Alicia Keys, Chris Brown, the EAGLES, Coldplay and Lil Wayne will lead the 2008 American Music Awards after claiming multiple nominations on Tuesday morning (14Oct08).
Keys leads the pack with five nominations, including Favorite Female Artist in both the Pop/Rock and Soul/R+B categories and Artist of the Year. Coldplay garnered four nominations for Favorite Artist in the Alternative Rock category, Favorite Band Duo or Group and Favorite album, for Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends, in the Pop/Rock category and Artist of the Year. The Eagles also earned four nominations, including Artist of The Year.
Lil Wayne and Chris Brown round out the 2008 Artist of the Year nominees.
Rihanna, Ne-Yo, Taylor Swift, the Pussycat Dolls, the Jonas Brothers, Pink and New Kids on The Block will perform at the 36th annual AMAs, which will be hosted by comedian Jimmy Kimmel on 23 November (08).
The nominees are:
POP/ ROCK MUSIC
FAVORITE MALE ARTIST
Chris Brown
Kid Rock
Usher
FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST
Mariah Carey
Alicia Keys
Rihanna
FAVORITE BAND, DUO OR GROUP
Coldplay
Eagles
Daughtry
FAVORITE ALBUM
Coldplay - Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends
Eagles - Long Road Out of Eden
Alicia Keys - As I Am
COUNTRY MUSIC
FAVORITE MALE ARTIST
Garth Brooks
Kenny Chesney
Brad Paisley
FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST
Reba MCEntire
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood
FAVORITE BAND, DUO OR GROUP
Brooks + Dunn
Rascal Flatts
Sugarland
FAVORITE ALBUM
Garth Brooks - The Ultimate Hits
Rascal Flatts - Still Feels Good
Carrie Underwood - Carnival Ride
RAP/HIP-HOP MUSIC
FAVORITE MALE ARTIST
Flo Rida
Lil Wayne
Kanye West
FAVORITE BAND, DUO OR GROUP
G Unit
Three 6 Mafia
Wu-Tang Clan
FAVORITE ALBUM
Jay-Z - American Gangster
Lil Wayne - Tha Carter III
Kayne West - Graduation
SOUL/RHYTHM + BLUES MUSIC
FAVORITE MALE ARTIST
Chris Brown
J. Holiday
Usher
FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST
Mary J. Blige
Alicia Keys
Rihanna
FAVORITE ALBUM
Mary J. Blige - Growing Pains
Mariah Carey - E=MC2
Alicia Keys - As I Am
SOUNDTRACKS
FAVORITE ALBUM
Alvin And The Chipmunks
Juno
Mamma Mia!
ALTERNATIVE ROCK MUSIC
FAVORITE ARTIST
Coldplay
Foo Fighters
Linkin Park
ADULT CONTEMPORARY MUSIC
FAVORITE ARTIST
Daughtry
Eagles
Jordin Sparks
LATIN MUSIC
FAVORITE ARTIST
Enrique Iglesias
Juanes
Wisin Y Yandel
CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL
FAVORITE ARTIST
Casting Crowns
MercyMe
Third Day
T-MOBILE BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST
Colbie Caillat
Flo Rida
Jonas Brothers
Paramore
The-Dream
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Lil Wayne
Chris Brown
Alicia Keys
Eagles
Coldplay