American Music Award Nominations Announced

LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — Australian rapper Iggy Azalea leads this year's American Music Awards with six nominations, including nods for artist of the year, new artist of the year and single of the year.

Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams and John Legend all come in with five nominations each, while Kiwi singer, Lorde earned for nominations.

Iggy Azalea leads the 2014 American Music Awards with six nominations, including artist of the year, new artist of the year and single of the year. John Legend, Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams follow with five nominations each, while Lorde earned four nominations.

Other nominees include Imagine dragons, Bastille, One Direction, OneRepublic, Blake Shelton, and Jason Aldean.

Unlike the other music-based award shows, the American Music Awards are determined by fan votes and this year's awards show has an expanded "Artist of the year" category. The awards ceremony will take place on November 23rd at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles and will be broadcast on ABC.

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
Jhené 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. 1

-Staff Writers

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