Mariah Carey, 50 Cent and Eminem lead the nominations for the 33rd
annual American Music Awards scheduled to take place this November
in Los Angeles.
Carey topped all nominees with four nods, including Favorite Pop and
Soul album and Favorite Female Artist in the Pop and Soul
categories. Meanwhile, 50 earned nods for Favorite Pop/Rock Male
Artist, favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Male Artist and Favorite Hip-Hop album.
Slim Shady and Black Eyed Peas both collected two nominations
apiece. Ludacris, Will Smith, Missy Elliott, Lil Kim, Trina, Lil Jon
& The East Side Boyz, Ying Yang Twins, T.I. and Daddy Yankee were
also nominated in various categories.
Cedric the Entertainer will host the event while performers and
presenters have yet to be announced.
The 33rd annual American Music Awards are slated to take place
November 22nd at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium.