Eminem vs. Justin Bieber at the American Music Awards

bieber-eminem-amas-320.jpg Eminem and country artists Lady Antebellum are the leading nominees for the 2010 American Music Awards, and Justin Bieber is right behind them.

The AMAs announced this year's nominee slate Tuesday (Oct. 12). Eminem and Bieber will be competing against each other in three categories: artist of the year, favorite male artist and favorite album. The other artist of the year nominees are Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Ke$ha.

Lady Antebellum, meanwhile, is up for favorite album, favorite adult contemporary artist, two awards in the country categories and the breakthrough artist award. Perry, Ke$ha and Usher -- who will also perform at the awards -- also have multiple nominations.

Bon Jovi and Pink will also perform at the Nov. 21 show, which will air on ABC.

You can vote for the AMA winners at AMAvote.com and ama.abc.com. The full list of nominees is below.

POP/ROCK

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

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

Favorite Male Artist

B.o.B.
Drake
Eminem

Favorite Album

B.o.B., "B.o.B. Presents"
Drake, "Thank Me Later"
Eminem, "Recovery"

SOUL/R&B

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

Favorite Artist

Muse
Phoenix
Vampire Weekend
 
ADULT CONTEMPORARY

Favorite Artist


Michael Bublé
Lady Antebellum
Train

LATIN

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

BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST

B.o.B
Justin Bieber
Taio Cruz
Jason Derülo
Ke$ha
Lady Antebellum
Travie McCoy
Mike Posner

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