*Rihanna is going to be opening up the 38th annual American Music Awards, which will air from Los Angeles on Nov. 21. She will be ushering in a star studded night of performances and awards with songs from her upcoming album, “Loud.”

She is also nominated for two awards and will face off against Alicia Keys and Sade for Favorite Female Artist and Favorite Soul/R&B album.

Also up for nomination is Eminem in five categories, including Artist of the Year and Favorite Male Artists in the Pop/Rock categories. Online voting will take place at AMAvote.com.