Wizkid Beats Beyoncé, Bruno Mars & Others To Set Record At AMAs 2022 – See Full List

Wizkid American Music Awards
Wizkid American Music Awards

The 50th Annual American Music Awards (AMAs) were held yesterday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 20, 2022. 

The AMAs is an event put on to recognize and celebrate talented people around the globe, as well as the most popular musicians and music between September 24, 2021 to September 22, 2022. Wayne Brady hosted this year’s event, which aired live on ABC. 

Nigerian decorated singer, Wizkid has set a new standard by winning two awards at this year 2022 American Music Awards. He won the first-ever award category “Favorite Afrobeat Artist” of the year, beating his compatriots which include Burna Boy, CKay, Tems, and Fireboy DML.

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Wizkid also added another award to his catalogue after beating Beyoncé, Bruno Mars, Muni Long, SZA, Silk Sonic to win the “Favorite RnB Song with his mega hit  “Essence” featuring Tems.

Nigerian Tems also won an American Music Award for “Favorite Hip Hop Song” with “Wait for You,” a song she was featured on by Future and Drake, being the first female artist to do so.

Other winners included Beyoncé, Nicki Minaj, Kendrick Lamar, Harry Styles, Chris Brown, Bad Bunny, BTS, Dua Lipa, among others, but the night belonged to Swift Taylor, who won all six categories in which she was nominated.

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The Macavity hitmaker, Swift Taylor won the top most award Artist of the Year, Favorite Pop Album, Favorite Female Pop, Favorite Country Album, Favorite Music Video, and Favorite Female Country Artist, bringing her career total to 40. 

Other performers at the American Music Awards were Steve Wonder, Lil Baby, Chalie Puth, Dove Cameron, Bebe Rexha, Carrie Underwood, and Imagine Dragons.

Below is the full list of winners of American Music Awards 2022

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 R&B song

Beyoncé, “Break My Soul”

Muni Long, “Hrs And Hrs”

Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson

Paak), “Smokin Out The Window”

SZA  “I Hate U”

Wizkid ft. Tems, “Essence”  WINNER

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

Favorite K-pop artist




Tomorrow X Together


Other award categories’ winners were not aired during last night’s live ABC award show.

Favorite dance/electronic artist: Marshmello

Favorite gospel artist: Tamela Mann

Favorite inspirational artist: for KING & COUNTRY

Favorite Latin duo or group: Yahritza Y Su Esencia

Favorite touring artist: Coldplay

Favorite rock album: Ghost “Impera”

Favorite soundtrack: “ELVIS”

Favorite country song: Morgan Wallen “Wasted On You”

Favorite Latin song: Sebastián Yatra “Dos Oruguitas”

Favorite country album: Taylor Swift “Red (Taylor’s Version)”

Favorite hip-hop album: Kendrick Lamar “Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers”

Favorite Latin album: Bad Bunny “Un Verano Sin Ti”

Favorite R&B album: Beyoncé “Renaissance”

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