The 2013 American Music Awards® Nominations Announced

The 2013 American Music Awards® Nominations Announced

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Lead This Year with Six Nominations Miley Cyrus and Imagine Dragons Confirmed to Perform at the AMAs Live from the Nokia Theatre Sunday November 24th at 8PM on ABC 2013 Artist of the Year nominees include Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, and Justin Timberlake New "Single of the Year" Category Created Winners Determined by Online Voting at AMAvote.com


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NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Recording 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. Five
categories were announced live on air followed by a press conference to reveal
the remaining seventeen categories at B.B. King’s Blues Club & Grill in Times
Square (see full list of nominees below).

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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. 
Additional acts and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks.

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.

The 2013 American Music Awards are produced by dick clark productions.  Allen
Shapiro is Executive Producer and Larry Klein is Producer.

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.” 

Preceding the ABC broadcast for the 5th consecutive year is the
“Coca-Cola Red Carpet LIVE! @ The 2013 AMAs” pre-show, hosted by Lance Bass,
Rosie Pierri, Jordin Sparks and Jenna Ushkowitz.  This year’s performers include
Kurt Hugo Schneider, Jabbawockeez, Jessie McCartney and 5th Harmony. 
Live coverage will stream online for fans worldwide starting at 5pm Eastern /
2pm Pacific on November 24th and, for the first time, will be
available on Yahoo.com, this year’s official digital distributor of the American
Music Awards Experience. The stream can also be watched at TheAMAs.com, ABC.com,
Time Warner Cable’s Facebook page, and the websites within the Cumulus Radio
Network, the AMAs official radio partner.

The 2013 American Music Awards partners include Cumulus, Time Warner Cable,
Yahoo and Music Choice. 

American Music Awards are voted on by the fans. For the seventh year in a
row, winners will be determined by online voting.  Starting today, fans can vote
at the Coca-Cola AMA voting site AMAvote.com.  In addition, for the first time
in AMAs History, fans will also be able to vote for their favorite artists via
Twitter. 

Viewers will also get a second-screen experience jam-packed with “snack-able”
videos, photos, GIFs, memes, “Insta-Fashion Pops”, “Thank You Cam” shout outs,
and much more across every major social platform.

In collaboration with Twitter, Twitter Mirrors will be placed in select
backstage areas. The “selfie stations” will provide a candid look into the
backstage scene.  Also, this year, the AMAs and Twitter will debut the
first-ever VINE 360 FASHION BOOTH placed right in the middle of the red carpet.
Fashion buffs around the world will have a front row seat to an unparalleled
close look at celebrity red carpet fashion – on REAL TIME.

In addition, we are inviting some of the AMA Nominee’s biggest Super Fans as
top music, fashion, and entertainment social media influencer/super stars to
cover the event LIVE!. They will have access to exclusive content that viewers
will only be able to get from them.

For up to date information about the AMAs, performers, presenters, and AMA
history visit TheAMAs.com or dickclark.com.   

Tickets are now on sale at http://www.axs.com.

Below please find the full list of nominations for the 2013 American Music
Awards:

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

About the Voting

American Music Awards® nominees are based on key fan interactions as
reflected in Billboard Magazine and on Billboard.com, including album and
digital singles sales, radio airplay, streaming and social activity.  These
measurements are tracked by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen
Entertainment and Next Big Sound. Winners are chosen by public vote conducted
online via AMAvote.com. 

About dick clark productions  

dick clark productions is the world’s largest producer and proprietor of
televised events.  dcp produces perennial hits such as the “American Music
Awards,” “Golden Globe Awards,” “Academy of Country Music Awards,” “Hollywood
Film Awards,” “Billboard Music Awards,” and “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve
with Ryan Seacrest.”  dcp also produces popular weekly television programming,
including “So You Think You Can Dance,” and owns one of the world’s most unique
and extensive entertainment archive libraries with more than 55 years of dcp’s
award-winning shows, historic programs, specials, performances and legendary
programming.   For additional information, visit http://www.dickclark.com.

About the American Music Awards

The American Music Awards features performances from today’s hottest artists
and presents fan-voted awards in the categories of Pop/Rock, Alternative Rock,
Country, Rap/Hip-Hop, Soul/R&B, Adult Contemporary, Contemporary Inspirational,
Latin, EDM, Soundtrack, Single of The Year, New Artist of the Year, and Artist
of the Year.  The American Music Awards pays tribute to today’s most influential
and iconic artists.  The show is produced by dick clark productions and is seen
in more than 160 countries around the world. For more information visit
http://www.theamas.com or http://www.dickclark.com.   

Archived footage and photography are available upon request.

For press credential requests, please go to
http://www.dickclark.com/shows/american-music-awards/

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The 2013 American Music Awards® Nominations Announced