Music Awards 2022: Winners of the American Music Awards 2022: See the full list here

The 50th American Music Awards, which took place Sunday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, featured a parade of well-known personalities from the music industry.

However, Taylor Swift stole the show by winning Entertainer of the Year by beating The Weeknd, Harry Styles, Adele, Bad Bunny, Beyoncé and Drake.

While D-Nice served as the event’s house DJ, the show featured incendiary performances from Pink, Stevie Wonder, Charlie Puth, Ari Lennox, GloRilla, David Guetta, Bebe Rexha, Dove Cameron, Anitta, Lil Baby, Carrie Underwood, Imagine Dragons with JID, Yola, Tems and Wizkid.

The show, hosted by Wayne Brady and produced by ABC and Dick Clark Productions, saw Bad Bunny nominated for eight awards in total, including Entertainer of the Year. Meanwhile, Drake, Beyoncé and Taylor Swift weren’t far behind, each with six nominations.

Additionally, this year’s new contestants, including Jack Harlow, Tems, Latto, BLACKPINK, Anitta, and Swedish House Mafia, garnered a lot of media attention.

You can also consult the complete list of nominations, according to the different categories, below:

Artist of the year


bad bunny



Harry Styles

Taylor Swift (winner)

The weekend

New Artist of the Year

Dove Cameron (winner)




Steve Lacy

Collaboration of the year

Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz & Encanto Cast – “We’re Not Talking About Bruno”

Elton John & Dua Lipa – “Cold Heart – PNAU Remix” (winner)

Future ft. Drake & Tems – “WAIT FOR YOU”

Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY”

Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – “STAY”

Favorite Touring Artist

bad bunny

Coldplay (winner)

Ed Sheeran

Elton John

The rolling stones

Favorite music video

Adele – “Easy for 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


Ed Sheeran

Harry Styles (winner)

The weekend

Favorite Female Pop Artist



Doja Cat


Taylor Swift (winner)

Favorite pop duo or group

BTS (winner)

cold game

imagine Dragons


a republic

Favorite Pop Album

Adele – 30

Bad Bunny – Un Verano Sin Ti


Harry Styles – Harry’s House

Taylor Swift – Red (Taylor’s Version) (Winner)

The Weeknd – Dawn FM

favorite pop song

Adele – “Easy for Me”

Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz & Encanto Cast – “We’re Not Talking About Bruno”

Harry Styles – “As It Was” (Winner)

Lizzo – “About the Fucking Time”

Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – “STAY”

Favorite Male Country Artist

Chris Stapleton

Cody Johnson

Luc Combes

Morgan Wallen (winner)

Walker Hayes

Favorite Female Country Artist

Carrie Underwood

Lainey Wilson

Maren Morris

Miranda Lambert

Taylor Swift (winner)

Favorite Country Duo or Group

Dan + Shay (winner)

Lady A

Old Dominion


Zac Brown Band

Favorite Country Album

Carrie Underwood – Denim and rhinestones

Luke Combs – Growing Up

Cody Johnson – Human: The Double Album

Taylor Swift – Red (Taylor’s Version) (Winner)

Walker Hayes – Country Stuff: The Album

Favorite country song

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” (winner)

Favorite Male Hip Hop Artist



Kendrick Lamar (winner)

Little baby

Lil Durk

Favorite hip hop artist

Cardi B



Megan you stallion

Nicki Minaj (winner)

Favorite hip hop album

Future – I never loved 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 – “Great Energy”

Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY”

Favorite Male R&B Artist

Brent Faiyaz

Chris Brown (winner)


lucky day

The weekend

Favorite R&B Female Artist

Beyoncé (winner)

Doja Cat

Muni long

summer walker


Favorite R&B Album

Beyoncé – Renaissance (winner)

Drake – Honestly, it doesn’t matter

Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak) – An Evening With Silk Sonic

Summer Walker – Still On It

The Weeknd – Dawn FM

Favorite R&B song

Beyoncé – “BREAK MY SOUL” (winner)

Muni Long – “Hrs And Hrs”

Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak) – “Smoking Out the Window”

SZA – “I Hate You”

Wizkid ft. Time – “Essence”

Favorite Male Latin Artist

Bad Bunny (winner)


J Balvin


Rauw Alejandro

Favorite Latin Artist

Anita (winner)

Becky G

Kali Uchis



Favorite Latin Duo or Group

Banda MS by Sergio Lizárraga

Caliber 50

Eslabon Armado

Group Firm

Yahritza Y Su Esencia (winner)

Favorite Latin Album

Bad Bunny – Un Verano Sin Ti (Winner)

Farruko – The 167

J Balvin – JOSE

Rauw Alejandro – Vice Versa


favorite latin song

Bad Bunny ft. Chencho Corleone – “Me Porto Bonito”

Becky G x KAROL G – “MAMIII”


Rauw Alejandro – “Todo de Ti”

Sebastián Yatra – “Dos Oruguitas” (winner)

Favorite rock artist

imagine Dragons

Machine Gun Kelly (winner)


Hot red peppers

The Luminous

favorite rock song

Foo Fighters – “Love Dies Young”

Imagine Dragons x JID – “Enemy”

Kate Bush – “Run Up That Hill (A Deal With God)”

Måneskin – “Beggin'” (winner)

Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Black Summer”

Favorite rock album

Coldplay – Music of the Spheres

Ghost – Impera (winner)

Imagine Dragons – Mercury – Act 1

Machine Gun Kelly – sale to the general public

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


Dewey Smith

Maverick Town Music

Tamela Mann (winner)

Favorite Dance/Electronic Artist


Marshmello (winner)

Swedish house mafia

chain smokers


Favorite soundtrack

ELVIS (winner)


Sing 2

Stranger Things: Netflix series soundtrack, season 4

Top Gun: Maverick

Favorite Afrobeats Artist

Burna Boy


Fireboy DML


Wizkid (winner)

Favorite K-Pop Artist


BTS (winner)





  1. Who got the most nominations at the 2022 American Music Awards?
    With eight nominations, Bad Bunny tops the list.
  2. Who are the first-time American Music Award nominees in 2022?
    First-time nominees included Jack Harlow, Tems, Latto, BLACKPINK, Anitta and Swedish House Mafia.

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