the Red Hot Chili Peppers
the Black Eyed Peas
are the favorites heading into this year's American Music Awards, each act having copped three nominations on Tuesday. In the female artist pop/rock category, Mimi will vie with Kelly Clarkson and Nelly Furtado, while Nick Lachey, Sean Paul and Kanye West will duke it out amongst the men. For pop/rock duo/group, it's Nickelback versus the Peppers and the Pussycat Dolls. ABC airs the AMAs Nov. 21.