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The Weeknd, Justin Bieber And Taylor Swift Among 2020 American Music Awards Nominations

The award show will be airing on November 22 on ABC.

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The 2020 American Music Awards nominees have been announced and The Weeknd, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, and more have snagged multiple nominations. The award show will be airing on November 22 on ABC.

The Weeknd leads with eight nominations, tying with rising rap star Roddy Ricch. The pop star will be competing for Artist of the Year and Favorite Music Video in the general categories, as well as Favorite Male Artist, Favorite Album, and Favorite Song in the Pop/Rock and Soul/R&B categories.

The Weeknd is being recognized in Pop/Rock for his 80s synth-pop hit “Blinding Lights” and in Soul/R&B for the brooding track “Heartless.” Both singles come from After Hours, the Canadian singer’s fourth studio album released earlier this year.

Justin Bieber will be going up against The Weeknd and Post Malone for Favorite Male Pop/Rock artist and artist of the year. Bieber also snagged nominations for Collaboration of the Year and Favorite Country Song for “10,000 hours” with Dan + Shay. Maroon 5 and the Jonas Brothers have been nominated in the Adult Contemporary and Pop/Rock categories while BTS, NCT 127, Ariana Grande, and Billie Eilish are going head to head for Favorite Social Artist.

Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift also received nominations for Favorite Female Pop/Rock artist. Swift is also nominated for Artist of the Year, Favorite Music Video for “Cardigan” and Favorite Album for folklore. Meanwhile, Gaga is up for Collaboration of the Year and Favorite Music Video for her Ariana Grande-assisted single “Rain On Me,” as well as favorite EDM artist.

In the Rap/Hip-Hop categories, DaBaby has been nominated for Favorite Male Artist and Favorite Song for “Rockstar” featuring Roddy Ricch, which is also up for Collaboration of the Year. The New Artist of the Year category is one of the most heated races, with Doja Cat, DaBaby, Lil Baby, Roddy Ricch, Lewis Capaldi, and Megan Thee Stallion facing off.

Visit the official site to vote and see the full list of nominations 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 Social Artist
BTS
Billie Eilish
EXO
Ariana Grande
NCT 127

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 (Pop/Rock)
Justin Bieber
Post Malone
The Weeknd

Favorite Female Artist (Pop/Rock)
Dua Lipa
Lady Gaga
Taylor Swift

Favorite Duo or Group (Pop/Rock)
BTS
Jonas Brothers
Maroon 5

Favorite Album (Pop/Rock)
Harry Styles, Fine Line
Taylor Swift, folklore
The Weeknd, After Hours

Favorite Song (Pop/Rock)
Lewis Capaldi, “Someone You Loved”
Dua Lipa, “Don’t Start Now”
Post Malone, “Circles”
Roddy Ricch, “The Box”
The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”

Favorite Male Artist (Country)
Kane Brown
Luke Combs
Morgan Wallen

Favorite Female Artist (Country)
Gabby Barrett
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris

Favorite Duo or Group (Country)
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Old Dominion

Favorite Album (Country)
Luke Combs, What You See Is What You Get
Blake Shelton, Fully Loaded: God’s Country
Morgan Wallen, If I Know Me

Favorite Song (Country)
Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber, “10,000 Hours”
Maren Morris, “The Bones”
Blake Shelton (Duet with Gwen Stefani), “Nobody But You”

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”

Favorite Male Artist (Latin)
Bad Bunny
J Balvin
Ozuna

Favorite Female Artist (Latin)
Becky G
KAROL G
Rosalía

Favorite Album (Latin)
Anuel AA, Emmanuel
Bad Bunny, Las Que No Iban a Salir
Bad Bunny, YHLQMDLG

Favorite Song (Latin)
Bad Bunny, “Vete”
Black Eyed Peas X J Balvin, “RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)”
KAROL G & Nicki Minaj, “Tusa”

Favorite Artist (Alternative Rock)
Billie Eilish
Tame Impala
twenty one pilots

Favorite Artist (Adult Contemporary)
Lewis Capaldi
Jonas Brothers
Maroon 5

Favorite Artist (Contemporary Inspirational)
Lauren Daigle
for KING & COUNTRY
Kanye West

Favorite Artist (EDM)
Kygo
Lady Gaga
Marshmello

Favorite Soundtrack
Birds of Prey: The Album
Frozen II
Trolls: World Tour

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