The 2022 American Music Awards will broadcast on ABC on Sunday, November 20, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
The 2022 American Music Awards will broadcast on ABC on Sunday, November 20, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.( Source : accessonline )


American Music Awards 2022 nominations were announced by ABC and Dick Clark productions on October 13, 2022.

Bad Bunny leads the list of nominations with eight nods, while Taylor Swift and Beyonce are slightly behind with six nods each.

The hottest musical night is set to air from Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 20 at 8 p.m. ET, and on ABC. The show will also be streamed online the next day on Hulu.

American Music Awards will be hosted by Wayne Brady, award-winning actor and musician.

The world's largest fan-voted award show kicked off the 2022 New Artist of the Year nominee's names revealed through ABC's "Good Morning America." The two-time AMA winner Becky G surprised the lucky names via a video.

American Music Awards 2022 Nominations

American Music Awards nominations were announced on October 13 by ABC and Dick Clark Productions. Bad Bunny, Beyonce, Drake, and Taylor Swift are leading nominees.

ABC's Good Morning America show broke the bombshell news to musicians and music lovers.

Bad Bunny is in the lead with eight nods, including the artist of the year nomination, while Taylor Swift and Beyonce are slightly him with five nods. The artists are also the year's most nominated female musicians.

Drake earned a sixth nomination as he has three nods and leads behind Taylor.

Adele, Harry Styles, and The Weeknd are close behind with five nominations apiece, including Artist of the Year.

Here we have new names in the music world that have garnered immense love from the audience. More than 40 artists have received their first-ever nominations.

Some new artist nominees are Anitta, Latto, Mafia, and Jack Harlow. Sebastian Yatra received his first-ever AMAs nomination, and Becky G surprised him via facetime.

American Music Awards nominations has been announced and Bad Bunny is leading the chart with eight nods.
American Music Awards nominations has been announced and Bad Bunny is leading the chart with eight nods. ( Source : harpersbazaar )

AMAs Highlights of The Year

Lionel Richie will be honored as Stevie Wonder and Charlie Puth are taking the stage to do so and perform a medley of AMAs Icon Award recipient's hit song.

The world's largest fan-voted award show has brought global superstars on the same ground to compete in the night's most significant honor.

Taylor Swift currently owns the record for most victories in this category with six, and the record for most AMA wins all time with 34. This year might or might not break this record.

The American Music Awards added or revived six categories this year, including Favorite K-pop Artist.

AMAs are voted by music buyers and lovers, not any invited judges or program members.
AMAs are voted by music buyers and lovers, not any invited judges or program members. ( Source : woodtv )

Artist Of The Year

  1. Adele
  2. Bad Bunny
  3. Drake
  4. Harry Styles
  5. Taylor Swift
  6. The Weeknd

New Artist Of The Year

  1. Dove Cameron
  2. GAYLE
  3. Latto
  4. Måneskin
  5. Steve Lacy

Collaboration of the Year

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

Favorite Touring Artist

  1. Bad Bunny
  2. Coldplay
  3. Ed Sheeran
  4. Elton John
  5. The Rolling Stones

Favorite Music Video

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

Favorite Afrobeats Artist

  1. Burna Boy
  2. CKay
  3. Fireboy DML
  4. Tems
  5. Wizkid

Favorite Soundtrack

  1. "ELVIS"
  2. "Encanto"
  3. "Sing 2"
  4. "Stranger Things": Soundtrack from the Netflix Series, Season 4
  5. "Top Gun: Maverick"

Favorite K-pop Artist

  1. BLACKPINK
  2. BTS
  3. SEVENTEEN
  4. TOMORROW X TOGETHER
  5. TWICE

Favorite Dance/Electronic Artist

  1. Diplo
  2. Marshmello
  3. Swedish House Mafia
  4. The Chainsmokers
  5. Tiësto

Favorite Gospel Artist

  1. CeCe Winans
  2. DOE
  3. E. Dewey Smith
  4. Maverick City Music
  5. Tamela Mann

Favorite Inspirational Artist

  1. Anne Wilson
  2. for KING & COUNTRY
  3. Katy Nichole
  4. Matthew West
  5. Phil Wickham

Favorite Rock Artist

  1. Imagine Dragons
  2. Machine Gun Kelly
  3. Måneskin
  4. Red Hot Chili Peppers
  5. The Lumineers

Favorite Rock Album

  1. Coldplay, "Music of the Spheres"
  2. Ghost, "Impera"
  3. Imagine Dragons, "Mercury - Act 1"
  4. Machine Gun Kelly, "mainstream sellout"
  5. Red Hot Chili Peppers, "Unlimited Love"

Favorite Latin Album

  1. Bad Bunny, "Un Verano Sin Ti"
  2. Farruko, "La 167"
  3. J Balvin, "JOSE"
  4. Rauw Alejandro, "Vice Versa"
  5. ROSALÍA, "MOTOMAMI

Favorite Female Latin Artist

  1. Anitta
  2. Becky G
  3. Kali Uchis
  4. KAROL G
  5. ROSALÍA

Favorite Latin Duo or Group

  1. Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga
  2. Calibre 50
  3. Eslabon Armado
  4. Grupo Firme
  5. Yahritza Y Su Esencia

Favorite Latin Song

  1. Bad Bunny ft. Chencho Corleone, "Me Porto Bonito"
  2. Becky G x KAROL G ,"MAMIII"
  3. KAROL G, "PROVENZA"
  4. Rauw Alejandro, "Todo de Ti"
  5. Sebastián Yatra, "Dos Oruguitas"

Favorite Male Latin Artist

  1. Bad Bunny
  2. Farruko
  3. J Balvin
  4. Jhayco
  5. Rauw Alejandro

Favorite Female R&B Artist

  1. Beyoncé
  2. Doja Cat
  3. Muni Long
  4. Summer Walker
  5. SZA

Favorite R&B Album

  1. Beyoncé, "Renaissance"
  2. Drake, "Honestly, Nevermind"
  3. Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak), "An Evening with Silk Sonic"
  4. Summer Walker, "Still Not Over It"
  5. The Weeknd, "Dawn FM"

Favorite R&B Song

  1. Beyoncé, "BREAK MY SOUL"
  2. Muni Long, "Hrs And Hrs"
  3. Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak), "Smokin Out The Window"
  4. SZA, "I Hate U"
  5. Wizkid ft. Tems, "Essence"

Favorite Male R&B Artist

  1. Brent Faiyaz
  2. Chris Brown
  3. GIVĒON
  4. Lucky Daye
  5. The Weeknd

Favorite Hip-Hop Song

  1. Future ft. Drake & Tems, "WAIT FOR U"
  2. Jack Harlow, "First Class"
  3. Kodak Black, "Super Gremlin"
  4. Latto, "Big Energy"
  5. Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow, "INDUSTRY BABY"

Favorite Female Hip-Hop Artist

  1. Cardi B
  2. GloRilla
  3. Latto
  4. Megan Thee Stallion
  5. Nicki Minaj

Favorite Hip-Hop Album

  1. Future, "I NEVER LIKED YOU"
  2. Gunna, "DS4EVER"
  3. Kendrick Lamar, "Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers"
  4. Lil Durk, "7220"
  5. Polo G, "Hall of Fame 2.0"

Favorite Male Hip-Hop Artist

  1. Drake
  2. Future
  3. Kendrick Lamar
  4. Lil Baby
  5. Lil Durk

Favorite Country Song

  1. Chris Stapleton, "You Should Probably Leave"
  2. Cody Johnson, "'Til You Can't"
  3. Dustin Lynch ft. MacKenzie Porter, "Thinking 'Bout You"
  4. Jordan Davis ft. Luke Bryan, "Buy Dirt"
  5. Morgan Wallen, "Wasted On You"

Favorite Country Album

  1. Carrie Underwood, "Denim & Rhinestones"
  2. Luke Combs, "Growin' Up"
  3. Cody Johnson, "Human: The Double Album"
  4. Taylor Swift, "Red (Taylor's Version)"
  5. Walker Hayes, "Country Stuff: The Album"

Favorite Country Duo or Group

  1. Dan + Shay
  2. Lady A
  3. Old Dominion
  4. Parmalee
  5. Zac Brown Band

Favorite Male Country Artist

  1. Chris Stapleton
  2. Cody Johnson
  3. Luke Combs
  4. Morgan Wallen
  5. Walker Hayes

Favorite Female Country Artist

  1. Carrie Underwood
  2. Lainey Wilson
  3. Maren Morris
  4. Miranda Lambert
  5. Taylor Swift

Favorite Pop Song

  1. Adele, "Easy On Me"
  2. Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero,
  3. Stephanie Beatriz and "Encanto" cast, "We Don't Talk About Bruno"
  4. Harry Styles, "As It Was"
  5. Lizzo, "About Damn Time"
  6. The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber, "STAY"

Favorite Pop Album

  1. Adele, "30"
  2. Bad Bunny, "Un Verano Sin Ti"
  3. Beyoncé, "Renaissance"
  4. Harry Styles, "Harry's House"
  5. Taylor Swift, "Red (Taylor's Version)"
  6. The Weeknd, "Dawn FM"

Favorite Pop Duo or Group

  1. BTS
  2. Coldplay
  3. Imagine Dragons
  4. Måneskin
  5. OneRepublic

Favorite Female Pop Artist

  1. Adele
  2. Beyoncé
  3. Doja Cat
  4. Lizzo
  5. Taylor Swift

Favorite Male Pop Artist

  1. Bad Bunny
  2. Drake
  3. Ed Sheeran
  4. Harry Styles
  5. The Weeknd

Favorite Rock Song

  1. Foo Fighters, "Love 'Dies' Young"
  2. Imagine Dragons x JID, "Enemy"
  3. Kate Bush, "Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)"
  4. Måneskin, "Beggin'"
  5. Red Hot Chili Peppers, "Black Summer"

2022 American Music Awards Performers

The musical evening is jam-packed with show-stopping performances and exciting moments featuring music's biggest stars.

The multi-platinum rapper Lil Baby will be seen performing a medley of his hits "in a Minute" and "California Breeze.

P!NK will return to the AMA stage to pay tribute to Olivia Newton-John, a 10-time AMA winner.

GloRilla, a first-time nominee, will hit the AMA stage for the first time in her career.

Tems, D-Nice, GloRilla are taking the stage on American Music Awards 2022.
Tems, D-Nice, GloRilla are taking the stage on American Music Awards 2022. ( Source : vibe )

AMA winner David Guetta and two-time nominee Bebe Rexha will sing "I'm Good (Blue)" on American television for the first time.

Anitta, a Favorite Female Latin Artist candidate this year, will take the stage at the AMAs to sing two of her most recent big tunes, "Lobby" and "Envolver."

Performers from the American Music Awards will take the stage to deliver spectacular performances of their newest collaborations, hit singles, and tributes to their mentors and idols.

American Music Awards 2022 Performers Are:

  • Anitta
  • Ari Lennox
  • Bebe Rexha
  • Charlie Puth
  • David Guetta
  • Dove Cameron
  • GloRilla
  • Lil Baby
  • Stevie Wonder
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Imagine Dragons
  • J.I.D
  • Yola
  • house DJ D-Nice

How And Where To Watch American Music Awards On November 21, 2022?

The 2022 American Music Awards will broadcast on ABC on Sunday, November 20, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

On November 21, 2022, American Music Awards will be streamed online on Hulu. If you have a subscription, you have the program on your hands.

ABC is free to watch. There are no charges to watch the awards show. By registering with your TV provider, you may also watch the 2022 American Music Awards live on the ABC app or abc.com.

We have other options, including YouTube TV, Hulu + Live TV, fuboTV, and Sling TV, all carry ABC.

Other Ways To Watch AMAs

  • YouTube TV provides a five-day free trial and broadcasts ABC. You may be required to provide a valid U.S. ZIP code when joining up, but you may pay with any credit card using Google Pay.
  • While fuboTV primarily aims at sports lovers, the streaming service also features several entertainment channels, like ABC.
  • Sling TV is another popular cable TV option, offering an abundance of streaming entertainment, such as on-demand movies.

Few Facts On American Music Awards

  • AMA was purely created for TV when ABC lost the rights to air the Grammys.
  • Dick Clark is the creator of the American Music Awards.
  • This program used to be held in the early months of the year, but ABC moved it to November 2003.
  • AMAs are voted by music buyers and lovers, not any invited judges or program members.
  • With 46.5 million interactions, last year's performance was the most social telecast of 2021.
  • AMAs are broadcasted internationally through conventional and digital channels in over 120 countries and territories.
  • The "2022 American Music Awards" are a collaboration between Dick Clark productions and Jesse Collins Entertainment.