The 2016 American Music Awards will be the Drake and Rihanna show as the rapper has set a record with 13 nominations and the singer is sitting pretty as the top female nominee with 7 nods.
Rih Rih and Drizzy both scooped nominations for Artist of the Year, Collaboration of the Year for “Work,” Video of the Year for “Work,” and Favorite Song (Soul/R&B) for “Work.”
Rihanna is also nominated for Favorite Female Artist (Pop/Rock), Favorite Female Artist (Soul/R&B), and Favorite Album (Soul/R&B) for ANTI.
Drake scooped nods for Favorite Male Artist (Pop/Rock), Favorite Album (Pop/Rock), Favorite Song (Pop/Rock) for “One Dance,” Favorite Artist (Rap/Hip Hop), and Favorite Album (Rap/Hip Hop) for Views.
In a post on her IG page, Rihanna gushed, “So blessed to be the top female nominee for this years #AmericanMusicAwards ??”
See the full list of nominees.
The American Music Awards will air live on Sunday, November 20 at 8p EST on ABC with Jennifer Lopez as your lovely host.
Will you be watching?