AMAs: Kelly Clarkson, will.i.am Announce Five Categories on "GMA"
(NEW YORK) -- Justin Timberlake, Rihanna and Florida Georgia Line are among the artists up for 2013 American Music Awards, and Kelly Clarkson and will.i.am. revealed the nominations live on ABC’s Good Morning America Thusday.
It was the first time that AMA nominees were announced on GMA.
Clarkson and will.i.am unveiled the nominees in five AMA categories: favorite female artist, pop or rock; favorite male artist, soul/R&B; new artist of the year; single of the year and artist of the year.
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 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.
Favorite Male Artist, Pop or Rock: Bruno Mars, Robin Thicke, Justin Timberlake
Favorite Female Artist, Pop or Rock: Pink, Rihanna, Taylor Swift
Favorite Band, Duo or Group, Pop or Rock: Imagine Dragons, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, One Direction
Favorite Album, Pop or Rock: Take Me Home, by One Direction; Red, by Taylor Swift; The 20/20 Experience, by Justin Timberlake
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: Crash My Party, by Luke Bryan; Here’s to The Good Times, by Florida Georgia Line; Red, by Taylor Swift
Favorite Artist, Rap/Hip-Hop: Jay Z, Lil Wayne, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Favorite Album, Rap/Hip-Hop: Magna Carta… Holy Grail, by Jay Z; good kid, m.A.A.d city, by Kendrick Lamar; The Heist, by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
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: Unapologetic, by Rihanna; Blurred Lines, by Robin Thicke; The 20/20 Experience, by Justin Timberlake
Favorite Artist, Alternative Rock: Imagine Dragons, The Lumineers, Mumford & Sons
Favorite Artist, Adult Contemporary: Maroon 5, Bruno Mars, Pink
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
The nominees in the remaining 17 awards categories were announced during a news conference at B.B. King’s Blues Club & Grill in Times Square.
Winners are determined by fan votes.
The American Music Awards will be presented Nov. 24, 2013, at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. The ceremony will be broadcast live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET.
To vote for your favorite artist, click HERE to go to AMAVote.com.
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