Adele leads the American Music Award Nominations

Grammy winner Adele has had an incredible year with two number one singles (“Rolling in the Deep” and the current chart topper “Someone Like You”) and the best-selling album of the year in America and the world, 21. And things just keep getting better as the singer landed the most American Music Award nominations today with 4 nominations. I’m betting she wins all of them too… She will have some competition from the likes of multiple nominees Katy Perry, Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift to name a few. Other artists who grabbed several nods include Bruno Mars, The Band Perry, Jason Aldean, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj and Beyonce. Take a look at all the nominees below and head to the show page here to vote for all your favorites. Watch the show live on ABC on Sunday Nov. 20th at 8pm.

2011 American Music Award Nominees~

ARTIST OF THE YEAR:
Adele
Lady Gaga
Lil’ Wayne
Katy Perry
Taylor Swift

Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist:
Justin Bieber
Bruno Mars
Pitbull

Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist:
Adele
Lady Gaga
Katy Perry

Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group:
LMFAO
Maroon 5
OneRepublic

Favorite Pop/Rock Album:
Adele, 21
Lady Gaga, Born This Way
Rihanna, Loud

Favorite Country Male Artist:
Jason Aldean
Brad Paisley
Blake Shelton

Favorite Country Female Artist:
Sara Evans
Miranda Lambert
Taylor Swift

Favorite Country Band/Duo/Group:
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band
Lady Antebellum

Favorite Country Album:
Jason Aldean, My Kinda Party
The Band Perry, The Band Perry
Taylor Swift, Speak Now

Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist:
Lil’ Wayne
Nicki Minaj
Kanye West

Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album:
Jay-Z and Kanye West, Watch the Throne
Lil’ Wayne, Tha Carter IV
Nicki Minaj, Pink Friday

Favorite Male Soul/R&B Artist:
Chris Brown
Trey Songz
Usher

Favorite Female Soul/R&B Artist:
Beyonce
Rihanna
Kelly Rowland

Favorite Soul/R&B Album:
Beyonce, 4
Chris Brown, F.A.M.E.
Rihanna, Loud

Favorite Alternative Rock Artist:
The Black Keys
Foo Fighters
Mumford & Sons

Favorite Latin Artist:
Enrique Iglesias
Jennifer Lopez
Pitbull

Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist:
Casting Crowns
Toby Mac
Third Day

Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist:
Adele
Bruno Mars
Katy Perry

Sprint New Artist:
Foster the People
Hot Chelle Rae
The Band Perry
Thompson Square
Marsha Ambrosious
Miguel
LMFAO
Wiz Khalifa

And here’s a little Adele treat for you. Enjoy a live version of her song “Set Fire to the Rain” which continues to chart on the Billboard Hot 100 despite not being an official single. (Watch for it to be announced as the third single in the coming weeks).
Adele “Set Fire to the Rain” (live)

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