Latin, Caribbean Singers Among AMA Nominees

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 13, 2011: Five Latin and Caribbean singers have made the cut as nominees of the 39th annual American Music Awards.

Nicki Minaj and Rihanna are among the nominees along with Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias and Jennifer Lopez.

Minaj and Pitbull unveiled the nominees and were both pleased to read the other’s name off the list.

The Trinidad-born Minaj is nominated for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist and Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album, while Pitbull picked up nods for Favorite Latin Music Artist and Favorite Pop or Rock Male Artist.

Rihanna is up in the Pop or Rock and Soul/R&B favorite albums categories while Lopez and Iglesias are competing with Pitbull for Favorite Artist: Latin Music.
The awards are set for November 20th, live on ABC.

The full list of nominees are:

Full list of American Music Awards nominations:
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
» 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
Artist of the Year
» Adele
» Lady Gaga
» Katy Perry
» Lil Wayne
» Taylor Swift