Friday, 11 October 2013

(GIST): Rihanna, Miguel & More Nominated for American Music Award

Rihanna just landed four AMA nods this morning.  And she’s got stiff competition.  For the Fave Female Pop Artist category, Rihanna is up against Pink and country darling Taylor Swift.  And for Artist of the Year, she’s up against Taylor again,Justin Timberlake, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Bruno Mars.
Justin T. landed 5 nods.  One is in the Favorite Male R&B/Soul category where he’s up against Miguel & Robin Thicke.
And Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines”, obviously, was nominated for Single of the Year.  And he ties Justin for 5 nods.
Maklemore & Ryan Lewis lead the noms with 6.
A  few folks are nominate din multiple genres of music.  Check out the full list below:


ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Bruno Mars
Rihanna
Taylor Swift
Justin Timberlake

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY KOHL’S
Florida Georgia Line
Ariana Grande
Imagine Dragons
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Phillip Phillps
SINGLE OF THE YEAR
Florida Georgia Line Featuring Nelly/Cruise
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz/Thrift Shop
Robin Thicke Featuring Pharrell & T.I./Blurred Lines
FAVOURITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
Bruno Mars
Robin Thicke
Justin Timberlake
FAVOURITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
P!nk
Rihanna
Taylor Swift
FAVOURITE BAND, DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK
Imagine Dragons
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
One Direction
FAVOURITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK
One Direction/Take Me Home
Taylor Swift/Red
Justin Timberlake/The 20/20 Experience
FAVOURITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Luke Bryan
Hunter Hayes
Blake Shelton
FAVOURITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Miranda Lambert
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood
FAVOURITE BAND, DUO or GROUP – COUNTRY
The Band Perry
Florida Georgia Line
Lady Antebellum
FAVOURITE ALBUM – COUNTRY
Luke Bryan/Crash My Party
Florida Georgia Line/Here’s To The Good Times
Taylor Swift/Red
FAVOURITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP
Jay Z
Lil Wayne
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
FAVOURITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP
Jay Z/Magna Carta…Holy Grail
Kendrick Lamar/good kid, m.A.A.d city
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis/The Heist
FAVOURITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Miguel
Robin Thicke
Justin Timberlake
FAVOURITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Ciara
Alicia Keys
Rihanna
FAVOURITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B
Rihanna/Unapologetic
Robin Thicke/Blurred Lines
Justin Timberlake/The 20/20 Experience
FAVOURITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK
Imagine Dragons
The Lumineers
Mumford & Sons
FAVOURITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY
Maroon 5
Bruno Mars
P!nk
FAVOURITE ARTIST – LATIN
Marc Anthony
Prince Royce
Romeo Santos
FAVOURITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL
tobyMac
Chris Tomlin
Matthew West
FAVOURITE 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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