Keith Urban, Taylor Swift Nominated For 2013 Australian ARIA Awards

Keith Urban and Taylor Swift were both nominated at the ARIA Awards, the Australian equivalent of the Grammys. Urban got nods in two categories: Best Male Artist and Best Australian Live Act.

The Aussie star hit Twitter to thank his fans: "INSANELY honored to be nominated for 2 @ARIA_Official Awards!!!! THANK YOU!! Australia!!! Miss you guys !!"

Swift, meanwhile, was nominated in the Best International Artist category for her latest LP, Red. Swift faces stiff competition in the category from Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, One Direction and Pink.

The 27th annual ARIAs go down on December 1 in Sydney, Australia at the Event Centre at The Star.

Fans have the chance to have their say in who takes home an ARIA Award, with four publicly voted awards, including Song Of The Year, Best International Artist, Best Australian Live Act and Best Video.

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