Adele leads nominations for the American Music Awards

By Willfred Okiche

British singer Adele leads the pack of nominees for this year’s American Music Awards with a total of four nominations including Artist of the Year. Her sophomore record ‘21’ is the highest selling album this year yet in the U.S. with 3.5million copies sold so far.

Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Lil Wayne, and The Band Perry follow closely with 3 nods a piece. The nominations were announced in Los Angeles by rappers Nicki Minaj and Pitbull. Both are confirmed performers for the awards ceremony proper to be held November 20 at the Nokia Theatre in L.A.

See complete list of nominees;

Artist of the year  

Adele

Lady Gaga

Katy Perry

Lil Wayne

Taylor Swift

Pop or Rock Music: Favorite Female Artist

Adele

Katy Perry

Lady Gaga

 Pop or Rock Music: Favorite Male Artist

Justin Bieber

Bruno Mars

Pitbull

Pop or Rock Music: Favorite Band, Duo or Group

LMFAO

Maroon 5

OneRepublic

Pop or Rock Album

Adele – 21

Rihanna – Loud

Lady Gaga – Born This Way

 Rap/Hip-Hop Music: Favorite Artist

Lil Wayne

Nicki Minaj

Kanye West

 Rap/Hip-Hop Album

Lil Wayne – Tha Carter IV

The Throne – Watch the Throne

Nicki Minaj – Pink Friday

 Soul/R&B Music: Favorite Male Artist

Chris Brown

Trey Songz

Usher

Soul/R&B Music: Favorite Female Artist

Rihanna

Beyoncé

Kelly Rowland

 Soul/R&B Album

 

Chris Brown – F.A.M.E.

Rihanna – Loud

Beyoncé – 4

Alternative Rock Music: Favorite Artist

Foo Fighters

Black Keys

Mumford & Sons

Adult Contemporary Music: Favorite Artist

Adele

Bruno Mars

Katy Perry

 Latin Music: Favorite Artist

Pitbull

Enrique Iglesias

Jennifer Lopez

 Country Music: Favorite Female Artist

Sara Evans

Miranda Lambert

Taylor Swift

Country Music: Favorite Male Artist

Jason Aldean

Brad Paisley

Blake Shelton

 

Country Music: Favorite Band, Duo or Group

Zac Brown Band

Lady Antebellum

The Band Perry

 Country Music: Favorite Album

Jason Aldean – My Kinda Party

Taylor Swift – Speak Now

The Band Perry – The Band Perry

British singer Adele leads the pack of nominees for this year’s American Music Awards with a total of four nominations including Artist of the Year. Her sophomore record ‘21’ is the highest selling album this year yet in the U.S. with 3.5million copies sold so far.

Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry,Rihanna, Lil Wayne, and The Band Perry follow closely with 3 nods a piece. The nominations were announced by in Los Angeles by rappers Nicki Minaj and Pitbull. Both have been confirmed performers for the awards ceremony proper to be held November 20 at the Nokia Theatre in L.A.

See complete list of nominees;

Artist of the year  

Adele

Lady Gaga

Katy Perry

Lil Wayne

Taylor Swift

Pop or Rock Music: Favorite Female Artist

Adele

Katy Perry

Lady Gaga

 Pop or Rock Music: Favorite Male Artist

Justin Bieber

Bruno Mars

Pitbull

Pop or Rock Music: Favorite Band, Duo or Group

LMFAO

Maroon 5

OneRepublic

Pop or Rock Album

Adele – 21

Rihanna – Loud

Lady Gaga – Born This Way

 Rap/Hip-Hop Music: Favorite Artist

Lil Wayne

Nicki Minaj

Kanye West

 Rap/Hip-Hop Album

Lil Wayne – Tha Carter IV

The Throne – Watch the Throne

Nicki Minaj – Pink Friday

 Soul/R&B Music: Favorite Male Artist

Chris Brown

Trey Songz

Usher

Soul/R&B Music: Favorite Female Artist

Rihanna

Beyoncé

Kelly Rowland

 Soul/R&B Album

 

Chris Brown – F.A.M.E.

Rihanna – Loud

Beyoncé – 4

Alternative Rock Music: Favorite Artist

Foo Fighters

Black Keys

Mumford & Sons

Adult Contemporary Music: Favorite Artist

Adele

Bruno Mars

Katy Perry

 Latin Music: Favorite Artist

Pitbull

Enrique Iglesias

Jennifer Lopez

 Country Music: Favorite Female Artist

Sara Evans

Miranda Lambert

Taylor Swift

Country Music: Favorite Male Artist

Jason Aldean

Brad Paisley

Blake Shelton

 

Country Music: Favorite Band, Duo or Group

Zac Brown Band

Lady Antebellum

The Band Perry

 Country Music: Favorite Album

Jason Aldean – My Kinda Party

Taylor Swift – Speak Now

The Band Perry – The Band Perry

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  1. Adele rocks! happy for her. all the way to the grammys

cool good eh love2 cute confused notgood numb disgusting fail