Wednesday, October 15, 2008


So today the American Music Awards nominations came out and Alicia Keys appears to be in the running for the most nods. She has five nominees for her "As I Am" album from last year. Key's is up for artist of the year and will be faced against Lil Wayne, Coldplay, Alicia Keys, Chris Brown and the Eagles in that category.

According to the LA times Comedian and talk-show host Jimmy Kimmel will return as host for the fifth time. Initial performers for the 2008 AMAs have also been lined up, and include Rihanna, who is nominated for favorite female artist (pop/rock), Ne-Yo, who will hype his recently released "Year of the Gentleman," Taylor Swift, who's up for favorite female artist (country), and boy/girl groups New Kids on the Block and the Pussycat Dolls, respectively.

The AMA's are set for Sunday, Nov. 23 at 8 p.m.