The 2016 American Music Awards features performances from today’s hottest artists and presents fan-voted awards in the categories of Pop/Rock, Alternative Rock, Country, Rap/Hip-Hop, Soul/R&B, Adult Contemporary, Contemporary Inspirational, Latin, EDM, Soundtrack, Single of The Year, New Artist of the Year, and Artist of the Year. The American Music Awards pays tribute to today’s most influential and iconic artists.
This year, there are no Country artists or groups performing live at the 2016 AMAs. All of the live performances this year are from Pop, Rock and Soul/R&B genres. The 2016 American Music Awards have announced the following performers for the ABC TV Event: James Bay, The Chainsmokers and Halsey, Fifth Harmony, Green Day, Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande feat. Nicki Minaj, Niall Horan, John Legend, Marron 5 feat. Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars, Shawn Mendes, Sting, Twenty One Pilots, and The Weekend.
There are five Country music related awards including:
- Favorite Country Male Artist
- Favorite Country Female Artist
- Favorite Country Duo or Group
- Favorite Country Album
- Favorite Country Song
View the nominees for each Country Category below.
1) Favorite Country Male Artist
2) Country Female Artist of the Year
3) Favorite Country Duo or Group
Florida Georgia Line
Zac Brown Band
4) Favorite Country Album
Luke Bryan “Kill the Lights” Album
Chris Stapleton “Traveller” Album
Carrie Underwood “Storyteller” Album
5) Favorite Country Song
Florida Georgia Line H.O.L.Y.
Tim McGraw Humble and Kind
Thomas Rhett Die a Happy Man
Carrie Underwood is also nominated for “Artist of the Year” and will be competing against Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Selena Gomez and Ariana Grande for the 2016 Award.The 2016 American Music Awards will broadcast live on Sunday, November 20 (8:00–11:00 p.m. EST) on ABC. Click the image below to cast your votes.