Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, Drake, Chainsmokers, Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd lead 2017 American Music Awards nominees

Dick Clark ProductionsBruno Mars has a lot to like this morning.  The "That's What I Like" singer's earned a leading eight American Music Awards nominations, including Artist of the Year, Favorite Male Pop/Rock and Soul R&B Artist and more.  It's all on the strength of his 24K Magic album, which also earned nods for favorite Pop/Rock and Soul/R&B album.

Ed Sheeran, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd and The Chainsmokers are tied with the next-most nominations, at five each.

Nominees in six of the top categories were first announced by R&B singer Ciara on ABC's Good Morning America Thursday, including the Artist of the Year category. 

You can vote for your favorite artists via beginning today at 10:30 a.m. ET.

The 45th American Music Awards take place Sunday, November 19, broadcast live at 8:00 PM ET/7:00 CT on ABC.

Here are the nominees announced live on ABC's Good Morning America today:

Artist of the Year
Bruno Mars
The Chainsmokers
Kendrick Lamar
Ed Sheeran

Favorite Female Artist - Pop/Rock
Alessia Cara
Lady Gaga

Favorite Male Artist - Pop/Rock
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran

Favorite Duo or Group - Pop/Rock
The Chainsmokers
Imagine Dragons

Favorite Album - Pop/Rock
Bruno Mars -- “24K Magic
Drake -- “More Life”
The Weeknd -  “Starboy”

Favorite Song - Pop/Rock
The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey -- “Closer”
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber -- “Despacito”
Ed Sheeran -- “Shape of You”

And here are the rest of the American Music Awards nominees:

New Artist of the Year presented by T-Mobile
James Arthur
Niall Horan
Julia Michaels
Post Malone
Rae Sremmurd

Collaboration of the Year presented by Xfinity
The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey -- “Closer”
DJ Khaled featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil Wayne -- “I’m the One”
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber -- “Despacito”
Maroon 5 featuring Kendrick Lamar -- “Don’t Wanna Know”
The Weeknd featuring Daft Punk -- “Starboy”

Tour of the Year
Garth Brooks

Video of the Year
Bruno Mars -- “That’s What I Like”
Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee -- “Despacito”
Ed Sheeran -- “Shape of You”

Favorite Male Artist - Country
Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett
Keith Urban

Favorite Female Artist - Country
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris
Carrie Underwood

Favorite Duo or Group - Country
Florida Georgia Line
Little Big Town
Old Dominion

Favorite Album - Country
Jason Aldean -- They Don’t Know
Chris Stapleton -- From a Room: Volume 1
Keith Urban -- Ripcord

Favorite Song - Country
Sam Hunt -- “Body Like a Back Road”
Jon Pardi -- “Dirt on My Boots”
Keith Urban -- “Blue Ain’t Your Color”

Favorite Artist - Rap/Hip-Hop
Kendrick Lamar

Favorite Album - Rap/Hip-Hop
Drake -- More Life
Kendrick Lamar -- DAMN.
Migos -- Culture

Favorite Song - Rap/Hip-Hop
DJ Khaled featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil Wayne -- “I’m the One”
Kendrick Lamar -- “HUMBLE.”
Rae Sremmurd featuring Gucci Mane -- “Black Beatles”

Favorite Male Artist - Soul/R&B
Bruno Mars
Childish Gambino
The Weeknd

Favorite Female Artist - Soul/R&B

Favorite Album - Soul/R&B
Bruno Mars -- 24K Magic
Childish Gambino -- Awaken, My Love!
The Weeknd -- Starboy

Favorite Song - Soul/R&B
Bruno Mars -- “That’s What I Like”
Khalid -- “Location”
The Weeknd -- “Starboy”

Favorite Artist - Alternative Rock
Imagine Dragons
Linkin Park
twenty one pilots

Favorite Artist - Adult Contemporary
Bruno Mars
Shawn Mendes
Ed Sheeran

Favorite Artist - Latin
Daddy Yankee
Luis Fonsi

Favorite Artist - Contemporary Inspirational
Lauren Daigle
Chris Tomlin

Favorite Artist - Electronic Dance Music (EDM)
The Chainsmokers
DJ Snake
Calvin Harris

Top Soundtrack
Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2: Awesome Mix Vol. 2

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