AMA cheat sheet: You should predict Taylor Swift, One Direction, Nicki Minaj

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Looking for a handy cheat sheet before entering our contest to predict Sunday night's American Music Awards for a chance to win $100 and a place of honor on our leaderboard? Then take a look at our racetrack odds below. The predicted winners are indicated in gold (be sure to click on each category title for an in-depth look at that race).

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ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Taylor Swift – 2/3
One Direction – 11/1
Nicki Minaj – 20/1
Luke Bryan – 25/1
Ariana Grande – 50/1

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
The Weeknd – 1/2
Fetty Wap – 13/2
Sam Hunt – 11/1
Walk the Moon – 12/1
Tove Lo – 25/1

SONG OF THE YEAR
"Blank Space," Taylor Swift – 5/6
"Uptown Funk," Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars – 4/1
"See You Again," Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth – 8/1
"Thinking Out Loud," Ed Sheeran – 12/1
"Can't Feel My Face," The Weeknd – 14/1

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
"Bad Blood," Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar – 10/11
"Uptown Funk," Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars – 14/5
"FourFiveSeconds," Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney – 11/1
"See You Again," Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth – 12/1
"Where Are U Now," Skrillex and Diplo feat. Justin Bieber – 14/1

POP/ROCK FEMALE ARTIST
Taylor Swift – 3/10
Meghan Trainor – 6/1
Ariana Grande – 9/1

POP/ROCK MALE ARTIST
Ed Sheeran – 8/15
Nick Jonas – 4/1
Sam Smith – 5/1

POP/ROCK DUO OR GROUP
One Direction – 4/9
Maroon 5 – 4/1
Walk the Moon – 9/1

POP/ROCK ALBUM
"1989," Taylor Swift – 1/3
"X," Ed Sheeran – 11/2
"In the Lonely Hour," Sam Smith – 9/1

COUNTRY FEMALE ARTIST
Carrie Underwood – 4/7
Miranda Lambert – 14/5
Kelsea Ballerini – 8/1

COUNTRY MALE ARTIST
Luke Bryan – 1/2
Sam Hunt – 3/1
Jason Aldean – 9/1

COUNTRY DUO OR GROUP
Florida Georgian Line – 2/3
Little Big Town – 11/5
Zac Brown Band – 17/2

COUNTRY ALBUM
"Anything Goes," Florida Georgia Line – 4/5
"Old Boots, New Dirt," Jason Aldean – 3/1
"Montevallo," Sam Hunt – 4/1

RAP/HIP-HOP ARTIST
Nicki Minaj – 2/3
Drake – 23/10
Fetty Wap – 8/1

RAP/HIP-HOP ALBUM
"The Pinkprint," Nicki Minaj – 2/3
"If You're Reading This It's Too Late," Drake – 23/10
"2014 Forest Hills Drive," J. Cole – 9/1

SOUL/R&B FEMALE ARTIST
Beyonce – 1/2
Rihanna – 7/2
Mary J. Blige – 9/1

SOUL/R&B MALE ARTIST
The Weeknd – 1/3
Chris Brown – 5/1
Trey Songz – 10/1

SOUL/R&B ALBUM
"Beauty Behind the Madness," The Weeknd – 1/3
"X," Chris Brown – 11/2
"Black Messiah," D'Angelo – 9/1

ALTERNATIVE ROCK ARTIST
Fall Out Boy – 4/7
Hozier – 10/3
Walk the Moon – 15/2

ADULT CONTEMPORARY ARTIST
Taylor Swift – 2/5
Ed Sheeran  4/1
Meghan Trainor – 9/1

LATIN ARTIST
Enrique Iglesias – 4/9
Ricky Martin – 4/1
Romeo Santos – 17/2

CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL ARTIST
Casting Crowns – 4/9
MercyMe – 4/1
Hillsong United – 15/2

ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC ARTIST
Calvin Harris – 4/11
David Guetta – 5/1
Zedd – 9/1

SOUNDTRACK ALBUM
"Pitch Perfect 2" – 21/20
"Empire: Original Soundtrack from Season 1" – 12/5
"Fifty Shades of Grey" – 7/2

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