Bad Bunny, who just performed two sold-out shows at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, scored a leading eight nominations Thursday for the 2022 American Music Awards, while BeyoncÃ©, Drake and Taylor Swift each earned six nods.
Harry Styles and The Weeknd both collected five nominations for the awards, which will be presented Nov. 20 at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles.
The eight nods for Bad Bunny give him a chance to tie Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston for the most AMAs in a single year, if he wins in all eight categories.
Among his nominations were one for artist of the year, a category that also includes Adele, BeyoncÃ©, Drake, Styles, Swift and The Weeknd.
Bad Bunny is also up for favorite touring artist, with other nominations going to Coldplay, Ed Sheeran, Elton John and The Rolling Stones.
Elton John, who was also nominated in the collaboration of the year category, is now the longest-recognized artist in AMA history, having earned his first-ever nomination in 1974 at the inaugural AMA ceremony.
The American Music Awards are billed as the largest fan-voted awards show. Voting is now open at voteamas.com and via Twitter at @amas. Voting in the category of favorite K-pop artist will open Nov. 1.