American Music Awards Announce 2010 Nominees Including Eminem, Drake
Eminem leads the AMA’s with five nominations, while Justin Bieber, Usher, and B.o.B trail close behind.
This year’s American Music Awards will air on Nov. 21 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. The award committee announced the nominees on Tuesday, with a list covering popular artists in each music genre.
Eminem and country group Lady Antebellum lead the nominations with five nods each. Em oddly earned a nomination for Favorite Male Artist in both the Pop and Rap/Hip Hop categories, going against Justin Bieber as well as Drake. Drake’s album Thank Me Later will go up against Recovery and The Adventures of Bobby Ray in the Favorite Rap/Hip Hop Music Album section.
Other nominees include Usher, The Black Eyed Peas, Chris Brown, Sade, and others:
Favorite Male Artist (Pop or Rock)
Favorite Female Artist (Pop or Rock)
Favorite Band, Duo, or Group (Pop or Rock)
The Black Eyed Peas
Favorite Album (Pop or Rock)
Justin Bieber/My World 2.0
Katy Perry/Teenage Dream
Favorite Male Artist (Rap/Hip Hop)
Favorite Album (Rap/Hip Hop)
B.o.B./ The Adventures of Bobby Ray
Drake/Thank Me Later
Favorite Male Artist (Soul/R&B)
Favorite Female Artist (Soul/R&B)
Favorite Album (Soul/R&B)
Alicia Keys/The Element of Freedom
Sade/Soldier of Love
Usher/Raymond v. Raymond
Artist of the Year
Excerpt from HipHopDx.com