American Music Awards Noms: Behind-The-Scenes Video
American Music Awards Noms: Behind-The-Scenes Video

The nominations for the 40th anniversary American Music Awards were announced yesterday (October 9) with Nicki Minaj and Rihanna leading the pack. Here, you can watch the first episode of "AMAs On Demand," a weekly online show hosted by Lance Bass, Kimberly Cole and Megan Turney, which features a special behind-the-scenes look at yesterday's AMA nominations event in L.A. with Christina Aguilera and more.

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New episodes of "AMAs on Demand" will appear each Wednesday at 12pm PT on YouTube.com/AwardsShowNetwork and will feature American Music Awards-related news, interviews, fashion and more. It all culminates with the Coca-Cola Red Carpet Live! @ The 2012 AMAs on Sunday, November 18, streaming live beginning at 2pm PT via ABC.com and AMAs365.com among other sites. The AMAs will air on ABC on November 18 at 8/7c.