2022 American Music Awards Winners List (Videos)

2022 American Music Awards Host Wayne Brady
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Dancing with the Stars contestant Wayne Brady hosts the 2022 American Music Awards airing tonight (Nov 20) on ABC.

Aside from handing out awards, American Idol judge Lionel Richie will receive the Icon Award for his 50 years as an R&B and Pop superstar. Charlie Puth and Stevie Wonder will take the stage to perform a medley of Lionel’s songs. PInk will be on hand to honor the late Olivia Newton-John, Jimmie Allen will introduce his tourmate American Idol season 4 winner Carrie Underwood who will perform her hit single “Crazy Angels” off of her latest album Diamonds & Rhinestones, and more performances.

Backstage with the 2022 Tony Awards...
Backstage with the 2022 Tony Awards Winners!

Plus, American Idol fans will be able to vote for the first time. Viewers can vote for a singer to receive the “Platinum Ticket” which gives a contestant special perks during Hollywood Week.

Wayne Brady kicked off the show with a monologue and a big song and dance number featuring his DWTS partner Witney Carson and guitarist Orianthi. Adam Lambert’s infamous 2009 performance gets a shoutout!

Jimmie Allen started his introduction Carrie Underwood by singing a snip of a song by the late Loretta Lynn. Carrie has won 17 AMAs!

Taylor Swift was the night’s BIG winner, nabbing trophies in general pop and country music categories. She won in six categories. Harry Styles was right behind her with a total of five wins.

THE 2022 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS WINNERS:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Adele
Bad Bunny
Beyoncé
Drake
Harry Styles
Taylor Swift – WINNER
The Weeknd

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Dove Cameron – WINNER
GAYLE
Latto
Måneskin
Steve Lacy

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz & Encanto Cast “We Don’t Talk About Bruno”
Elton John & Dua Lipa “Cold Heart – PNAU Remix” – WINNER
Future ft. Drake & Tems “WAIT FOR U”
Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow “INDUSTRY BABY”
The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber “STAY”

FAVORITE TOURING ARTIST

Bad Bunny
Coldplay – WINNER
Ed Sheeran
Elton John
The Rolling Stones

FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEO

Adele “Easy On Me”
Bad Bunny ft. Chencho Corleone “Me Porto Bonito”
Harry Styles “As It Was”
Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow “INDUSTRY BABY”
Taylor Swift “All Too Well: The Short Film” – WINNER

FAVORITE MALE POP ARTIST

Bad Bunny
Drake
Ed Sheeran
Harry Styles – WINNER
The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE POP ARTIST

Adele
Beyoncé
Doja Cat
Lizzo
Taylor Swift – WINNER

FAVORITE POP DUO OR GROUP

BTS – WINNER
Coldplay
Imagine Dragons
Måneskin
OneRepublic

FAVORITE POP ALBUM

Adele “30”
Bad Bunny “Un Verano Sin Ti”
Beyoncé “Renaissance”
Harry Styles “Harry’s House”
Taylor Swift “Red (Taylor’s Version)” – WINNER
The Weeknd “Dawn FM”

FAVORITE POP SONG

Adele “Easy On Me”
Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz & Encanto Cast “We Don’t Talk About Bruno”
Harry Styles “As It Was” – WINNER
Lizzo “About Damn Time”
The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber “STAY”

FAVORITE MALE COUNTRY ARTIST

Chris Stapleton
Cody Johnson
Luke Combs
Morgan Wallen – WINNER
Walker Hayes

FAVORITE FEMALE COUNTRY ARTIST

Carrie Underwood
Lainey Wilson
Maren Morris
Miranda Lambert
Taylor Swift – WINNER (LMAO!)

FAVORITE COUNTRY DUO OR GROUP

Dan + Shay – WINNER
Lady A
Old Dominion
Parmalee
Zac Brown Band

FAVORITE COUNTRY ALBUM

Carrie Underwood “Denim & Rhinestones”
Luke Combs “Growin’ Up”
Cody Johnson “Human: The Double Album”
Taylor Swift “Red (Taylor’s Version)” – WINNER (LMAO AGAIN!)
Walker Hayes “Country Stuff: The Album”

FAVORITE COUNTRY SONG

Chris Stapleton “You Should Probably Leave”
Cody Johnson “’Til You Can’t”
Dustin Lynch ft. MacKenzie Porter “Thinking ‘Bout You”
Jordan Davis ft. Luke Bryan “Buy Dirt”
Morgan Wallen “Wasted on You” – WINNER

FAVORITE MALE HIP-HOP ARTIST

Drake
Future
Kendrick Lamar – WINNER
Lil Baby
Lil Durk

FAVORITE FEMALE HIP-HOP ARTIST

Cardi B
GloRilla
Latto
Megan Thee Stallion
Nicki Minaj – WINNER

FAVORITE HIP-HOP ALBUM

Future “I NEVER LIKED YOU”
Gunna “DS4EVER”
Kendrick Lamar “Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers” – WINNER
Lil Durk “7220”
Polo G “Hall of Fame 2.0”

FAVORITE HIP-HOP SONG

Future ft. Drake & Tems “WAIT FOR U” – WINNER
Jack Harlow “First Class”
Kodak Black “Super Gremlin”
Latto “Big Energy”
Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow “INDUSTRY BABY”

FAVORITE MALE R&B ARTIST

Brent Faiyaz
Chris Brown – WINNER
GIV?ON
Lucky Daye
The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE R&B ARTIST

Beyoncé – WINNER
Doja Cat
Muni Long
Summer Walker
SZA

FAVORITE R&B ALBUM

Beyoncé “Renaissance” – WINNER
Drake “Honestly, Nevermind”
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak) “An Evening with Silk Sonic”
Summer Walker “Still Over It”
The Weeknd “Dawn FM”

FAVORITE R&B SONG

Beyoncé “BREAK MY SOUL”
Muni Long “Hrs And Hrs”
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak) “Smokin Out The Window”
SZA “I Hate U”
Wizkid ft. Tems “Essence” – WINNER

FAVORITE MALE LATIN ARTIST

Bad Bunny – WINNER
Farruko
J Balvin
Jhayco
Rauw Alejandro

FAVORITE FEMALE LATIN ARTIST

Anitta – WINNER
Becky G
Kali Uchis
KAROL G
ROSALÍA

FAVORITE LATIN DUO OR GROUP

Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga
Calibre 50
Eslabon Armado
Grupo Firme
Yahritza Y Su Esencia – WINNER

FAVORITE LATIN ALBUM

Bad Bunny “Un Verano Sin Ti” – WINNER
Farruko “La 167”
J Balvin “JOSE”
Rauw Alejandro “Vice Versa”
ROSALÍA “MOTOMAMI”

FAVORITE LATIN SONG

Bad Bunny ft. Chencho Corleone “Me Porto Bonito”
Becky G x KAROL G “MAMIII”
KAROL G “PROVENZA”
Rauw Alejandro “Todo de Ti”
Sebastián Yatra “Dos Oruguitas” – WINNER

FAVORITE ROCK ARTIST

Imagine Dragons
Machine Gun Kelly – WINNER
Måneskin
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Lumineers

FAVORITE ROCK SONG **New**

Foo Fighters “Love Dies Young”
Imagine Dragons x JID “Enemy”
Kate Bush “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)”
Måneskin “Beggin’” – WINNER
Red Hot Chili Peppers “Black Summer”

FAVORITE ROCK ALBUM **New**

Coldplay “Music of the Spheres”
Ghost “Impera” – WINNER
Imagine Dragons “Mercury – Act 1”
Machine Gun Kelly “mainstream sellout”
Red Hot Chili Peppers “Unlimited Love”

FAVORITE INSPIRATIONAL ARTIST

Anne Wilson
for KING & COUNTRY – WINNER
Katy Nichole
Matthew West
Phil Wickham

FAVORITE GOSPEL ARTIST

CeCe Winans
DOE
Dewey Smith
Maverick City Music
Tamela Mann – WINNER

FAVORITE DANCE/ELECTRONIC ARTIST

Diplo
Marshmello – WINNER
Swedish House Mafia
The Chainsmokers
Tiësto

FAVORITE SOUNDTRACK

“ELVIS” – WINNER
“Encanto”
“Sing 2”
“Stranger Things: Soundtrack from the Netflix Series, Season 4”
“Top Gun: Maverick”

FAVORITE AFROBEATS ARTIST **New**

Burna Boy
CKay
Fireboy DML
Tems
Wizkid – WINNER

FAVORITE K-POP ARTIST **New**

BLACKPINK
BTS – WINNER
SEVENTEEN
TOMORROW X TOGETHER
TWICE

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