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OTRC: American Music Awards 2011: Full list of nominations

Katy Perry accepts the award for video of the year for 'Firework' at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday Aug. 28, 2011, in Los Angeles. (Matt Sayles)

The 2011 American Music Awards ceremony is set to take place on Sunday, November 20, at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles and air live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET.

Adele, whose most recent album "21," is the best-selling album of the year in the United States, received the most nominations. The 23-year-old singer is up for artist of the year, favorite female artist, favorite album and favorite adult contemporary artist.

However, the British star isn't expected to attend the ceremony since she is recovering from a recent throat surgery.

Several other artists, including Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Lil Wayne and The Band Perry received three nominations each. Beyonce, LMFAO, Kanye West and Bruno Mars are each up for two awards.

The show will feature performances from the likes of Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Lopez, her ex-husband Marc Anthony, Kelly Clarkson, Chris Brown, Drake, Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry, Daughtry, Enrique Iglesias with Ludacris, Gym Class Heroes, Lil Jon, OneRepublic, will.i.am, Mary J. Blige, The Band Perry, David Guetta, Pitbull, Maroon 5 and last year's Artist of the Year, Justin Bieber.

Tune in for OnTheRedCarpet.com's live stream of the celebrity arrivals and online pre-show, "Coca-Cola Red Carpet LIVE! @ the 2011 AMAs," which is hosted by Lance Bass, Michael Buckley, Estelle, Sarah Hyland, Mario, Audrina Patridge and Josh Sussman. It will begin at 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT.

Check out the list of nominations 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
Hot Chelle Rae

COUNTRY
The Band Perry

SOUL/R&B
Miguel

RAP/HIP-HOP
Wiz Khalifa

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