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AMAs 2022 Nominations List: BTS, Taylor Swift, Bad Bunny dominate many categories

The American Music Awards 2022 full list of nominees has been released. See who received the most nominations this year.

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First Published Oct 14, 2022, 9:25 AM IST

Some of the top musicians in the music business are vying for the coveted awards after the nominees for the American Music Awards 2022 were just revealed. On Sunday, November 20, the American Music Awards are scheduled to take place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The next awards event has not yet been assigned a host.

This year's nominees have undergone various modifications, including the addition of new categories. In addition to adding or bringing back six categories this year, including favourite K-pop artist, favourite Afrobeats artist, favourite rock song, favourite rock album, favourite touring artist, and favourite soundtrack, there are seven nominees for artist of the year, up from five nominees in each of the previous five years.

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Taylor Swift and Harry Styles's ex-couples compete in three categories.
Harry Styles and Taylor Swift will compete against one another in three key categories, including Artist of the Year, Favorite Pop Album, and Favorite Music Video of the Year, now that the 2022 award nominees list is out. Taylor has gotten a total of six nominations this year, compared to Harry's five. Bad Bunny is the musician who is dominating with eight nominations, including the top spot for Artist of the Year.

BTS nominated in two categories at AMAs 2022
This year, the largest K-Pop group in the world has received two nominations. BTS will compete in the Favorite Pop Duo or Group category among acts including Coldplay, Imagine Dragons, Maneskin, and OneRepublic. Additionally, the group will compete in the category for favourite K-Pop artist against Seventeen, Tomorrow X Together, TWICE, and BLACKPINK.

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Check out the nominations list below:
Artist of the year
Bad Bunny
Harry Styles
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd

New artist of the year
Dove Cameron
Steve Lacy

Collaboration of the year
Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz & Encanto Cast, “We Don’t Talk About Bruno”
Elton John & 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”

Favourite touring artist
Bad Bunny
Ed Sheeran
Elton John
The Rolling Stones

Favourite 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)”

Favourite male pop artist
Bad Bunny
Ed Sheeran
Harry Styles
The Weeknd

Favourite female pop artist
Doja Cat
Taylor Swift

Favourite pop duo or group
Imagine Dragons

Favourite 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

Favourite 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”

Favourite male country artist
Chris Stapleton
Cody Johnson
Luke Combs
Morgan Wallen
Walker Hayes

Favourite female country artist
Carrie Underwood
Lainey Wilson
Maren Morris
Miranda Lambert
Taylor Swift

Favourite country duo or group
Dan + Shay
Lady A
Old Dominion
Zac Brown Band

Favourite 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

Favourite 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”

Favourite male hip-hop artist
Kendrick Lamar
Lil Baby
Lil Durk

Favourite female hip-hop artist
Cardi B
Megan Thee Stallion
Nicki Minaj

Favourite 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

Favourite 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”

Favourite male R&B artist
Brent Faiyaz
Chris Brown
Lucky Daye
The Weeknd

Favourite female R&B artist
Doja Cat
Muni Long
Summer Walker

Favourite 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

Favourite 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”

Favourite male Latin artist
Bad Bunny
J Balvin
Rauw Alejandro

Favourite female Latin artist
Becky G
Kali Uchis
Karol G

Favourite Latin duo or group
Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga
Calibre 50
Eslabon Armado
Grupo Firme
Yahritza Y Su Esencia

Favourite Latin album
Bad Bunny, Un Verano Sin Ti
Farruko, La 167
J Balvin, Jose
Rauw Alejandro, Vice Versa
Rosalía, Motomami

Favourite 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”

Favourite rock artist
Imagine Dragons
Machine Gun Kelly
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Lumineers

Favourite 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”

Favourite 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

Favourite inspirational artist
Anne Wilson
for King & Country
Katy Nichole
Matthew West
Phil Wickham

Favourite gospel artist
CeCe Winans
E. Dewey Smith
Maverick City Music
Tamela Mann

Favourite dance/electronic artist
Swedish House Mafia
The Chainsmokers

Favourite soundtrack
Sing 2
Stranger Things: Soundtrack from the Netflix Series, Season 4
Top Gun: Maverick

Favourite Afrobeats artist
Burna Boy
Fireboy DML

Favourite K-pop artist
Tomorrow X Together


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