Quest’anno si svolgerà la 40esima edizione degli American Music Awards. L’evento premierà gli artisti che si sono distinti maggiormente all’interno del mercato discografico americano. In diretta dal Nokia Theatre di Los Angeles, gli Awards andranno in onda il 18 novembre. A dominare le nomination sono Rihanna e Nicki Minaj con 5 candidature a testa. Per quanto riguarda i performers, per il momento l’unica conferma riguarda l’esibizione di Christina Aguilera. Ecco intanto le nomination:


ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Justin Bieber
  • Drake
  • Maroon 5
  • Katy Perry
  • Rihanna

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • J. Cole
  • fun.
  • Gotye
  • Carly Rae Jepsen
  • One Direction

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

  • Justin Bieber
  • Flo Rida
  • Pitbull
  • Usher

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

  • Kelly Clarkson
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Katy Perry
  • Rihanna


FAVORITE BAND, DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK

  • fun.
  • Maroon 5
  • One Direction
  • The Wanted

 

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK

  • Justin Bieber /Believe
  • Maroon 5/Overexposed
  • Nicki Minaj/Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
  • One Direction/Up All Night

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

  • Jason Aldean
  • Luke Bryan
  • Eric Church

 

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

  • Miranda Lambert
  • Taylor Swift
  • Carrie Underwood

FAVORITE BAND, DUO or GROUP – COUNTRY              

  • Zac Brown Band
  • Lady Antebellum
  • Rascal Flatts

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY

  • Luke Bryan/Tailgates & Tanlines
  • Lionel Richie/Tuskegee
  • Carrie Underwood/Blown Away

FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP

  • Drake
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Tyga

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP

  • J. Cole/Cole World: The Sideline Story
  • Drake/Take Care
  • Nicki Minaj/Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

  • Chris Brown
  • Trey Songz
  • Usher

 

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

  • Beyoncé
  • Mary J. Blige
  • Rihanna

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B

  • Chris Brown/Fortune
  • Rihanna/Talk That Talk
  • Usher/Looking 4 Myself

FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK

  • The Black Keys
  • Gotye
  • Linkin Park

FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY

  • Adele
  • Kelly Clarkson
  • Train

FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN

  • Don Omar
  • Pitbull
  • Shakira

 

FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

  • Jeremy Camp
  • Newsboys
  • tobyMac

FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)

  • David Guetta
  • Calvin Harris
  • Skrillex