RIHANNA, NICKI MINAJ LEAD AMA NOMINATIONS
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Best buds Rihanna and Katy Perry will face off for artist of the year at the American Music Awards. Their competition is Justin Bieber, Maroon 5 and Drake. Rihanna and Nicki Minaj are tied for most nominations with four each. They will compete against each other for pop/rock female artist, along with Perry and Kelly Clarkson. Male pop/rock artist nominees are Bieber, Flo Rida (RY'-dah), Pitbull and Usher. The pop/rock group nominees are fun., Maroon 5, One Direction and The Wanted. You can help decide who wins by voting at ABC's website. The AMAs are November 18.