2022 American Music Awards Announced

2022 American Music Awards Announced

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The nominees for the 2022 American Music Awards have been announced.

Music icon Beyoncé ties with Taylor Swift for most-nominated female artist with six nods each, including Artist of the Year, Favorite Female Pop Artist and Favorite Pop Album (Renaissance). 

Beyoncé’s chart-topping album also dominates the R&B categories, including Favorite R&B Album and Favorite R&B Song (“Break My Soul“). 

The Weeknd trails behind with five nominations, including Artist of the Year and Favorite R&B Album (Dawn FM). 

Silk Sonic, who recently announced they are withdrawing from 2023 Grammy consideration, picked up two nominations at the American Music Awards. Their debut album, An Evening With Silk Sonic, is up for Favorite R&B Album and their smash hit “Leave The Door Open” scores a nod for Favorite R&B Song.

Steve Lacy, who recently topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart with “Bad Habit,” is nominated for Best New Artist.

The 2022 American Music Awards, a fan-voted awards show, will air live from Microsoft Theater at L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 20, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC. Fans can vote at VoteAMAs.com.

See the nominees below.

2022 American Music Awards Nominees

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Adele

Bad Bunny

Beyoncé

Drake

Harry Styles

Taylor Swift

The Weeknd

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Dove Cameron

GAYLE

Latto

Måneskin

Steve Lacy

FAVORITE MALE R&B ARTIST

Brent Faiyaz

Chris Brown

GIVĒON

Lucky Daye

The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE R&B ARTIST

Beyoncé

Doja Cat

Muni Long

Summer Walker

SZA

FAVORITE R&B ALBUM

Beyoncé “Renaissance”

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”

FAVORITE MALE POP ARTIST

Bad Bunny

Drake

Ed Sheeran

Harry Styles

The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE POP ARTIST

Adele

Beyoncé

Doja Cat

Lizzo

Taylor Swift

FAVORITE POP ALBUM

Adele “30”

Bad Bunny “Un Verano Sin Ti”

Beyoncé “Renaissance”

Harry Styles “Harry’s House”

Taylor Swift “Red (Taylor’s Version)”

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”

Lizzo “About Damn Time”

The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber “STAY”

FAVORITE GOSPEL ARTIST

CeCe Winans

DOE

Dewey Smith

Maverick City Music

Tamela Mann

FAVORITE SOUNDTRACK

“ELVIS”

“Encanto”

“Sing 2”

“Stranger Things: Soundtrack from the Netflix Series, Season 4”

“Top Gun: Maverick”

See the full list of nominees here.