American Music Awards nominees announced

There's an all-male lineup for the top prize of artist of the year.
There's an all-male lineup for the top prize of artist of the year. Photo credit: Reuters

The nominees have been announced - and Bruno Mars is at the top with eight nods at the American Music Awards, while The Chainsmokers, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Ed Sheeran and The Weeknd earned five apiece.

The nominations for the fan-voted American Music Awards have an all-male lineup for the top prize of artist of the year.

Mars will compete against The Chainsmokers, Drake, Lamar and Sheeran.

Justin Bieber, Daddy Yankee and Luis Fonsi received four nominations each, including favourite pop/rock song for their hit collaboration, 'Despacito'.

The show takes place next month in LA.

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