The 2022 American Music Awards are imminent, and it won’t be long until the music industry’s finest stars take the stage.
This year’s ceremony will bring together the hottest emerging performers and the industry’s greatest icons for a beautiful evening of amazing music, show-stopping fashion, and unforgettable awards moments.
The ceremony last year was hosted by Cardi B, while BTS, Doja Cat, and Megan Thee Stallion each won three trophies. As the first female rapper to win the award for favorite hip-hop song twice, the “Bodak Yellow” singer created AMA history in the past.
Cardi, age 30, made her AMAs debut in 2018, when she sang “I Like It” alongside J Balvin and Bad Bunny.
The show was developed by the late television producer Dick Clark in 1973, and ABC has been its home since 1974.
Continue reading to discover all you need to know about the American Music Awards 2022.
Who will host the AMAs in 2022?
Sunday’s ceremony will be emceed by the comedian Wayne Brady.
What day and hour does the ceremony commence?
The AMAs will begin at 8 p.m. ET on November 20.
ABC will broadcast the ceremony live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Can the program be streamed?
Those who missed the event may view it on Hulu on Monday, November 21.
Who will be the hosts of the program?
Dan + Shay, Dustin Lynch, Ellie Goulding, Jessie James Decker, Jimmie Allen, Karrueche Tran, Kelly Rowland, Kim Petras, Liza Koshy, Latto, Meghan Trainor, Melissa Etheridge, Niecy Nash-Betts, Roselyn Sanchez, Sabrina Carpenter, Sheryl Lee Ralph, and many others are among the presenters.
On November 20, Lionel Richie will receive the prestigious Icon Award.
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Who are the nominees this year?
Bad Bunny leads the pack with eight nominations, followed closely by Taylor Swift, Beyoncé, and Drake with six nominations each.
Adele, Harry Styles, and The Weeknd each have five nominations, while Tems, Latto, BLACKPINK, Jack Harlow, Anitta, and Swedish House Mafia are first-time nominees.
Who will be performing at the event?
GloRilla, Pink, David Guetta, Bebe Rexha, Dove Cameron, Anitta, Carrie Underwood, Imagine Dragons, and Lil Baby are among the stars who will perform.
This weekend, Stevie Wonder and Charlie Puth will perform a medley of Lionel Richie’s hit songs to honor him as he receives the Icon Award from the American Music Awards.