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The 2013 American Music Awards® Nominations Announced

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).

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 24 th (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 24 th 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 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

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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
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