American Music Award nominees Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj and Linkin Park will perform at the show's 40th annual ceremony, organizers announced Wednesday.

Minaj and Rihanna are tied for first place with four nominations each, while Swift is nominated for Favorite Female Artist-Country and Linkin Park is nominated for Favorite Alternative Rock Artist.

The ceremony will br broadcast live from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles Nov. 18 on ABC.

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