Bad Bunny is a favorite in the Latin music section that will premiere this year the American Music Awards, which announced their nominations on Monday led by The Weeknd and rapper Roddy Ricch.

The Puerto Rican aspires to win four awards, the same as Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Doja Cat and Da Baby. Ahead is the rapper Megan Thee Stallion, with five nominations, and finally The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch, with eight.

The American Music Awards (abbreviated as AMAs) serve as a prelude to the prestigious Grammys, albeit with the difference that they are determined by a popular survey directed at music consumers, rather than being voted on by industry experts.

This year the organization inaugurated a section dedicated to Latin music for its “growing popularity” with the United States public. The new latin categories son: best artist (male / female), best song Y best album.

Bunny managed to be nominated in all the sections to which he can aspire as best male artist, against J Balvin and Ozuna; and best song for self against J Balvin and Black Eyed Peas for Rhythm and Karol G and Nicki Minaj for Tusa.

Further, for best album, the artist added two nominations for YHLQMDLG Y The ones that were not going to leave, both published this year and that will fight against Emmanuel by Anuel AA.

Finally, Rosalía, Karol G and Becky G will compete to be the favorite Latin artist of the 2020 AMAs. In the overall categories, The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch tied with a record eight nominations on the same night, ahead of fellow favorite Megan Thee Stallion, author of the viral hit. Savage who aspires to be named best new artist.

Lady Gaga, with four nominations, has her best chances in the song Rain On Me, along with Ariana Grande. Justin Bieber to compete against Taylor Swift for “artist of the year”, which in the event that Swift is victorious would be the sixth time that she succeeds by breaking a record set by herself.

Last year, Swift was named Artist of the Decade at these awards, a position of honor shared with icons such as Elvis Presley (1950), The Beatles (1960), Stevie Wonder (1970) and Michael Jackson (1980).