Who will win the American Music Awards? Predicting 2016 AMAs categories

Looking for a handy cheat sheet before entering your predictions for Sunday night’s 2016 American Music Awards? Then take a look at our racetrack odds below. The predicted winners are indicated in gold.

These official odds are derived from the predictions of Gold Derby Editors who cover awards year-round, the Top 24 Users who got the top scores predicting last year’s American Music Award winners, the All-Star Top 24 who got the highest scores when you combine the last two years’ AMAs results, and hundreds of total Users who make up the largest (and often savviest) bloc of predictors.

We’re predicting 27 categories being handed out on Sunday night. Find out who we’re betting on below. And there’s still time to make or edit your own predictions before the show starts at 8pm Eastern/5pm Pacific. It will be hosted by Jay Pharoah and Gigi Hadid and broadcast live on ABC.

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ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Justin Bieber – 13/5
Rihanna – 4/1
Carrie Underwood – 9/2
Selena Gomez – 9/2
Ariana Grande – 5/1

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Shawn Mendes – 5/4
DNCE – 27/10
Zayn – 7/2
The Chainsmokers – 7/2
Alessia Cara – 9/2

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
“Work,” Rihanna feat. Drake – 11/10
“Work from Home,” Fiftyh Harmony feat. Ty Dolla Sig – 13/5
“Like I’m Gonna Lose You,” Meghan Trainor feat. John Legend – 4/1
“One Dance,” Drake feat. Wizkid and Kyla – 4/1
“Don’t Let Me Down,” The Chainsmokers feat. Daya – 9/2

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COUNTRY FEMALE ARTIST
Carrie Underwood – 8/13
Kelsea Ballerini – 4/1
Cam – 9/2

COUNTRY MALE ARTIST
Luke Bryan – 5/6
Blake Shelton – 3/1
Thomas Rhett – 4/1

COUNTRY DUO OR GROUP
Florida Georgia Line – 8/13
Zac Brown Band – 4/1
Old Dominion – 9/2

COUNTRY ALBUM
“Storyteller,” Carrie Underwood – 8/11
“Traveller,” Chris Stapleton – 10/3
“Kill the Lights,” Luke Bryan – 4/1

COUNTRY SONG
“Die a Happy Man,” Thomas Rhett – 10/11
“Holy,” Florida Georgia Line – 27/10
“Humble and Kind,” Tim McGraw – 7/2

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POP/ROCK FEMALE ARTIST
Adele – 4/5
Selena Gomez – 10/3
Rihanna – 4/1

POP/ROCK MALE ARTIST
Justin Bieber – 21/20
Drake – 11/5
The Weeknd – 4/1

POP/ROCK DUO OR GROUP
DNCE – 6/5
Twenty One Pilots – 5/2
The Chainsmokers – 3/1

POP/ROCK ALBUM
“25,” Adele – 5/6
“Prupose,” Justin Bieber – 3/1
“Views,” Drake – 4/1

POP/ROCK SONG
“Helo,” Adele – 4/5
“One Dance,” Drake feat. Wizkid and Kyla – 7/2
“Love Yourself,” Justin Bieber – 7/2

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RAP/HIP-HOP ARTIST
Drake – 4/7
Fetty Wap – 9/2
Future – 9/2

RAP/HIP-HOP ALBUM
“Views,” Drake – 4/7
“What a Time to Be Alive,” Future – 9/2
“Fetty Wap,” Fetty Wap – 9/2

RAP/HIP-HOP SONG
“Hotline Bling,” Drake – 8/11
“Panda,” Desiigner – 10/3
“679,” Fetty Wap – 9/2

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SOUL/R&B FEMALE ARTIST
Beyonce – 8/11
Rihanna – 10/3
Janet Jackson – 9/2

SOUL/R&B MALE ARTIST
The Weeknd – 2/3
Bryson Tiller – 4/1
Chris Brown – 4/1

SOUL/R&B SONG
“Work,” Rihanna feat. Drake – 9/10
“One Dance,” Drake feat. Wizkid and Kyla – 5/2
“Don’t,” Bryson Tiller – 9/2

SOUL/R&B ALBUM
“Lemonade,” Beyonce – 8/13
“Anti,” Rihanna – 7/2
“TRAPSOUL,” Bryson Tiller – 9/2

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ADULT CONTEMPORARY ARTIST
Adele – 4/7
Meghan Trainor – 9/2
Rachel Platten – 9/2

ALTERNATIVE ROCK ARTIST
Twenty One Pilots – 5/6
Coldplay – 13/5
X Ambassadors – 9/2

CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL ARTIST
Hillsong United – 1/1
Chris Tomlin – 5/2
Lauren Daigle – 4/1

ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC ARTIST
The Chainsmokers – 11/10
Calvin Harris – 2/1
Major Lazer – 9/2

LATIN ARTIST
Enrique Iglesias – 2/3
J Balvin – 4/1
Nicky Jam – 9/2

SOUNDTRACK ALBUM
“Suicide Squad” – 6/5
“Purple Rain” – 21/10
“Star Wars: The Force Awkens” – 7/2

TOUR OF THE YEAR
Beyonce – 8/13
Madonna – 4/1
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band – 9/2

Make your AMA predictions now; change them till Nov. 20

Gold Derby readers just like YOU often turn out to be our smartest prognosticators, so it’s important that you give us your predictions. You can continue to update and change your forecasts as often as you like before winners are announced on Nov. 20.  Just click “Save” when you’ve settled on your choices. You’ll compete to win a $100 Amazon gift certificate, bragging rights and a place of honor on our leaderboard. Our racetrack odds change as you make your predictions, just as they do when you bet on the Emmys, Oscars, Golden Globes and more. Be sure to read our contest rules and sound off on the AMAs race in our music forum.

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