Photo OP: Nicki Minaj and Pitbull Announce the 2011 American Music Awards Nominations

Nicki Minaj and Pitbull announced the nominees for the 2011 American Music Awards at the official press conference in Los Angeles, on October 11th. Both Minaj and Pitbull are up for nominations in their respected categories. Voting for the public is LIVE by clicking here and you can catch the award show on ABC, November 20th at 8PM. Check out the full list of nominees below!

Pop or Rock Music: Favorite Male Artist

  • Bruno Mars
  • Justin Bieber
  • Pitbull

Pop or Rock Music: Favorite Female Artist

  • Adele
  • Katy Perry
  • Lady Gaga

Pop or Rock Music: Favorite Band, Duo or Group

  • Maroon 5
  • LMFAO
  • OneRepublic

Pop or Rock Music: Favorite Album

  • Adele – 21
  • Rihanna – Loud
  • Lady Gaga – Born This Way

Country Music: Favorite Male Artist

  • Jason Aldean
  • Brad Paisley
  • Blake Shelton

Country Music: Favorite Female Artist

  • Sara Evans
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Taylor Swift

Country Music: Favorite Band, Duo or Group

  • The Band Perry
  • Lady Antebellum
  • Zac Brown Band

Country Music: Favorite Album

  • Taylor Swift – Speak Now
  • The Band Perry – The Band Perry
  • Jason Aldean – My Kinda Party

Rap/Hip-Hop Music: Favorite Artist

  • Lil Wayne
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Kanye West

Rap/Hip-Hop Music: Favorite Album

  • Jay-Z and Kanye West – Watch The Throne
  • Nicki Minaj – Pink Friday
  • Lil Wayne – Tha Carter IV

Soul/Rhythm & Blues Music: Favorite Male Artist

  • Chris Brown
  • Trey Songz
  • Usher

Soul/Rhythm & Blues Music: Favorite Female Artist

  • Beyonce
  • Rihanna
  • Kelly Rowland

Soul/Rhythm & Blues Music: Favorite Album

  • Beyonce – 4
  • Chris Brown – F.A.M.E.
  • Rihanna – Loud

Alternative Rock Music: Favorite Artist

  • Foo Fighters
  • Black Eyes
  • Mumford & Sons

Adult Contemporary Music: Favorite Artist

  • Bruno Mars
  • Katy Perry
  • Adele

Latin Music: Favorite Artist

  • Enrique Iglesias
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • Pitbull

Contemporary Inspirational Music: Favorite Artist

  • Casting Crowns
  • Tobymac
  • Third Day

Artist of the Year

  • Adele
  • Lady Gaga
  • Lil Wayne
  • Taylor Swift
  • Katy Perry
via NLL