Rihanna and Nicki Minaj lead the nominations for the 40th annual American Music Awards, which were announced Tuesday by Christina Aguilera.Rihanna and Minaj scored four nominations each, while Drake, Justin Bieber, Maroon 5, One Direction and Usher scored three, and double nominees included fun., Gotye, Katy Perry and Chris Brown.

The American Music Awards will be presented live Nov. 18 at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles and telecast on ABC.