Rihanna, Macklemore rack up American Music Awards noms

The 2013 American Music Awards nominees have been announced. Is your favorite artist on the list?

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Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Macklemore and Robin Thicke are just some of the huge names honored with American Music Awards nominations. Kelly Clarkson and will.i.am teamed up to announce the noms for the first five categories live today on Good Morning America, which pitted Macklemore, Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Taylor Swift and Justin Timberlake against each other for Artist of the Year.

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The complete list of 2013 American Music Awards nominees

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

New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl’s
Florida Georgia Line
Ariana Grande
Imagine Dragons
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Phillip Phillips

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”

Favorite Male Artist — Pop/Rock
Bruno Mars
Robin Thicke
Justin Timberlake

Favorite Female Artist — Pop/Rock
Taylor Swift

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

Favorite Album — Pop/Rock
One Direction — Take Me Home
Taylor Swift — Red
Justin Timberlake — The 20/20 Experience

Favorite Male Artist — Country
Luke Bryan
Hunter Hayes
Blake Shelton

Favorite Female Artist — Country
Miranda Lambert
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Favorite Band, Duo or Group — Country
The Band Perry
Florida Georgia Line
Lady Antebellum

Favorite Album — Country
Luke Bryan — Crash My Party
Florida Georgia Line — Here’s To The Good Times
Taylor Swift — Red

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

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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

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

Favorite Female Artist — Soul/R&B
Alicia Keys

Favorite Album — Soul/R&B
Rihanna, Unapologetic
Robin Thicke, Blurred Lines
Justin Timberlake, The 20/20 Experience

Favorite Artist — Alternative Rock
Imagine Dragons
The Lumineers
Mumford & Sons

Favorite Artist — Adult Contemporary
Maroon 5
Bruno Mars

Favorite Artist — Latin
Marc Anthony
Prince Royce
Romeo Santos

Favorite Artist — Contemporary Inspirational
Chris Tomlin
Matthew West

Favorite Artist — Electronic Dance Music (EDM)
Daft Punk
Calvin Harris

Top Soundtrack
The Great Gatsby: Music From Baz Luhrmann’s Film
Les Misérables
Pitch Perfect

The 2013 American Music Awards air Nov. 24 on ABC.

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