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10/13/14

THE 2014 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS® NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED

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Los Angeles, CA (October 13, 2014) – The American Music Awards, the world’s biggest fan-voted award show, today announced the 2014 American Music Awards nominees. In advance of today’s announcement, recording artists Jason Derulo and Charli XCX rose at the crack of dawn to reveal 5 categories of nominees on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” (See the full list of nominees below). It was also announced today on “GMA” that Charli XCX will perform for the first time on the AMAs. The American Music Awards will broadcast live from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on Sunday, November 23rd (8:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on ABC.

Iggy Azalea leads this year with six nominations. John Legend, Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams follow with five nominations each, while Lorde earns four nominations.  Additionally, Beyoncé, Eminem, Imagine Dragons and One Direction were nominated for three awards. Bastille, Drake, Luke Bryan, OneRepublic and Sam Smith each receive two nominations.

The Artist of the Year category increases from 5 to 10 nominees in 2014. This year’s nominees are Iggy Azalea, Beyoncé, Luke Bryan, Eminem, Imagine Dragons, John Legend, Lorde, One Direction, Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams. The ten nominees will be narrowed to five based on the votes received through 11/13 and the winner will be determined by the total votes received throughout the entire voting period.

The Single of The Year category, increasing from 3 to 5 nominees in 2014, includes nominees Iggy Azalea Featuring Charli XCX, “Fancy,” John Legend, “All of Me,” MAGIC!, “Rude,” Katy Perry Featuring Juicy J, “Dark Horse” and Pharrell Williams, “Happy.”

As always at the American Music Awards, 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 Single of the Year.

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.

The “American Music Awards” are voted on by the fans. Winners will be determined through online and Twitter voting.  Beginning on 10/13, for all categories other than New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl’s, fans can vote once per day at the Coca-Cola AMA voting site, AMAvote.com, as well as once per day via Twitter by including the nominee’s name, category name and #AMAs within a tweet.

Voting for New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl’s will open on 11/1 and will remain open throughout the first hour of the ABC live broadcast on 11/23, with the winner being announced in the final hour. Fans can vote via AMAVote.com and Twitter.

Preceding the ABC broadcast for the 6th consecutive year will be the “Coca-Cola Red Carpet LIVE! @ The 2014 AMAs” pre-show. Live coverage will stream online for fans worldwide starting at 5:00 p.m. ET / 2:00 p.m. PT on November 23rd at Yahoo Live, this year’s official digital distributor of the American Music Awards Experience. The live stream can also be watched at TheAMAs.com and ABC.com.

The 2014 American Music Awards® are produced by dick clark productions. Allen Shapiro and Mike Mahan are Executive Producers. Larry Klein, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are Producers.

Below please find the full list of nominations for the 2014 American Music Awards®:

2014 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS® NOMINEES:

 

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Iggy Azalea
  • Beyoncé
  • Luke Bryan
  • Eminem
  • Imagine Dragons
  • John Legend
  • Lorde
  • One Direction
  • Katy Perry
  • Pharrell Williams 

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY KOHL’S

  • 5 Seconds of Summer
  • Iggy Azalea
  • Bastille
  • Sam Smith
  • Meghan Trainor

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

  • Iggy Azalea Featuring Charli XCX “Fancy”
  • John Legend “All of Me”
  • MAGIC! “Rude”
  • Katy Perry Featuring Juicy J “Dark Horse”
  • Pharrell Williams “Happy”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

  • John Legend
  • Sam Smith
  • Pharrell Williams

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

  • Iggy Azalea
  • Lorde
  • Katy Perry

FAVORITE BAND, DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK

  • Imagine Dragons
  • One Direction
  • OneRepublic

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK

  • Lorde “Pure Heroine”
  • One Direction “Midnight Memories”
  • Katy Perry “Prism”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

  • Jason Aldean
  • Luke Bryan
  • Blake Shelton

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

  • Miranda Lambert
  • Kacey Musgraves
  • Carrie Underwood 

FAVORITE BAND, DUO OR GROUP – COUNTRY      

  • Eli Young Band
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Lady Antebellum

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY

  • Garth Brooks “Blame It On My Roots: Five Decades of Influences”
  • Eric Church “The Outsiders”
  • Brantley Gilbert “Just As I Am”

FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP

  • Iggy Azalea
  • Drake
  • Eminem

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP

  • Iggy Azalea “The New Classic”
  • Drake “Nothing Was The Same”
  • Eminem “The Marshall Mathers LP 2”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

  • Chris Brown
  • John Legend
  • Pharrell Williams

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

  • Jhene Aiko
  • Beyoncé
  • Mary J. Blige

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B

  • Beyoncé “Beyoncé”
  • John Legend “Love in the Future”
  • Pharrell Williams “G I R L”

FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK

  • Bastille
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Lorde

FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY

  • Sara Bareilles
  • OneRepublic
  • Katy Perry

FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN

  • Marc Anthony
  • Enrique Iglesias
  • Romeo Santos

FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

  • Casting Crowns
  • Hillsong United
  • Newsboys

FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)

  • Avicii
  • Calvin Harris
  • Zedd

TOP SOUNDTRACK

  • Frozen
  • The Fault In Our Stars
  • Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol.

For the latest American Music Awards news, exclusive content and more, be sure to follow the AMAs on social and join the conversation by using the official hashtag for the show, #AMAs.

 

CATEGORIES BY ARTIST:

Iggy Azalea: Artist of the Year, New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl’s, Single of the Year, Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock, Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop, Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop

John Legend: Artist of the Year, Single of the Year, Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock, Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B, Favorite Album – Soul/R&B

Katy Perry: Artist of the Year, Single of the Year, Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock, Favorite Album – Pop/Rock, Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary

Pharrell Williams: Artist of the Year, Single of the Year, Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock, Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B, Favorite Album – Soul/R&B

Lorde: Artist of the Year, Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock, Favorite Album – Pop/Rock, Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock

Beyoncé: Artist of the Year, Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B, Favorite Album – Soul/R&B

Eminem: Artist of the Year, Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop, Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop

Imagine Dragons: Artist of the Year, Favorite Band, Duo or Group – Pop/Rock, Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock

OneRepublic: Single of the Year, Favorite Band, Duo or Group – Pop/Rock, Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary

One Direction: Artist of the Year, Favorite Band, Duo or Group – Pop/Rock, Favorite Album – Pop/Rock

Bastille: New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl’s, Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock

Drake: Favorite Male Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop, Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop

Luke Bryan: Artist of the Year, Favorite Male Artist – Country

Sam Smith: New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl’s, Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock

5 Seconds of Summer: New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl’s

Avicii: Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music

Blake Shelton: Favorite Male Artist – Country

Brantley Gilbert: Favorite Album – Country

Calvin Harris: Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music

Carrie Underwood: Favorite Female Artist – Country

Casting Crowns: Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational

Chris Brown: Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B

Eli Young Band: Favorite Band, Duo or Group – Country

Enrique Iglesias: Favorite Artist – Latin

Eric Church: Favorite Album – Country

Florida Georgia Line: Favorite Band, Duo or Group – Country

Garth Brooks: Favorite Album – Country

Hillsong United: Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational

Jason Aldean: Favorite Male Artist – Country

Jhene Aiko: Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B

Kacey Musgraves: Favorite Female Artist – Country

Lady Antebellum: Favorite Band, Duo or Group – Country

MAGIC!: Single of the Year

Marc Anthony: Favorite Artist – Latin

Mary J. Blige: Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B

Meghan Trainor: New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl’s

Miranda Lambert: Favorite Female Artist – Country

Newsboys: Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational

Romeo Santos: Favorite Artist – Latin

Sara Bareilles: Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary

Zedd: Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music

Frozen: Top Soundtrack

Guardians of the Galaxy: Top Soundtrack

The Fault In Our Stars: Top Soundtrack

 

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