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Being a strong leader is about dedication to the mission, taking care of the Soldiers under your command and keeping yourself strong mentally and physically. For 2LT Carter, learning this critical balance becomes essential when his team is ambushed in Afghanistan and Carter must take charge in the face of overwhelming odds in America's Army #14 – Decide to Lead PT. 2 : Lessons.

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Two Things That Lead You to Lose Your Self-Confidence Amidst a Divorce

Divorce, job loss, or the crumbling of a relationship are examples of sudden life-changing events that can cause pain and suffering–whether you saw them coming or not. Chances are pretty good that when a sudden soul-crushing event happens to you, anger and sadness quickly turn to blame, which can take two forms.

BLAMING OTHERS

You can blame others and point the finger at somebody or something that you feel caused your pain and suffering. In blaming others, you identify yourself as victim because it was done to you.

The reality is that sometimes IT’S NOT YOUR FAULT. Others may be squarely to blame for your circumstances, and you may have had no control over what happened to you. In other cases, you may just find that it’s easier to point the finger at someone to justify your anger, hide your humiliation, and satisfy your ego.

BLAMING YOURSELF

You can also blame yourself. In doing this, you identify as a victim of your own making because you feel like it was done by you. You feel that you have done something bad or wrong that contributed to the situation; this is why blaming yourself is most often partnered with feelings of guilt.

Fabulous, right? That’s just the cherry you needed to top the sh*tstorm sundae in front of you!

In both circumstances, when you become a victim, you give up your power. In a recent blog in the Huffington Post, Karen Covy, a divorce attorney and life advisor, said that guilt “strips your power away from you faster than a vacuum cleaner sucks dirt from your carpet.

“Guilt is a feeling. It comes from your heart, not your head. But it starts when your head tells your heart that you have done something bad or wrong. Getting divorced is not necessarily bad or wrong. It is also not necessarily good or right either. The truth is that divorce is whatever you make of it.” The same could be said of losing your job, or the crumbling of a relationship. The truth is, it’s whatever you make it.

If we focus on guilt, we lose our power, and when we lose our power, fear takes over. When fear rules the day, you have two options.

Option one is to push down the fear; you hide it and pretend it’s not there. It’s like trying to hold a balloon under water; you have to apply so much pressure to keep it down that eventually it’s just going to shoot right up to the surface.

Option two is to address your fear. Acknowledge it, walk with it hand and hand, and feel it instead of treating it like the enemy. Figure out what your fear is and whether or not it has any truth to it.

At one end of the spectrum you have blame, guilt, fear and powerlessness; at the other end of the spectrum you have accountability and power. Moving to the positive side of the spectrum and taking your power back is your responsibility.

It doesn’t matter if something was done to you or by you. It doesn’t matter if it was right or wrong. It doesn’t matter if it was fair or unfair. What matters is that you alone are responsible for how you move forward. You are responsible for your own happiness. If you contributed to the situation, own it and forgive yourself for it. You are human and you are okay!

And if you’re reading this post RIGHT NOW, then you’re in a unique position to find out exactly how to take back your power and move forward, feel confident and be happy.

Now that you know about the consequences of playing the pain-blame game, I’ve created a DETAILED, free guide to help you gain back, and hold onto, your power.

My wish for you is to sidestep the countless traps that make most divorce recoveries epic disasters, and instead be able to move forward and feel confident because you own your power. I’ve been focusing on resilience for over 7 years now and I’ve made MANY mistakes along the way. You don’t need to do the same! I’ve compiled a list of 4 easy ways to take back your power (and keep it). To learn how to take your power back, download my FREE GUIDE:

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Well it’s about time. Tonight (Sept. 20), Viola Davis became the first Black lead actress to win an Emmy award for her performance on ABC’s How To Get Away With Murder

Davis started her moving acceptance speech by quoting Harriet Tubman.

“In my mind, I see a line. And over that line I see green fields and lovely glowers and beautiful white women with their arms stretched out to me over that line,” she said. “I can’t seem to get over that line.”

She added, “The only thing that separates women of color from anything else is opportunity,” to a round of applause.

Davis beat out actresses including Taraji P. Henson (Empire) and Claire Danes (Homeland).

Also winning an Emmy award tonight was Uzo Aduba for her portrayal of “Crazy Eyes” on Orange Is The New Black.

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“I applaud Ice Cube, Gary F Gray & Dr. Dre because they know how to tell a great story! The accurate portrayal of a Hip Hop producer’s heart…. wanting to make something special…well done. The vicious sharks that swim in music industry waters…greatly exposed. The acting, promotion and soundtrack… superb! In a country where excellence in black film on the big screen isn’t seen enough, it’s proudly exhibited here.

But from the perspective of the ancestors, they got some explaining to do. Centuries of struggle by our men, women and children who were thoroughly desolate with only one hope. The hope that through their perseverance, future generations would have it better than they did. Many died for that very reason.
That’s the African-American legacy.

It was just two weeks ago, we all were discussing how soiled America still is from the horrors of slavery and the following systematic racism.

Blacks for hundreds of years purposely portrayed in every advertisement, news article, play, TV show and movie as dangerous, vile, uncaring, simple, roguish brutes, with intelligence a tad higher than a monkey. Year after year, decade after decade, century after century… And here we are today – as white trigger happy cops shoot blacks. It doesn’t matter if they’re unarmed, cuz in the minds of so many, blacks are always armed with centuries of dangerous propaganda. And a lie can run around the world twice before truth can get her shoes on!

And in comes Hollywood pushing yet ANOTHER movie with that same ole narrative… “Straight Outta Compton!” With the convenient subtitle – “The worlds most dangerous group.”

Is that literal or it’s figurative? None of them came from the most dangerous of street life but Easy E. right? I often hear that they’re dangerous because of Cube’s defiant lyrics & fierce determination to speak “truth” to power. Ummm, that sounds honorable.

But I’m sure I can come up with a few more suggestions more appropriate than NWA. The Black Panthers for instance might be better suited for such an honor. With fierce determination they defied an entire system at risk of their very lives! They REALLY fought for justice and most paid the ultimate price. An epic bio pic that shows how these brave young men and women organized change for all races and genders, showing true devotion mixed with legal prowess… that’s a film suggestion! And can I get a witness that NWA’s “F** the Police” is only the prevailing anti-police brutality anthem BECAUSE the music industry championed it. It didn’t take the FBI long at all to see that NWA was ultimately a harmless group because their other songs & political savvy was thoroughly misguided and non-directional. As opposed to the earlier & less popular “F** the Pigs” that the Black Panthers often shouted as they persevered through police harassment as actual freedom fighters, not as drug dealers and pretend thugs. Historically there were activists that started as thugs but TRANSFORMED into purposeful revolutionaries.

I’ve heard some say, the title “most dangerous” is as far as MUSICAL groups are concerned…. Ummm wouldn’t PUBLIC ENEMY better fit that definition? But see a movie like that would simply be too dangerous, it might cause people to do more than ooo and aaah over the financial success of a music producer & rapper who made nice movies and headphones. It might cause REAL change.

NWA may be the most dangerous, but not because they fought against a racist and oppressive system… but because they were effective ambassadors of that very system! I like to call it white supremacy on wax! Who else could have done such a great job at spreading the age old message that blacks are morally sub-human? Many things white supremacists say about blacks is what NWA confirms in their most popular songs. And yes, in 2015 Twitter is going nuts praising the film and much of the hiphop world is bowing down to NWA as heroes in the genre. But I applaud a good number of blacks that “don’t believe the hype”!

Bio pics about rap artists are few and far between, but take notice to WHICH rap movies Hollywood green lights for major motion picture release? And have you ever thought about WHY these particular movies?

Biggie’s Notorious, Eminem’s 8 Mile, 50 Cent’s Get Rich or Die Trying and NWA’s Straight Outta Compton! Most of which come straight outta Jimmy Iovine’s & Dre’s storehouse of thuggery, and celebrate the “American Dream” thru gritty accounts of drug deals, crack addicted communities, strip clubs, friends that deceive each other and gun battles gone wrong. And then the inevitable transformation from rags to riches. As they live happily ever after (in their death though). Oh yeah, Biggie was about right, that if you’re black…you’re nobody til somebody kills you!

To quote Public Enemy… “Burn Hollywood Burn!” They’re pretty much about money and judging by this past weekends ticket sales… THEY’RE WINNING! Stay tuned for a Tupac, Ice T and whomever else da cap fits bio pic for us all to swoon over!

Feed us our illusions, Hollywood has no skin in the game, it’s just money to them. But don’t we as blacks literally have skin in the game?

It’s our SKIN that signals brainwashed cops to pull us over just because we didn’t use a turn signal. Or blow our brains out for trying to start our car while being questioned. Or get choked to death, spines snapped, or just walking home wearing a hoodie.

BUT SOMEBODY BLACK KEEPS PROUDLY DELIVERING THESE MOVIES TO HOLLYWOOD.

There’s gotta be a point where we WEIGH the pains we feel from years of being mis-represented against the joy we feel seeing another black thug soliloquy on the big screen! The pain lasts for years, the joy last 2 and a half hours. You do the math.

There’s gotta be a breaking point when we make a critical decision. Directionless expression or real freedom? I know, I know… no one screams when Scorsese does a gangster film, why pick on rappers? Because Jewish people aren’t making these movies WHILE simultaneously getting shot down in the streets by their own kind, arrested in astronomical rates and their rappers literally getting assassinated like they were in a Middle East war zone!

When is enough… ENOUGH!?

Consciousness didn’t start with NWA, J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly”, nor ‪#‎blacklivesmatter‬.

It’s been in full effect since slavery and we must keep our eyes on the prize to reach the finish line!
On the big screen, these rappers are portrayed as bigger than life heroes and even somehow “freedom fighters”! But TRUE heroes like Julian Bond, Garvey, Harriet & Parks deserve a bio pic, because they served US all! But would we support it?

It NEVER was enough to have a conscious song or two on an otherwise “white supremacist” gangsta record. It’s not enough to have things “go in cycles”… (people say that to me all the time about music)
It’s about standing on the shoulders of those that stood before us until we get out from the ditch that hides our humanity!

Our values are so backwards that fathers, mothers, educators, intellectuals & activists don’t fill today’s memes and murals. Instead it’s Tupac, Biggie, NWA and maybe a Jay-Z. The murals you see painted in the ghettos, (I’ve even seen em in the outskirts of Africa!) Memes of these rappers floating around on the Internet and interviews at the end of albums with their “prophetic” words. 3D holograms of them in front of wooing crowds. Supposed martyrs packaged and shrink wrapped in a CD. “Heroes” of the people – celebrated, applauded, jailed and assassinated, with a level of admiration that you’d think they died because of political resistance or activism, but no. It’s simply a petty beef or a record executive hungry for more money.

We have so lost our way, that we celebrate their temporary success – in lieu of our own lasting success.

Behind the riches of every Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Easy E. or Suge Knight are quiet little Jewish & White guys in polo shirts that are even richer than them.

They play golf and listen to Bach while they count their money. Meanwhile we wallow in these decadent, century old stereotypical, blaxploitation flicks and albums, their kids fly in private jets and vacation in Belize. Our kids suffer just walking to school.

Yes, Straight Outta Compton is very good and yes, these men have immense talent, but Italian mafioso refused to sell crack to their own communities. They insisted on separating their families from their illegal business.

We sell this “crack music” to our little kids and we infest the whole world with it!
It is NOT just entertainment. We are getting killed in real life. We influence Africa, South America and everywhere there’s poor people that need inspiration. It has never been simple entertainment and it has far out reached the block…. it’s racist propaganda. And it hurts the soul of humanity!

And by the way ITS NOT HONEST, it’s not what we see in the hood. It’s an embellishment of it, it’s “reality” on steroids, it’s someones story on performance enhancers! And the things that destroy these communities has become a Satanic virus, packaged and shipped out to every other community to infect those that were previously healthy.

That’s my problem with NWA – not the music (it’s brilliant) NWA endorsed the worse traits of the hood, promoted these traits and to justify their lust for fame they revised their purpose claiming it’s a noble freedom of speech movement.

And many have bought that revisionist history, poured it in our glasses & ummm that kool aid taste sweet! White supremacy is happy, blacks got our thug heroes and the world keeps on turning.
So, sit and eat your popcorn, sip a Coke, enjoy a well-deserved break from lifes stress.
I know I did. I also know I made Ice Cube, Dr. Dre Gary Gray and a host of white dudes a bit richer! I’m alright with that. May God bless em.

But even as I’m entertained by the film, I know that unless we change our dynamics and moral infrastructure as black people, WE really are the entertainment. The silly blacks that can’t realize the difference between an Arnold Schwarzenegger fiction and a propaganda missile aimed at the very demise of our freedom, dignity and culture.

GIL scott was right….The revolution will not be televised it will be screened in a theater near you.
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Cookie’s Empire: Taraji P. Henson Earns Outstanding Lead Actress Emmy Nomination

Taraji P. Henson snagged herself an Emmy nomination this morning (July 14) for her role as Cookie Lyon on Empire. Henson is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.

The 44-year-old Washington D.C. native’s Emmy competition is pretty serious with Viola Davis (How To Get Away With Murder), Claire Daines (Homeland), Elizabeth Moss (Mad Men), Robin Wright (House of Cards), and Tatania Maslany (Orphan Black).

This one could go either way, but Henson seems to be the front runner just based on Empire’s success, what her character means to the show, and how big it is on social media.

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Other nominees include Anthony Anderson, Bey & Jay, Don Cheadle, Queen Latifah,  Louis C.K., David Oyelowo, Amy Schumer, and more.

The 67th Annual Emmy Awards air Sept. 20 on Fox,  and will be hosted by Saturday Night Live alum, Andy Sanmberg.

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Polyamorous Attorney Agrees SCOTUS Decision Could Lead To Group Marriage

One of the conservative right’s favorite arguments against legalized same-sex marriage nationwide is that it’s a slippery slope that could lead to polygamy — and if you’re Justice Anthony Scalia or Ben Carson, it could even lead to beastiality. Others argue that drawing a connection between gay marriage and plural marriage is both an irrelevant and unfounded argument. However, one attorney argued on HuffPost Live on earlier this week that polygamy could have legal precedent.

Andy Izenson, an attorney with Diana Adams Law and Mediation who also identifies as polyamorous, explained to host Nancy Redd that the same legal reasoning to protect same-sex marriage under the 14th Amendment “could plausibly” be extended to protect group marriages, presuming it’s consensual.

“The idea that a three-person or four-person union between consenting adults is not fundamentally different from a two-person union between consenting adults is absolutely legit,” Izenson said.

But she added that the conservative “slippery slope” rhetoric that somehow leads to “beastiality and then people marrying their toasters” is baseless because it negates the need for consent. Izenson said Scalia invokes these presumptions as a means of scaring people because he’s perturbed by the country’s current socio-political climate.

“He’s just trying to scare people. It’s not actually a thing to be concerned about. It discounts the fact that as individuals, and as a society, we actually have the capacity to make rational reasoned choices about what we do,” she said, later adding, “But as long as you’ve got a consensual union between adults who know what they’re doing, then I think the logic is sound.”

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Lead Belly: Songster of Mythic Proportions

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Following their 2012 success with Woody at 100, the folk music wizards of Smithsonian Folkways chose an even more ambitious project: a box set to represent the influential songster Lead Belly, a friend of Guthrie’s who was less prolific as a songwriter but much more prolific as a recording artist. Lead Belly was the nickname of Huddie Ledbetter, a Louisiana native who sang, played several instruments, and had a prodigious musical talent. Unfortunately, he also had a temper, and he ended up serving time in prisons in Texas and Louisiana. In Angola prison in 1934, folklorists John and Alan Lomax recorded some of his songs. When he was released from prison, Lead Belly sought out John Lomax, worked briefly as his assistant, and then entrusted his musical career to the stately white Texan. After establishing himself in New York, he became a fixture of the folk scene, played with jazz and gospel musicians, and made a huge number of recordings.

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Bunk Johnson (Trumpet), Lead Belly (Guitar), Alcide Pavageau (Bass) and George Lewis (Drums). The photo is by William Gottleib, who dedicated it to the Public Domain. [Library of Congress]

The five discs on Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection present a selection of the recordings that found their way to the label’s archive: recordings made for Moe Asch at his Asch label, at Stinson, at folkways, and at various radio stations. It also includes a few recordings from the archive where I work, the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. Selected and annotated by co-producers Jeff Place of Smithsonian Folkways and Robert Santelli of the Grammy Museum, the box follows a similar pattern to the Woody set: Discs one and two present Lead Belly’s greatest hits. The third mixes hits and rarities. The fourth CD presents radio shows, many of them never released before, and the fifth presents a selection from his famous “last sessions.” In all it presents an engaging and fascinating portrait of Lead Belly: broad enough to cover all the bases, deep enough to present both legendary performances and oddities, with sixteen never-before-released selections. Lead Belly claims in one of the radio shows that he can “sing 500 songs without going back to first one.” If that was true, this presents only about a quarter of his prodigious repertoire…but I wouldn’t bet on that.

The songs are a vast and varied banquet of Americana cooked up and served through the genius of one man. Whether they’re pieces he learned from his uncles (“Goodnight Irene”), picked up from fieldwork (“Rock Island Line”), gleaned from movie cowboys (“Springtime in the Rockies”), or wrote himself (“Fannin Street”), Lead Belly made every song his own. His twelve-string guitar playing could be deceptively simple, as on “Ha Ha Thisaway,” or chaotic and complicated, as on “Gallows Pole.” His button accordion playing on “John Hardy” and other pieces acts like a blues guitar, providing chords under the singing, then answering back with occasional verses of its own. Friends such as Woody Guthrie (mandolin), Cisco Houston (guitar), Sonny Terry (Harmonica) Brownie McGhee (guitar) and Pops Foster (bass) fill out the arrangements on some of the songs.

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Of course, Lead Belly’s greatest asset was his voice. It’s at once powerful and painful, a hard-living voice that can whoop with joy, wail with sorrow, or coax a chuckle from a child. He could sound surprisingly innocent on a kids’ song, or he could turn around and be a hard-drinking bluesman–a trick he had perfected in real life as well as in song. Perhaps the most surprising piece, “Excerpt from ‘The Lonesome Train'” finds Lead Belly playing the part of a rural preacher, bookending the beautiful cadences of his sermon with verses of a song about Abraham Lincoln.

How influential was Lead Belly? Since The Weavers had a number one hit with “Irene” in 1950, the year after Lead Belly died, an unending array of musicians have covered his songs, from Johnny Cash to Led Zeppelin and from Nirvana to The Beach Boys. On this set you’ll hear the original songs that inspired them all.

Unlike his friend Woody Guthrie, Lead Belly was not a visual artist as well as a musician. So to make the box as sumptuous as Woody’s they needed lots of pictures, and they found them in the John Reynolds Collection, the Library of Congress, and elsewhere. The use of relevant documents as well as photos, and a pleasing design sensibility, add up to a great-looking, readable package.

A further delightful aspect of the set is the writing. Both Santelli and Place contribute thoughtful and interesting essays setting Lead Belly’s life and music in context. Along the way, they clear up many misconceptions about Lead Belly, beginning with his name. Originally spelled as two words, it was later often rendered as “Leadbelly.” While the singer didn’t complain about any positive publicity, he (and now his family) always preferred the original spelling, which is restored by this release. Lead Belly’s given name was “Huddie,” and another popular error is to rhyme it with “Buddy.” It was properly pronounced “HUGH-dee,” and people who knew him sometimes even wrote “Hughie.” When he spoke fast it could sound like “WHO-dee” or even “hoodie.” The box set provides several songs in which he says or sings his name, including “Fannin Street” and “Governor O.K. Allen,” which give the range of acceptable pronunciations.

One misconception the set may perpetuate is the story that Governor O. K. Allen of Louisiana pardoned Lead Belly in response to a song recorded and delivered by Lomax. Santelli’s essay tells this story uncritically, while Place’s suggests with a sly wink that it may be true, stating that Lead Belly was “officially granted a pardon” after the song was delivered, but acknowledging that the state disavowed a causal connection. In fact, though, Lead Belly’s sentence was commuted on the basis of a good behavior provision called “double good time,” which applied to most prisoners. The commutation was contingent on staying out of trouble, so technically he wasn’t pardoned at all. Although initially both Lomax and Lead Belly believed the song had bought Lead Belly’s freedom, Lomax learned the truth six months later, and his family to this day takes no credit for Lead Belly’s release.

Similarly, Place’s statement that Lead Belly and Lomax fell out partly because the singer “bristled at being dressed up in prison clothes” is misleading: it’s often claimed that Lomax made Lead Belly perform in prison stripes, and most people would associate “prison clothes” with that claim. But what Lomax and Lead Belly often referred to as his “prison clothes” were actually the clothes in which he had left prison: denim overalls and a work shirt. Though he always preferred tailored suits, he continued wearing overalls for many performances after parting ways with Lomax, and had publicity photos taken in them a couple of years before he died. Meanwhile, according to his biographers Kip Lornell and Charles Wolfe, after leaving Lomax and enlisting another manager, Lead Belly actually WAS forced to wear prison stripes for a grueling run of thankless performances at Harlem’s Lafayette Theater. (For an accurate account of Lead Belly’s association with Lomax, see the FAQ established by Lomax’s family.)

Notes on the individual songs are well written, engaging, and mostly accurate. There are occasional errors, though, such as the claim that Lead Belly first heard “Rock Island Line” in Gould, Arkansas in October 1934. In fact, he had heard it from another group two weeks earlier in Little Rock, a fact Place could have discovered by consulting the American Folklife Center’s online card catalog or the Association for Cultural Equity’s Lomax and Lead Belly Timeline.


Rock Island Line

Place has elsewhere given “Rock Island Line” as an example of Lead Belly learning a song after having heard it just once. This suggests a fascinating pattern to the few inaccuracies I’ve noted above: Lead Belly singing his way out of Angola, Lead Belly rebelling against the exploitation of the prison stripes, and Lead Belly learning one of his most famous songs in one hearing… they’re not so much mistaken as mythic. We suspect they may not be true, but we tell them in hopes of expressing deeper truth: Lead Belly’s life was a narrative of mastery and resistance, like Zora Neale Hurston’s High John De Conquer or folklore’s John Henry. With these mythic stories, he becomes a superhero of American history and a Founding Father of African American music.

In real life, he was all that and more.


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Eckhart Tolle on the Small Steps That Lead to Greatness – A New Earth – Oprah Winfrey Network

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If you hope to write the great American novel or compete in the Olympic Games, you shouldn’t begin your journey by focusing on your future accomplishments. Instead, spiritual teacher Eckhart Tolle says, honor the present moment by honing in on the first step of the process. Watch as Eckhart explains why this is the best way to work.

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Beyonce, Jay Z, Drake lead at BET Awards with 5 nominations; Pharrell up for 4 awards
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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead American Music Awards nominations

Kelly Clarkson and Will.i.am speak during announcement of 2013 American Music Awards nominations press conference in New YorkBy Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) – Hip-hop artists Macklemore & Ryan Lewis scored the most American Music Awards nominations on Thursday with nods in six categories, followed by country-pop star Taylor Swift and singer Justin Timberlake with five each. The duo will compete in the top category, artist of the year, against singer Bruno Mars, Swift, Timberlake and pop singer Rihanna, who collected four nominations. Also getting four nominations were country music pair Florida Georgia Line and R&B singer Robin Thicke. Rapper will.i. …



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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead American Music Awards nominations

Kelly Clarkson and Will.i.am speak during announcement of 2013 American Music Awards nominations press conference in New YorkBy Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) – Hip-hop artists Macklemore & Ryan Lewis scored the most American Music Awards nominations on Thursday with nods in six categories, followed by country-pop star Taylor Swift and singer Justin Timberlake with five each. The duo will compete in the top category, artist of the year, against singer Bruno Mars, Swift, Timberlake and pop singer Rihanna, who collected four nominations. Also getting four nominations were country music pair Florida Georgia Line and R&B singer Robin Thicke. Rapper will.i. …



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