TWIST News: Justin Bieber, One Direction, and Taylor Swift Nominated for American Music Awards!


Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Katy Perry, Maroon 5, and Drake are up for Artist of the Year at the American Music Awards and One Direction, Carly Rae Jepsen, J.Cole, Fun, and Gotye are up for New Artist of the Year! Rihanna and Nicki Minaj top the AMA nominations list with four categories each. One Direction, Drake, Usher, and Maroon 5 are in a close second, with three nominations each, while Carrie Underwood, Chris Brown, Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson, Fun, Gotye, J.Cole, and Pitbull get two nominations each. Voting starts today, so make sure to support your fave celebs! Justin Bieber tweeted, "This time no messing around. Let's VOTE for the EMA's and AMA's like crazy! #TeamBieber come together! Thanks! #MUCHLOVE #NoMessingAround." The show will air live on November 18! Check out the full list of nominations below!

Who will you vote for this year? Let us know in the comments below! Plus, make sure to check out Justin's top five dating tips in the October/November issue of TWIST, on stands now!

Ciao! Rachel T

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 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: Electronic Dance Music - David Guetta - Calvin Harris - Skrillex

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

Photo Credits: Courtesy of ABC and MTV

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