Nominees for the 2011 American Music Awards
We're just over a month away from the 2011 American Music Awards, and earlier today (October 11) the illustrious nominees were announced.
Nicki Minaj and Pitbull were in the house at the JW Marriott Los Angeles at LA Live to read the list of potential winners to be voted on by the public.
Topping the list of nominees were big names in music such as Adele (leading the pack with 4), as well as Rihanna, Lady Gaga , Kanye West and Beyonce while Katy Perry and Pitbull have been confirmed as performers.
Our favorite musicians will compete in categories of Pop/Rock, Country, Rap/Hip-Hop, Soul/R&B, Alternative, Adult Contemporary, Latin, Contemporary Inspirational, and Soundtracks when the American Music Awards take place on November 20th at 8:00pm ET on ABC.
The complete list of nominees is as follows:
Pop or Rock Music: Favorite Female Artist
Pop or Rock Music: Favorite Male Artist
Pop or Rock Music: Favorite Band, Duo or Group
Pop or Rock Album
Adele - 21
Rihanna - Loud
Lady Gaga - Born This Way
Rap/Hip-Hop Music: Favorite Artist
Lil Wayne - Tha Carter IV
The Throne - Watch the Throne
Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday
Soul/R&B Music: Favorite Male Artist
Soul/R&B Music: Favorite Female Artist
Chris Brown - F.A.M.E.
Rihanna - Loud
Beyoncé - 4
Alternative Rock Music: Favorite Artist
Mumford & Sons
Adult Contemporary Music: Favorite Artist
Latin Music: Favorite Artist
Country Music: Favorite Female Artist
Country Music: Favorite Male Artist
Country Music: Favorite Band, Duo or Group
Zac Brown Band
The Band Perry
Country Music: Favorite Album
Jason Aldean - My Kinda Party
Taylor Swift - Speak Now
The Band Perry - The Band Perry
Artist of the Year
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