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It's almost that time of the year yet again - the 2014 American Music Awards take place this evening at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles and it's shaping up to be one EPIC show, with the likes of One Direction and Garth Brooks taking to the stage. And with Iggy Azalea leading this year's nominations with an impressive six nods - will she end up finishing her amazing year on a high? We don't have to wait too long to find out!

This year's awards can be seen at 8pm on ABC tonight and judging by previous performances (remember Miley Cyrus surrounded by cats last year?), no doubt we're in for quite a treat. Tonight will see - wait for it - Taylor Swift, Sam Smith, One Direction, 5 Seconds of Summer, Iggy Azalea, Mary J. Blige, Garth Brooks, Charli XCX, Fergie, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Imagine Dragons, Jessie J, Lorde and MAGIC! perform. All that AND J.Lo will also be performing the racy track Booty with Azalea - which has already been hitting headlines because of just how sexual they're going to make it.

But, despite anyone who's anyone taking to the stage at tonight's bash, it's not all about those performances. So, who is going to be walking away with those all important awards? Check out our predictions below.

The 2014 AMAs take place TONIGHT!

New Artist of the Year

5 Seconds of Summer

Iggy Azalea


Sam Smith

Meghan Trainor

This is one difficult category and although we think this one should really go to either Iggy Azalea or Sam Smith, we think the army of dedicated 5SOS fans will spend all day, every day voting for their fave band, and will just about pip the other four to the post. And this year has been a huge one for the Aussie four piece, so it would be well deserved!

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"

'Fancy' may have been released in the summer, but we're still struggling to go a week without it getting stuck in our heads, aren't you? It also broke records in the US, as it was named the longest leading number one by a female rapper on the Hot 100, so we think that this will be just one of the six awards that Iggy could potentially win this evening!

5SOS will be performing this evening and we think they'll walk away with the New Artist Of The Year award - don't you? (WENN)

Favorite Male Artist (Pop/Rock)

John Legend

Sam Smith

Pharrell Williams

It's been a HUGE year for Sam Smith and although he's up against stiff competition from the almighty Pharrell and John Legend, we think he'll walk away with the Favorite Male Artist gong tonight. And he'll no doubt take countless selfies to show just how proud he is - and rightly so!

Favorite Female Artist (Pop/Rock)

Iggy Azalea


Katy Perry

At just 18-years-old, Lorde managed to curate the entire Hunger Games: Mockingjay part 1 soundtrack this year and after being honoured with a whopping SIX awards at the New Zealand Music Awards last week, we think her success is just going to continue tonight. Although the gong may go to Iggy (because where has Katy Perry BEEN recently?), we're definitely rooting for Lorde.

Favorite Brand, Duo, or Group (Pop/Rock)

Imagine Dragons

One Direction


With 1D's latest album FOUR breaking records this week, with it also being expected to hit the top spot in a whopping 146 countries, these boys are definitely BACK, and what better way to mark their success by giving them an award (or 7 - we wish) at the AMAs, eh? WE HOPE THEY WIN, no matter how much we love OneRepublic and Imagine Dragons.

Will 1D bag the Favorite Band award? (WENN)

Favorite Album (Pop/Rock)

Lorde, Pure Heroine

One Direction, Midnight Memories

Katy Perry, Prism

Katy Perry has spent approximately 764663 days (we know that's a slight exaggeration, but hey) touring the globe with her Prismatic World Tour, and it's flipping amazing. So, despite her not releasing any new material for a while now, she definitely deserves this award!

Favorite Male Artist (Country)

Jason Aldean

Luke Bryan

Blake Shelton

It's been an absolutely amazing year for Luke Bryan and with him constantly breaking records - it'd be a crime if he didn't walk away with this award.

Favorite Female Artist (Country)

Miranda Lambert

Kacey Musgraves

Carrie Underwood

After winning big at the CMA Awards earlier this month, Miranda is surely going to just add to her success by bagging the Female Country Artist gong at tonight's show? WE HOPE SO, ANYWAY.

We reckon Lorde will bag the Female Artist award - thoughts? (WENN)

Favorite Album (Country)

Garth Brooks, Blame It on My Roots

Eric Church, The Outsiders

Brantley Gilbert, Just as I Am

Garth recently topped the charts with his big comeback album Man Against The Machine and with Blame It On The Roots also managing to shift an impressive 164k copies in its debut week, he's surely going to bag the award for the Favorite Country album, right?

Favorite Artist (Rap/Hip-Hop)

Iggy Azalea



Interesting that Iggy and Eminem are now up against one another in this category, given the rapper's recent jibe against Azalea. However, despite Eminem being the King of rap for years now, we think after Iggy's huge year, she's going to pip him to the post for this gong.

Favorite Male Artist (Soul/R&B)

Chris Brown

John Legend

Pharrell Williams

It's been a big year for Legend, with him making a comeback with new album Love In The Future. And with him being up for five awards tonight, no doubt he'll bag at LEAST one. And well deserved, too.

Iggy Azalea is up for an impressive six awards (WENN)

Favorite Female Artist (Soul/R&B)

Jhene Aiko


Mary J. Blige

This has GOT to go to Queen Bey. It just has to.

Favorite Album (Soul/R&B)

Beyonce, Beyonce

John Legend, Love in the Future

Pharrell Williams, G I R L

Another very strong category, but we think Beyonce will bag this award too. We just have nothing negative to say about her booty shakin' ways.

Favorite Artist (Alternative Rock)


Imagine Dragons


We reckon this will be Lorde's second win of the night - despite her huge success recently, we think that this is still just the beginning for the teen.

For the full list of nominations and more information, click here. Who do you think will steal the show tonight? Let us know if you agree with our predictions.

Huge congratulations to Lewis Hamilton today who is officially Formula One's world champion for a second time after clinching the final race of the season in Abu Dhabi. And his number one cheerleader? Long-term girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger.

29-year-old Lewis told his Twitter fans ahead of the race "Today feels like the most important day of my life. But I am calm and focused" and he proved it by cruising to the lead, beating nearest rival Nico Rosberg to the championship, to go alongside his first win back in 2008. Nicole, 36, was watching the whole race with Lewis' dad Anthony and his younger brother Nicholas and his girlfriend, at times looking very worried for her man but as Rosberg faced car problems it became clear Lewis was going for the win, leading Nic to cheer on her boyfriend of seven years to the finish line.

Nicole and Lewis' family watch from the Mercedes team garage

After the win and some flag waving for the fans, Lewis headed straight to Nicole and his family in the stands for a huge group hug before Nic repeatedly kissed his helmet.

Nicole, who was looking gorgeous in a figure hugging Alexander Wang for H&M LBD, wasn't the only famous face cheering for the Brit driver though, with Prince Harry congratulating Lewis over the Mercedes team radio as he crossed the line.

"Lewis thank you very very much for not letting or making the British public sweat, you are an absolute legend, well down mate," the prince told Lewis.

Huge congrats to Lewis, who told the crowd it was "the greatest day of my life", now how about a proposal?

A kiss for the champ

Prince Harry was among the first to congratulate Lewis

Lewis is a double champion

Nicole and Lewis' dad were showered in champagne

Looking proud

(All photos BBC)

The first teaser for Jurassic World has been released today ahead of the full trailer which will be unleashed on Friday 28th November in the UK.

The teaser for the trailer (yes everyone's doing it now, thanks Fifty Shades), is only 15 seconds long but we get a glimpse of John Hammond's dream finally becoming a reality as the fourth film takes place when Jurassic Park is up and running. We also see park employees Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard alongside a look at the dinos themselves, all set to a slowed down version of that John Williams' theme.

Jurassic World is set 22 years on from the events of the original 1993 movie, with leading man Chris telling Total Film earlier this year: "John Hammond's dream is up and running and there's now a park with 20,000 visitors a day. Everything he dreamed of and more is in this park, and you will see it as an audience member when you see this movie. And you will see it get torn down!"

The Guardians of the Galaxy star plays a member of Jurassic World's on-site staff, who conducts behavioral research on the Velociraptors. But with visitor numbers to the park declining Owen's bosses bring in a new attraction to jump start the business, cue mayhem.

Steven Spielberg returns as executive producer, Colin Trevorrow directs while Judy Greer, New Girl star Jake Johnson and the only leftover from the original films, BD Wong (as chief geneticist Henry Wu), also star.

The movie will hit cinemas on June 12, 2015. Here's everything else you need to know about JW.

Look out for the first trailer in the early hours of Friday in the UK and at 6PM PST | 9PM EST in the US, during the Thanksgiving day football presentation on NBC.

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