Newcomers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will battle heavyweights Justin Timberlake and Taylor Swift for the top prize at the 2013 American Music Awards.

 

Kelly Clarkson (L) and will.i.am speak onstage at the 2013 American Music Awards Nominations Press Conference (Larry Busacca/Getty Images for DCP)

Rihanna and Bruno Mars will also compete for artist of the year. Kelly Clarkson and will.i.am announced some of the nominees Thursday on ABC's "Good Morning America."

The AMAs will take place Nov. 24 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Miley Cyrus and Imagine Dragons will perform.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis's "Thrift Shop" is up for a new award, single of the year. Robin Thicke's ubiquitous "Blurred Lines" and Florida Georgia Line and Nelly's "Cruise" is also up for the award.

Swift, Rihanna and Pink are nominated for favorite female artist-pop/rock. Timberlake, Thicke and Miguel are up for favorite male artist-soul/R&B.

2012 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS NOMINEES:


ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Justin Bieber
  • Drake
  • Maroon 5
  • Katy Perry
  • Rihanna


NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • J. Cole
  • fun.
  • Gotye
  • Carly Rae Jepsen
  • One Direction


FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

  • Justin Bieber
  • Flo Rida
  • Pitbull
  • Usher


FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

  • Kelly Clarkson
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Katy Perry
  • Rihanna


FAVORITE BAND, DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK

  • fun.
  • Maroon 5
  • One Direction
  • The Wanted


FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK

  • Justin Bieber /Believe
  • Maroon 5/Overexposed
  • Nicki Minaj/Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
  • One Direction/Up All Night


FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

  • Jason Aldean
  • Luke Bryan
  • Eric Church


FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

  • Miranda Lambert
  • Taylor Swift
  • Carrie Underwood


FAVORITE BAND, DUO or GROUP - COUNTRY

  • Zac Brown Band
  • Lady Antebellum
  • Rascal Flatts

 

FAVORITE ALBUM - COUNTRY

  • Luke Bryan/Tailgates & Tanlines
  • Lionel Richie/Tuskegee
  • Carrie Underwood/Blown Away

 

FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP

  • Drake
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Tyga

 

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP

  • J. Cole/Cole World: The Sideline Story
  • Drake/Take Care
  • Nicki Minaj/Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded

 

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

  • Chris Brown
  • Trey Songz
  • Usher

 

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

  • Beyoncé
  • Mary J. Blige
  • Rihanna

 

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B

  • Chris Brown/Fortune
  • Rihanna/Talk That Talk
  • Usher/Looking 4 Myself


FAVORITE ARTIST - ALTERNATIVE ROCK

  • The Black Keys
  • Gotye
  • Linkin Park


FAVORITE ARTIST - ADULT CONTEMPORARY

  • Adele
  • Kelly Clarkson
  • Train


FAVORITE ARTIST - LATIN

  • Don Omar
  • Pitbull
  • Shakira


FAVORITE ARTIST - CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

  • Jeremy Camp
  • Newsboys
  • tobyMac


FAVORITE ARTIST - ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)

  • David Guetta
  • Calvin Harris
  • Skrillex

 

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