Kelly Clarkson and will.i.am brought some exciting news to “Good Morning America” on Oct. 10, 2013 when they announced the artists nominated for five categories for the "American Music Awards.” Clarkson and will.i.am announced the nominees for Artist of the Year, New Artist of the Year, Single of the Year, Favorite Male Artist, Soul/R&B and Favorite Female Artist, Pop or Rock categories. So did your favorite hear their name announced?
Artist of the Year nominees include Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Rihanna. Nominees for New Artist of the Year are Imagine Dragons, Ariana Grande, Florida Georgia Line, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Phillip Phillips.
Taylor Swift added another nomination in the Favorite Female Artist Pop or Rock category competing against fellow nominees P!nk and Rihanna while Florida Georgia Line earned another nomination in the Single of the Year category for “Cruise” featuring Nelly going up against Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz for “Thrift Shop” and Robin Thicke featuring Pharrell & T.I with “Blurred Lines.”
Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line and Taylor Swift are the nominees in the Favorite Album Country category. Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan and Hunter Hayes earned Favorite Make Artist Country nominations while Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift received nominations in the Favorite Female Artist Country category.
Favorite Band, Duo or Group Country nominees included Lady Antebellum, Florida Georgia Line and The Band Perry. Taylor Swift will also be competing in the Favorite Album Pop/Rock category against One Direction and Justin Timberlake.
Florida Georgia Line received four overall nominations and showed their excitement by posting “Ahhhhhhhh!!!! We woke up to did out we were nominated for 4 American Music Awards....and it's FAN VOTED!! What do you say - FGL Party People ready to crank up the votes again??” on their Facebook page after finding out the big news.
Get your votes in for your favorites and get ready to catch the "American Music Awards” on November 10, 2013 from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles at 8:00 p.m. EST on ABC.