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Adele Tops American Music Awards Nominations

October 11th, 2011 2:40pm EDT

AdeleAdele leads this year's American Music Awards nominees with four nominations. Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Lil Wayne, Rihanna, Taylor Swift and The Band Perry follow with three nominations each.

Beyonce, Bruno Mars, Chris Brown, Jason Aldean, Kanye West, LMFAO, Nicki Minaj and Pitbull collected two nominations, respectively.  

This year's 2011 Artist of the Year nominees are: Adele, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Lil Wayne and Taylor Swift.

For the fifth year, winners will be determined by online voting. Fans can vote at the Coca-Cola AMA voting website, amavote.com, as well as AMA.abc.com. Artists will be honored in the categories of Pop/Rock, Country, Rap/Hip-Hop, Soul/R&B, Alternative, Adult Contemporary, Latin, and Contemporary Inspirational. 

Favorite Male Artist
Justin Bieber

Bruno Mars

Pitbull

Favorite Female Artist
Adele

Lady Gaga

Katy Perry

Favorite Band, Duo or Group
LMFAO

Maroon 5

OneRepublic

Favorite Album
Adele/21

Lady Gaga/Born This Way

Rihanna/Loud

COUNTRY MUSIC

Favorite Male Artist
Jason Aldean

Brad Paisley

Blake Shelton

Favorite Female Artist
Sara Evans

Miranda Lambert

Taylor Swift

 

Katy Perry

Favorite Band, Duo or Group
The Band Perry

Zac Brown Band

Lady Antebellum

Favorite Album

Jason Aldean/My Kinda Party

The Band Perry/The Band Perry

Taylor Swift/Speak Now

RAP/HIP-HOP MUSIC

Favorite Artist
Lil Wayne

Nicki Minaj

Kanye West

Favorite Album
Jay-Z & Kanye West/Watch The Throne

Lil Wayne/Tha Carter IV

Nicki Minaj/Pink Friday

SOUL/RHYTHM & BLUES MUSIC

Favorite Male Artist
Chris Brown

Trey Songz

Usher

Favorite Female Artist
Beyonce

Rihanna

Kelly Rowland

Favorite Album
Beyonce/4

Chris Brown/F.A.M.E.

Rihanna/Loud

ALTERNATIVE ROCK MUSIC

Favorite Artist
The Black Keys

Foo Fighters

Mumford & Sons

ADULT CONTEMPORARY MUSIC

Favorite Artist
Adele

Bruno Mars

Katy Perry

LATIN MUSIC

Favorite Artist

Enrique Iglesias

Jennifer Lopez

Pitbull

CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

Favorite Artist
Casting Crowns

Tobymac             

Third Day

 

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Adele

Lady Gaga

Lil Wayne

Katy Perry

Taylor Swift

Photo Credits: PacificCoastNews.com; PR Photos


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