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[10/13/09 - 12:25 PM]
2009 American Music Awards Nominees Announced
Taylor Swift, Michael Jackson and Eminem lead the nominations while Alicia Keys, Black Eyed Peas, Jennifer Lopez and Adam Lambert are set to perform.

[via press release from ABC]

"2009 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS" NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

Taylor Swift, Michael Jackson, Eminem Lead 2009 Nominees

Alicia Keys, Black Eyed Peas, Jennifer Lopez and Adam Lambert Confirmed to Perform

Winners Determined by Online Voting at ama.abc.com, amavote.com and mycokerewards.com

T-Mobile will Present "Breakthrough Artist Awards"

Recording artists Paula Abdul, Adam Lambert and Snoop Dogg revealed the American Music Awards (AMAs) nominees this morning from the Beverly Hills Hotel (see full list of nominees that follows). Alicia Keys, Black Eyed Peas, Jennifer Lopez and Adam Lambert were also announced as performers for the 37th annual AMAs. The AMAs will represent Adam Lambert's debut performance of music from his forthcoming CD release. Additional acts and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks.

The live broadcast will take place at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22nd (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET/PT) on the ABC Television Network. Tickets are now on sale (please visit www.ticketmaster.com or call 1-877-AEG-TICKETS). dick clark productions will also air a live digital pre-show hosted by Julie Moran from the 2009 American Music Awards red carpet, available on ABC.com, USTREAM.com and mycokerewards.com and mycoke.com.

For the third year, winners will be determined by online voting at www.ama.abc.com, www.amavote.com and www.mycokerewards.com, the official voting location starting today. Artists will be honored in the categories of Pop/Rock, Country, Rap/Hip-Hop, Soul/R&B, Alternative, Adult Contemporary, Latin and Contemporary Inspirational. Fans can go to the official homepage of the "2009 American Music Awards," ama.abc.com, to find performer and presenter announcements, artist information, and more.

Taylor Swift leads the nominations race this year with six (6) total nominations, Michael Jackson follows with five (5) nominations, Eminem follows with four (4) nominations and Beyonce, Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga, Kings of Leon and T.I. collected three (3) nominations. Lady Gaga, Eminem, Kings of Leon, Michael Jackson and Taylor Swift make up the highly talented roster of 2009 Artist of the Year nominees.

Orly Adelson, executive producer of the show and Larry Klein, AMA producer jointly stated: "With the support of the artists and labels, we are looking forward to an amazing lineup of performances during this year's show highlighting the diversity and breadth of this year's eclectic music scene."

In addition, music fans will again be able to vote for the T-Mobile Breakthrough Artist Award. For the first time in the show's history, fans can also vote to determine the final four nominees for the award. Fans can vote at ama.abc.com and/or via text-message for T-Mobile customers (standard text messaging charges apply). Go to abc.com for more voting details. Voting to determine the final T-Mobile Breakthrough Artist Award nominees begins today, and voting for the final award winner will begin October 26 and conclude during the American Music Awards on November 22.

About the Voting

Nominees were selected from data supplied by The Nielsen Company's Broadcast Data Systems, which monitors radio airplay performance, and Soundscan, which tracks retail music sales. Online voting will take place, beginning today at ama.abc.com as well as amavote.com and mycokerewards.com.

About dick clark productions, inc.

Founded in 1957, dick clark productions, inc. ("dcp") is a leading independent producer of television programming. dcp produces perennial hits such as "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest," the "American Music Awards," the "Golden Globe Awards" and the "Academy of Country Music Awards." dcp also produces popular weekly television programming, including "So You Think You Can Dance" and the recently aired summer show "Shaq VS." dcp owns and maintains one of the world's most unique and extensive entertainment libraries, which includes more than 30 years of "American Bandstand" footage. For additional information about dcp, please visit www.dickclarkproductions.com.

About the American Music Awards

In 1973 Dick Clark created the American Music Awards to pay tribute to popular musicians from various genres of music and to put audiences in touch with the latest phenomena in American music. Since its founding, the AMAs have honored and showcased the talents of some of the biggest names in the music industry. For press credential requests, please go to www.dickclarkproductions.com/ama

FINAL NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2009 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS:

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 MUSIC

Favorite Male Artist
Eminem
Jay-Z
T.I.

Favorite Album
Eminem / Relapse
Jay-Z / Blueprint 3
T.I. / Paper Trail

SOUL/RHYTHM & BLUES MUSIC

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 MUSIC

Favorite Artist
Green Day
Kings of Leon
Shinedown

ADULT CONTEMPORARY MUSIC

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 THE 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 NOMINATIONS

X Pop/Rock Breakthrough Artist � Kings of Leon, Lady Gaga

X Country Breakthrough Artist � Gloriana, Zac Brown Band

X Soul/R&B Breakthrough Artist � Keri Hilson, Jermiah

X Rap/Hip-Hop Breakthrough Artist � Drake, Kid Cudi





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