Cardi B and Drake lead the nominees for this year's American Music Awards with eight nominations each.

Cardi B is nominated for New Artist of the Year, while Drake is nominated for Artist of the Year.

Both are shortlisted for Favorite Artist - Rap/Hip-Hop, Favorite Song and Favorite Music Video.

Cardi B is also among the Favorite Female Artist - Pop/Rock nominees, with Drake nominated in the corresponding Male category.

The late rapper XXXTentacion is posthumously nominated for New Artist of the Year and Favorite Album - Soul/R&B for 17.

Other artists with multiple nominations include Camila Cabello, Post Malone, Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift.

U2 are among the nominees for Tour of the Year.

The awards take place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on October 9.

The American Music Awards nominees:

Artist of the Year
Drake
Imagine Dragons
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift

New Artist of the Year
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Khalid
Dua Lipa
XXXTentacion

Collaboration of the Year
Camila Cabello, Havana (feat. Young Thug)
Post Malone, Rock Star (feat. 21 Savage)
Bruno Mars and Cardi B, Finesse
Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line, Meant to Be
Zedd, Maren Morris and Grey, The Middle

Favorite Music Video
Camila Cabello, Havana (feat. Young Thug)
Cardi B, Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)
Drake, God's Plan

Tour of the Year
Beyoncé and Jay-Z
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift
U2

Favorite Soundtrack
Black Panther
The Greatest Showman
The Fate of the Furious

Favorite Male Artist - Pop/Rock
Drake
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran

Favorite Female Artist - Pop/Rock
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Taylor Swift

Favorite Duo or Group - Pop/Rock
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
Migos

Favorite Album - Pop/Rock
Drake, Scorpion
Ed Sheeran, Divide
Taylor Swift, Reputation

Favorite Song - Pop/Rock
Camila Cabello, Havana (feat Young Thug)
Drake, God's Plan
Ed Sheeran, Perfect

Favorite Male Artist - Country
Kane Brown
Luke Bryan
Thomas Rhett

Favorite Female Artist - Country
Kelsea Ballerini
Maren Morris
Carrie Underwood

Favorite Duo or Group - Country
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Lanco

Favorite Album - Country
Kane Brown, Kane Brown
Luke Combs, This One's for You
Thomas Rhett, Life Changes

Favorite Song - Country
Kane Brown, Heaven
Dan + Shay, Tequila
Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line, Meant to Be

Favorite Artist - Rap/Hip-Hop
Cardi B
Drake
Post Malone

Favorite Album - Rap/Hip-Hop
Drake, Scorpion
Lil Uzi Ver, Luv Is Rage 2
Post Malone, Beerbongs + Bentleys

Favorite Song - Rap/Hip-Hop
Cardi B, Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)
Drake, God's Plan
Post Malone, Rock Star (feat. 21 Savage)

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

Favorite Female Artist - Soul/R&B
Ella Mai
Rihanna
SZA

Favorite Album - Soul/R&B
Khalid, American Teen
SZA, CTRL
XXXTentacion, 17

Favorite Song - Soul/R&B
Khalid, Young Dumb & Broke
Ella Mai, Boo'd Up
Bruno Mars and Cardi B, Finesse

Favorite Artist - Alternative Rock
Imagine Dragons
Panic! at the Disco
Portugal. The Man

Favorite Artist - Adult Contemporary
Shawn Mendes
Pink
Ed Sheeran

Favorite Artist - Latin
J Balvin
Daddy Yankee
Ozuna

Favorite Artist - Contemporary Inspirational
Lauren Daigle
MercyMe
Zach Williams

Favorite Artist - Electronic Dance Music
The Chainsmokers
Marshmello
Zedd

Favorite Social Artist
BTS
Cardi B
Ariana Grande
Demi Lovato
Shawn Mendes