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2013 American Music Awards Nominations: Rihanna, Taylor Swift & More

Thu, October 10, 2013 9:59am EDT by Emily Longeretta 37 Comments
American Music Awards Nominations
Courtesy of ABC/ Glamour Magazine/Fameflynet

On Oct. 10, Kelly Clarkson and announced the nominees for the 2013 American Music Awards on ‘Good Morning America’ — and it’s quite an impressive list!

The 2013 American Music Awards are going to be quite the star-studded event. Not only is Miley Cyrus confirmed to perform at the show in L.A. on Nov. 24, but the nominees are all of the biggest names in music!

American Music Awards 2013 Nominations Revealed

Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist
Taylor Swift

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

Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group
Imagine Dragons
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
One Direction

Favorite Pop/Rock Album
“Take Me Home” — One Direction
“Red” — Taylor Swift
“The 20/20 Experience” — Justin Timberlake

New Artist of the Year
Imagine Dragons
Florida Georgia Line
Ariana Grande
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Phillip Phillips

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

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

Favorite Country Female Artist
Miranda Lambert
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Favorite Country Male Artist
Luke Bryan
Hunter Hayes
Blake Shelton

Favorite Country Band/Duo/Group
The Band Perry
Florida Gorgia Line
Lady Antebellum

Favorite Country Album
“Crash My Party” — Luke Bryan
“Here’s to the Good Times” — Florida Georgia Line
“Red” — Taylor Swift

Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist
Jay Z
Lil’ Wayne
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album
“Magna Carta Holy Grail” — Jay Z
“Good Kid, m.A.A.d City” — Kendrick Lamar
“The Heist” — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist
Alicia Keys

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

Favorite Soul/R&B Album
“Unapologetic” — Rihanna
“Blurred Lines” — Robin Thicke
“The 20/20 Experience” — Justin Timberlake

Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist
Maroon Five
Bruno Mars

Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist
Chris Tomlin
Matthew West

Favorite Alternative Artist
Imagine Dragons
The Lumineers
Mumford & Suns

Favorite Latin Artist
Marc Anthony
Prince Royce
Romeo Santos

Favorite Electronic Dance Artist
Daft Pink
Calvin Harris

Favorite Soundtrack
Pitch Perfect
The Great Gatsby
Les Miserables

The AMAs are fully based on fan votes, so be sure to vote for your favorite! As for performers, in addition to Miley, you will see Kurt Hugo SchneiderFifth HarmonyJabbawockeez and Jesse McCartney!

— Emily Longeretta

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