American Music Awards 2011 – Nominees

Whoa. American Idol almost totally scorned in this year’s AMA nominations. Only Jennifer Lopez was nominated in the Latin Artist category. Even Carrie Underwood was snubbed this year!

Adam Levine (Maroon 5) and Blake Shelton from The Voice scored nominations.

Check out the nomination list below. You can vote for your favorites HERE. The American Music Awards air on ABC Sunday November 20.

So far, Katy Perry and Pitbull are set to perform.

Favorite Male Artist Pop/Rock:

Justin Bieber
Bruno Mars

Favorite Female Artist Pop/Rock:

Lady Gaga
Katy Perry

Favorite Band/Duo/Group Pop/Rock:

One Republic
Maroon 5

Favorite Album Pop Rock

Adele – 21
Lady Gaga – Born This Way
Rihanna – Loud

Favorite Male Artist – Country

Jason Aldean
Brad Paisley
Blake Shelton

Favorite Female Artist – Country

Miranda Lambert
Sara Evans
Taylor Swift

Favorite Duo or Group – Country

The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band
Lady Antebellum

Favorite Album – Country

Jason Aldean -My Kinda Party
The Band Perry – The Band Perry
Taylor Swift – Speak Now

Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop

Nicki Minaj
Kanye West
Lil Wayne

Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop

Jay-Z and Kanye West – Watch The Throne
Lil Wayne – Tha Carter IV
Nicki Minaj – Pink

Favorite Contemporary Inspirational

Casting Crowns
Toby Mac
Third Day

Favorite Male Artist -Soul/Rhythm & Blues

Chris Brown
Trey Songz

Favorite Female Artist – Soul/Rhythm & Blues

Kelly Rowland

Favorite Album – Soul/Rhythm & Blues

Beyonce – 4
Chris Brown – FAME
Rihanna – Loud

Favorite Alternative Rock

The Black Keys
Foo Fighters
Mumford & Sons

Favorite Adult Contemporary

Bruno Mars
Katy Perry

Favorite Artist – Latin Music

Enrique Igesias
Jennifer Lopez

Sprint New Artist of The Year:

Hot Chelle Rae – Pop Rock
Foster the People – Pop Rock
The Band Perry – Country
Thompson Square – Country
Marsha Ambrosius – R&B
Louis Migues – R&B
Wiz Khalifa – RAP

Artist of the Year

Lady Gaga
Lil Wayne
Katy Perry
Taylor Swift

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