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The Weeknd Nominated for People’s Choice Awards


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The Weeknd is among the nominees for People’s Choice Awards 2016, which were announced Tuesday at the Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles.

This is the first time the singer has been nominated and he’s racked up an impressive five nods, including Favorite Male Artist, and Favorite Album, for Beauty Behind the Madness. Nicki Minaj goes up against Big Sean, Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Wiz Khalifa in the Favorite Hip-Hop Artist category, while Ciara competes against her idol Janet Jackson in the Favorite R&B Artist category, which also includes nominees Chris Brown and Ne-Yo.

You can vote for the People’s Choice Awards 2016 nominee via, the People’s Choice Facebook page, and/or the People’s Choice Awards mobile app.

Voting for People’s Choice Awards 2016 closes December 3.  The ceremony airs January 6 at 9 p.m. ET on CBS.

Here are the nominees in select music categories:

Favorite Male Artist
Ed Sheeran
Justin Bieber
Luke Bryan
Nick Jonas
The Weeknd

Favorite Female Artist
Demi Lovato
Lana Del Rey
Selena Gomez
Taylor Swift

Favorite Group
Fall Out Boy
Fifth Harmony
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
One Direction

Favorite Breakout Artist
Fetty Wap
Shawn Mendes
Tori Kelly
The Weeknd

Favorite Hip-Hop Artist
Big Sean
Kendrick Lamar
Nicki Minaj
Wiz Khalifa

Favorite R&B Artist
Chris Brown
Janet Jackson
The Weeknd

Favorite Album
American Beauty/American Psycho by Fall Out Boy
Beauty Behind the Madness by The Weeknd
If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late by Drake
Smoke + Mirrors by Imagine Dragons
Title by Meghan Trainor

Favorite Song
“Bad Blood” by Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar
“Can’t Feel My Face” by The Weeknd
“Love Me Like You Do” by Ellie Goulding
“See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth
“What Do You Mean?” by Justin Bieber

Favorite Music Icon
Paul McCartney
Steven Tyler
Stevie Wonder

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