Keys leads nominees for American Music Awards |

Keys leads nominees for American Music Awards

The Associated Press

** FILE ** In this Sept. 5, 2008 file photo, singer Alicia Keys attends a gala screening of "The Secret Life Of Bees" during the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, file)

LOS ANGELES ” Alicia Keys had a leading five nominations for the 2008 American Music Awards, including artist of the year and favorite female artist in both the pop/rock and soul/R&B categories. Coldplay and the Eagles had four nominations each, while Chris Brown and Lil Wayne received three apiece. They were also contenders for artist of the year, American Music Awards host Jimmy Kimmel announced Tuesday.

Rihanna, Ne-Yo, Taylor Swift and the Pussycat Dolls are among those scheduled to perform during the American Music Awards ceremony, to take place at the Nokia Theatre on Nov. 23 and broadcast live on ABC.

Online voting will determine the winners. Voting is open through Nov. 7.