World Music Award Nominees Announced

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• December 14, 2012

Taylor Swift

Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban, Tim McGraw and Blake Shelton are among the country artists nominated at the World Music Awards, which will take place on Thursday (Dec. 20) at Marlins Park Stadium in Miami, Fla. and will be broadcast to over 160 countries.

Nominees are selected by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), to recognize the top-selling artists in the world.

Select nominees in different categories are listed below. For a full list of nominees click here.

World’s Best Song
Carrie Underwood “Blown Away”
Justin Bieber “Boyfriend”
Jason Aldean “Take A Little Ride”
Kelly Clarkson “Stronger”
Taylor Swift “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”
Adele “Rumour Has It”

World’s Best Album
Carrie Underwood Blown Away
Lady Antebellum On This Winter’s Night
Jason Aldean Night Train
Taylor Swift Red
Christina Aguilera Lotus
Alicia Keys  Girl On Fire
Adele 21

World’s Best Video
Carly Rae Jepsen “Call Me Maybe”
Carrie Underwood “Good Girl”
Jason Aldean “Take A Little Ride”
Taylor Swift “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”
Beyonce “Run The World (Girls)”

World’s Best Group
Kings of Leon
Lady Antebellum
Zac Brown Band
U2
Mumford & Sons
Maroon 5
No Doubt
Coldplay

World’s Best Female Artist
Carrie Underwood
Beyonce
Adele
Britney Spears
Kelly Clarkson
Katy Perry
Lady Gaga
Taylor Swift

World’s Best Male Artist
Blake Shelton
Jason Aldean
Kid Rock
Keith Urban
Ne-Yo
Phillip Phillips

World’s Best Live Act
Brad Paisley
Jason Aldean
Aerosmith
Bruce Springsteen
Jimmy Buffett
Kenny Chesney
Lady Antebellum
Miranda Lambert
Taylor Swift
Tim McGraw
Van Halen
Usher

World’s Best Entertainer of the Year
Carrie Underwood
Jason Aldean
Keith Urban
Kelly Clarkson
Taylor Swift
Selena Gomez
Justin Bieber
Rhihanna
Carly Rae Jepsen
Beyonce
Adele

 

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