top of page

The American Music Award Nominations for 2020

The “2020 American Music Awards,” music’s hottest night of the year, will feature marqueeperformances and signature breathtaking moments, live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 22 at 8:00 p.m. EST/PST, on ABC. Two-time AMA winner The Weeknd and rapper Roddy Ricch snagged eight American Music Award nominations each, the most of any nominee, both earning a nomination for the night’s most coveted award, Artist of the Year. First-time nominee Megan Thee Stallion earned five nominations, becoming the most nominated female artist this year, including nods in the New Artist of the Year and Collaboration of the Year categories. And in a six-way tie, Bad Bunny, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga,Taylor Swift and first-time nominees DaBaby and Doja Cat all earned four nominations each. Nominees for the coveted Artist of the Year category are Justin Bieber, Post Malone, Roddy Ricch, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd. Swift is the current record-holder for most wins in this category with five wins, and could also break her own record for most AMA wins of all time, 29, should she win in any of the four categories she’s nominated in. This year, as Latin and R&B/Hip-Hop genres achieved undeniable crossover success, the AMAs will expand their categories to match their overarching popularity. The new categories include Favorite Male Artist and Favorite FemaleArtist (Rap/Hip-Hop); and Favorite Male Artist, FavoriteFemale, Favorite Album and Favorite Song (Latin). Additionally, Cheetosis partnering with the AMAs to present the expanded Latin categories. For more information, please visit

Photo credit: Getty


bottom of page