It’s almost time for the 2020 American Music Awards!
The nominees for the big event were revealed on Monday, Oct. 26, with Dua Lipa announcing the contenders in three categories live on Good Morning America.
The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch earned the most nominations with eight nods apiece. Megan Thee Stallion followed closely behind with five nominations and Bad Bunny, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift received four nods each. First-time nominees DaBaby and Doja Cat secured four nominations, as well.
A few new categories were introduced, too. These included Favorite Male Artist and Favorite Female Artist (Rap/Hip-Hop), as well as Favorite Male Artist, Favorite Female Artist, Favorite Album and Favorite Song (Latin).
So, how does one earn an AMA nomination? The nominees are based on key fan interactions, which are reflected in Billboard chart figures and include streaming, album and digital song sales, radio airplay and social activity from Sept. 27, 2019 through Sept. 24, 2020. It’s then up to the fans to vote for the winners.
Viewers can see which artists take home a trophy by watching the award show live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 22 at 8:00 p.m. EST/PST, on ABC.
To see if your favorite star is in the running for an award, check out the list of nominees below.
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