2010 American Music Award Nominees

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Yesterday, Taio Cruz and Demi Lovato announced the nominees for the 2010 American Music Awards. Eminem and [lastfm]Lady Antebellum[/lastfm] lead the pack with five nominations each, while  Justin Bieber trails just behind them with four nominations.

[lastfm]P!nk[/lastfm], [lastfm]Usher[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Bon Jovi[/lastfm] will be performing at this year’s show. Winners of the awards will be determined by fan voting at AMAVote.com. This year’s AMAs take place on Sunday, November 21st at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles and will air live on ABC at 8 PM.

Check out all the nominees below!

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ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Justin Bieber
Eminem
Ke$ha
Lady Gaga
Katy Perry

T-MOBILE BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST
B.o.B
Justin Bieber
Taio Cruz
Jason Derülo
Ke$ha
[lastfm]Lady Antebellum[/lastfm]
Travie McCoy
Mike Posner

POP or ROCK MUSIC

Favorite Male Artist
Justin Bieber
Eminem
Usher

Favorite Female Artist
Ke$ha
Lady Gaga
Katy Perry

Favorite Band, Duo or Group
The Black Eyed Peas
[lastfm]Lady Antebellum[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Train[/lastfm]

Favorite Album
Justin BieberMy World 2.0
EminemRecovery
Katy PerryTeenage Dream

COUNTRY MUSIC

Favorite Male Artist

[lastfm]Jason Aldean[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Luke Bryan[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Brad Paisley[/lastfm]

Favorite Female Artist
[lastfm]Miranda Lambert[/lastfm]
Taylor Swift
[lastfm]Carrie Underwood[/lastfm]

Favorite Band, Duo or Group
[lastfm]Zac Brown Band[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Lady Antebellum[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Rascal Flatts[/lastfm]

Favorite Album
Jason AldeanWide Open
Lady AntebellumNeed You Now
Carrie UnderwoodPlay On

RAP/HIP-HOP MUSIC

Favorite Male Artist
Drake
B.o.B.
Eminem

Favorite Album
B.o.B.B.o.B. Presents
DrakeThank Me Later
EminemRecovery

SOUL/RHYTHM & BLUES MUSIC

Favorite Male Artist
Chris Brown
Trey Songz
Usher

Favorite Female Artist
Alicia Keys
Rihanna
Sade

Favorite Album
Alicia KeysThe Element of Freedom
SadeSoldier of Love
UsherRaymond v. Raymond

SOUNDTRACKS

Favorite Album
AC/DCIron Man 2
Glee: The Music, Volume 3: Showstoppers
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

ALTERNATIVE ROCK MUSIC

Favorite Artist
[lastfm]Muse[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Phoenix[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Vampire Weekend[/lastfm]

ADULT CONTEMPORARY MUSIC

Favorite Artist
[lastfm]Michael Bublé[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Lady Antebellum[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Train[/lastfm]

LATIN MUSIC

Favorite Artist
[lastfm]Daddy Yankee[/lastfm]
Enrique Iglesias
Shakira

CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

Favorite Artist
[lastfm]Casting Crowns[/lastfm]
[lastfm]MercyMe[/lastfm]
[lastfm]TobyMac[/lastfm]

Check out a few memorable past AMA moments below!

[lastfm]Adam Lambert[/lastfm]‘s Controversial 2009 AMA Performance

J-Lo Falls During Her 2009 AMA Performance

[lastfm]Lady Gaga[/lastfm]‘s Fiery 2009 AMA Performance

Anna Nicole Smith Introducing [lastfm]Kanye West[/lastfm] At The 2004 AMAs

Do you agree with the 2010 AMA nominees? Who do you want to win? Comment below!

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