2013 American Music Awards Nominees Announced

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2013 American Music Awards Nominees Announced

The nominees for the 2013 American Music Awards have been announced, celebrating pop music over the past year.

Topping the nominees this year are Macklemore & Ryan Lewis with six nominations including: Artist of the Year, New Artist of the Year, Favorite Pop/Rock Duo or Group, Favorite Rap/Hip-hop Artist, Favorite Rap/Hip-hop Album for The Heist, and Best Single of the Year for “Thrift Shop.”

Coming in second with five nominations each are Taylor Swift and Justin Timberlake. Robin Thicke, Rihanna and Florida Georgia Line each received four nominations, with Bruno Mars and Imagine Dragons each picking up three.

The ceremony will feature performances by Imagine Dragons and Miley Cyrus (uh oh), with more to be announced.

The 2013 American Music Awards will air live on November 24 on ABC.

Check out the entire list of nominees below:

Artist of the Year
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Bruno Mars
Taylor Swift
Justin Timberlake

New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl’s
Florida Georgia Line
Ariana Grande
Imagine Dragons
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Phillip Phillips

Single of the Year
Florida Georgia Line featuring Nelly, “Cruise”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz, “Thrift Shop”
Robin Thicke featuring Pharrell & T.I., “Blurred Lines”

Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock
Bruno Mars
Robin Thicke
Justin Timberlake

Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock
Taylor Swift

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 Male Artist – Soul/R&B
Robin Thicke
Justin Timberlake

Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B
Alicia Keys

Favorite Album – Soul/R&B
Rihanna, Unapologetic
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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