Iggy Azalea Bests Beyoncé, Katy Perry with 6 American Music Awards Nominations
The American Music Awards are about to get extra fancy.
Iggy Azalea leads the pack this year with six nominees, including nods for artist of the year, new artist of the year and single of the year, it was announced Monday morning.
And the “Fancy” singer, 24, is in good company: John Legend, Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams follow Azalea with five nominations each, while Lorde racked up four nominations.
Earning three shots at an AMA: Beyoncé, Eminem, Imagine Dragons, OneRepublic and One Direction. (See more nominees below.)
Jason Derulo and Charli XCX helped announce the nominations for the fan-voted show on Good Morning America. Voting begins Monday for all categories besides new artist of the year, which opens Nov. 1. (Fans can vote online and via Twitter by posting the nominee’s name, category and #AMAs within a Tweet.)
The American Music Awards will be broadcast live from Los Angeles’s Nokia Theatre on Sunday, Nov. 23, 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.
New artist of the year
• 5 Seconds of Summer
• Iggy Azalea
• Sam Smith
• Meghan Trainor
Single of the year
• “Fancy” by Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX
• “All of Me” by John Legend
• “Rude” by Magic!
• “Dark Horse” by Katy Perry featuring Juicy J
• “Happy” by Pharrell Williams
To vote and view the complete list of nominees, click here.