American Music Awards 2022: Burna Boy, Fireboy, Tems, Ckay & Wizkid Receive Nomination

American Music Awards (AMAs), have announced the nominees for the 2022 edition with Nigerian artists like Burna Boy, Fireboy, Tems, Ckay and Wizkid receiving nominations.

The latest installment of the award sees the addition of new categories including Favorite Rock Song, Favorite Rock Album, Favorite Afrobeats Artist and Favorite K-pop Artist.

Tems leads the Nigerian nominees with 4 nominations – Afrobeats Artist of the Year, Collaboration of the Year for Future‘s “Wait For U”, Rap Song of the Year for ‘Wait For U’, and R&B Song of the Year for “Essence”.

The 2022 American Music Awards will hold at the Microsoft Theater Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 20. Fan voting for all awards is open, except for favorite K-pop artist, which will open on Tuesday, Nov. 1.

See Full List of Nominees below.

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 Music Video

Adele – “Easy on 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 (Taylor’s Version)”

Collaboration of the Year

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

 

Favorite Touring Artist

Bad Bunny
Coldplay
Ed Sheeran
Elton John
The Rolling Stones

Favorite Afrobeats Artist

Burna Boy
CKay
Fireboy DML
Tems
Wizkid

Favorite K-pop Artist

BLACKPINK
BTS
SEVENTEEN
TOMORROW X TOGETHER
TWICE

Favorite Soundrack

“ELVIS”
“Encanto”
“Sing 2”
“Stranger Things”: Soundtrack from the Netflix Series, Season 4
“Top Gun: Maverick”

Favorite Gospel Artist

CeCe Winans
DOE
E. Dewey Smith
Maverick City Music
Tamela Mann

Favorite Dance/Electronic Artist

Diplo
Marshmello
Swedish House Mafia
The Chainsmokers
Tiësto

Favorite Inspirational Artist

Anne Wilson
for KING & COUNTRY
Katy Nichole
Matthew West
Phil Wickham

Favorite Rock Album

Coldplay, “Music of the Spheres”
Ghost, “Impera”
Imagine Dragons, “Mercury – Act 1”
Machine Gun Kelly, “mainstream sellout”
Red Hot Chili Peppers, “Unlimited Love”

Favorite Rock Song

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”

Favorite Rock Artist

Imagine Dragons
Machine Gun Kelly
Måneskin
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Lumineers

Favorite Latin Album

Bad Bunny – “Un Verano Sin Ti”
Farruko – “La 167”
J Balvin – “JOSE”
Rauw Alejandro – “Vice Versa”
ROSALÍA – “MOTOMAMI”

Favorite Latin Song

Bad Bunny ft. Chencho Corleone – “Me Porto Bonito”
Becky G x KAROL G – “MAMIII”
KAROL G – “PROVENZA”
Rauw Alejandro – “Todo de Ti”
Sebastián Yatra – “Dos Oruguitas”

Favorite Female Latin Artist

Anitta
Becky G
Kali Uchis
KAROL G
ROSALÍA

Favorite Latin Duo or Group

Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga
Calibre 50
Eslabon Armado
Grupo Firme
Yahritza Y Su Esencia

Favorite Male Latin Artist

Bad Bunny
Farruko
J Balvin
Jhayco
Rauw Alejandro

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 Not 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 R&B Artist

Brent Faiyaz
Chris Brown
GIVĒON
Lucky Daye
The Weeknd

Favorite Hip-Hop Song

Future ft. Drake & Tems – “WAIT FOR U”
Jack Harlow – “First Class”
Kodak Black – “Super Gremlin”
Latto – “Big Energy”
Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY”

Favorite Female Hip-Hop Artist

Cardi B
GloRilla
Latto
Megan Thee Stallion
Nicki Minaj

Favorite Hip-Hop Album

Future – “I NEVER LIKED YOU”
Gunna – “DS4EVER”
Kendrick Lamar – “Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers”
Lil Durk – “7220”
Polo G – “Hall of Fame 2.0”

Favorite Male Hip-Hop Artist

Drake
Future
Kendrick Lamar
Lil Baby
Lil Durk

Favorite Country Song

Chris Stapleton – “You Should Probably Leave”
Cody Johnson – “‘Til You Can’t”
Dustin Lynch ft. MacKenzie Porter – “Thinking ‘Bout You”
Jordan Davis ft. Luke Bryan – “Buy Dirt”
Morgan Wallen – “Wasted On You”

Favorite Country Album

Carrie Underwood – “Denim & Rhinestones”
Luke Combs – “Growin’ 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
Parmalee
Zac Brown Band

Favorite Male Country Artist

Chris Stapleton
Cody Johnson
Luke Combs
Morgan Wallen
Walker Hayes

Favorite Female Country Artist

Carrie Underwood
Lainey Wilson
Maren Morris
Miranda Lambert
Taylor Swift

Favorite Pop Song

Adele – “Easy On Me”
Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz and “Encanto” cast – “We Don’t Talk About Bruno”
Harry Styles – “As It Was”
Lizzo – “About Damn Time”
The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – “STAY”

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 Duo or Group

BTS
Coldplay
Imagine Dragons
Måneskin
OneRepublic

Favorite Female Pop Artist

Adele
Beyoncé
Doja Cat
Lizzo
Taylor Swift

Favorite Male Pop Artist

Bad Bunny
Drake
Ed Sheeran
Harry Styles
The Weeknd