Complete List of Nominees, Winners

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An evening to recollect! The 2022 American Music Awards are set to be a star-studded bash celebrating fan-favorite artists and albums.

The fiftieth annual awards present takes place on Sunday, November 20, with celebs filling the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Wayne Brady is taking a break from his bid for the Dancing With the Stars mirrorball trophy to host the large occasion — and he couldn’t be extra excited.

“I’m ecstatic and honored to host this yr’s AMAs. As a musician and music lover, it’s superb to be a part of an evening the place music followers make their voices heard!” the Whose Line Is It Anyway? star, 50, mentioned in an October assertion. “It’s an enormous present, so I’m bringing all of it. … The humorous, the music and the strikes!”

The ceremony’s govt producer and showrunner Jesse Collins hinted on the time that “viewers ought to anticipate an unbelievable night time of music, comedy and enjoyable” from Brady and the all-star lineup of performers.

Carrie Underwood will take the stage, contemporary off of her look on the 2022 CMA Awards earlier this month. Together with the American Idol alum, 39, Pink is performing her newest single, “By no means Gonna Not Dance Once more,” from her upcoming ninth report. Think about Dragons, Wizkid and Yola — the first-ever recipient of the Music of Soul award — add to the thrilling roster.

The AMAs honor the very best and brightest in present music, however the ceremony additionally pays tribute to A-listers from the previous. Weeks earlier than the present, it was revealed that Lionel Richie would obtain the Icon Award.

In response to Dick Clark Productions and ABC, the 17-time AMA winner will likely be “the one artist in historical past to be featured on the AMAs stage in each decade for the reason that present’s inception” following his efficiency at Sunday’s ceremony.

The producer expressed his pleasure in an announcement on November 7, noting, “I’m immensely grateful for a profession that has taken me to locations I by no means imagined that I’d go, from arenas worldwide to studio units to the AMA stage. I can recall one of many first occasions I received to carry out on the AMAs. It was to sing ‘We Are the World’ among the many most iconic musicians of my technology, so it’s surreal to be receiving this recognition 36 years later.”

Aside from the particular award, followers have been capable of vote for his or her favourite artists in all classes after nominations have been made public in October. Dangerous Bunny leads the contenders with a powerful eight nods, together with his first for Artist of the 12 months. The Puerto Rican star, 28, faces stiff competitors from Adele, Beyoncé, Harry Types and extra.

Maintain scrolling for the complete record of 2022 AMAs nominees — and verify again in later tonight to see who received!

Icon Award
Lionel Richie

Artist of the 12 months
Adele
Dangerous Bunny
Beyoncé
Drake
Harry Types
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd

New Artist of the 12 months
Dove Cameron
Gayle
Steve Lacy
Latto
Måneskin

Collaboration of the 12 months
Future that includes Drake and Tems – “Wait For U”
Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero,
Stephanie Beatriz, and the Encanto Solid – “We Don’t Discuss About Bruno”
Elton John and Dua Lipa – “Chilly Coronary heart (Pnau remix)”
The Child Laroi and Justin Bieber – “Keep”
Lil Nas X that includes Jack Harlow – “Trade Child”

Favourite Touring Artist
Dangerous Bunny
Coldplay
Elton John
The Rolling Stones
Ed Sheeran

Favourite Music Video
Adele – “Simple on Me”
Dangerous Bunny that includes Chencho Corleone – “Me Porto Bonito”
Lil Nas X that includes Jack Harlow – “Trade Child”
Harry Types – “As It Was”
Taylor Swift – All Too Properly: The Brief Movie

Favourite Male Pop Artist
Dangerous Bunny
Drake
Ed Sheeran
Harry Types
The Weeknd

Favourite Feminine Pop Artist
Adele
Beyoncé
Doja Cat
Lizzo
Taylor Swift

Favourite Pop Duo or Group
BTS
Coldplay
Think about Dragons
Måneskin
OneRepublic

Favourite Pop Album
Adele – 30
Dangerous Bunny – Un Verano Sin Ti
Beyoncé – Renaissance
Harry Types – Harry’s Home
Taylor Swift – Crimson (Taylor’s Model)
The Weeknd – Daybreak FM

Favourite Pop Music
Adele – “Simple on Me”
Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero,
Stephanie Beatriz and the Encanto Solid – “We Don’t Discuss About Bruno”
The Child Laroi and Justin Bieber – “Keep”
Lizzo – “About Rattling Time”
Harry Types – “As It Was”

Favourite Male Nation Artist
Luke Combs
Walker Hayes
Cody Johnson
Chris Stapleton
Morgan Wallen

Favourite Feminine Nation Artist
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood
Lainey Wilson

Favourite Nation Duo or Group
Dan + Shay
Woman A
Previous Dominion
Parmalee
Zac Brown Band

Favourite Nation Album
Luke Combs – Growin’ Up
Walker Hayes – Nation Stuff: The Album
Cody Johnson – Human: The Double Album
Taylor Swift – Crimson (Taylor’s Model)
Carrie Underwood – Denim & Rhinestones

Favourite Nation Music
Jordan Davis that includes Luke Bryan – “Purchase Filth”
Cody Johnson – “‘Til You Can’t”
Dustin Lynch that includes MacKenzie Porter – “Pondering ‘Bout You”
Chris Stapleton – “You Ought to Most likely Depart”
Morgan Wallen – “Wasted on You”

Favourite Male Hip-Hop Artist
Drake
Future
Kendrick Lamar
Lil Child
Lil Durk

Favourite Feminine Hip-Hop Artist
Cardi B
GloRilla
Latto
Megan Thee Stallion
Nicki Minaj

Favourite Hip-Hop Album
Future – I By no means Appreciated You
Gunna – DS4Ever
Kendrick Lamar – Mr. Morale & the Huge Steppers
Lil Durk – 7220
Polo G – Corridor of Fame 2.0

Favourite Hip-Hop Music
Future that includes Drake and Tems – “Wait For U”
Jack Harlow – “First Class”
Kodak Black – “Tremendous Gremlin”
Latto – “Huge Power”
Lil Nas X that includes Jack Harlow – “Trade Child”

Favourite Male R&B Artist
Chris Brown
Brent Faiyaz
Givēon
Fortunate Daye
The Weeknd

Favourite Feminine R&B Artist
Beyoncé
Doja Cat
Muni Lengthy
SZA
Summer time Walker

Favourite R&B Album
Beyoncé – Renaissance
Drake – Truthfully, Nevermind
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak) – An Night with Silk Sonic
Summer time Walker – Nonetheless Over It
The Weeknd – Daybreak FM

Favourite R&B Music
Beyoncé – “Break My Soul”
Muni Lengthy – “Hrs And Hrs”
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak) – “Smokin out the Window”
SZA – “I Hate U”
Wizkid that includes Tems – “Essence”

Favourite Male Latin Artist
Dangerous Bunny
Farruko
J Balvin
Jhayco
Rauw Alejandro

Favourite Feminine Latin Artist
Anitta
Becky G
Kali Uchis
Karol G
Rosalía

Favourite Latin Duo or Group
Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga
Calibre 50
Eslabon Armado
Grupo Firme
Yahritza Y Su Esencia

Favourite Latin Album
Dangerous Bunny – Un Verano Sin Ti
Farruko – La 167
J Balvin – Jose
Rauw Alejandro – Vice Versa
Rosalía – Motomami

Favourite Latin Music
Dangerous Bunny that includes Chencho Corleone – “Me Porto Bonito”
Becky G x Karol G – “Mamiii”
Karol G – “Provenza”
Rauw Alejandro – “Todo de Ti”
Sebastián Yatra – “Dos Oruguitas”

Favourite Rock Artist
Think about Dragons
The Lumineers
Machine Gun Kelly
Måneskin
Crimson Sizzling Chili Peppers

Favourite Rock Music
Kate Bush – “Operating Up That Hill (A Cope with God)”
Foo Fighters – “Love Dies Younger”
Think about Dragons x JID – “Enemy”
Måneskin – “Beggin’”
Crimson Sizzling Chili Peppers – “Black Summer time”

Favourite Rock Music
Coldplay – Music of the Spheres
Ghost – Impera
Think about Dragons – Mercury – Act 1
Machine Gun Kelly – Mainstream Sellout
Crimson Sizzling Chili Peppers – Limitless Love

Favourite Inspirațional Artist
For King & Nation
Katy Nichole
Matthew West
Phil Wickham
Anne Wilson

Favourite Gospel Artist
DOE
Maverick Metropolis Music
Tamela Mann
E. Dewey Smith
CeCe Winans

Favourite Dance/Digital Artist
The Chainsmokers
Diplo
Marshmello
Swedish Home Mafia
Tiësto

Favourite Soundtrack
Elvis
Encanto
Sing 2
Stranger Issues: Soundtrack from the Netflix Sequence, Season 4
Prime Gun: Maverick

Favourite Afrobeats Artist
Burna Boy
CKay
Fireboy DML
Tems
Wizkid

Favourite Ok-Pop Artist
Blackpink
BTS
Seventeen
Tomorrow X Collectively
Twice