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2014 American Music Awards nominations announced

Published on Monday, October 13, 2014

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2014 American Music Awards nominations announced

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The American Music Awards, the world’s biggest fan-voted award show, today announced the 2014 American Music Awards nominees. The American Music Awards will broadcast live from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on Sunday, Nov. 23rd (8-11 p.m. ET/PT) on ABC.

Iggy Azalea leads this year with six nominations. John Legend, Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams follow with five nominations each, while Lorde earns four nominations. Additionally, Beyoncé, Eminem, Imagine Dragons, OneRepublic and One Direction were nominated for three awards. Bastille, Drake, Luke Bryan and Sam Smith each receive two nominations.

American Music Awards nominees are based on key fan interactions as reflected in Billboard Magazine and on Billboard.com, including album and digital singles sales, radio airplay, streaming and social activity. These measurements are tracked by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Entertainment and Next Big Sound.

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"American Music Awards" are voted on by the fans. Winners will be determined through online and Twitter voting. Beginning on Oct. 13, for all categories other than New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl's, fans can vote once per day at the Coca-Cola AMA voting site, AMAvote.com, as well as once per day via Twitter by including the nominee's name, category name and #AMAs within a tweet.

Voting for New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl's will open on Nov. 1 and will remain open throughout the first hour of the ABC live broadcast on Nov. 23, with the winner being announced in the final hour. Fans can vote via AMAVote.com and Twitter

Full list of 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. 1

The 2014 American Music Awards are produced by dick clark productions.

For the latest American Music Awards news, exclusive content and more, follow the AMAs on social and join the conversation by using the official hashtag for the show, #AMAs.

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