The 2022 American Music Awards were like a treat for all music lovers. This year, the awards show took place on Sunday, November 20, 2022 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
The 50th Annual American Music Awards was hosted by the Who does it belong to anyway? starring Wayne Brady. Keep scrolling to find out if your favorite celebrity won the prestigious award or not.
Here’s everything you need to know about the 2022 American Music Awards
For those of you who don’t know, let us tell you, this year’s American Music Awards took place on Sunday, November 20, 2022, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The awards show was broadcast live on ABC.
You’ll be able to stream the 2022 American Music Awards on the Hulu streaming platform a day later. Five-time Emmy Award winner Wayne Brady hosted the star-studded event.
Who was the big winner at the 2022 American Music Awards?
Ladies and gentlemen, Taylor Swift was the big winner of the evening. The snow on the beach the crooner won six awards in total, including Artist of the Year, Favorite Pop Album and Favorite Country Album for Red (Taylor’s version)Favorite music video for Very good (Taylor’s version), Favorite female pop artist, and last but not least favorite female country artist.
While accepting the Entertainer of the Year award, the 32-year-old pop star revealed that letting go of music often makes her happy and she thanked her fans around the world for their constant love and support.
In her acceptance speech, the midnight rain The singer said: “You know, in the last few years I’ve released more music than in the whole decade before that. And I really feel like that’s because you fans , made it clear that you wanted to hear a lot of music which I would do.
Swift went on to say, “You encouraged me, and so, I found that the more music I made and the more music I released, the happier I was, the more I kept this channel open and kept creating, kept doing things. And the more that happened, the more you were like yay, keep doing it, and the happier I was, so I have to thank the fans, basically, for my happiness, and I love you more than I can say.
Taylor concluded his speech by saying, “I can’t express how amazing it is to me that I can still do this and you still care, so thank you – underlined with 13 exclamation points. I do not know what to say. I love you.”
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Dove Cameron won the New Artist of the Year award and dedicated it to the Queer community. Harry Styles took home the trophies for Favorite Male Pop Artist as well as Favorite Pop Song for As it was.
Machine Gun Kelly won Favorite Rock Artist. He attended the awards ceremony in a very pointed and spiky outfit. Brazilian singer Anitta received the award for Favorite Latin Female Artist. Morgan Wallen won Favorite Male Country Artist.
During the star-studded awards ceremony, the Just give me a reason hitmaker P!nk paid special tribute to the late Fat star Olivia Newton-John who died earlier this year in August. She sang the classic Fat ballad Hopelessly devoted to you during the awards ceremony, which also moved the crowd.
Along with her, Carrie Underwood, Imagine Dragons, Bebe Rexha and GloRilla also performed at the 2022 American Music Awards. One of the finest moments of the entire awards show was the heartfelt tribute to the singer-songwriter iconic, Lionel Richie. He received the Icon Award at the show.
The That’s what friends are for singer Stevie Wonder and See you next time the crooner Charlie Puth who is a follower of Lionel sang some of the legendary musician’s hit songs like Hello, tell yourself, tell me, all night, and Easy.
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