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38th annual American Music Awards nominations

10/11/2010, 5 p.m.

LOS ANGELES, Calif.--Eminem and Lady Antebellum each earned five nominations today to lead the pack of hopefuls for the American Music Awards, while Justin Bieber collected four.

The 38th annual AMA ceremony will be held Nov. 21 at the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles.

Eminem and Bieber, in addition to competing for best male pop/rock artist and pop/rock album, were nominated for artist of the year, along with Ke$ha, Lady Gaga and Katy Perry.

Lady Antebellum was nominated for best band, duo or group in both the pop/rock and country categories. The trio is also nominated for best adult contemporary artist.

Winners will be determined by online voting at www.amavote.com and ama.abc.com.

Fans can also vote for the T-Mobile Breakthrough Artist Award via T-Mobile text messaging, or at ama.abc.com. The first round of voting began today and continues through Oct. 22, winnowing the list of nominees to four. Voting on the final four nominees will begin Oct. 25 and continue during the live telecast of the awards ceremony Nov. 21.

Nominees for breakthrough artist are B.o.B, Bieber, Taio Cruz, Jason Derulo, Ke$ha, Lady Antebellum, Travie McCoy and Mike Posner.

Among the artists expected to perform at the ceremony are Bon Jovi, P!nk and Usher.

Here is a complete list of nominees:

POP or ROCK MUSIC
Favorite Male Artist
* Justin Bieber
* Eminem
* Usher
Favorite Female Artist
* Ke$ha
* Lady Gaga
* Katy Perry
Favorite Band, Duo or Group
* The Black Eyed Peas
* Lady Antebellum
* Train
Favorite Album
* Justin Bieber, "My World 2.0''
* Eminem, "Recovery''
* Katy Perry, "Teenage Dream''

COUNTRY MUSIC
Favorite Male Artist
* Jason Aldean
* Luke Bryan
* Brad Paisley
Favorite Female Artist
* Miranda Lambert
* Taylor Swift
* Carrie Underwood
Favorite Band, Duo or Group
* Zac Brown Band
* Lady Antebellum
* Rascal Flatts
Favorite Album
* Jason Aldean, "Wide Open''
* Lady Antebellum, "Need You Now''
* Carrie Underwood, "Play On''

RAP/HIP-HOP MUSIC
Favorite Male Artist
* B.o.B.
* Drake
* Eminem
Favorite Album
* B.o.B., "B.o.B. Presents''
* Drake, "Thank Me Later''
* Eminem, "Recovery''

SOUL/RHYTHM & BLUES MUSIC
Favorite Male Artist
* Chris Brown
* Trey Songz
* Usher
Favorite Female Artist
* Alicia Keys
* Rihanna
* Sade
Favorite Album
* Alicia Keys, "The Element of Freedom''
* Sade, "Soldier of Love''
* Usher, "Raymond v. Raymond''

SOUNDTRACKS
Favorite Album
* AC/DC, "Iron Man 2''
* "Glee: The Music, Volume 3 Showstoppers''
* "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse''

ALTERNATIVE ROCK MUSIC
Favorite Artist
* Muse
* Phoenix
* Vampire Weekend

ADULT CONTEMPORARY MUSIC
Favorite Artist
* Michael Buble
* Lady Antebellum
* Train

LATIN MUSIC
Favorite Artist
* Daddy Yankee
* Enrique Iglesias
* Shakira

CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL
Favorite Artist
* Casting Crowns
* MercyMe
* TobyMac

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
* Justin Bieber
* Eminem
* Ke$ha
* Lady Gaga
* Katy Perry
T-Mobile Breakthrough Artist Nominations
* B.o.B
* Justin Bieber
* Taio Cruz
* Jason Derulo
* Ke$ha
* Lady Antebellum
* Travie McCoy
* Mike Posner