Taylor Swift will once again be representing country music at the 2011 American Music Awards on November 20th. She leads all country artists with three nominations, including the Artist Of The Year category where she goes up against Adele, Lady GaGa, Lil Wayne and Katy Perry. Her other nominations include Country: Favorite Female Artist and Country Music: Favorite Album. Jason Aldean comes in at second with two nominations, for Country: Favorite Male Artist and Country: Favorite Album. The Band Perry tie Jason Aldean in nominations and will go up against him in Country: Favorite Album, and also earned one in Country: Favorite Band, Duo or Group.
Other country stars earning nominations include Lady Antebellum, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, Sara Evans, and the Zac Brown Band. For a full list of country nominations see below.
Voting is up right now and runs through to November 11th at 11:59 pm PST. Winners will be revealed live on the American Music Awards’ broadcast on ABC on November 20th at 8 pm EST. To vote click HERE.
2011 AMERICAN COUNTRY AWARDS NOMINATIONS – COUNTRY ARTISTS
Country Music: Favorite Male Artist
Country Music: Favorite Female Artist
Country Music: Favorite Band, Duo or Group
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band
Country Music: Favorite Album
Jason Aldean – “My Kinda Party”
The Band Perry – “The Band Perry”
Taylor Swift – “Speak Now”
Artist Of The Year