The Wanted Bring British Charm to the 2012 American Music Awards

Posted Sunday November 18, 2012 8:40 PM GMT

Traveling from across the pond, The Wanted attended the 2012 American Music Awards at the NOKIA Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday (November 18).

In addition to performing with Swizz Beatz and Chris Brown at the event, the boy band is nominated for Favorite Band, Duo or Group - Pop/Rock.

"The Wanted" will be just one among a troop of talented performers, including Christina Aguilera, Justin Bieber, Kelly Clarkson, Carly Rae Jepsen, Psy, Ke$ha, No Doubt, Usher, Carrie Underwood, P!nk, Pitbull, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, and Linkin Park.

This year the AMAs have added a new category, Favorite Artist - Electronic Dance Music. Competing for the new award will be David Guetta, Calvin Harris, and Skrillex.

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