Iggy Azalea Leads American Music Awards 2014 Nominations

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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, OneRepublic and One Direction were nominated for three awards.  Bastille, Drake, Luke Bryan 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.

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. 1

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