2011 American Music Awards Nominees!

We’re just one month and some weeks, away from the 2011 American Music Awards, and earlier today (October 11) the nominees were announced.

Nicki Minaj and Pitbull were in the house at the JW Marriott Los Angeles at LA Live to read the list of potential winners to be voted on by the public.

Those who top the list of nominees were big names in music such as Adele (leading the pack with 4), as well as Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Kanye West and Beyonce while Katy Perry and Pitbull have been confirmed as performers.

Our favorite musicians will compete in categories of Pop/Rock, Country, Rap/Hip-Hop, Soul/R&B, Alternative, Adult Contemporary, Latin, Contemporary Inspirational, and Soundtracks when the American Music Awards take place on November 20th at 8:00pm ET on ABC.

The complete list of nominees is as follows:

Best Pop/Rock Male:

Justin Bieber
Bruno Mars

Best Pop/Rock Female:

Katy Perry
Lady GaGa

Best Pop/Rock Group:

Maroon 5
One Republic

Pop Rock Album:

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

Rap Hip Hop:

Lil Wayne
Nicki Minaj
Kanye West

Rap Hip Hop Album:

Lil Wayne- ‘Carter 4′
The Throne-’Watch The Throne’
Nicki Minaj- ‘Pink Friday’

Sou/R&B Male:

Chris Brown
Trey Songz

Soul/R&B Female:

Kelly Rowland

Soul/R&B Album:

Chris Brown ‘FAME’
Rihanna -’Loud’
Beyonce ‘-4′


Jennifer Lopez
Enrigue Iglesias

Best New Artist:

Wiz Khalifa
The Band Perry
Marsha Ambrosius
Foster The People
Hot Chelle Rae
Thompson Square

Artist of The Year:

Lady Gaga
Katy Perry
Lil Wayne
Taylor Swift