Justin Bieber, Post Malone, Roddy Rich, Taylor Swift, The Weeknd up for Artist of the Year at 2020 American Music Awards.
LOS ANGELES -- Roddy Rich and The Weeknd led the 2020 American Music Awards nominees, tied with eight nominations each including Artist of the Year alongside Justin Bieber, Post Malone and Taylor Swift.
The Weeknd was also nominated for Favorite Music Video, Favorite Male Artist - Pop/Rock, Favorite Album - Pop/Rock, Favorite Song - Pop/Rock, Favorite Male Artist - Soul/R&B, Favorite Album - Soul/R&B and Favorite Song - Soul/R&B. His album "After Hours" produced the chart-topping singles "Blinding Lights" and "Heartless."
Ricch's additional nods included New Artist of the Year, Collaboration of the Year, Favorite Song - Pop/Rock, Favorite Male Artist - Rap/Hip-Hop, Favorite Album - Rap/Hip-Hop and two nods for Favorite Song - Rap/Hip- Hop. In 2019 he released his debut studio album "Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial," which hit the top spot on the Billboard 200. Ricch's single "The Box'' topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
With a total of five nominations including New Artist of the Year and Collaboration of the Year, first-time nominee Megan Thee Stallion was the most-nominated female artist this year. Scroll down to see the full list of 2020 American Music Awards nominees.
Last year's show saw Swift make history, shattering Michael Jackson's record for all-time AMA wins on the same night she was named Artist of the Decade. This year, she has four opportunities to set a new record for all-time wins. She also currently holds the record for most Artist of the Year wins, with five.
Changes to the show this year include the addition of several categories for rap, hip hop and Latin artists. It's not yet clear what the Nov. 22 live telecast on ABC will look like amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Fans can vote for their favorite artists to win on Twitter and on the AMAs website. Visit theamas.com/Vote to learn more about AMA voting.
Don't miss the 2020 American Music Awards on ABC on Sunday, Nov. 22, at 8 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. CT.