Lady Gaga, Adele Lead American Music Awards Noms

Katy Perry and Taylor Swift join the ladies dominating AMA nominations.

When the American Music Awards go down in November, expect it to be one big ladies’ night, with A-listers Katy Perry, Adele, Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift dominating the nominations, announced Tuesday (October 11).

Case in point: The show’s big category, Artist of the Year, has five nominees, but only one is a dude. Lil Wayne, Adele, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift are all up for the award.

The Pop or Rock Music: Favorite Album nominees also belong to the women, with Gaga’s Born This Way, Rihanna’s Loud and Adele’s 21. Meanwhile, the Pop or Rock Music: Favorite Female Artist nominees are Adele, Lady Gaga and Katy Perry. There are some gentlemen in the mix, of course. The Pop or Rock Music: Favorite Male Artist nominees are Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars and Pitbull.

The Rap/Hip-Hop Music: Favorite Artist nominees include Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj and Kanye West. All three nominees are also up for Rap/Hip-Hop Music: Favorite Album with Tha Carter IV, Pink Friday and the Jay-Z-assisted Watch the Throne, respectively.

Chris Brown, Usher and Trey Songz are all looking to take home the trophy for Soul/Rhythm & Blues Music: Favorite Male Artist. Former Destiny’s Child members Beyoncé and Kelly Rowland face off against Rihanna for Soul/Rhythm & Blues Music: Favorite Female Artist.

Brown, Rihanna and Beyoncé are also up for Soul/Rhythm & Blues Music: Favorite Album for F.A.M.E., Loud and 4 respectively.

Country Music: Favorite Female Artist honors go to Sara Evans, Miranda Lambert and Taylor Swift, who is also up for Favorite Album in the country category for Speak Now. Alternative Rock Music: Favorite Artist recognizes Foo Fighters, Black Keys and Mumford & Sons. And the Adult Contemporary Music: Favorite Artist sees Katy Perry, Adele and Bruno Mars vying for the prize.

Full list of American Music Awards nominations:

Pop or Rock Music: Favorite Female Artist
» Adele
» Katy Perry
» Lady Gaga

Pop or Rock Music: Favorite Male Artist
» Justin Bieber
» Bruno Mars
» Pitbull

Pop or Rock Music: Favorite Band, Duo or Group
» LMFAO
» Maroon 5
» OneRepublic

Pop or Rock Album
» Adele – 21
» Rihanna – Loud
» Lady Gaga – Born This Way

Rap/Hip-Hop Music: Favorite Artist
» Lil Wayne
» Nicki Minaj
» Kanye West

Rap/Hip-Hop Album
» Lil Wayne – Tha Carter IV
» The Throne – Watch the Throne
» Nicki Minaj – Pink Friday

Soul/R&B Music: Favorite Male Artist
» Chris Brown
» Trey Songz
» Usher

Soul/R&B Music: Favorite Female Artist
» Rihanna
» Beyoncé
» Kelly Rowland

Soul/R&B Album
» Chris Brown – F.A.M.E.
» Rihanna – Loud
» Beyoncé – 4

Alternative Rock Music: Favorite Artist
» Foo Fighters
» Black Keys
» Mumford & Sons

Adult Contemporary Music: Favorite Artist
» Adele
» Bruno Mars
» Katy Perry

Latin Music: Favorite Artist
» Pitbull
» Enrique Iglesias
» Jennifer Lopez

Country Music: Favorite Female Artist
» Sara Evans
» Miranda Lambert
» Taylor Swift

Country Music: Favorite Male Artist
» Jason Aldean
» Brad Paisley
» Blake Shelton

Country Music: Favorite Band, Duo or Group
» Zac Brown Band
» Lady Antebellum
» The Band Perry

Country Music: Favorite Album
» Jason Aldean – My Kinda Party
» Taylor Swift – Speak Now
» The Band Perry – The Band Perry

Artist of the Year
» Adele
» Lady Gaga
» Katy Perry
» Lil Wayne
» Taylor Swift