazer

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