Rihanna and Kanye West also have multiple nominations with five apiece, while British star Amy Winehouse collected three nods at a nominations launch held in New York Tuesday afternoon.
Best New Artist nominees are Winehouse, Carrie Underwood, Gym Class Heroes, Lily Allen and Peter, Bjorn and John.
Rihanna’s globe-conquering Jay-Z collaboration, “Umbrella,” is also one of 10 singles nominated for Monster Single of the Year.
The awards will be handed out at Las Vegas’ Palms Casino Resort on Sept. 9.
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