Bad Bunny, Beyoncé, Taylor Swift & Drake Among Leading 2022 American Music Awards Nominees

Bad Bunny, Beyoncé, Taylor Swift & Drake Among Leading 2022 American Music Awards Nominees

Dick clark productions and ABC recently announced the nominees for the 2022 American Music Awards (AMAs).

Reigning Favorite Male Latin Artist Bad Bunny is this year’s most-nominated artist with eight nods, including his first nomination for Artist of the Year. Bad Bunny is also up for Favorite Touring Artist, Favorite Music Video, Favorite Male Pop Artist, Favorite Pop Album, Favorite Male Latin Artist, Favorite Latin Album, and Favorite Latin Song.

Powerhouses Beyoncé and Taylor Swift are the most-nominated female artists with six nominations each and will face off in three categories: Artist of The Year, Favorite Female Pop Artist and Favorite Pop Album. Drake also earned six nods and is up for the top honor, Artist of the Year.

Close behind with five nominations each are Adele, Harry Styles, and The Weeknd, including Artist of the Year.

First-time nominees dominate this year’s American Music Awards. More than 40 artists received their first-ever nomination, including Jack Harlow, Tems, Latto, BLACKPINK, Anitta, and Swedish House Mafia.

With two nods for Collaboration of the Year and Favorite Touring Artist, Elton John makes history as the longest-recognized artist in AMA history. He was nominated for Top Pop/Rock Male in 1974 at the inaugural American Music Awards.

The world’s largest fan-voted awards show, the AMAs will air live from Microsoft Theater at L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles on November 20 at 8pm EST/PST on ABC.

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