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2011 AMAs Nominations: Adele, Lady GaGa, Lil Wayne, Taylor Swift and More

October 12, 2011 (1:51 am) GMT
The 'Rolling in the Deep' hitmaker lead nomination list with four nods, while GaGa, Weezy and Swift get three each along with Katy Perry and Rihanna.
2011 AMAs Nominations: Adele, Lady GaGa, Lil Wayne, Taylor Swift and More

Nominees for the 2011 American Music Awards have been announced in a press conference held at JW Marriott in Los Angeles on Tuesday, October 11. Coming to the event to help reveal the lucky musicians who will battle for the coveted prizes were , , , and .

Both Pitbull and Minaj get two nominations each for the 39th annual AMAs celebration, but it's who scores the most nods. The British pop sensation grabs four, and she's followed by the likes of , , , and who receive three each.

Adele is battling GaGa, Perry, Weezy and Swift in Artist of the Year. She is also vying for Favorite Female Pop/Rock Artist, going head-to-head against the "Judas" singer and the "E.T." hitmaker once again. For a third time, she bumps into the Mother Monster in Favorite Pop/Rock Album along with Riri, and faces Perry in Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist alongside .

While GaGa and Perry meet Adele in all of their three nods, Weezy, Swift and Riri appear in two other categories where they avoid the "Someone Like You" crooner. The rap mogul is nominated for Favorite Artist and Favorite Album in Rap/Hip-Hop Music, pitting him against Minaj and in both.

Swift gets two additional nominations in Country Music by being listed as one of the contenders for Favorite Female Artist and Favorite Album. The "Mean" singer is competing against and in the former field, and has to beat and to win the latter prize.

Like the country/pop cutie, Riri also receives two more nods to make up her three nominations. The "You Found Love" hitmaker is vying for Favorite Female Artist and Favorite Album in Soul/R&B Music. She's facing off and in the former, and competing Queen Bey once again and in the latter.

The 2011 American Music Awards show will be broadcast live from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 20, on ABC at 8 P.M. ET. The other nominees at the awards show include (Favorite Male Pop/Rock Artist), (Favorite Latin Artist), and (Favorite New Artist of the Year).

Artist of the Year:

POP OR ROCK MUSIC:

Favorite Female Artist: Favorite Male Artist: Favorite Band, Duo or Group: Favorite Album: COUNTRY MUSIC:

Favorite Female Artist: Favorite Male Artist: Favorite Band, Duo or Group: Favorite Album: RAP/HIP-HOP MUSIC:

Favorite Artist: Favorite Album: SOUL/R&B MUSIC:

Favorite Male Artist: Favorite Female Artist: Favorite Album: ALTERNATIVE ROCK MUSIC:

Favorite Artist: ADULT CONTEMPORARY MUSIC:

Favorite Artist: LATIN MUSIC:

Favorite Artist: CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL:

Favorite Artist: Sprint New Artist of the Year:

POP/ROCK: COUNTRY: SOUL/R&B: RAP/HIP-HOP:

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