The Weeknd And Roddy Ricch Lead The 2020 American Music Award Nominations With Eight Nods Each—Megan Thee Stallion Follows With Five Nominations - The Shade Room

The Weeknd And Roddy Ricch Lead The 2020 American Music Award Nominations With Eight Nods Each—Megan Thee Stallion Follows With Five Nominations

#Roommates, the nominations for the 2020 American Music Awards have just been released—and The Weeknd, Roddy Ricch and Megan The Stallion have a lot to celebrate! The Weeknd and Roddy scored the most nominations this year, but Megan wasn’t far behind the guys and racked up the most nominations for a female artist.

@Billboard reports, if the nominations for the 2020 American Music Awards are any indication on the winners, then both The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch may want to get their acceptance speeches ready. They both are the most-nominated artists this year with eight nominations each, while Megan Thee Stallion is representing for the ladies and nabbed five nominations of her own making her the top artist in the female categories.

Artists landing four nominations apiece, include Doja Cat, DaBaby, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Bad Bunny and Taylor Swift. The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch are also both competing for the show’s top award, Artist of the Year, alongside Justin Bieber, Post Malone and Taylor Swift. Summer Walker, Jhene Aiko and Chris Brown also secured nominations in the R&B categories. The 2020 American Music Awards are set to air on ABC at 8PM ET on November 22nd from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

The list of notable nominees is BELOW:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Justin Bieber
Post Malone
Roddy Ricch
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Lewis Capaldi
Doja Cat
DaBaby
Lil Baby
Roddy Ricch
Megan Thee Stallion

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion, “WAP”
DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch, “Rockstar”
Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber, “10,000 Hours”
Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande, “Rain On Me”
Megan Thee Stallion ft. Beyoncé, “Savage Remix”

FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEO
Doja Cat, “Say So”
Future ft. Drake, “Life Is Good”
Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande, “Rain On Me”
Taylor Swift, “cardigan”
The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP
DaBaby
Juice WRLD
Roddy Ricch

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP
Cardi B
Nicki Minaj
Megan Thee Stallion

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP
Lil Baby, “My Turn”
Lil Uzi Vert, “Eternal Atake”
Roddy Ricch, “Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial”

FAVORITE SONG – RAP/HIP-HOP
Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion, “WAP”
DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch, “Rockstar”
Roddy Ricch, “The Box”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Chris Brown
John Legend
The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Jhene Aiko
Doja Cat
Summer Walker

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B
Doja Cat, “Hot Pink”
Summer Walker, “Over It”
The Weeknd, After Hours

FAVORITE SONG – SOUL/R&B
Chris Brown ft. Drake, “No Guidance”
Summer Walker, “Playing Games”
The Weeknd, “Heartless”

 

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