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Pitbull and Nicki Minaj were on hand to announce the nominations for the 2011 American Music Awards in Los Angeles this morning. Leading the pack was Adele with four nods including one for Artist of the Year. Elsewhere, Lady Gaga, Lil Wayne, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Taylor Swift and The Band Perry have three nominees each. In addition, Perry and Pitbull will be performing at the big show, which airs live on November 20th at 8 PM Eastern on ABC.

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Adele

Lady Gaga

Lil Wayne

Katy Perry

Taylor Swift

Favorite Male Artist

Justin Bieber

Bruno Mars

Pitbull

Favorite Female Artist

Adele

Lady Gaga

Katy Perry

Favorite Band, Duo or Group

LMFAO

Maroon 5

OneRepublic

Favorite Album

Adele – 21

Lady Gaga – Born This Way

Rihanna – Loud

COUNTRY MUSIC

Favorite Male Artist

Jason Aldean

Brad Paisley

Blake Shelton

Favorite Female Artist

Sara Evans

Miranda Lambert

Taylor Swift

Favorite Band, Duo or Group

The Band Perry

Zac Brown Band

Lady Antebellum

Favorite Album

Jason Aldean – My Kinda Party

The Band Perry – The Band Perry

Taylor Swift – Speak Now

RAP/HIP-HOP MUSIC

Favorite Artist

Lil Wayne

Nicki Minaj

Kanye West

Favorite Album

Jay-Z & Kanye West – Watch The Throne

Lil Wayne – Tha Carter IV

Nicki Minaj – Pink Friday

SOUL/RHYTHM & BLUES MUSIC

Favorite Male Artist

Chris Brown

Trey Songz

Usher

Favorite Female Artist

Beyonce

Rihanna

Kelly Rowland

Favorite Album

Beyonce – 4

Chris Brown – F.A.M.E.

Rihanna – Loud

ALTERNATIVE ROCK MUSIC

Favorite Artist

The Black Keys

Foo Fighters

Mumford & Sons

ADULT CONTEMPORARY MUSIC

Favorite Artist

Adele

Bruno Mars

Katy Perry

LATIN MUSIC

Favorite Artist

Enrique Iglesias

Jennifer Lopez

Pitbull

Sprint New Artist Of The Year

POP/ROCK

Foster The People

Hot Chelle Rae

COUNTRY

The Band Perry

Thompson Square

SOUL/R&B

Marsha Ambrosius

Miguel

RAP/HIP-HOP

LMFAO

Wiz Khalifa

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