Swift Leads American Music Awards Noms

fearlessTaylor Swift leads the nominations for the 2009 American Music Awards with a total of six, including Artist of the Year, Favorite Female Artist (in both Pop/Rock and Country) and Favorite Album (in both Pop/Rock and Country). Swift is followed by Michael Jackson, who received five nominations, and Eminem, who received four. Nashville rockers Kings of Leon earned three nominations (including one for Artist of the Year), as did Beyonce, Lady GaGa, T.I., and Black Eyed Peas. Rascal Flatts and Zac Brown Band are both nominated in Favorite Country Album and Favorite Country Band, Duo or Group. Getting one nomination apiece were Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker, Keith Urban, Reba McEntire, Carrie Underwood and Sugarland.

The fan-voted show will be broadcast on ABC Nov. 22, at 7pm. Confirmed performers include Alicia Keys, Black Eyed Peas, Jennifer Lopez and Adam Lambert.

An abbreviated list of the nominees is below. Get the full list at http://abc.go.com/shows/american-music-awards/nominations or vote for your favorites here.

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Kings of Leon
Taylor Swift
Lady Gaga
Eminem
Michael Jackson

POP/ROCK – Favorite Female Artist
Beyonce
Lady Gaga
Taylor Swift

POP/ROCK – Favorite Album

Fame – Lady Gaga
Number Ones – Michael Jackson
Fearless – Taylor Swift

COUNTRY – Favorite Male Artist
Jason Aldean
Darius Rucker
Keith Urban

COUNTRY – Favorite Female Artist
Reba McEntire
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

COUNTRY – Favorite Band, Duo or Group
Rascal Flatts
Sugarland
Zac Brown Band

COUNTRY – Favorite Album
Unstoppable – Rascal Flatts
Fearless – Taylor Swift
Foundation – Zac Brown Band

SOUNDTRACKS – Favorite Album
Hannah Montana: The Movie
Hannah Montana 3
Twilight Soundtrack

ADULT CONTEMPORARY – Favorite Artist
Daughtry
Jason Mraz
Taylor Swift

CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL – Favorite Artist
Jeremy Camp
Brandon Heath
Mary Mary

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