Michael Jackson earns American Music Awards nod

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 on ABC from Los Angeles.

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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