The 39th American Music Awards will be held on November 20, 2011 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. The awards recognized the most popular artists and albums from the year 2011. Nominees were announced on October 11, 2011. The awards ceremony will be host-free. The music awards will be broadcasted on ABC and will recognize the contributions of the great American artists from Adele, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Lil Wayne and Taylor Swift.