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There’s still time to vote on AMA’s Best New Artist

There’s still time to vote on AMA’s Best New Artist

AMA PREPS: Preparations are underway for this weekend's American Music Awards. Photo: Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There’s one category for the American Music Awards where you can still have an impact. Voting has closed on all categories except Best New Artist.

Voting for that ends during Sunday’s show at 9 p.m. eastern.

Fans can vote for Phillip Phillips, Ariana Grande, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Imagine Dragons or Florida Georgia Line online or through Twitter.

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis lead the nominations with six, and Taylor Swift and Justin Timberlake each have five. Performers for the show include Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Miley Cyrus, Imagine Dragons, Florida Georgia Line, One Direction and Kesha.

Pitbull will host. The American Music Awards will air Sunday on ABC.

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