Red Carpet Rundown: American Music Awards

This year’s ceremony marks the 50th AMA show, and in honor of this monumental moment, artists had the chance to speak to their musical inspirations throughout the evening. As part of this, the show featured special tribute performances.

P!NK rejoined the AMA stage to perform a moving tribute to 10-time AMA winner Olivia Newton-John. Stevie Wonder also was joined by Charlie Puth and Ari Lennox for a never-before-seen tribute to the Icon Award recipient, Lionel Richie. These performances peformers joined previously announced artists Carrie Underwood, Imagine Dragons, JID, Yola, and house DJ D-Nice.

The event was hosted by Wayne Brady, the “2022 American Music Awards” and aired live from the Microsoft Theater at L.A. LIVEin Los Angeles. See all the celebs that hit the carpet inside, I loved Kelly Rowlands look very fun and sexy! List of winners inside…

Carrie Underwood wearing Tony Ward

Kodak Black

Glorilla in Dolce & Gabbana

Son JASON JONES, LIL BABY wearing Mokoo

Ari Lennox wearing Aliette

Machine Gun Kelly wearing Dolce & Gabbana

Latto wearing Dilara

P!NK wearing vintage Bob Mackie

ANITTA wearing Mugler

BEBE REXHA wearing Buerlangma

Artist of the year


Bad Bunny



Harry Styles

Taylor Swift *WINNER

The Weeknd

New artist of the year

Dove Cameron *WINNER




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 male pop artist

Bad Bunny


Ed Sheeran

Harry Styles *WINNER

The Weeknd

Favorite female pop artist



Doja Cat


Taylor Swift *WINNER

Favorite pop duo or group



Imagine Dragons



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 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 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 country artist

Chris Stapleton

Cody Johnson

Luke Combs

Morgan Wallen *WINNER

Walker Hayes

Favorite female country artist

Carrie Underwood

Lainey Wilson

Maren Morris

Miranda Lambert

Taylor Swift *WINNER

Favorite country group or duo

Dan & Shay *WINNER

Lady A

Old Dominion


Zac Brown Band

Favorite male hip-hop artist



Kendrick Lamar *WINNER

Lil Baby

Lil Durk

Favorite female hip-hop artist

Cardi B



Megan Thee Stallion

Nicki Minaj *WINNER

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


Lucky Daye

The Weeknd

Favorite female R&B artist

Beyoncé *WINNER

Doja Cat

Muni Long

Summer Walker


Favorite rock artist

Machine Gun Kelly *WINNER

Imagine Dragons


Red Hot Chili Peppers

The Lumineers

Favorite rock song

Foo Fighters, “Love Dies Young”

Imagine Dragons x JID, “Enemy”h

Kate Bush, “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)”

Måneskin, “Beggin’” *WINNER

Red Hot Chili Peppers, “Black Summer”

Favorite male Latin artist

Bad Bunny *WINNER


J Balvin


Rauw Alejandro

Favorite female Latin artist

Anitta *WINNER

Becky G

Kali Uchis

Karol G


Favorite Afrobeats Artist

Burna Boy


Fireboy DML


Wizkid *WINNER

Images via ABC


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