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On Tuesday, Nicki Minaj and Pitbull announced the American Music Awards nominees here in Los Angeles. I was probably arguing with my mother or something, which is unfortunate because I missed Nicki Minaj’s unhappy face during the proceedings. Why the Jamaica Ave face Nickster? I might not agree with her singles or her fashion, but Nicki’s a beautiful woman with dimples! Why not show them off? But hell, I don’t know what she was going through that day. Maybe someone offered her some pickle juice. As for the AMA’s …

And here are the AMA nominees, thanks to Entertainment Weekly and the lovably snarky Kyle Anderson, but do you care?

Artist of the Year
Adele
Lady Gaga
Katy Perry
Lil Wayne
Taylor Swift

Pop or Rock Music: Favorite Female Artist
Adele
Katy Perry
Lady Gaga

Pop or Rock Music: Favorite Male Artist
Justin Bieber
Bruno Mars
Pitbull

Pop or Rock Music: Favorite Band, Duo or Group
LMFAO
Maroon 5
OneRepublic

Pop or Rock Album
Adele, 21
Rihanna, Loud
Lady Gaga, Born This Way

Rap/Hip-Hop Music: Favorite Artist
Lil Wayne
Nicki Minaj
Kanye West

Rap/Hip-Hop Album
Lil Wayne, Tha Carter IV
The Throne, Watch the Throne
Nicki Minaj, Pink Friday

Soul/R&B Music: Favorite Male Artist
Chris Brown
Trey Songz
Usher

Soul/R&B Music: Favorite Female Artist
Rihanna
Beyoncé
Kelly Rowland

Soul/R&B Album
Chris Brown, F.A.M.E.
Rihanna, Loud
Beyoncé, 4

Alternative Rock Music: Favorite Artist
Foo Fighters
Black Keys
Mumford & Sons

Adult Contemporary Music: Favorite Artist
Adele
Bruno Mars
Katy Perry

Latin Music: Favorite Artist
Pitbull
Enrique Iglesias
Jennifer Lopez

Country Music: Favorite Female Artist
Sara Evans
Miranda Lambert
Taylor Swift

Country Music: Favorite Male Artist
Jason Aldean
Brad Paisley
Blake Shelton

Country Music: Favorite Band, Duo or Group
Zac Brown Band
Lady Antebellum
The Band Perry

Country Music: Favorite Album
Jason Aldean, My Kinda Party
Taylor Swift, Speak Now
The Band Perry, The Band Perry

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