2011 American Music Awards: Daughtry to Perform, Avril Lavigne to Present

5:30 AM PST 11/15/2011 by THR staff
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Hot Chelle Rae, nominated for Sprint New Artist of the Year, will also play the official pre-show. Slated for the AMAs main stage: Justin Bieber, Jennifer Lopez, Kelly Clarkson and Nicki Minaj, among others.

Rock bands Daughtry and Hot Chelle Rae have been added to the lineup for the 29th annual American Music Awards (the latter will play the official pre-show). They join previously announced performers Katy Perry, Maroon 5 with Christina Aguilera, Justin Bieber, Jennifer Lopez, Mary J. Blige, Kelly Clarkson, Pitbull, Marc Anthony, Chris Brown and LMFAO. Nicki Minaj and David Guetta are slated to open the show.

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The host-free event will be broadcast live from Los Angeles’ Nokia Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20. on ABC. Among the nominees: Adele, who’s up for four awards including Artist of the Year and Favorite Album; Perry, Lady Gaga, Lil Wayne, Rihanna, The Band Perry and Taylor Swift each collected three nods.

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Presenters scheduled to appear include Queen Latifah, Joe Jonas and Jenny McCarthy. Avril Lavigne and Benjamin Bratt will also hand out trophies, THR can reveal.

See the full list of nominees below:
 
POP or ROCK MUSIC
 
Favorite Male Artist
Justin Bieber
Bruno Mars
Pitbull
 
Favorite Female Artist
Adele
Lady Gaga
Katy Perry
 
Favorite Band, Duo or Group
LMFAO
Maroon 5
OneRepublic
 
Favorite Album
Adele/21
Lady Gaga/Born This Way
Rihanna/Loud
 
COUNTRY MUSIC

Favorite Male Artist
Jason Aldean
Brad Paisley
Blake Shelton
 
Favorite Female Artist
Sara Evans
Miranda Lambert
Taylor Swift
 
Favorite Band, Duo or Group
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band
Lady Antebellum
 
Favorite Album
Jason Aldean/My Kinda Party
The Band Perry/The Band Perry
Taylor Swift/Speak Now
 
RAP/HIP-HOP MUSIC
 
Favorite Artist
Lil Wayne
Nicki Minaj
Kanye West
 
Favorite Album
Jay-Z & Kanye West/Watch The Throne
Lil Wayne/Tha Carter IV
Nicki Minaj/Pink Friday
 
SOUL/RHYTHM & BLUES MUSIC

Favorite Male Artist
Chris Brown
Trey Songz
Usher
 
Favorite Female Artist
Beyonce
Rihanna
Kelly Rowland
 
Favorite Album
Beyonce/4
Chris Brown/F.A.M.E.
Rihanna/Loud
 
ALTERNATIVE ROCK MUSIC

Favorite Artist
The Black Keys
Foo Fighters
Mumford & Sons
 
ADULT CONTEMPORARY MUSIC

Favorite Artist
Adele
Bruno Mars
Katy Perry
 
LATIN MUSIC

Favorite Artist
Enrique Iglesias
Jennifer Lopez
Pitbull
 
CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

Favorite Artist
Casting Crowns            
Tobymac            
Third Day
 
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Adele
Lady Gaga
Lil Wayne
Katy Perry
Taylor Swift

SPRINT NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
 
POP/ROCK
Foster The People
Hot Chelle Rae
 
COUNTRY
The Band Perry
Thompson Square            
 
SOUL/R&B
Marsha Ambrosius
Miguel
 
RAP/HIP-HOP
LMFAO
Wiz Khalifa

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