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American Music Awards nominations: Iggy Azalea leads with six

American Music Awards nominations: Iggy Azalea leads with six
Iggy Azalea performs at Made in America festival at Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles in August. The rapper has just received six American Music Awards nominations. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

The American Music Awards has just announced its list of nominees eligible for fan voting in advance of its upcoming awards ceremony.

The contenders, which were announced Monday morning, are led by Iggy Azalea, who garnered the most with six, including the show's most coveted award, artist of the year. She's also nominated for "New Artist of the Year," a category that also comes with the brand name of a certain department store sponsor.

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Also earning multiple nods: Katy Perry, John Legend and Pharrell Williams, each of whom landed five, and Lorde, who got four.

Below is a list of nominees for the major awards. It should be noted that Magic's insufferable "Rude" has made this list, which offers a snapshot of the glory to come. The show will be broadcast on ABC on Nov. 23, aired live from the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles.

Artist of the Year

Iggy Azalea

Beyonce

Luke Bryan

Eminem

Imagine Dragons

John Legend

Lorde

One Direction

Katy Perry

Pharrell Williams

New Artist of the Year 

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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 Arist Pop/Rock

Iggy Azalea

Lorde

Katy Perry

Favorite Band, Duo or Group - Pop/Rock

Imagine Dragons

One Direction

OneRepublic

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