Michael Jackson, Beyonce Land American Music Award Nominations

Michael Jackson reigns supreme even after death at this year’s 37th Annual American Music Awards. Snapping up five nominations, including a nod for Artist of the Year, Jackson will likely be honored posthumously at the November 22 ceremony. Joining Jackson with multiple nominations are Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Eminem, the Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga and T.I.. Swift, leading with a total of six nominations, including nods for Artist of the Year, Favorite Female Artist, and Favorite Album “Fearless” is followed by Eminem, who received four nods for his 2009 effort ‘Relapse”. Beyonce, riding high on the success of “I Am… Sasha Fierce” is up for a total of three awards, including Favorite Female Artist. Nominees for the 37th Annual American Music Awards were announced Tuesday, October 13 by Snoop Dogg, Paula Abdul and Adam Lambert. Day 26, Keri Hilson, Keyshia Cole, Jeremih, Mary Mary, Drake, and Kid Cudi are also up for awards (see list below). The 37th Annual American Music Awards will air Sunday, November 22 at 8/7c on ABC. You may vote for your favorites at amavote.com or by visiting the American Music Award website HERE. Nominees: Pop or Rock Music Favorite Male Artist Eminem Michael Jackson T.I. Favorite Female Artist Beyonce Lady Gaga Taylor Swift Favorite Band, Duo or Group Black Eyed Peas Kings of Leon Nickelback Favorite Album Lady Gaga / Fame Michael Jackson / Number Ones Taylor Swift / Fearless Country Music Favorite Male Artist Jason Aldean Darius Rucker Keith Urban Favorite Female Artist Reba McEntire Taylor Swift Carrie Underwood Favorite Band, Duo or Group Rascal Flatts Sugarland Zac Brown Band Favorite Album Rascal Flatts/ Unstoppable Taylor Swift / Fearless Zac Brown Band / Foundation Rap/Hip-Hop Favorite Male Artist Eminem Jay-Z T. I. Favorite Album Eminem / Relapse Jay-Z / Blueprint 3 T.I. / Paper Trail Soul/R&B Favorite Male Artist Jamie Foxx Michael Jackson Maxwell Favorite Female Artist Beyonce Keyshia Cole Keri Hilson Favorite Band, Duo or Group Black Eyed Peas Day26 Mary Mary Favorite Album Beyonce / I Am…Sasha Fierce Black Eyed Peas / The E.N.D. Michael Jackson / Number Ones Soundtracks Favorite Album Hannah Montana: The Movie Hannah Montana 3 Twilight Soundtrack Alternative Rock Favorite Artist Green Day Kings of Leon Shinedown Adult Contemporary Favorite Artist Daughtry Jason Mraz Taylor Swift Latin Music Favorite Artist Aventura Luis Fonsi Wisin Y Yandel Contemporary Inspirational Favorite Artist Jeremy Camp Brandon Heath Mary Mary Artist of Year Alternative – KINGS OF LEON Country – TAYLOR SWIFT Pop/Rock – LADY GAGA Rap/Hip-Hop – EMINEM Soul/R&B – MICHAEL JACKSON T-Mobile Breakthrough Artist Pop/Rock Breakthrough Artist – Kings of Leon, Lady Gaga Country Breakthrough Artist – Gloriana, Zac Brown Band Soul/R&B Breakthrough Artist – Keri Hilson, Jeremih Rap/Hip-Hop Breakthrough Artist – Drake, Kid Cudi


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