November 16, 2012 02:43:48 GMT
The 'Boyfriend' singer is up for the coveted Favorite Male Artist, while the 'What Makes You Beautiful' hitmakers are eyeing Favorite Breakthrough Artist award for next year's edition of PCAs.
People's Choice Awards 2013 has unveiled its nominations in music category. Among the artists who get multiple noms are nowadays' hottest teen idols Justin Bieber and One Direction. The Canadian singing sensation becomes the youngest singer nominated in Favorite Male Artist category, facing off the likes of Chris Brown, Jason Mraz, Usher and Blake Shelton.
The Biebs is also nominated for Favorite Pop Artist alongside such names as Adele, Demi Lovato, Katy Perry and Pink. His latest album "Believe" and his music video "Boyfriend" are also up for Favorite Album and Favorite Music Video awards respectively.
Meanwhile, British-Irish boyband 1D get nominated for Favorite Breakout Artist, battling it out with Carly Rae Jepsen, The Wanted, Fun. and Gotye. The quintet will also compete in the Favorite Song category with their smash hit "What Makes You Beautiful". Their fans, Directioners, will face off Bieber's devotees, Beliebers, for the Favorite Music Fan Following title.
Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Adele, Fun., Maroon 5 and Pink are among other big names which grab more than one nod for the 2013 edition of PCAs. Additionally, Korean dance sensation PSY gets one nomination in Favorite Music Video category thanks to his viral hit "Gangnam Style".
PCAs 2013 will hold its ceremony in Nokia Theater, Los Angeles on Wednesday, January 9. "The Big Bang Theory" star Kaley Cuoco will return as the host. The star-studded show will be broadcast live on CBS at 9-11 P.M. EST. Meanwhile, audience can vote for the winners in movie, music and TV categories online on People's Choice Awards official site from Thursday, November 15.
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