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2013 American Music Awards Nominations: Macklemore, Rihanna & Justin Timberlake Lead in Nominations

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have been unstoppable this year. The Seattle duo have garnered six nominations for the 2013 American Music Awards, including Artist of the Year, New Artist of the Year and Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album for ‘The Heist.’

Following behind Macklemore is Justin Timberlake with five mentions including Favorite Soul/R&B Male and Favorite Soul/R&B album for ‘The 20/20 Experience.’

Fellow R&B artists Rihanna and Robin Thicke both received four nominations apiece while Jay Z garnered two nods, including one for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist.

ABC will air the AMAs live from Los Angeles at the Nokia Theatre on Nov. 24 at 8PM ET.

To vote for your favorite artist in their respective categories go to

Check out the 2013 American Music Awards Nominations list below:

Artist of the Year
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Bruno Mars
Taylor Swift — Winner!
Justin Timberlake

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

Single of the Year
Florida Georgia Line feat. Nelly — ‘Cruise’ — Winner!
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 — Winner!

Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock
Taylor Swift — Winner!

Favorite Band, Duo or Group – Pop/Rock
Imagine Dragons
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
One Direction — Winner!

Favorite Album – Pop/Rock
One Direction — ‘Take Me Home’ — Winner!
Taylor Swift — ‘Red’
Justin Timberlake — ‘The 20/20 Experience’

Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop
Jay Z
Lil Wayne
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis — Winner!

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’ — Winner!

Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B
Robin Thicke
Justin Timberlake — Winner!

Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B
Alicia Keys
Rihanna — Winner!

Favorite Album – Soul/R&B
Rihanna — ‘Unapologetic’
Robin Thicke — ‘Blurred Lines’
Justin Timberlake — ‘The 20/20 Experience’ — Winner!

Favorite Artist – Latin
Marc Anthony — Winner!
Prince Royce
Romeo Santos

Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music (EDM)
Avicii — Winner!
Daft Punk
Calvin Harris

Top Soundtrack
‘The Great Gatsby: Music From Baz Luhrmann’s Film’
‘Les Miserables’
‘Pitch Perfect’ — Winner!

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