Iggy Azalea Leads American Music Awards Nominations

Rapper of the moment scores six nominations
ByAhlan! Live ReporterMonday , 13 October 2014
Iggy Azalea Leads American Music Awards Nominations
Iggy Azalea

Looks like Australian rapper Iggy Azalea is going to dominate the upcoming American Music Awards after scoring six nominations.
The hip-hop star has landed a slew of top nods ahead of next month's ceremony in categories including Artist Of The Year, New Artist Of The Year, Favorite Artist - Rap/Hip-Hop and Favorite Female Artist - Pop/rock.
Her chart-topping hit Fancy will also compete for Single Of The Year, while The New Classic is in the running for Favorite Album - Rap/Hip-Hop.

Azalea faces fierce competition from another female star, Katy Perry, who is hot on her heels with five nominations. The Roar singer will go up against Azalea for the coveted Artist Of The Year trophy, along with stars including Beyonce, Pharrell Williams, One Direction and Lorde among others. Perry's Dark Horse will also face Azalea's Fancy in the singles category, while the pair will also do battle with Lorde in the Favorite Female Artist - Pop/Rock category.

John Legend and Pharrell Williams also have five nominations each, while Lorde is up for four. The prizes will be handed out at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on 23 November so stay tuned for updates on Ahlan! Live!

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