The 2011 American Music Award nominees were announced Tuesday morning by Nicki Minaj and Pitbull at the J.W. Marriott in L.A.
Singer Adele leads this year's awards with four nominations for Artist of the Year, Favorite Female Artist, Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist and Favorite Album for "21."
Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Lil Wayne, Rihanna, Taylor Swift and The Band Perry follow with three nominations each, and Beyoncé, Bruno Mars, Chris Brown, Jason Aldean, Kanye West, LMFAO, Nicki Minaj and Pitbull had two nominations respectively.
In addition to Adele, this year's Artist of the Year nominees include Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Lil Wayne and Taylor Swift.
The winners will be determined by online voting. Fans can vote on ABC's website.