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Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Lead American Music Awards Nominees

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10/11/2013 9:13 pm
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Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Lead American Music Awards Nominees
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Jacob Elyachar

Staff Writer

Yesterday, Kelly Clarkson and revealed who were up for awards during this year’s American Music Awards. All eyes will be on rising Indie hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, as they are nominated with five nominations.    However, breathing down their necks are pop music statesman Justin Timberlake and country darling Taylor Swift, who each scored five nominations. Meanwhile, country duo Florida Georgia Line, “Blurred Lines” singer Robin Thicke and Rihanna, are all tied with four nominations. Florida Georgia Line will duel with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Ariana Grande, Imagine Dragons and Phillip Phillips for the prestigious New Artist of the Year award. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis will also lock horns with Timberlake, Swift, Rihanna and Bruno Mars as all of these talented artists vie for the show’s signature award: Artist of the Year. Here is the complete list of nominees:

Artist of the Year

Justin Timberlake Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Taylor Swift Rihanna Bruno Mars

Single of the Year

Florida Georgia Line feat. Nelly-“Cruise” Robin Thicke feat. Pharrell & T.I.-“Blurred Lines” Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz-“Thrift Shop”

New Artist of the Year

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

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

One Direction Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Imagine Dragons

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 Music 

Marc Anthony Prince Royce Romeo Santos

Favorite Artist - Contemporary Inspirational 

tobyMac Chris Tomlin Matthew West


Favorite Artist - Electronic Dance Music (EDM) 

Avicii Daft Punk Zedd Calvin Harris

Top Soundtrack 

The Great Gatsby: Music From Baz Luhrmann's Film  Les Miserables Pitch Perfect The Associated Press has also confirmed that Imagine Dragons and Miley Cyrus are the only two performers that will perform at the event. The 2013 American Music Awards will air on November 24 on ABC. Until then, you can start voting for your favorites by visiting the website:


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