Nominations for the American Music Awards were announced today, and British singer Adele leads the pack with four nominations, including Artist of the Year and Favorite Female Artist.
Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Lil Wayne and country group The Band Perry were right behind Adele with three nods apiece. Perry will perform on the show, as will Pitbull.
In a high-scoring display, the West beat the East 148-143 in Sunday's NBA All-Star game at Staples Center in Los Angeles, but the real story was one particular all-star -- Kobe Bryant.
The hometown favorite scored 37 points and was named the All-Star Game MVP for the fourth time, tying the record for the most All-Star MVP trophies in NBA history with Bob Pettit -- read more after the jump.