Early this morning, the American Music Awards released their full list of award nominations, but not before teasing a few surprises!
Singer, Dua Lipa appeared on Good Morning America today to announce her upcoming performance on the awards show and kick off the announcement of nominees.
Dua Lipa on GMA
Congrats on your @AMAs nominations, @dualipa and can't wait to see you perform! #AMAs https://t.co/J26ITN9oOt https://t.co/sqDMscdOu0— Good Morning America (@Good Morning America) 1603717468
Before Dua Lipa could even reveal her exciting news, GMA surprised the artist by revealing she had received two award nominations herself. Lipa received nominations in the category Favorite Female Artist- Pop/Rock and Favorite Song- Pop/Rock for her single, 'Don't Start Now'.
Lipa explained why the AMA's are so special,
"You know, it's such a spectacle...but also, it's fan voted. My fans are the main reason I get to do what I do, and so for that- I guess it feels even more special."
She then revealed that she will in fact be performing during the show which will air live Sunday, November 22nd on ABC. Lipa couldn't give any further details about the performance but said she would have yet another surprise announcement coming Wednesday.
Now, what you've been waiting for...Dua Lipa kicked off the announcement of the nominees by revealing the selections for Collaboration of the Year.
The nominees are...
.@dualipa announces nominees for @AMAs Collaboration of the Year: -Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion, “WAP” -DaBaby f… https://t.co/3NYNcFF792— Good Morning America (@Good Morning America) 1603717349
Following the GMA feature, the American Music Awards tweeted out the full list of nominations.
The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch both will lead the night with eight nominations each followed by Megan Thee Stallion with five and Bad Bunny, DaBaby, Doja Cat, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, and Taylor Swift tying with four.
The Weeknd has won two awards in the past and has viewers hoping he'll deliver a performance. Roddy Ricch has already had a successful year with multiple number one songs on the Billboard Hot 100. This is the first year Megan Thee Stallion has received a nomination.
Check out the full list of nominations!
Congratulations to all of the nominees at the 2020 #AMAs! Here is a full list: https://t.co/cHYoSsTUxM ⭐️ https://t.co/tyDhOinIWm— American Music Awards (@American Music Awards) 1603719859
The biggest award of the night, Artist of the Year, is stacked with tough competition. Justin Bieber, Post Malone, Roddy Ricch, Taylor Swift, and The Weeknd make up the coveted category this year.
The event could be a history maker for Taylor Swift who currently holds the record for most AMA wins with five awards. The singer will break her own record if she wins in any of the four categories she is nominated in. Those categories are: Artist of the Year, Favorite Music Video, Favorite Female Artist- Pop/Rock, and Favorite Album- Pop/Rock.
If you want to see Swift take home some statues, you can vote for her yourself!
The American Music Awards is a fan decided awards show which means you get to vote for your favorite artists.
How to vote:
🏁 VOTING FOR THE 2020 #AMAs IS NOW OPEN! 🏁 Here is everything you need to know about how to vote this year:… https://t.co/p3HGwUiEvF— American Music Awards (@American Music Awards) 1603719200
You can vote for your top picks now! Don't forget to tune in to the American Music Awards Sunday, November 22nd 8pm EST on ABC.
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