WHERE: On ABC live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles
This year's 51st annual American Music Awards will air on Sunday, November 19, 2023 on ABC live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET.
Meanwhile, watch for the announcement of 2023 AMA nominees in October plus keep it here for more updates including who will host, performers and presenters, along with a list of every big winner on awards night!
2022 American Music Awards rewind
2022 AMA nominees (and WINNERS, see below) included Bad Bunny topping the list with eight nominations, followed by Beyonce, Taylor Swift and Drake with six nods apiece and Adele, Harry Styles and The Weeknd with five.
Bringing the funny was the 2022 AMA host, comedian Wayne Brady.
Heading up the performance lineup was PINK with the TV premier of her brand-new single “Never Gonna Not Dance Again" along wiht a set dedicated to the life and career of 10-time AMA winner Olivia Newton-John.
Along with country superstar Carrie Underwood performing her hit track “Crazy Angels”, rock band Imagine Dragons and Atlanta rapper J.I.D. gave a rendition of the AMA-nominated "Enemy".
Bad Bunny, Beyonce and Taylor Swift topped the list of 2022 AMA nominees.
More star wattage was in store with a performace by former Disney star Dove Cameron along with GloRilla, Lil Baby, Anitta, Ari Lennox, Charlie Puth, Steve Wonder and David Guetta & Bebe Rexha performing their hit song “I’m Good (Blue)”
Favorite Afrobeats Artist nominee Wizkid and first-time AMA nominee Tems also each take the stage, marking both artists’ first time performing on the AMAs. Also joining the list was singer and "Elvis" actress Yola performing “Break the Bough,” which has been named this year's American Music Awards SONG OF THE SOUL.
Jimmie Allen, Meghan Trainor, Dan + Shay and Kelly Rowland were among the celebrities who presented awards at this year's show.
Other 2022 AMA presenters included Dustin Lynch, Ellie Goulding, Jessie James Decker, Kim Petras, Latto, Melissa Etheridge, Sabrina Carpenter and Smokey Robinson as well as actresses Karreuche Tran, Roselyn Sanchez, Niecy Nash-Betts and Sheryl Lee Ralph, plus media personality Liza Koshy.
Just up ahead, check out the compllete list of 2022 AMA nominee and WINNERS along with fun facts and trivia about one of America's biggest night's in music ....
Sean Cosgrave is a frequent editorial contributor to Chiff.com.
DID YOU KNOW? American Music Awards Trivia & Fun Facts
AMA record holders Taylor Swift and Michael Jackson
• The AMA's are the world's biggest fan-voted music award.
• Unlike the Grammy's (which cover the entire gamut of music genres) the AMA's recognize the most popular Top 40 hits.
• The very first AMA crystal trophy went to singer Roberta Flack in 1973. Since then, stars from every spectrum of the music scene have been recognized in more than 20 award categories.
• The record for most American Music Awards won is currently held by Taylor Swift with 33 awards, followed by Michael Jackson with 24 awards including "Artist of the Century."
• The record holder for most wins for Artist of the Year is Taylor Swift with five. Country singer Kenny Rogers holds the record for most wins for Song of the Year with five.
2022 American Music Award Nominees & WINNERS
ARTIST OF THE YEAR Adele
Harry Styles Taylor Swift (WINNER)
NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Dove Cameron (WINNER) Gayle
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” (WINNER) 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 (WINNER) Ed Sheeran
The Rolling Stones
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)” (WINNER)
FAVORITE MALE POP ARTIST Bad Bunny
Ed Sheeran Harry Styles (WINNER) The Weeknd
FAVORITE FEMALE POP ARTIST Adele
Lizzo Taylor Swift (WINNER)
FAVORITE POP DUO OR GROUP
BTS (WINNER) Coldplay
FAVORITE POP ALBUM Adele “30”
Bad Bunny “Un Verano Sin Ti”
Harry Styles “Harry’s House” Taylor Swift “Red (Taylor’s Version)” (WINNER) 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” (WINNER)
Lizzo “About Damn Time”
The Kid Laroi & Justin Bieber “Stay”
FAVORITE MALE COUNTRY ARTIST Chris Stapleton
Luke Combs Morgan Wallen (WINNER) Walker Hayes
FAVORITE FEMALE COUNTRY ARTIST Carrie Underwood
Miranda Lambert Taylor Swift (WINNER)
FAVORITE COUNTRY DUO OR GROUP
Dan + Shay (WINNER) Lady A
Zac Brown Band
FAVORITE COUNTRY ALBUM Carrie Underwood “Denim & Rhinestones”
Luke Combs “Growin’ Up”
Cody Johnson “Human: The Double Album” Taylor Swift “Red (Taylor’s Version)” (WINNER) Walker Hayes “Country Stuff: The Album”
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” (WINNER)
FAVORITE MALE HIP-HOP ARTIST Drake
Future Kendrick Lamar (WINNER) Lil Baby
FAVORITE FEMALE HIP-HOP ARTIST Cardi B
Megan Thee Stallion Nicki Minaj (WINNER)
FAVORITE HIP-HOP ALBUM Future “I Never Liked You”
Gunna “DS4EVER” Kendrick Lamar “Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers” (WINNER) Lil Durk “7220”
Polo G “Hall of Fame 2.0”
FAVORITE HIP-HOP SONG
Future ft. Drake & Tems “Wait for U” (WINNER)
Jack Harlow “First Class”
Kodak Black “Super Gremlin”
Latto “Big Energy”
Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow “Industry Baby”
FAVORITE MALE R&B ARTIST Brent Faiyaz Chris Brown (WINNER) GIVĒON
FAVORITE FEMALE R&B ARTIST
Beyoncé (WINNER) Doja Cat
FAVORITE R&B ALBUM
Beyoncé “Renaissance” (WINNER) 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” (WINNER)
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 LATIN ARTIST
Bad Bunny (WINNER) Farruko
FAVORITE FEMALE LATIN ARTIST
Anitta (WINNER) Becky G
FAVORITE LATIN DUO OR GROUP Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga
Grupo Firme Yahritza Y Su Esencia (WINNER)
FAVORITE LATIN ALBUM
Bad Bunny “Un Verano Sin Ti” (WINNER) Farruko “La 167”
J Balvin “JOSE”
Rauw Alejandro “Vice Versa”
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” (WINNER)
FAVORITE ROCK ARTIST Imagine Dragons Machine Gun Kelly (WINNER) Måneskin
Red Hot Chili Peppers
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’” (WINNER)
Red Hot Chili Peppers “Black Summer”
FAVORITE ROCK ALBUM Coldplay “Music of the Spheres” Ghost “Impera” (WINNER) Imagine Dragons “Mercury – Act 1”
Machine Gun Kelly “mainstream sellout”
Red Hot Chili Peppers “Unlimited Love”
FAVORITE INSPIRATIONAL ARTIST Anne Wilson for KING & COUNTRY (WINNER) Katy Nichole
FAVORITE GOSPEL ARTIST CeCe Winans
E. Dewey Smith
Maverick City Music Tamela Mann (WINNER)
FAVORITE DANCE/ELECTRONIC ARTIST Diplo Marshmello (WINNER) Swedish House Mafia
“Elvis” (WINNER) “Encanto”
“Stranger Things: Soundtrack from the Netflix Series, Season 4”
“Top Gun: Maverick”
FAVORITE AFROBEATS ARTIST Burna Boy
FAVORITE K-POP ARTIST Blackpink BTS (WINNER)
Tomorrow X Together
More about the AMAs around the Web:
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- The official ABC Television site with the complete schedule,
online voting, plus lists of performers and presenters, photo
galleries, and a look back at past awards.