Taylor Swift & Michael Jackson Lead American Music Award Nominations

Tuesday, Oct 13, 2009  |  Updated 2:15 PM PDT
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Michael Jackson, Taylor Swift Lead American Music Award Nominations

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Michael Jackson has a chance to win artist of the year posthumously at the American Music Awards.

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Michael Jackson has a chance to win artist of the year posthumously at the American Music Awards.

Fans will select winners by online voting. The awards will be televised Nov. 22 from Los Angeles on ABC.

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Jackson is up against Lady Gaga, Eminem, Kings of Leon and Taylor Swift for the show's top honor. Jackson died in Los Angeles on June 25, in the midst of rehearsals for a comeback tour.

Country star Swift tops all artists with six nominations. Jackson has five and Eminem has four.

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