Friday, October 11, 2013

And The Nominees Are...

The nominees for the 2013 American Music Awards (AMAs) were revealed by Kelly Clarkson and yesterday morning during ABC's broadcast of Good Morning America. Five categories were announced live on air followed by a press conference to reveal the remaining seventeen categories. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead this year's pack with six nominations, Taylor Swiftand Justin Timberlake are tied for second with five nods apiece and Florida Georgia Line is tied with Rihanna and Robin Thicke with four nominations each. Taylor will go up against Timberlake, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Bruno Mars and Rihanna for the night's top prize Artist of the Year. In the non-country categories, Swift is also up for Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock and Favorite Album – Pop/Rock for her Red album. FGL is nominated for New Artist of the Year and the remix of their song "Cruise" with Nelly is nominated for Single of the Year. The 2013 AMAs will be broadcast live from Los Angeles on November 24 at 7:00.

Country Nominees

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

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