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Iggy Azalea is top nominee at American Music Awards with 6

In this Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, Iggy Azalea performs at the Vevo Certified SuperFanFest Live Concert at the Barker Hangar, in Santa Monica, Calif.
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October 13, 2014 - 7:35 PM

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Australian rapper Iggy Azalea is the lead nominee at the American Music Awards.

Dick clark productions announced Monday that the "Fancy" performer is up for six awards at the Nov. 23 event at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live.

Azalea's nominations include artist, new artist and single of the year for her No.1 smash "Fancy."

John Legend, Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams have five nominations each, while Lorde is up for four honours at the fan-voted show.

Those acts are all nominated for artist of the year, competing with Beyonce, Luke Bryan, Eminem, Imagine Dragons and One Direction.

The 10 nominees will downsize to five after calculating fan votes received through Nov. 13.

"Boom Clap" singer Charli XCX will perform at the 2014 AMAs, to air live on ABC.

 

 

 

2014 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS® NOMINEES:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Iggy Azalea
Beyoncé
Luke Bryan
Eminem
Imagine Dragons
John Legend
Lorde
One Direction
Katy Perry
Pharrell Williams


 

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY KOHL’S

5 Seconds of Summer
Iggy Azalea
Bastille
Sam Smith
Meghan Trainor

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

Iggy Azalea Featuring Charli XCX “Fancy”
John Legend “All of Me”
MAGIC! “Rude”
Katy Perry Featuring Juicy J “Dark Horse”
Pharrell Williams “Happy”



FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

John Legend
Sam Smith
Pharrell Williams


FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

Iggy Azalea
Lorde
Katy Perry



FAVORITE BAND, DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK

Imagine Dragons
One Direction
OneRepublic


FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK

Lorde “Pure Heroine”
One Direction “Midnight Memories”
Katy Perry “Prism”



FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Blake Shelton


FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

Miranda Lambert
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood


FAVORITE BAND, DUO OR GROUP – COUNTRY     

Eli Young Band
Florida Georgia Line
Lady Antebellum


FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY

Garth Brooks “Blame It On My Roots: Five Decades of Influences”
Eric Church “The Outsiders”
Brantley Gilbert “Just As I Am”


FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP

Iggy Azalea
Drake
Eminem


FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP

Iggy Azalea “The New Classic”
Drake “Nothing Was The Same”
Eminem “The Marshall Mathers LP 2”


FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

Chris Brown
John Legend
Pharrell Williams


FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

Jhene Aiko
Beyoncé
Mary J. Blige


FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B

Beyoncé “Beyoncé”
John Legend “Love in the Future”
Pharrell Williams “G I R L”


FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK

Bastille
Imagine Dragons
Lorde


FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY

Sara Bareilles
OneRepublic
Katy Perry


FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN

Marc Anthony
Enrique Iglesias
Romeo Santos


FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

Casting Crowns
Hillsong United
Newsboys


FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)

Avicii
Calvin Harris
Zedd


TOP SOUNDTRACK

Frozen
The Fault In Our Stars
Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol.

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