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RODDY RICCH & THE WEEKND LEAD 2020 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS NOMINATIONS

Roddy Ricch & The Weeknd Lead 2020 American Music Awards Nominations

LOS ANGELES, CA – The 2020 American Music Awards nominations were unveiled on Monday (October 26) and there seems to be a changing of the guard at the top. Without even releasing an album this year, Roddy Ricch leads all artists in total nominations outside of The Weeknd, who also notched eight for himself.

Roddy will compete in both Artist of the Year and New Artist of the Year categories. His Billboard Hot 100-topping “ROCKSTAR” collaboration with DaBaby is nominated for collaboration of the year, while”The Box” is up for Favorite Song Pop/Rock.

 

Most of the Compton-bred rhymer’s award season victories comes from his 2019 Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial album. “The Box” single became inescapable for the early portion of 2020 with the 30-Roc-produced anthem spending 11 weeks at No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

RODDY RICCH’S ‘THE BOX’ IS NOW 7X-PLATINUM

Megan Thee Stallion earned five nominations as well, which leads all women artists in the field. Doja Cat and DaBaby also are up for four nominations apiece, tying Taylor Swift, Bad Bunny and Lady Gaga.

Tune into the 2020 American Music Awards live from The Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on November 22 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

Find all of the 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 f. Megan Thee Stallion “WAP”
DaBaby f. 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 – 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 f. Megan Thee Stallion “WAP”
DaBaby f. 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 f. 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 – 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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