Pitbull to Host and Perform at American Music Awards

October 20, 2014 By:
Pitbull to Host and Perform at American Music Awards
Image By: Getty Images / Noam Galai

Mr. Worldwide aka Mr. 305 aka Pitbull is set to host this year's American Music Awards.. again. 

"World, who would have thought Pitbull hosting the AMAs two years in a row," said Armando Christian Perez, "The harder I work, the luckier I get. Thank you ABC and dick clark productions for the amazing opportunity - more than anything let's get ready to have fun.  Dale!"

On top of hosting the awards show, Pitbull will perform a new song from his upcoming album. 

As for nominations, Iggy Azalea leads with six nods. Katy Perry, Pharrell, and John Legend follow closely behind with five nominations each. 

Check out the entire list of nominees below:

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

The 2014 American Music Awards will air live from Los Angeles’ Nokia Theater, on November 23 at 8 p.m. EST on ABC.