John Legend, Pharrell and Beyonce Lead 2014 American Music Award Nominations

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With songs like "Flawless," "All of Me" and "Dark Horse" to their credit, Beyonce, John Legend and Katy Perry are leading nominees for 2014 American Music Awards.

Nominations were announced by Jason Derulo and Charlie XCX Monday.

John Legend and Pharrell tie with five nominations a piece — all in the same categories, which are Artist of the Year, Single of the Year ("All of Me"; "Happy"), Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock, Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B and Favorite Album – Soul/R&B.

Beyonce joins John Legend and Pharrell in the latter category, Favorite Album – Soul/R&B. With a total of three nominations, Beyonce is also nominated for Artist of the Year and Favorite Female Artist-Soul R&B, a category she shares with Jhene Aiko and Mary J. Blige.

Katy Perry, Lorde, One Republic, Chris Brown, Drake, Eminem, Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, One Direction and Sam Smith are also nominated.

The 2014 American Music Awards (AMAs) will be broadcast LIVE from the Nokia Theater L.A. on November 23rd, 2014.

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

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