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Taylor Dominates American Music Awards With 6 Wins

Los Angeles [US]: Pop superstar Taylor Swift swept the American Music Awards ceremony this year.

The ‘Style’ singer was nominated for six awards, with each resulting in a win. As per a report by Variety, Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny led the number of nominations with eight nods. 

Two of them fetched him awards at the ceremony.

The ‘Ojitos lindos’ singer was followed by Beyonce, Drake and Swift with each securing six nods each.

British musicians Adele and Harry Styles bagged five nods each.

This year, new categories were introduced to the awarding list of the show, according to a report by Variety.

‘Favourite afrobeats artist’, K-pop Artist, rock song and rock album were the latest additions.

Apart from these, two categories which were discontinued, reappeared this year.

These were the ‘Favourite touring artist’ and soundtrack categories.

According to a report by Variety, 17-time AMA awardee Lionel Richie was bestowed with the Icon Award.

Artists Stevie Wonder, Ari Lennox and Charlie Puth took to stage together and honoured the ‘Hello’ singer by singing a medley of his greatest hits.

Known for her acrobatic performances, pop singer Pink performed a heart-warming tribute to late singer Olivia Newton-John.

She sang her famous song ‘Hopelessly Devoted To You’ from the musical film ‘Grease’.

List Of Winners 

  • Taylor Swift – ARTIST OF THE YEAR
  • Dove Cameron – NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
  • Elton John & Dua Lipa “Cold Heart – Pnau Remix” – COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
  • Coldplay – FAVORITE TOURING ARTIST
  • Taylor Swift “All Too Well (Taylor’s Version)” – FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEO
  • Harry Styles – FAVORITE MALE POP ARTIST
  • Taylor Swift -FAVORITE FEMALE POP ARTIST
  • BTS – FAVORITE POP DUO OR GROUP
  • Taylor Swift “Red (Taylor’s Version)” – FAVORITE POP ALBUM
  • Harry Styles “As It Was” – FAVORITE POP SONG
  • Morgan Wallen – FAVORITE MALE COUNTRY ARTIST
  • Taylor Swift – FAVORITE FEMALE COUNTRY ARTIST
  • Dan + Shay – FAVORITE COUNTRY DUO OR GROUP
  • Taylor Swift “Red (Taylor’s Version)” – FAVORITE COUNTRY ALBUM
  • Morgan Wallen “Wasted on You” – FAVORITE COUNTRY SONG
  • Kendrick Lamar – FAVORITE MALE HIP-HOP ARTIST
  • Nicki Minaj – FAVORITE FEMALE HIP-HOP ARTIST
  • Kendrick Lamar “Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers” – FAVORITE HIP-HOP ALBUM
  • Future ft. Drake & Tems “Wait for U” – FAVORITE HIP-HOP SONG
  • Chris Brown – FAVORITE MALE R&B ARTIST
  • Beyonce – FAVORITE FEMALE R&B ARTIST
  • Beyonce “Renaissance” – FAVORITE R&B ALBUM
  • Beyonce “Break My Soul”- FAVORITE R&B SONG
  • Bad Bunny – FAVORITE MALE LATIN ARTIST
  • Anitta – FAVORITE FEMALE LATIN ARTIST
  • Yahritza Y Su Esencia – FAVORITE LATIN DUO OR GROUP
  • Bad Bunny “Un Verano Sin Ti” – FAVORITE LATIN ALBUM
  • Sebastian Yatra “Dos Oruguitas” – FAVORITE LATIN SONG
  • Machine Gun Kelly – FAVORITE ROCK ARTIST
  • Maneskin “Beggin'” – FAVORITE ROCK SONG
  • Ghost “Impera” – FAVORITE ROCK ALBUM
  • for KING & COUNTRY – FAVORITE INSPIRATIONAL ARTIST
  • Tamela – FAVORITE GOSPEL ARTIST
  • Marshmello – FAVORITE DANCE/ELECTRONIC ARTIST
  • “Elvis” – FAVORITE SOUNDTRACK
  • Wizkid – FAVORITE AFROBEATS ARTIST
  • BTS – FAVORITE K-POP ARTIST

As per Variety, the AMAs 2022 were held at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

The host of the event was American TV personality, Wayne Brady.

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