Who Will Perform & Win Big At The 2014 American Music Awards?

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This Sunday November 23rd at (8:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), the 2014 American Music Awards will air live from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on ABC. Last year you may recall Katy Perry's controversial Japanese themed "Unconditional" performance, One Direction's shaky high notes and Miley Cyrus singing "Wrecking Ball" to a giant kitten lip-synching in the background. So what do we have to look forward to on Sunday night and who will win an AMA?

Pitbull will emcee once again. Fergie will perform "L.A. Love," her first single since 2006. Lorde will make her stage debut at the AMAs, along with 5 Seconds of Summer, Charli XCX, Mary J. Blige and Sam Smith.

In addition, One Direction will perform a song off of the band's next album, Four. Iggy Azalea leads this year with six nominations. John Legend, Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams follow with five nominations each, while Lorde earns four nominations. Additionally, Beyoncé, Eminem, Imagine Dragons, OneRepublic and One Direction were nominated for three awards. 

The big Award of the night: New Artist of the Year could go to Iggy Azalea, Meghan Trainor, Bastille, 5 Seconds of Summer or Sam Smith. Check out the full nominees list:

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

For the latest American Music Awards news, exclusive content and more, be sure to follow the AMAs on social and join the conversation by using the official hashtag for the show, #AMAs.

Tickets are now on sale at www.axs.com.

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