Josh Stone, who performs under the moniker DOT, says in his lawsuit “highly regarded musicology experts” have concluded that Grande’s hit copied his song 'You Need It, I Got It'.
Singer and rapper Lizzo scored a whopping eight nominations, including bids for the top four awards, making her the show’s top-nominated.
The superstar publicly reignited her battle with the heads of her former label, saying it is threatening to bar her from going through with an upcoming performance and Netflix documentary over her plans to re-record her early albums.
US pop star Taylor Swift, who has won 23 American Music Awards, is up for five awards and could surpass Michael Jackson, who holds the record for most wins with 24 trophies.
Authorities believe the younger brother of Salman Abedi, Hashem played a major role in planning the suicide bombing, the deadliest in a string of attacks in London and Manchester in 2017.
Drake picked up top artist, besting Cardi B, Ariana Grande, Post Malone and Travis Scott.
In a message on her official Instagram account, Ariana Grande said her ex-boyfriend Mac Miller was "the kindest, sweetest soul with demons he never deserved."
Mac Miller was found unresponsive at his home in the Studio City neighbourhood and pronounced dead there, the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office says in a statement.
Grande and Davidson went public about dating in late May through their social media accounts a few weeks after ending their previous relationships. Celebrity media reported that they were engaged.
Prime Minister Theresa May and Prince William were among those attending a memorial service to remember the 22 victims of a suicide bombing at a pop concert in the city a year ago.
Clarkson, who is hosting the show, said she was asked to hold a moment of silence for the 10 victims who died Friday, but chose instead to call for "a moment of action."
Police say the attacker had threatened officers with a hammer and refused to stop.
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