2013 American Music Awards Nominations Announced

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American Music Award 2013Recording artists Kelly Clarkson and will.i.am revealed the 2013 American Music Awards (AMAs) nominations this morning in New York City on ABC’s Good Morning America.  (see full list of nominees below).

It was also announced that Miley Cyrus and Imagine Dragons will be performing on this year’s show which will be broadcast live from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24th (8:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on ABC. .

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead this year with six (6) nominations. Taylor Swift and Justin Timberlake follow with five (5) nominations each, while Florida Georgia Line, Rihanna and Robin Thicke collect four (4) nominations each. Additionally, Bruno Mars and Imagine Dragons were nominated for three (3) awards. This year’s 2013 Artist of the Year nominees are: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, and Justin Timberlake.

Artists will be honored in the genres of Pop/Rock, Country, Rap/Hip-Hop, Soul/R&B, Alternative Rock, Adult Contemporary, Latin, Contemporary Inspirational, Electronic Dance Music, as well as categories for Top Soundtrack, New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl’s, Artist of the Year, and for the first year-ever, “Single of the Year.”

2013 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS NOMINEES: 

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • Bruno Mars
  • Rihanna
  • Taylor Swift
  • Justin Timberlake

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY KOHL’S

  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Ariana Grande
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • Phillip Phillps

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

  • P!nk
  • Rihanna
  • 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 

  • Miguel
  • Robin Thicke
  • Justin Timberlake

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B 

  • Ciara
  • Alicia Keys
  • Rihanna

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
  • P!nk

FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN 

  • Marc Anthony
  • Prince Royce
  • Romeo Santos

FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

  • tobyMac
  • Chris Tomlin
  • Matthew West

FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)

  • Avicii
  • Daft Punk
  • Calvin Harris
  • Zedd

TOP SOUNDTRACK

  • The Great Gatsby: Music From Baz Luhrmann’s Film
  • Les Miserables
  • Pitch Perfect