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American Music Awards

Taylor Swift leads American Music Awards nominations

Taylor Swift earned six American Music Awards nominations Tuesday, and if she wins everything she's up for, the singer will become the most-honored female artist in the show's history. Ed Sheeran and the Weeknd had five nominations each, trying to win their first awards. Sam Hunt, Nicki Minaj, Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor and Walk the Moon had three nominations each. Swift was one of 10 nominees for artist of the year, and her "Blank Space" was nominated for song of the year. She was also nominated for collaboration of the year for her work on "Bad Blood" with Kendrick Lamar, and her blockbuster "1989" is competing for album of the year. She's won...