Adam Lambert and Paula Abdul Announce the American Music Award Nominations, Daughtry and Carrie Underwood get Nods

Adam Lambert, Paula Abdul and Snoop Dogg announced the 2009 American Music Award nominees at the Beverly Hilton Hotel today.

  • Check out the list of nominees HERE.

Daughtry was nominated in the Adult Contemporary – Favorite Artist category along with Jason Mraz and Taylor Swift.

Carrie Underwood got a nod in the Country – Favorite Female Artist category.   Taylor Swift and Reba McEntire were also nominated in the category.

That’s it for Idol nominations at the AMAs. Season 7 Idols, David Cook,   David Archuleta and Kelly Clarkson were shut out.

Taylor Swift was nominated in 5 categories – Adult Contemporary – Favorite Artist, Country – Favorite Female Artist, Artist of the Year, Country – Favorite Album for Fearless and Pop/Rock – Favorite Female Artist.   She’s truly crossed over.

Michael Jackson received 3 posthumous nods, Pop/Rock – Favorite Male Artist, Artist of the Year and Soul/R&B Favorite Artist.

You can begin voting for your favorites right now HERE.

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