Eminem Leads Pack With Four AMA Nominations

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Eminem Leads AMA Pack With Five Nominations

We’ve seen [lastfm]Eminem[/lastfm] at his worst, and we’ve seen his recovery. If the odds hold up, we’ll also get to see him back on top in November, accepting at the very least, one American Music Award.

[lastfm]Eminem[/lastfm] is capping off a spectacular year with five AMA nominations, including a coveted Artist of the Year nod to go with noms for Favorite Male Artist and Favorite Album in both Pop/Rock and Rap/Hip-Hop.

Other AMP artists are waking up to good news this morning as well.

[lastfm]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] is nominated for Artist of the Year and Favorite Female Pop/Rock Artist, while [lastfm]Katy Perry[/lastfm] picked up nominations for Artist, Female Artist and Favorite Album in the Pop/Rock category.

For the fellas, [lastfm]Justin Bieber[/lastfm] grabbed a nomination for Favorite Male Pop/Rock Artist, Favorite Male Pop/Rock Album, Artist of the Year and Breakthrough Artist.

And an alert for the Gleeks: Everyone’s favorite show about high school show choir grabbed a nomination for the “Showstoppers vol. 3″ album in the Best Soundtrack category, where it will face off with the “Twilight Saga: Eclipse” soundtrack.

The AMAs will be given away on November 21st, and performances are already scheduled by [lastfm]Ke$ha[/lastfm], [lastfm]Katy Perry[/lastfm], [lastfm]Usher[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Pink[/lastfm]. You can vote on the awards at AMAvote.com.

The full list of AMPworthy artists:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

[lastfm]Justin Bieber[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Eminem[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Ke$ha[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Lady Gaga[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Katy Perry[/lastfm]

BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST

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

POP/ROCK
Favorite Male Artist

[lastfm]Justin Bieber[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Eminem[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Usher[/lastfm]

Favorite Female Artist

[lastfm]Ke$ha[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Lady Gaga[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Katy Perry[/lastfm]

Favorite Band, Duo or Group

[lastfm]The Black Eyed Peas[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Lady Antebellum[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Train[/lastfm]

Favorite Album

[lastfm]Justin Bieber[/lastfm], “My World 2.0″
[lastfm]Eminem[/lastfm], “Recovery”
[lastfm]Katy Perry[/lastfm], “Teenage Dream”

RAP/HIP-HOP
Favorite Male Artist

[lastfm]B.o.B.[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Drake[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Eminem[/lastfm]

Favorite Album

[lastfm]B.o.B.[/lastfm], “B.o.B. Presents”
[lastfm]Drake[/lastfm], “Thank Me Later”
[lastfm]Eminem[/lastfm], “Recovery”

SOUL/R&B

Favorite Male Artist

[lastfm]Chris Brown[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Trey Songz[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Usher[/lastfm]

Favorite Female Artist

[lastfm]Alicia Keys[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Rihanna[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Sade[/lastfm]

Favorite Album

[lastfm]Alicia Keys[/lastfm], “The Element of Freedom”
[lastfm]Sade[/lastfm], “Soldier of Love”
[lastfm]Usher[/lastfm], “Raymond v. Raymond”
SOUNDTRACK

Favorite Album

[lastfm]AC/DC,[/lastfm] “Iron Man 2″
“[lastfm]Glee[/lastfm]: The Music, Volume 3 Showstoppers”
“The Twilight Saga: Eclipse”

[Source: Billboard]

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