The AMAs included three Latin classifications, increasing the absolute to four, which puts Latin comparable to soul/R&B and rap/hip-bounce.
The selections for the 2020 American Music Awards were declared Monday (Oct. 26) morning. Roddy Ricch and The Weeknd are the current year’s driving competitors with eight gestures each. Megan Thee Stallion is the top female candidate, with five gestures.
Here are 12 takeaways from the current year’s selections:
Taylor Swift, who has won 29 American Music Awards, more than any other individual, is named for four more this year, including most loved female craftsman pop/rock. In the event that she wins, she’ll become the initial five-time victor in the classification’s set of experiences. She’s right now attached with Olivia Newton-John and Whitney Houstonwith four successes each. She’s additionally assigned for most loved collection – pop/rock for folkore. On the off chance that she wins, she’ll become the initial four-time victor in the class’ set of experiences. She’s right now attached with Michael Jacksonand Justin Bieber with three successes each.
All three nominees for favorite male artist—soul/R&B are past winners in that category. Chris Brown has won twice. John Legend The Weeknd have each won once. This is the only category where all the contenders are past category champs.
The American Music Awards are billed as “the world’s largest fan-voted award show.” Nominations are based on key fan interactions including streaming, album and digital song sales, radio airplay and social activity. These measurements are tracked by Billboard and its data partners MRC Data and Next Big Sound, and reflect the time period of Sept. 27, 2019 through Sept. 24, 2020.
The 2020 American Music Awards is produced by dick clark productions, which is owned by MRC Entertainment, the parent company of Billboard. Amy Thurlow, Barry Adelman, Mark Bracco and Linda Gierahn are executive producers. Larry Klein is producer.
The show will air live on Sunday, Nov. 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on ABC. The host has yet to be announced.