Bruno Mars grabs eight AMA nominations


Bruno Mars leads the pack at the American Music Awards with eight nominations for this year’s ceremony.

R&B singer Ciara announced nominees for the first six categories Thursday morning on Good Morning America.

Trailing Bruno is Ed Sheeran, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, The Chainsmokers and The Weeknd, all with five nominations each.

Bruno will battle for the prestigious Artist of the Year award against Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Sheeran and The Chainsmokers. Bruno, Sheeran, and Drake are also up against each other for Favorite Male Artist Pop/Rock.

Rihanna received a nod up against Lady Gaga and Alessia are for the equivalent female category.

It’s been a year of success for Bruno with his latest album 24K Magic garnering record sales and a highly successful world tour.

This year’s award ceremony will take place on November 19 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles and will be broadcast on ABC.


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