Macklemore, Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake Rake In Nominations At American Music Awards [Full List]

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Break-out rapper Macklemore & partner Ryan Lewis have led the pack ahead of the 2013 American Music Awards, getting named in 6 categories.

Following closely behind the Thrift Shop duo is country star Taylor Swift and returnee singer Justin Timberlake with 5 nominations apiece.

The award ceremony is scheduled to air on the 24th of November, with performances from Imagine Dragons and Miley Cyrus.

“This year’s lineup of talent is truly very impressive,” Larry Klein, the producer of the AMAs, told a news conference before the final categories were announced.

Last year’s big winner, 19-year-old teen heart-throb Justin Bieber who took home three awards including artist of the year, failed to receive any nominations.

Favorite Female Artist, Pop or Rock
Pink
Rihanna
Taylor Swift

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

New Artist of the Year
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.

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

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

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 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 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, Electronic Dance Music

Avicii
Daft Punk
Calvin Harris
Zedd

Wana

Wana

Quo non Ascendam. Writer. E-mail: wana@360nobs.com

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