The 6ix God led nominees for the 2016 American Music Awards with 13 nods, braking the record for most AMAs nominations in a single year — surpassing Michael Jackson’s 11 noms in 1984. Drizzy is up for artist of the year, favorite male artist, favorite album, favorite rap artist, favorite rap song and favorite R&B song, among other awards.

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Rihanna follows with seven noms, while Adele and Justin Bieber get five each. Meanwhile, Beyoncé and The Chainsmokers receive four nods each. Drake, Beyoncé, Adele, Justin Bieber, and Rihanna will be facing off against other big names like Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Twenty One Pilots, Carrie Underwood, and The Weeknd for “Artist of the Year.”

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