American Music Awards of 2013
|41st Annual American Music Awards|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Location(s)||Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, Los Angeles, California|
|Running time||180 minutes|
|First shown in||November 24, 2013|
The 41st American Music Awards was held on November 24, 2013 at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. The awards recognized the most popular artists and albums of 2013. It was broadcast live on ABC and CTV with Simultaneous substitution. The nominations were announced on October 10, 2013, by Kelly Clarkson and will.i.am. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis led the nominations with six, followed by Taylor Swift and Justin Timberlake with five. The show was hosted by Pitbull.
Taylor Swift was the biggest winner of the night with four wins including Artist of the Year, Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist, Favorite Country Female Artist and Favorite Country Album. Justin Timberlake also won three awards for Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist, Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist and Favorite Soul/R&B Album.
|Fifth Harmony||"Better Together"|
|Jesse McCartney||"Back Together"|
|Katy Perry||"Unconditionally" (intro)|
|One Direction||"Story of My Life"|
|Ariana Grande||"The Way"
|Justin Timberlake||"Drink You Away"|
|Florida Georgia Line
"Ride wit Me"
|Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
|"Can't Hold Us"|
|Jennifer Lopez||Tribute to Celia Cruz:
"La Vida es un Carnaval"
|A Great Big World
|Kendrick Lamar||"Swimming Pools (Drank)"
|"Do What U Want"|
|Luke Bryan||"That's My Kind of Night"|
|Miley Cyrus||"Wrecking Ball"|
- Taylor Swift - Presented Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist
- Emma Roberts - Introduced One Direction
- Marc Anthony & Zoe Saldana - Presented Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist
- Kristen Bell & Chris Daughtry - Presented Favorite Country Album
- Akon & Michael Bolton - Presented Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album
- Maia Mitchell & Naya Rivera - Introduced Pitbull and Ke$ha
- Dave Grohl & Joan Jett - Presented Favorite Alternative Artist
- Pitbull - Presented Favorite Latin Artist
- Heidi Klum - Introduced Justin Timberlake
- Kelly Osbourne & Nicole Richie - Presented Favorite Pop/Rock Album
- The Ceremonies - Introduced Florida Georgia Line and Nelly
- Daisy Fuentes & Juan Pablo Galavis - Presented Kohl's New Artist of the Year
- Bill Maher - Introduced Rihanna
- Ciara & Paulina Gretzky - Presented Soul/R&B Male Artist
- Pitbull - Introduced Ryan Lewis and Macklemore
- Fall Out Boy - Presented Favorite Country Female Artist
- Alicia Silverstone & Nathan Fillion - Single of the Year
- Sarah Silverman - Presented Favorite Soul/ R&B Album
- Jennifer Hudson - Introduced A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera
- Austin Mahone & Kendall Jenner - Presented Favorite Electronic Dance Music Artist
- Jeremy Renner - Introduced Lady Gaga and R. Kelly
- Jaimie Alexander & Andrew McCutchen - Presented Favorite Country Male Artist
- (Cast of Shark Tank) Kevin O’Leary, Daymond John, Robert Herjavec & Mark Cuban - Presented Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group
- Lady Antebellum - Introduced Luke Bryan
- 2 Chainz & Jaden Smith - Introduced Miley Cyrus
- Pitbull - Presented Artist of the Year
Winners and Nominees
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- "2013 American Music Award nominees announced". New York Daily News. Daily News, L.P. October 10, 2013. Retrieved October 10, 2013.
- "International Music Superstar Pitbull To Host The "2013 American Music Awards" on November, 24th". November 5, 2013. Retrieved November 5, 2013.
- "Taylor Swift picks up four awards at the AMAs... and her strapless gold mini-dress is a winner in the style stakes". Daily Mail. 25 November 2013. Retrieved 25 November 2013.
- "American Music Awards 2013: the winners". Daily Telegraph. 25 November 2013. Retrieved 25 November 2013.
- "Taylor Swift & Justin Timberlake Win Big at American Music Awards". Billboard. November 24, 2013. Retrieved November 28, 2013.
- "Rihanna Wins the 'AMA Icon Award,' Performs 'Diamonds'". Billboard. November 24, 2013. Retrieved November 28, 2013.