150 Pop Stars' Real Names
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 27: Eminem performs onstage during the 2010 BET Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on June 27, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/EM/WireImage) Kevin Mazur/EM/WireImage

Eminem and Lady Antebellum lead the nomination race for the 2010 American Music Awards, both with five nominations. The nominees were announced today (Oct. 12) in Los Angeles by emcees Taio Cruz and Demi Lovato.

Eminem's nominations include Artist of the Year, as well as both Pop/Rock and Rap/Hip-Hop genres for Favorite Male Artist and Favorite Album awards. Lady Antebellum is nominated for Favorite Band, Duo or Group in the Pop/Rock and Country categories, as well as Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist, Breakthrough Artist and Favorite Country Album awards.

Justin Bieber received four nominations, while Katy Perry, Ke$ha, B.o.B and Usher all tied for third with three nominations each. Bieber and Perry join Eminem in the Favorite Pop/Rock Album category, as well as the Artist of the Year category alongside Lady Gaga and Ke$ha. Usher's nominations include Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist, Favorite R&B/Soul Male Artist and Favorite R&B Soul Album for "Raymond v Raymond."

Drake holds down the Favorite Rap/Hip-Hope Male Artist and Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album categories alongside Eminem, while Gaga, Alicia Keys and Sade also walk away with two nominations each.

Taylor Swift grabbed one nomination for Favorite Country Female Artist, with Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert also nominated. Underwood was also nominated for Favorite Country Album for "Play On" alongside Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now" and Jason Aldean's " Wide Open."

For Favorite Soundtrack, the Gleeks will have to battle the fans of Twilight since both "Glee, The Music: Volume 3 The Showstoppers" shares the category with "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse." Or AC/DC may pull a surprise win with the band's work on the "Iron Man 2" soundtrack.

The AMAs will air live on ABC on Sun. Nov. 21 at 8pm ET and feature performances from Ke$ha, Katy Perry, Usher, Pink and Bon Jovi. For the fourth consecutive year, the winners will be determined by viewer voting on ABC.com and AMAvote.com.

Here is the complete list of nominees:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Justin Bieber
Eminem
Ke$ha
Lady Gaga
Katy Perry

BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST

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

POP/ROCK

Favorite Male Artist

Justin Bieber
Eminem
Usher

Favorite Female Artist

Ke$ha
Lady Gaga
Katy Perry

Favorite Band, Duo or Group

The Black Eyed Peas
Lady Antebellum
Train

Favorite Album

Justin Bieber, "My World 2.0"
Eminem, "Recovery"
Katy Perry, "Teenage Dream"

COUNTRY

Favorite Male Artist

Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Brad Paisley

Favorite Female Artist

Miranda Lambert
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Favorite Band, Duo or Group

Zac Brown Band
Lady Antebellum
Rascal Flatts

Favorite Album

Jason Aldean, "Wide Open"
Lady Antebellum, "Need You Now"
Carrie Underwood, "Play On"

RAP/HIP-HOP

Favorite Male Artist

B.o.B.
Drake
Eminem

Favorite Album

B.o.B., "B.o.B. Presents"
Drake, "Thank Me Later"
Eminem, "Recovery"

SOUL/R&B

Favorite Male Artist

Chris Brown
Trey Songz
Usher

Favorite Female Artist

Alicia Keys
Rihanna
Sade

Favorite Album

Alicia Keys, "The Element of Freedom"
Sade, "Soldier of Love"
Usher, "Raymond v. Raymond"

ALTERNATIVE ROCK

Favorite Artist

Muse
Phoenix
Vampire Weekend

SOUNDTRACK

Favorite Album

AC/DC, "Iron Man 2"
"Glee: The Music, Volume 3 Showstoppers"
"The Twilight Saga: Eclipse"

ADULT CONTEMPORARY

Favorite Artist

Michael Bublé
Lady Antebellum
Train

LATIN

Favorite Artist

Daddy Yankee
Enrique Iglesias
Shakira

CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

Favorite Artist

Casting Crowns
MercyMe
TobyMac

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