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Taylor Swift snagged six nominations, including one for artist of the year, to top the list of contenders announced today for the 2015 American Music Awards.

Ed Sheeran and The Weeknd each snared five nominations, while Sam Hunt, Nicki Minaj, Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor and Walk the moon each received three.

Jennifer Lopez will host the Nov. 22 ceremony, which is billed as “the word’s biggest fan-voted award show.”

The event will be held at the Microsoft Theater, 777 Chick Hearn Court, in downtown Los Angeles.

Here is a complete list of nominations: ARTIST OF THE YEAR

— Luke Bryan

— Ariana Grande

— Maroon 5

— Nicki Minaj

— One Direction

— Ed Sheeran

— Sam Smith

— Taylor Swift

— Meghan Trainor

— The Weeknd NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY KOHL’S

— Fetty Wap

— Sam Hunt

— Tove Lo

— Walk The Moon

— The Weeknd SONG OF THE YEAR

— Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth “See You Again”

— Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk!”

— Ed Sheeran “Thinking Out Loud”

— Taylor Swift “Blank Space”

— The Weeknd “Can’t Feel My Face” COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR UN-LEASHED BY T-MOBILE

— Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth “See You Again”

— Rihanna & Kanye West Featuring Paul McCartney “FourFiveSeconds”

— Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk!”

— Skrillex & Diplo Featuring Justin Bieber “Where Are Ü Now”

— Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar “Bad Blood” FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

— Nick Jonas

— Ed Sheeran

— Sam Smith FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

— Ariana Grande

— Taylor Swift

— Meghan Trainor FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK

— Maroon 5

— One Direction

— Walk The Moon FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK

— Ed Sheeran x

— Sam Smith In The Lonely Hour

— Taylor Swift 1989 FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

— Jason Aldean

— Luke Bryan

— Sam Hunt FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

— Kelsea Ballerini

— Miranda Lambert

— Carrie Underwood FAVORITE DUO or GROUP – COUNTRY

— Zac Brown Band

— Florida Georgia Line

— Little Big Town FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY

— Jason Aldean Old Boots, New Dirt

— Florida Georgia Line Anything Goes

— Sam Hunt Montevallo FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP

— Drake

— Fetty Wap

— Nicki Minaj FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP

— J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive

— Drake If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

— Nicki Minaj The Pinkprint FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

— Chris Brown

— Trey Songz

— The Weeknd FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

— Beyonce

— Mary J.  Blige

— Rihanna FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B

— Chris Brown X

— D’Angelo and The Vanguard Black Messiah

— The Weeknd Beauty Behind the Madness FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK

— Fall Out Boy

— Hozier

— Walk The Moon FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY

— Ed Sheeran

— Taylor Swift

— Meghan Trainor FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN

— Enrique Iglesias

— Ricky Martin

— Romeo Santos FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

— Casting Crowns

— Hillsong United

— MercyMe FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)

— Calvin Harris

— David Guetta

— Zedd TOP SOUNDTRACK

— Fifty Shades of Grey

— Empire: Original Soundtrack from Season 1

— Pitch Perfect 2

—City News Service

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