Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Taylor Swift Leads Country Stars In American Music Award Nominations

The 2011 American Music Awards (AMAs) nominees were announced yesterday at the  J.W. Marriott Los Angeles L.A. The show will be broadcast live from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. live on Sunday, November 20th (8:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on ABC.

Across all genres, Adele leads this year with four (4) nominations. Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Lil Wayne, Rihanna, Taylor Swift and The Band Perry follow with three (3) nominations each, and Beyonce, Bruno Mars, Chris Brown, Jason Aldean, Kanye West, LMFAO, Nicki Minaj and Pitbull collected two (2) 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,, as well as Artists will be honored in the categories of Pop/Rock, Country, Rap/Hip-Hop, Soul/R&B, Alternative, Adult Contemporary, Latin, and Contemporary Inspirational.  Fans can go to the official homepage of the "2011 American Music Awards,", to find performer and presenter announcements, artist information, and more.

Country category nominees:

Favorite Male Artist
Jason Aldean
Brad Paisley
Blake Shelton

Favorite Female Artist
Sara Evans
Miranda Lambert
Taylor Swift

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

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