Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar, Machine Gun Kelly among winners at 2022 AMAs


Taylor Swift won all six categories for which she was nominated on Sunday at the 2022 AMAs (American Music Awards). The singer-songwriter took home the night’s top award, Artist of the Year, as well as Favorite Female Pop Artist and Favorite Female Country Artist.

Her 2012 re-recording of Red, Red (Taylor’s version)won Favorite Country Album and Favorite Pop Album awards, while All Too Well: The Short Film won the award for Favorite Music Video.

In her acceptance speech for the Favorite Pop Album award, Swift said, “This album is a re-recorded album and I can’t tell you how much my re-recorded albums mean to me. I never expected or assumed they would mean anything to me. ” you, so I can’t thank you enough for caring about this album that I’m so proud of.”

The 2021 re-release of Red featured previously unheard songs, re-recorded vocals, and tweaks to the musical arrangements, prompting the award shows to consider it in its own right.

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Other big AMA winners included Beyoncé, who won Favorite Female R&B Artist and Favorite R&B Album for Renaissance; Kendrick Lamarwho was named Favorite Male Hip-Hop Artist and Favorite Hip-Hop Album won for Mr. Morale and the Great Steppers; and Harry Styles, who was crowned Favorite Male Pop Artist and won Favorite Pop Song for As It Was.

The 2022 AMAs took place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

The list of winners of the 2022 AMAs is as follows:

Artist of the Year: Taylor Swift
New Artist of the Year: pigeon cameron
Collaboration of the Year: “Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)” – Elton John and Dua Lipa
Favorite Traveling Artist: Play cold
Favorite Music Video: All Too Well: The Short Film —Taylor Swift
Favorite Male Pop Artist: Harry Styles
Favorite Female Pop Artist: Taylor Swift
Favorite pop group: BTS
Favorite pop album: Red (Taylor’s version) —Taylor Swift
Favorite pop song: As It Was -Harry Styles
Favorite Male Country Artist: Morgan Wallen
Favorite Female Country Artist: Taylor Swift
Favorite country group: Dan + Shay
Favorite Country Album: Red (Taylor’s version) – Taylor Fast
Favorite Country Song: “Wasted on You” – Morgan Wallen
Favorite Male Hip-Hop Artist: Kendrick Lamar
Favorite Female Hip-Hop Artist: Nicky Minaj
Favorite Hip-Hop Album: Mr. Morale and the Great Steppers – Kendrick Lamar
Favorite Hip-Hop Song: “WAITING FOR YOU” – Future ft. Drake and Tems
Favorite Male R&B Artist: Chris Brown
Favorite Female R&B Artist: Beyoncé
Favorite R&B Album: Renaissance -Beyoncé
Favorite R&B Song: Essence – Wizkid with Tems
Favorite Latin Male Artist: Bad rabbit
Favorite Female Latin American Artist: Anita
Favorite Latin Group: Yahritza and Su Esencia
Favorite Latin album: Un Verano Sin Ti – Bad rabbit
Favorite Latin Song: “Dos Oruguitas” – Sebastian Yatra
Favorite Rock Artist: Machine gun Kelly
Favorite rock song: Beginning – Maneskin
Favorite rock album: ImperaSpirit
Favorite Inspirational Artist: for KING & COUNTRY
Favorite Gospel Artist: Tamela Mann
Favorite Dance/Electronic Artist: Marshmello
Favorite soundtrack: Elvis
Favorite Afrobeats Artist: Wizkid
Favorite K-Pop Artist: BTS

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