Taylor Swift, Florida Georgia Line Score Multiple AMA Nominations

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• October 10, 2013

American-Music-Awards-logo-350x200Taylor Swift and Florida Georgia Line piled up the nominations Thursday morning (Oct. 10) for the upcoming American Music Awards; Swift scored five nominations, while Florida Georgia Line collected four. 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.

Swift was nominated in the Artist of the Year category, alongside Justin Timberlake, Rihanna, Bruno Mars, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. She also earned a nod for Favorite Female Artist-Pop/Rock, alongside P!nk and Rihanna. Her album RED will compete for Favorite Album-Pop/Rock alongside Timberlake’s The 20/20 Experience and One Direction‘s Take Me Home.

Florida Georgia Line was nominated in the all-genre New Artist of the Year Award category, alongside Ariana Grande, Imagine Dragons, Phillip Phillips and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis; the duo’s collaboration with Nelly on a remix of “Cruise” also earned a Single of the Year nomination, alongside “Blurred Lines” (Robin Thicke ft. Pharrell & T.I.) and “Thrift Shop” (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ft. Wanz).

The Favorite Male Artist-Country category features nominees Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan and Hunter Hayes. Swift, Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood are nominated for Favorite Female Artist-Country, while The Band Perry, Florida Georgia Line and Lady Antebellum will compete for the title of Favorite Band, Duo or Group-Country. In the Favorite Album-Country category, Bryan’s Crash My Party, Swift’s RED, and Florida Georgia Line’s Here’s To The Good Times are up for the honor.

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, Nov. 24 (8:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on ABC. Additional acts and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks.

View the full list of nominations below.

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

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