Sun, 27 Nov 2022

Los Angeles [US], November 21 (ANI): Pop superstar Taylor Swift swept up awards left and right at the American Music Awards ceremony this year.

The 'Style' singer was nominated for six awards, with each transforming into a win.

As per a report by Variety, Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny led the number of nominations with eight nods. Two of them fetched him awards at the ceremony.

The 'Ojitos lindos' singer was followed by Beyonce, Drake and Swift with each securing six nods each.

British musicians Adele and Harry Styles bagged five nods each.

This year, new categories were introduced to the awarding list of the show, according to a report by Variety.

'Favourite afrobeats artist', K-pop Artist, rock song and rock album were the latest additions.

Apart from these, two categories which were discontinued, reappeared this year.

These were the 'Favourite touring artist' and soundtrack categories.

According to a report by Variety, 17-time AMA awardee Lionel Richie was bestowed with the Icon Award.

Artists Stevie Wonder, Ari Lennox and Charlie Puth took to stage together and honoured the 'Hello' singer by singing a medley of his greatest hits.

Known for her acrobatic performances, pop singer Pink performed a heart-warming tribute to late singer Olivia Newton-John.

She sang her famous song 'Hopelessly Devoted To You' from the uber-successful musical film 'Grease'.

Check out the entire list of awardees below: -Taylor Swift - ARTIST OF THE YEARDove Cameron - NEW ARTIST OF THE YEARElton JohnDua Lipa "Cold Heart - Pnau Remix" - COLLABORATION OF THE YEARColdplay - FAVORITE TOURING ARTISTTaylor Swift "All Too Well (Taylor's Version)" - FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEOHarry Styles - FAVORITE MALE POP ARTISTTaylor Swift -FAVORITE FEMALE POP ARTISTBTS - FAVORITE POP DUO OR GROUPTaylor Swift "Red (Taylor's Version)" - FAVORITE POP ALBUMHarry Styles "As It Was" - FAVORITE POP SONGMorgan Wallen - FAVORITE MALE COUNTRY ARTISTTaylor Swift - FAVORITE FEMALE COUNTRY ARTISTDan Shay - FAVORITE COUNTRY DUO OR GROUPTaylor Swift "Red (Taylor's Version)" - FAVORITE COUNTRY ALBUMMorgan Wallen "Wasted on You" - FAVORITE COUNTRY SONGKendrick Lamar - FAVORITE MALE HIP-HOP ARTISTNicki Minaj - FAVORITE FEMALE HIP-HOP ARTISTKendrick Lamar "Mr. MoraleThe Big Steppers" - FAVORITE HIP-HOP ALBUMFuture ft. DrakeTems "Wait for U" - FAVORITE HIP-HOP SONGChris Brown - FAVORITE MALE RB ARTISTBeyonce - FAVORITE FEMALE RB ARTISTBeyonce "Renaissance" - FAVORITE RB ALBUMBeyonce "Break My Soul"- FAVORITE RB SONGBad Bunny - FAVORITE MALE LATIN ARTISTAnitta - FAVORITE FEMALE LATIN ARTISTYahritza Y Su Esencia - FAVORITE LATIN DUO OR GROUPBad Bunny "Un Verano Sin Ti" - FAVORITE LATIN ALBUMSebastian Yatra "Dos Oruguitas" - FAVORITE LATIN SONGMachine Gun Kelly - FAVORITE ROCK ARTISTManeskin "Beggin'" - FAVORITE ROCK SONGGhost "Impera" - FAVORITE ROCK ALBUMfor KINGCOUNTRY - FAVORITE INSPIRATIONAL ARTISTTamela - FAVORITE GOSPEL ARTISTMarshmello - FAVORITE DANCE/ELECTRONIC ARTIST"Elvis" - FAVORITE SOUNDTRACKWizkid - FAVORITE AFROBEATS ARTISTBTS - FAVORITE K-POP ARTISTAs per Variety, the AMAs 2022 were held at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

The host of the event was American TV personality, Wayne Brady. (ANI)

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