Friday, October 11, 2013

American Music Awards 2013 Nominations Announced

Kelly Clarkson and will.i.am teamed up to announce the 2013 American Music Awards nominations revealed the first five categories live on Good Morning America on Thursday, Oct. 10. 
This year, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Taylor Swift and Justin Timberlake are going head-to-head in the Artist of the Year category. The show has also added a new Single of the Year category, and Miley Cyrus and Imagine Dragons are set to perform.  The 2013 AMAs will air on Nov. 24 on ABC. The list of nominees are below.

Sidebar: I think Robin Thicke is going to clean up.
Favorite Female Artist, Pop or Rock
Taylor Swift
Favorite Male Artist, Soul/R&B
Robin Thicke
Justin Timberlake
New Artist of the Year
Florida Georgia Line
Ariana Grande
Imagine Dragons
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Phillip Phillips
Single of the Year
"Cruise" by Florida Georgia Line, featuring Nelly
"Thrift Shop" by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, featuring Wanz
"Blurred Lines" by Robin Thicke, featuring Pharrell and T.I.
Artist of the Year 
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Bruno Mars
Taylor Swift
Justin Timberlake
Favorite Male Artist, Pop/Rock
Bruno Mars
Robin Thicke
Justin Timberlake
Favorite Band, Duo or Group, Pop/Rock
Imagine Dragons
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
One Direction
Favorite Album, Pop/Rock
One Direction/Take Me Home
Taylor Swift/Red
Justin Timberlake/The 20/20 Experience
Favorite Male Artist, Country
Luke Bryan
Hunter Hayes
Blake Shelton
Favorite Female Artist, Country
Miranda Lambert
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood
Favorite Band, Duo or Group, Country
The Band Perry
Florida Georgia Line
Lady Antebellum
Favorite Album, Country
Luke Bryan/Crash My Party
Florida Georgia Line/Here’s To The Good Times
Taylor Swift/Red
Favorite Artist, Rap/Hip-Hop
Jay Z
Lil Wayne
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Favorite Album, Rap/Hip-Hop
Jay Z/Magna Carta…Holy Grail
Kendrick Lamar/good kid, m.A.A.d city
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis/The Heist
Favorite Female Artist, Soul/R&B
Alicia Keys
Favorite Album, Soul/R&B
Robin Thicke/Blurred Lines
Justin Timberlake/The 20/20 Experience
Favorite Artist, Alternative Rock
Imagine Dragons
The Lumineers
Mumford & Sons
Favorite Artist, Adult Contemporary
Maroon 5
Bruno Mars
Favorite Artist, Latin
Marc Anthony
Prince Royce
Romeo Santos
Favorite Artist, Contemporary Inspirational
Chris Tomlin
Matthew West
Favorite Artist, Electronic Dance Music
Daft Punk
Calvin Harris
Top Soundtrack
The Great Gatsby: Music From Baz Luhrmann;s Film
Les Miserables
Pitch Perfect

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