Roddy Ricch & The Weeknd Lead 2020 American Music Award Nominations

'My Turn,' 'Eternal Atake,' and 'Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial' were nominated for Favorite Album - Rap/Hip-Hop.

(AllHipHop News) 

The 2020 American Music Awards are set to take place Sunday, November 22 at 8:00 pm EST on ABC. Rap and R&B acts are going into the night as the leading genres as far as the most nominations.

Singer-songwriter The Weeknd and Hip Hop artist Roddy Ricch each earned 8 noms this year. They both will be competing for the night’s top prize, Artist of the Year. Other Artist of the Year contenders include Justin Bieber, Post Malone, and Taylor Swift.

Megan Thee Stallion came in behind The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch with five nominations. The Houston-bred rapstress is competing in the New Artist of the Year category, along with Ricch, Doja Cat, DaBaby, Lil Baby, and Lewis Capaldi. She was also named a two-time nominee for Collaboration of the Year (“WAP” with Cardi B and “Savage (Remix)” with Beyoncé).

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Favorite Male Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop will go to DaBaby, Juice WRLD, or Roddy Ricch. Favorite Female Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop is a contest between Cardi B, Nicki Minaj, and Megan Thee Stallion. Lil Baby’s My Turn, Lil Uzi Vert’s Eternal Atake, and Roddy Ricch’s Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial are up for Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop.

The Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B list includes Chris Brown, John Legend, and The Weeknd. Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B will be presented to Jhené Aiko, Doja Cat, or Summer Walker. Doja Cat’s Hot Pink, Summer Walker’s Over It, and The Weeknd’s After Hours were recognized for Favorite Album -Soul/R&B.

Nominees for the American Music Awards are based on key fan interactions such as streaming, album and digital song sales, radio airplay, and social activity. AMA winners are voted on entirely by the public. To find out how to vote for each category visit TheAMAs.com/Vote.

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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL
Lauren Daigle
for KING & COUNTRY
Kanye West

FAVORITE SOUNDTRACK
Birds of Prey: The Album
Frozen II
Trolls: World Tour

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