Iggy Azalea, the Most-Nominated 2014 AMAs Artist, Will Also Perform

Iggy Azalea at iHeartRadio 2014
Joseph Llanes

Iggy Azalea performs on stage at the iHeartRadio Village in Las Vegas on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014.

Make way, Lorde, One Direction, and Fergie: Iggy Azalea is hitting the American Music Awards stage, too. The news arrived Friday morning in a press release.

In addition to being the night's newest performer, Azalea is also the AMA's most-nominated artist, with six chances to win. Azalea's nods include Artist of the Year, Single of the Year, New Artist of the Year, and Favorite Female Artist. After Azalea are Pharrell, John Legend, and Katy Perry with five noms apiece. Lorde received four nominations.

On last weekend's Saturday Night Live, Azalea performed her new single, "Beg For It," featuring Denmark's MØ, and a medley of "Fancy" and "Black Widow." The appearance gave Iggy a notable boost on the Social 50.

For the second straight year, Pitbull is the American Music Awards host, with additional performances coming from Mary J. Blige, Sam Smith, Charli XCX, and 5 Seconds of Summer. The AMAs will broadcast at 8 p.m. on Nov. 23 on ABC, courtesy of Dick Clark Productions. Voting is still live.


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