Macklemore & Ryan Lewis And Taylor Swift Lead American Music Awards 2013 Nominations

10 October 2013, 16:08

It was also confirmed that Miley Cyrus will perform at the US awards show in late November.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead the newly announced nominations list for this year's American Music Awards 2013.

The 'Thrift Shop' duo scored six nods in total in the announcement made today (10th October), while the likes of Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift and Rihanna all scored multiple nominations for the 2013 ceremony.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are nominated in categories including Artist Of The Year, Single Of The Year for 'Thrift Shop' and Favourite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist, fresh from their huge success this year with their album 'The Heist'.

'SexyBack' star Justin Timberlake also had a successful showing with nods for Favourite Male Pop/Rock Artist and Favourite Pop/Rock Album for 'The 20/20 Experience' among his five nominations in total.

Taylor Swift also scored five nods across categories like Artist Of The Year, Favourite Female Pop/Rock Artist and Favourite Female Country Artist, while Rihanna is up for several gongs.

Will.i.am and Kelly Clarkson announced today's nominations for the American Music Awards 2013, where they also confirmed that Miley Cyrus will be performing at the ceremony.

The American Music Awards 2013 takes place at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on 24th November.

Check out the list of nominations for the American Music Awards 2013 below:

Artist Of The Year

  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • Justin Timberlake
  • Taylor Swift
  • Bruno Mars
  • Rihanna

New Artist Of The Year

  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Ariana Grande
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Philip Phillips 

Single Of The Year

  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - 'Thrift Shop
  • Robin Thicke - 'Blurred Lines'
  • Florida Georgia Line - 'Cruise'

Favourite Male Artist (Pop/Rock)

  • Justin Timberlake
  • Robin Thicke
  • Bruno Mars

Favourite Female Artist (Pop/Rock)

  • Taylor Swift
  • Rihanna
  • Pink

Favourite Album (Pop/Rock)

  • Justin Timberlake - 'The 20/20 Experience'
  • Taylor Swift - 'Red'
  • One Direction - 'Take Me Home'

Favourite Band, Duo Or Group (Pop/Rock)

  • One Direction
  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • Imagine Dragons

Favourite Artist (Rap/Hip-Hop)

  • Jay-Z
  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • Lil Wayne

Favourite Album (Rap/Hip-Hop)

  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - 'The Heist'
  • Jay-Z - 'Magna Carta Holy Grail'
  • Kendrick Lamar - 'Good Kid M.A.A.D. City' 

Favourite Male Artist (Soul/R&B)

  • Justin Timberlake
  • Robin Thicke
  • Miguel

Favourite Female Artist (Soul/R&B)

  • Rihanna
  • Alicia Keys
  • Ciara

Favourite Album (Soul/R&B)

  • Rihanna - 'Unapologetic'
  • Justin Timberlake - 'The 20/20 Experience'
  • Robin Thicke - 'Blurred Lines'

Favourite Artist (Adult Contemporary)

  • Maroon 5
  • Bruno Mars
  • Pink

Favourite Artist (Electronic Dance)

  • Calvin Harris
  • Daft Punk
  • Avicii
  • Zedd
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