Four Rappers Nominated At 2013 American Music Awards

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The year Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are having is outstanding. After racking up at the 2013 VMAs, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead the pack with 6 nominations for the 2013 AMAs, including nods for artist of the year, new artist of the year and favorite artist – rap/hip-hop. They go up against heavy weights like Jay Z, Lil Wayne, Justin Timberlake and Kendrick Lamar.

The 2013 American Music Awards airs live at the Nokia Theatre, November 24 on ABC. Look at the nominees below:

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