Tuesday, October 11, 2011

British singer Adele leads American Music Award nominees


   The nominees for 2011 American Music awards were announced Tuesday in Los Angeles, and Adele led all nominees with four. The British soul singer and songwriter was nominated for artist of the year, favorite female artist, favorite adult contemporary artist and favorite album for "21."
Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Lil Wayne, Katy Perry, Rihanna and The Band Perry all trailed Adele closely with three nominations each. Lil Wayne, Swift, Perry and Lady Gaga are all competing with Adele in the artist of the year category.

The complete list of nominees is as follows:


Best Pop/Rock Male:
Justin Bieber
Bruno Mars
Pitbull
Best Pop/Rock Female:
Adele
Katy Perry
Lady GaGa
Best Pop/Rock Group:
LMFAO
Maroon 5
One Republic
Pop Rock Album:
Adele- 21
Rihanna – Loud
Lady Gaga – Born This Way
Rap Hip Hop:
Lil Wayne
Nicki Minaj
Kanye West
Rap Hip Hop Album:
Lil Wayne- ‘Carter 4′
The Throne-’Watch The Throne’
Nicki Minaj- ‘Pink Friday’
Sou/R&B Male:
Chris Brown
Trey Songz
Usher
Soul/R&B Female:
Rihanna
Beyonce
Kelly Rowland
Soul/R&B Album:
Chris Brown ‘FAME’
Rihanna -’Loud’
Beyonce ‘-4′
Latin:
Pitbull
Jennifer Lopez
Enrigue Iglesias
Best New Artist:
Miguel
Wiz Khalifa
The Band Perry
Marsha Ambrosius
Foster The People
Hot Chelle Rae
LMFAO
Thompson Square
Artist of The Year:
Adele
Lady Gaga
Katy Perry
Lil Wayne
Taylor Swift
The 39th annual American Music Awards will be held Nov. 20 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. It will air live on ABC.

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