American Music Awards 2022: Full List of Nominations


Bad Bunny leads the pack with eight nominations this year. The Puerto Rican rapper and singer is up for Artist of the Year, Favorite Touring Artist, Favorite Music Video, Favorite Male Pop Artist, Favorite Pop Album, Favorite Male Latin Artist, favorite Latin album and favorite Latin song.

Beyoncé, Taylor Swift and Drake are close behind with six nominations each, while Adele, Harry Styles and The Weeknd are each up for five nominations.

To kick off the reveal of this year’s nominations for the biggest fan-voted awards show, two-time AMA winner Becky G announced the nominees for New Artist of the Year in a video aired on “Good Morning America”. Artists vying for the coveted prize include Dove Cameron, GAYLE, Latto, Måneskin and Steve Lacy.

New categories this year include Favorite Rock Song, Favorite Rock Album, Favorite Afrobeats Artist, and Favorite K-pop Artist. Fan voting for all awards is open except for favorite K-pop artist, which will open on Tuesday, November 1.

The 2022 American Music Awards will air live from the Microsoft Theater at LA LIVE in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 20 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on ABC.

See the full list of nominees:

  • Adele
  • bad bunny
  • Beyonce
  • Duck
  • Harry Styles
  • Taylor Swift
  • The weekend
  • Dove Cameron
  • GAILLE
  • Latte
  • Maneskin
  • Steve Lacy
  • Adele, “Easy With Me”
  • Bad Bunny ft. Chencho Corleone, “Me Porto Bonito”
  • Harry Styles, “As It Was”
  • Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow, “BABY INDUSTRY”
  • Taylor Swift, “Too Good (Taylor Version)”

collaboration of the year

  • Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz and the Cast of “Encanto”, “We’re Not Talking About Bruno”
  • Elton John and Dua Lipa, “Cold Heart – PNAU Remix”
  • Future ft. Drake & Tems, “WAIT FOR U”
  • Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow, “BABY INDUSTRY”
  • Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber, “STAY”
  • bad bunny
  • cold game
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Elton John
  • The rolling stones

Favorite Afrobeats Artist

  • Burna Boy
  • Kay
  • Fireboy DML
  • Time
  • Assistant
  • NOIRPINK
  • BTS
  • SEVENTEEN
  • TOMORROW X TOGETHER
  • TWICE
  • “ELVIS”
  • “Encanta”
  • “Sing 2”
  • “Stranger Things”: Netflix Series Original Soundtrack, Season 4
  • “Top Gun: Maverick”
  • CeCe Winans
  • DOE
  • E. Dewey Smith
  • Maverick Town Music
  • Tamela Mann

Favorite Dance/Electronic Artist

  • Diploma
  • Marshmallow
  • Swedish house mafia
  • chain smokers
  • Tiesto

Favorite Inspirational Artist

  • Anne Wilson
  • for ROI and COUNTRY
  • Katy Nichole
  • Matthew West
  • Phil Wickham
  • Coldplay, “Music of the Spheres”
  • Ghost, “Impera”
  • Imagine Dragons, “Mercury – Act 1”
  • Machine Gun Kelly, “general public clearance sale”
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers, “Unlimited Love”
  • Foo Fighters, “Love Dies Young”
  • Imagine Dragons x JID, “Enemy”
  • Kate Bush, “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)”
  • Måneskin, “Beggin'”
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers, “Black Summer”
  • imagine Dragons
  • Machine Gun Kelly
  • Maneskin
  • Hot red peppers
  • The Luminous
  • Bad Bunny, “Un Verano Sin Ti”
  • Farruko, “The 167”
  • J Balvin, “JOSE”
  • Rauw Alejandro, “Vice Versa”
  • ROSALIA, “MOTOMAMI”
  • Bad Bunny ft. Chencho Corleone, “Me Porto Bonito”
  • Becky G x KAROL G ,”MAMIII”
  • KAROL G, “PROVENZA”
  • Rauw Alejandro, “Todo de Ti”
  • Sebastian Yatra, “Dos Oruguitas”

Favorite Latin Artist

  • Anita
  • Becky G
  • Kali Uchis
  • CAROL G
  • ROSALIA

Favorite Latin Duo or Group

  • Banda MS by Sergio Lizárraga
  • Caliber 50
  • Eslabon Armado
  • Group Firm
  • Yahritza Y Su Esencia

Favorite Male Latin Artist

  • bad bunny
  • farruko
  • J Balvin
  • jhayco
  • Rauw Alejandro

Favorite R&B Female Artist

  • Beyonce
  • Doja Cat
  • Muni long
  • summer walker
  • SZA
  • Beyoncé, “Rebirth”
  • Drake, “Honestly, too bad”
  • Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak), “An Evening with Silk Sonic”
  • Summer Walker, “Still Not Finished”
  • On weekends, “Dawn FM”
  • Beyoncé, “BREAK MY SOUL”
  • Muni Long, “Hrs And Hrs”
  • Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak), “Smokin’ Out the Window”
  • SZA, “I Hate You”
  • Wizkid ft. Time, “Essence”
  • Brent Faiyaz
  • Chris Brown
  • OVERLOOK
  • lucky day
  • The weekend
  • Future ft. Drake & Tems, “WAIT FOR U”
  • Jack Harlow, “First Class”
  • Kodak Black, “Super Gremlin”
  • Latto, “Great Energy”
  • Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow, “BABY INDUSTRY”

Favorite hip hop artist

  • Cardi B
  • GloRilla
  • Latte
  • Megan you stallion
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Future, “I Never Loved You”
  • Gunna, “DS4EVER”
  • Kendrick Lamar, “Mr. Morale and Big Steps”
  • Lil Durk, “7220”
  • Polo G, “Hall of Fame 2.0”

Favorite Male Hip Hop Artist

  • Duck
  • Coming
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Little baby
  • Lil Durk
  • Chris Stapleton, “You Probably Should Leave”
  • Cody Johnson, “Until You Can’t”
  • Dustin Lynch ft. MacKenzie Porter, “Thinking of You”
  • Jordan Davis with Luke Bryan, “Buy Dirt”
  • Morgan Wallen, “Wasted on You”
  • Carrie Underwood, “Denim & Rhinestones”
  • Luke Combs, “Growing Up”
  • Cody Johnson, “Human: The Double Album”
  • Taylor Swift, “Red (Taylor’s Version)”
  • Walker Hayes, “Country Stuff: The Album”

Favorite Country Duo or Group

  • Dan + Shay
  • Lady A
  • Old Dominion
  • Parmaled
  • Zac Brown Band

Favorite Male Country Artist

  • Chris Stapleton
  • Cody Johnson
  • Luc Combes
  • Morgan Wallen
  • Walker Hayes

Favorite Female Country Artist

  • Carrie Underwood
  • Lainey Wilson
  • Maren Morris
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Taylor Swift
  • Adele, “Easy for me”
  • Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz and the Cast of “Encanto”, “We’re Not Talking About Bruno”
  • Harry Styles, “As It Was”
  • Lizzo, “About the Fucking Time”
  • Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber, “STAY”
  • Adele, “30”
  • Bad Bunny, “Un Verano Sin Ti”
  • Beyoncé, “Rebirth”
  • Harry Styles, “Harry’s House”
  • Taylor Swift, “Red (Taylor’s version)”
  • On weekends, “Dawn FM”

Favorite pop duo or group

  • BTS
  • cold game
  • imagine Dragons
  • Maneskin
  • a republic

Favorite Female Pop Artist

  • Adele
  • Beyonce
  • Doja Cat
  • Lizzo
  • Taylor Swift
  • bad bunny
  • Duck
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Harry Styles
  • The weekend

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