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Do you like to keep up with the chart and see what artists are popular this year? You need to tune in for the 2020 American Music Awards. This is going to be live on ABC this year and shown on November 22.
About the American Music Awards
The American Music Awards have been around for many years. The first award show was in 1973, created by Dick Clark. The purpose was to take on and compete with the Grammy Awards. It has been very successful over the year and fans have loved to see their favorite artist take home a trophy for their music.
The good thing about the American Music Awards is that the winners are chosen solely by the fans. Before the award show, fans are able to vote online through the AMAS website for their favorite artists. Many years ago, the winners used to be chosen by their number of sales, performances and airplay. However, the system has evolved and not fans have to be proactive if they want their favorite artist to win.
The major winners in the 2019 American Music Awards were Taylor Swift, BTS, Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay and Khalid who won several awards each. In particular, Taylor Swift won the artist of the decade, adult contemporary favorite artist, favorite pop/rock album, favorite pop/rock artist, favorite music video and artist of the year. This was definitely a memorable night for her and her team and there are bets on who is going to win the most in 2020. Indeed, there may be some people playing at Unibet Pennsylvania for this purpose.
The 2020 Line-Up Live on ABC
The 2020 American Music Awards is scheduled to take place on November 22 at 8 pm eastern time. The celebrity event will take place at the Microsoft Theater that is located in Los Angeles, California. The host for the evening is Taraji P Henson. Not only is she a writer and a producer, but she has also won a Golden Globe as an actress. The American Music Awards will be shown live on ABC.
There are 21 categories this year. This includes new artist of the year, favorite music video, favorite country male artist, favorite rap female artist and favorite soundtrack. Some of the artists that are up for nominations include:
- Billie Eilish
- Lewis Capaldi
- Nicki Minaj
- Luke Combs
- Harry Styles
- Dua Lipa
- Post Malone
- Ariana Grande
The artists that have the most nominations this year include The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch. Both of them are up for eight awards and their nominations could mean that they win a lot of recognition. In particular, they are both up for artist of the year. Other celebrities that have a lot of nominations include Lady Gaga, Bad Bunny, Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber with five nominations each.
You are still able to vote for your favorite artist at the American Music Awards. The votes will close on Monday, November 16 at 3 pm eastern time. Every user is able to have 10 votes every day. You can vote online at the American Music Awards website or vote on Twitter.