Taylor Swift, Michael Jackson Lead AMA Nominations

Taylor Swift, Michael Jackson Lead AMA Nominations
Taylor Swift
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10/13/2009 01:30PM

Having already received multiple nominations for the Grammys, CMAs and MTV VMAs, Taylor Swift can now add a few more accolades to her collection.

On Tuesday, the country star, 19, received five American Music Awards nominations – including favorite female country music artist, favorite female pop artist and artist of the year.

Michael Jackson was another top nominee, with five nominations, followed by rapper Eminem who nabbed four. Beyoncé, the Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga, Kings of Leon and T.I. each received three.


Paula Abdul, American Idol runner-up Adam Lambert and Snoop Dogg revealed the nominees and the show's performance lineup, which includes Lambert, Jennifer Lopez, Alicia Keys and the Black Eyed Peas.

For the first time in the show's 37-year history, fans will be able to determine the final four nominees of the T-Mobile Breakthrough Artist Award by voting on ABC.com. Among those considered for the category are Kings of Leon, Lady Gaga, Gloriana, the Zac Brown Band, Keri Hilson and Jermiah.

The AMAs will air live from Los Angeles's Nokia Theatre on Sunday, Nov. 22, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
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