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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 20: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Kelly Rowland speaks onstage during the 2022 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.

The 2022 American Music Awards air live Sunday (Nov. 20) at 5pm PT/ 8pm EST at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, hosted by Wayne Brady. Bad Bunny leads this year’s awards with eight nominations followed by Beyoncé, Drake, and Taylor Swift with six each. Lionel Richie who has won 17 AMAs will be honored with the Icon Award. GloRilla, Ari Lennox, J.I.D., Missy Elliott and Lil Baby are set to perform during the award show.

Take a look at the winners below (updating live):

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Adele

Bad Bunny

Beyoncé

Drake

Harry Styles

Taylor Swift – WINNER

The Weeknd

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Dove Cameron – WINNER

GAYLE

Latto

Måneskin

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” – WINNER

Future ft. Drake & Tems “WAIT FOR U”

Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow “INDUSTRY BABY”

The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber “STAY”

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: The Short Film” – WINNER

FAVORITE MALE HIP-HOP ARTIST

Drake

Future

Kendrick Lamar – WINNER

Lil Baby

Lil Durk

FAVORITE FEMALE HIP-HOP ARTIST

Cardi B

GloRilla

Latto

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

Lucky Daye

The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE R&B ARTIST

Beyoncé – WINNER

Doja Cat

Muni Long

Summer Walker

SZA

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 POP ARTIST

Bad Bunny

Drake

Ed Sheeran

Harry Styles – WINNER

The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE POP ARTIST

Adele

Beyoncé

Doja Cat

Lizzo

Taylor Swift – WINNER

FAVORITE POP ALBUM

Adele 30

Bad Bunny Un Verano Sin Ti

Beyoncé Renaissance

Harry Styles Harry’s House

Taylor Swift Red (Taylor’s Version) – WINNER

The Weeknd Dawn FM

FAVORITE AFROBEATS ARTIST

Burna Boy

CKay

Fireboy DML

Tems

Wizkid – WINNER

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