Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Lead AMA Nominations [Update: Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis To Perform]

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Lead AMA Nominations [Update: Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis To Perform]

Mackemore and Ryan Lewis take the lead in the AMA nominations.

With Macklemore and Ryan Lewis being just about everywhere this year, and hitting platinum for "Thrift Shop" time and time again, it may come as no surprise that they're leading the AMA nominations.

Today the annual AMA awards announced the nominees for each category. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis received six nods total, including ones for Artist of the Year, New Artist of the Year, and Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album.

Justin Timberlake received five nominations, while Robin Thicke landed four. Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city goes up against Jay Z's MCHG and The Heist for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album.

The AMAs will air on November 24th, live from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on ABC. Winners for each category are chosen by the public, you can vote online at AMAVote.com

See the full list of nominations below.

2013 American Music Awards Nominations

Artist of the Year
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Bruno Mars
Rihanna
Taylor Swift
Justin Timberlake

New Artist of the Year
Florida Georgia Line
Ariana Grande
Imagine Dragons
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Phillip Phillps

Single of the Year
Florida Georgia Line feat. Nelly – “Cruise”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz – “Thrift Shop”
Robin Thicke feat. 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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[UPDATE: Kendrick Lamar And Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Announced As AMA Performers]

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, who are leading the nominations for the American Music Awards this year, have also been tapped as performers at the event. Alongside the duo Kendrick Lamar will also be performing.

Other performers include Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, Imagine Dragons, Luke Bryan and One Direction.

The AMAs will air live on ABC on Sunday, November 24th. 

 

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