List of American Music Awards 2020 Winners & Nominations

The nominees for the American Music Awards 2020 were revealed today, with singer Dua Lipa announcing three category nominations on Good Morning America live on ABC. The remaining category nominations were announced on AMA’s Twitter account. The awards ceremony will be held on November 22, 2020, at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles.

The nominations are lead by Roddy Ricch and The Weeknd with 8 nominations each. The second-highest number of nominations go to Megan Thee Stallion, followed by Bad Bunny, DaBaby, Doja Cat, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, and Taylor Swift with 4 each.

The American Music Awards 2020 nominations are picked based on the single/album sales along with streaming, radio play, and social activity from September 27, 2019, to September 24, 2020. The final winners are based on fan votes.

Taylor Swift, is still the most-awarded artist in American Music Awards history with 32 wins as of this year.

List of American Music Awards 2020 Nominations

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Justin Bieber
Post Malone
Roddy Ricch
Taylor Swift – WINNER
The Weeknd

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Lewis Capaldi
Doja Cat – WINNER
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” – WINNER
Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande, “Rain On Me
Megan Thee Stallion ft. Beyoncé, “Savage Remix

FAVORITE SOCIAL ARTIST

BTS – WINNER
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” – WINNER
The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

Justin Bieber – WINNER
Post Malone
The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

Dua Lipa
Lady Gaga
Taylor Swift – WINNER

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK

BTS – WINNER
Jonas Brothers
Maroon 5

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK

Harry Styles, ‘Fine Line‘ – WINNER
Taylor Swift, ‘folklore
The Weeknd, ‘After Hours

FAVORITE SONG – POP/ROCK

Lewis Capaldi, “Someone You Loved
Dua Lipa, “Don’t Start Now” – WINNER
Post Malone, “Circles
Roddy Ricch, “The Box
The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

Kane Brown – WINNER
Luke Combs
Morgan Wallen

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

Gabby Barrett
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris – WINNER

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – COUNTRY

Dan + Shay – WINNER
Florida Georgia Line
Old Dominion

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY

Luke Combs, ‘What You See Is What You Get’
Blake Shelton ‘Fully Loaded: God’s Country’ – WINNER
Morgan Wallen, ‘If I Know Me’

FAVORITE SONG – COUNTRY

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

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP

DaBaby
Juice WRLD – WINNER
Roddy Ricch

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP

Cardi B
Nicki Minaj – WINNER
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’ – WINNER

FAVORITE SONG – RAP/HIP-HOP

Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion, “WAP” – WINNER
DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch, “Rockstar”
Roddy Ricch “The Box”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

Chris Brown
John Legend
The Weeknd – WINNER

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

Jhene Aiko
Doja Cat – WINNER
Summer Walker

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B

Doja Cat, ‘Hot Pink’
Summer Walker, ‘Over It’
The Weeknd, ‘After Hours’ – WINNER

FAVORITE SONG – SOUL/R&B

Chris Brown ft. Drake, “No Guidance
Summer Walker, “Playing Games”
The Weeknd, “Heartless” – WINNER

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – LATIN

Bad Bunny – WINNER
J Balvin
Ozuna

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – LATIN

Becky G – WINNER
KAROL G
Rosalía

FAVORITE ALBUM – LATIN

Anuel AA, ‘Emmanuel’
Bad Bunny, ‘Las que no iban a salir’
Bad Bunny, ‘YHLQMDLG’ – WINNER

FAVORITE SONG – LATIN

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

FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK

Billie Eilish
Tame Impala
twenty one pilots – WINNER

FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY

Lewis Capaldi
Jonas Brothers – WINNER
Maroon 5

FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

Lauren Daigle – WINNER
for KING & COUNTRY
Kanye West

FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)

Kygo
Lady Gaga – WINNER
Marshmello

FAVORITE SOUNDTRACK

Birds of Prey: The Album – WINNER
Frozen II
Trolls: World Tour

Did your favorite artists make the cut into the list this year? Let us know in the comments below.

Adam McDonald

Hi! I am the founder and lead author and editor of Justrandomthings music community. A vast range of personal interests from Hip-Hop to Country to Hard Rock and Punk music will keep you entertained.

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