The 2022 “American Music Award” Nominees Are Here

Taylor Swift American Music Awards

Chattanooga, Tennessee—

The “American Music Awards” announced their nominees yesterday.  Here are some highlights:

Bad Bunny leads with eight nominations, including Artist of the Year and Favorite Male Pop Artist.

BeyoncéTaylor Swift, and Drake follow with six.  They’re all also up for Artist of the Year.

AdeleHarry Styles, and The Weeknd each have five, and join the others in the Artist of the Year category.

Elton John made history as the longest-recognized artist in AMA history.  He’s nominated for Favorite Touring Artist and for Collaboration of the Year for “Cold Heart – PNAU Remix” with Dua Lipa.

The new categories this year are Favorite K-Pop Artist, Favorite Afrobeats Artist, Favorite Rock Song, and Favorite Rock Album.

You can start voting now over at  But the K-Pop categories won’t open until November 1st.  (???)

The show airs live on Sunday, November 20th at 8:00 p.m. on ABC.

(See the complete list at The



(Side note:  Drake and The Weeknd are both nominated, but they refuse to be part of the Grammys.)