Full list of AMA nominations: Lewis Capaldi leads UK nominations as The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch battle it out

Isobel Lewis
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From L-R: Lewis Capaldi, Megan Thee Stallion and The Weeknd were among the nominees for the 2020 American Music Awards (Getty Images)
From L-R: Lewis Capaldi, Megan Thee Stallion and The Weeknd were among the nominees for the 2020 American Music Awards (Getty Images)

The nominations for the 2020 American Music Awards have been announced, with Lewis Capaldi leading the way for British nominees.

The Scottish singer has been nominated for three awards in the forthcoming music awards ceremony, including for New Artist of the Year and Favourite Song in the pop/rock category for “Someone You Loved”.

Fellow Brit Dua Lipa also received two nominations following the release of her critically acclaimed second album Future Nostalgia.

Outside of the UK, the list of nominations was dominated by Roddy Ricch and The Weeknd, who picked up eight nods apiece, with the pair going up against eachother for the prize of Artist of the Year.

The most nominated female artist is Megan Thee Stallion, who earned five nods including those for New Artist of the Year and two in the category of Collaboration of the Year for “WAP”, which she stars on alongside Cardi B and the “Savage” remix featuring Beyoncé.

From L-R: Lewis Capaldi, Megan Thee Stallion and The Weeknd were among the nominees for the 2020 American Music AwardsGetty Images
From L-R: Lewis Capaldi, Megan Thee Stallion and The Weeknd were among the nominees for the 2020 American Music AwardsGetty Images

The awards will this year take place on Sunday 22 November.

See the full list of 2020 American Music Award nominees 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 ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”

DaBaby ft. 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”

Favourite Social Artist

BTS

Billie Eilish

EXO

Ariana Grande

NCT 127

Favourite 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”

Favourite Male Artist (Pop/Rock)

Justin Bieber

Post Malone

The Weeknd

Favourite Female Artist (Pop/Rock)

Dua Lipa

Lady Gaga

Taylor Swift

Favourite Duo or Group (Pop/Rock)

BTS

Jonas Brothers

Maroon 5

Favourite Album (Pop/Rock)

Harry Styles – Fine Line

Taylor Swift – folklore

The Weeknd – After Hours

Favourite 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”

Favourite Male Artist (Country)

Kane Brown

Luke Combs

Morgan Wallen

Favourite Female Artist (Country)

Gabby Barrett

Miranda Lambert

Maren Morris

Favourite Duo or Group (Country)

Dan + Shay

Florida Georgia Line

Old Dominion

Favourite Album (Country)

Luke Combs – What You See Is What You Get

Blake Shelton – Fully Loaded: God’s Country

Morgan Wallen – If I Know Me

Favourite Song (Country)

Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber – “10,000 Hours”

Maren Morris – “The Bones”

Blake Shelton (Duet with Gwen Stefani) – “Nobody But You”

Favourite Male Artist (Rap/Hip-Hop)

DaBaby

Juice WRLD

Roddy Ricch

Favourite Female Artist (Rap/Hip-Hop)

Cardi B

Nicki Minaj

Megan Thee Stallion

Favourite Album Artist (Rap/Hip-Hop)

Lil Baby – My Turn

Lil Uzi Vert – Eternal Atake

Roddy Ricch – Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial

Favourite Song (Rap/Hip-Hop)

Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”

DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch – “Rockstar”

Roddy Ricch – “The Box”

Favourite Male Artist (Soul/R&B)

Chris Brown

John Legend

The Weeknd

Favourite Female Artist (Soul/R&B)

Jhene Aiko

Doja Cat

Summer Walker

Favourite Album (Soul/R&B)

Doja Cat – Hot Pink

Summer Walker – Over It

The Weeknd – After Hours

Favourite Song (Soul/R&B)

Chris Brown ft. Drake – “No Guidance”

Summer Walker – “Playing Games”

The Weeknd – “Heartless”

Favourite Male Artist (Latin)

Bad Bunny

J Balvin

Ozuna

Favourite Female Artist (Latin)

Becky G

KAROL G

Rosalía

Favourite Album (Latin)

Anuel AA – Emmanuel

Bad Bunny – Las que no iban a salir

Bad Bunny – YHLQMDLG

Favourite Song (Latin)

Bad Bunny – “Vete”

Black Eyed Peas X J Balvin – “RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)”

KAROL G & Nicki Minaj – “Tusa”

Favourite Artist (Alternative Rock)

Billie Eilish

Tame Impala

twenty one pilots

Favourite Artist (Adult Contemporary)

Lewis Capaldi

Jonas Brothers

Maroon 5

Favourite Artist (Contemporary Inspirational)

Lauren Daigle

for KING & COUNTRY

Kanye West

Favourite Artist (Electronic Dance Music)

Kygo

Lady Gaga

Marshmello

Favourite Soundtrack

Birds of Prey: The Album

Frozen II

Trolls: World Tour