Iggy Azalea, Katy Perry & Pharrell Lead 2014 American Music Awards Nominations

Bianca Gracie | October 13, 2014 6:42 am

Iggy Azalea wraps up her stellar year, as she leads the 2014 American Music Awards nominations with six nods – including Artist of the Year, Single of the Year for her Charli XCX-assisted hit “Fancy,” Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist, and Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album. She has some tough competition in that last category, going head to head with Drake and Eminem.

Trailing behind the rapper is Katy Perry, Pharrell and John Legend with five nominations. “Yellow Flicker Beat” singer Lorde snagged herself four nominations. It has also been announced that Charli XCX will grace the stage, performing at the show for the first time. The ceremony determined by fan votes, which will reveal how much these artists truly connected with their audiences over the past year.

The 2014 AMAs will air live from Los Angeles’ Nokia Theater, on November 23 at 8 p.m. EST on ABC. Check out the full list of nominees below.

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 SoundtrackFrozen The Fault In Our Stars Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol. 1

[via Billboard]

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