AMERICAN MUSIC AWARD – The hottest music night will be light up by live performances and breathtaking moments and unite music fans across America.
ABC and Dick Clark Productions today announced that the hottest night in music, the “American Music Awards® 2020”, will air SUNDAY NOV. 22 (8: 00-23: 00 p.m. EST), on ABC. The show will bring fans together with outstanding musical performances and pay tribute to the artists who make this possible. Further details on the show’s production will be announced at a later date.
The American Music Awards recognize artists from multiple musical genres including Pop / Rock, Alternative Rock, Country, Rap / Hip-Hop, Soul / R & B, Adult Contemporary, Contemporary Inspirational, Latin, EDM, and Soundtrack, as well as awards for New Artist of the Year, Favorite Song, Collaboration of the Year, Video of the Year, and Artist of the Year.
The 2019 American Music Awards, hosted by Ciara, honored Taylor Swift as the Artist of the Decade. Swift led the evening with five wins to become the Artist with the most AMAs of all time, surpassing the record previously held by the King of Pop, Michael Jackson. Khalid and the K-Pop Sensation, BTS, also won big with three wins each. The show saw unforgettable performances from Christina Aguilera and Camila Cabello, Ciara, Billie Eilish, Selena Gomez, A Great Big World, Toni Braxton, Green Day, Halsey, Kesha feat. Big Freedia, Dua Lipa, Lizzo, Jonas Brothers, Post Malone feat. Ozzy Osbourne, Travis Scott and WATT, Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello, Thomas Rhett, Shania Twain, and of course, a stunning Taylor Swift medley is featuring some of her greatest hits.
Pop singer and American Music Awards nominee Dua Lipa today announced the “2020 American Music Awards” (AMAs) nominees in three categories LIVE on ABC’s “Good Morning America”, followed by other nominees announced via the AMA Twitter account. Lipa has also revealed that she will be performing in next month’s show. The “American Music Awards 2020”, the hottest night of the year, will feature outstanding performances and jaw-dropping moments.
The Weeknd and rapper Roddy Ricch garnered eight American Music Award nominations, the highest number of nominees, both nominated for the night’s most coveted award, Artist of the Year. First-nominated Megan Thee Stallion earned five nominations and became the most-nominated female Artist this year, including nominations in the New Artist of the Year and Collaboration of the Year categories. And in a six-handed draw, Bad Bunny, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, and the first-time nominees DaBaby and Doja Cat earned four nominations.
The nominees for the Year category’s coveted artists include Justin Bieber, Post Malone, Roddy Ricch, Taylor Swift, and The Weeknd. Swift holds the current record for the most in this category with five wins and could also break her record for most AMA wins of all time, 29, if she wins in any of the four categories in which she is nominated.
The “American Music Awards 2019” grew from the previous year’s broadcast in Total Viewers (6.7 million) and helped ABC to deliver the most massive entertainment audience among adults aged 18 to 49 all Sunday evenings since “The Oscars®” nine months earlier.
The nominees for the American Music Awards are based on fundamental fan interactions reported in Billboard Magazine and Billboard.com, including digital album and song sales, radio broadcasts, streaming, social activities, and touring. These measurements are monitored by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Music / MRC Data and Next Big Sound.
Dick Clark Productions produces the 2020 American Music Awards.
About the American Music Awards
The American Music Awards, the world’s largest fan-voted awards show, features performances by today’s hottest artists and features fan-rated awards in Pop / Rock, Alternative Rock, Country, Rap / Hip-Hop, Soul music genres / R & B, Adult Contemporary, EDM, and Soundtrack, Contemporary Inspirational, Latin, and the Artist of the Year, Collaboration of the Year, New Artist of the Year, Tour of the Year, Favorite Social Artist and Favorite Music Video. The American Music Awards pay tribute to today’s most influential and iconic artists of today. The show is produced by Dick Clark Productions and is seen in over 200 countries and territories around the world.