2012 American Music Awards Nominees List

Saturday

Announced today by Christina Aguilera, the nominees for the 2012 American Music Awards are officially out! 

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
  • BeyoncĂ©
  • 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