2022 American Music Awards Announced
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
NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
FAVORITE MALE R&B ARTIST
FAVORITE FEMALE R&B ARTIST
FAVORITE R&B ALBUM
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
FAVORITE FEMALE POP ARTIST
FAVORITE POP ALBUM
Bad Bunny “Un Verano Sin Ti”
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
Maverick City Music
“Stranger Things: Soundtrack from the Netflix Series, Season 4”
“Top Gun: Maverick”