Nicki Minaj Set to Perform at the 40th Annual American Music Awards 2012

Latia G. @tfresh_89

Producers of the American Music Awards have just announced Nicki Minaj  as one of the headliners in their 2012 awards show line up.

AMA coordinators are mixing it up for the 40th anniversary ceremony as Nicki, Linkin Park, Christina Aguilera, and Taylor Swift are all set to grace the same stage that evening.

The YMCMB star is also tied with Rihanna for leading nominee (both with 4 nominations each). Minja's nomination categories include, "Favorite Female Artist- Pop/ Rock" and "Favorite Album" in both the "Pop/ Rock" and "Rap/ Hip Hop".

The show will be air live on ABC on Nov. 18th from the Nokia Theater, Los Angeles.