Coldplay Nominated For Artist Of The Year Award At Amas

by | | 15 October 2008

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Coldplay are up for the artist of the year prize at the 2008 American Music awards (AMAs), it has been announced.

The quartet are also included in the favourite album, favourite alternative rock and favourite band categories.

However, Alicia Keys leads the field, with five nominations, including favourite female artist in both the pop/rock and soul/R 'n' B categories.

US talkshow host Jimmy Kimmel announced the nominations at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Tuesday, with Mariah Carey, Mary J Blige, Rihanna, Usher and Kanye West all up for a brace of awards.

Box office smash Mamma Mia! is nominated for the best soundtrack prize along with Juno and Alvin and the Chipmunks.

After a public vote at amavote.com, the 36th annual AMAs will be held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on November 23rd.

The final nominations for the 2008 AMAs are:



Pop/rock music

Favourite male artist

Chris Brown

Kid Rock

Usher



Favourite female artist

Mariah Carey

Alicia Keys

Rihanna



Favourite band, duo or group

Coldplay

Eagles

Daughtry



Favourite album

Coldplay: Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends

Eagles: Long Road Out of Eden

Alicia keys/ as i am



Country music

Favourite male artist

Garth Brooks

Kenny Chesney

Brad Paisley



Favourite female artist

Reba McEntire

Taylor Swift

Carrie Underwood

Favourite band, duo or group

Brooks & Dunn

Rascal Flatts

Sugarland



Favourite album

Garth Brooks: The Ultimate Hits

Rascal Flatts: Still Feels Good

Carrie Underwood: Carnival ride



Rap/hip-hop music

Favourite male artist

Flo Rida

Lil Wayne

Kanye west



Favourite band, duo or group

G Unit

Three 6 Mafia

Wu-Tang Clan



Favourite album

Jay-Z: American Gangster

Lil Wayne: Tha Carter III

Kanye West: Graduation



Soul/R 'n' B music

Favourite male artist

Chris Brown

J Holiday

Usher



Favourite female artist

Mary J Blige

Alicia Keys

Rihanna

Favourite album

Mary J Blige: Growing Pains

Mariah Carey: E=MC2

Alicia Keys: As I Am



Soundtracks

Favourite album

Alvin and the Chipmunks

Juno

Mamma Mia!



Alternative rock music

Favourite artist

Coldplay

Foo Fighters

Linkin Park



Adult contemporary music

Favourite artist

Daughtry

Eagles

Jordin Sparks

Latin music

Favourite artist

Enrique Iglesias

Juanes

Wisin Y Yandel



Contemporary inspirational

Favourite artist

Casting Crowns

Mercyme

Third Day



T-mobile breakthrough artist

Colbie Caillat

Flo Rida

Jonas Brothers

Paramore

The Dream

Artist of the year

Lil Wayne

Chris Brown

Alicia Keys

Eagles

Coldplay



Coldplay up for artist of the year prize at 2008 American Music awards (AMAs)


15/10/2008 09:12:22


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