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Provence & Côte d'Azur: Cannes will host the prestigious NRJ Music Awards 2013 on Saturday night, live from TF1

NRJ Music Awards in Cannes: and the nominees are...

The stars of One Direction, the legendary David Guetta and the one you love to hate - Psy of 'Gangnam Style' - will all be parading the red carpet in Cannes this weekend for the glamorous NRJ Music Awards 2013. But before you switch on your television, make sure you've brushed up on your chart music trivia...

Teenage wonders, One Direction, hope to walk away with the prize for International group of the year

Whether you're rooting for Adele's tearjerking voice, Nicki Minaj's eccentric take on rap or Michael Telo's timeless Portuguese dance numbers, you will certainly be held in suspense on Saturday 26th January. But while you'll be on the look out for those Anglophone chart-toppers, why not get acquainted with the latest French superstars, such as Orelson and French rappers Sexion d'Assaut?

Meet the nominees:

French newcomer of the year: C2C, Orelsan, Tal, Youssoupha

International newcomer of the year: Birdy, Carly Rae Jepsen, Psy, Michel Telo

French female artist of the year: Amel Bent, Jenifer, Nolwenn Leroy, Shy'm

French male artist of the year: Corneille, David Guetta, Keen V, M. Pokora

French group/duo of the year: 1789, BB Brunes, Kenza Farah & Soprano, Sexion d'Assaut

International female artist of the year: Adele, Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna

International male artist of the year: Flo Rida, Bruno Mars, Pitbull, Will.i.am

International group/duo of the year: Coldplay, Carly Rae Jepsen & Owl City, Maroon 5, One Direction

International record of the year: Call Me Maybe (Carly Rae Jepsen), Gangnam Style (Psy), Diamonds (Rihanna), This is Love (Will.i.am)

Music video of the year: Beauty and the Beast (Justin Bieber), Down the Road (C2C), Gangnam Style (Psy), Where Have You Been (Rihanna)

The NRJ Music Awards will be broadcast live from the Palais des Festivals in Cannes at 8.30pm on channel TF1

Isabelle Younane

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Comment by mrs. horan | 27.01.2013

GO ONE DIRECTION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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