Nigerian singer, Wizkid Balogun, wins the inaugural Afrobeat class on the 2022 American Music Awards, AMA.


Being a part of the first-ever nominees for the Favourite Afrobeats Artist on the 2022 American Music Award, Wizkid received the class the place he was nominated alongside Burna Boy, CKay, Tems, and Fireboy all of whom loved appreciable success in america within the 12 months in evaluation.

Wizkid additionally received the Favourite R&B Award together with his tune ‘Essence’ feat Tems and Justin Bieber.

Tems additionally received two awards classes – Favourite R&B for ‘Essence’ and Favourite Hip Hop for her contribution to Future‘s ‘Wait For U’.

SEE THE FULL LIST OF WINNERS

Artist of the 12 months

Adele
Unhealthy Bunny
Beyoncé
Drake
Harry Types
Taylor Swift — WINNER
The Weeknd

New artist of the 12 months

Dove Cameron — WINNER
Gayle
Latto
Måneskin
Steve Lacy

Collaboration of the 12 months

Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz & Encanto Solid, “We Don’t Speak About Bruno”

Elton John & Dua Lipa, “Chilly Coronary heart – PNAU Remix” — WINNER

Future ft. Drake & Tems, “Wait For U”
Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow, “Trade Child”
The Child LAROI & Justin Bieber, “Keep”

Favourite touring artist

Unhealthy Bunny
Coldplay — WINNER
Ed Sheeran
Elton John
The Rolling Stones

Favourite music video

Adele, “Simple on Me”
Unhealthy Bunny ft. Chencho Corleone, “Me Porto Bonito”
Harry Types, “As It Was”
Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow, “Trade Child”

Taylor Swift, “All Too Properly (Taylor’s Model)” — WINNER

Favourite male pop artist

Unhealthy Bunny
Drake
Ed Sheeran

Harry Types — WINNER
The Weeknd

Favourite feminine pop artist

Adele
Beyoncé
Doja Cat
Lizzo
Taylor Swift — WINNER

Favourite pop duo or group

BTS — WINNER
Coldplay
Think about Dragons
Måneskin
OneRepublic

Favourite pop album

Adele, 30
Unhealthy Bunny, Un Verano Sin Ti
Beyoncé, Renaissance
Harry Types, Harry’s Home

Taylor Swift, Purple (Taylor’s Model) — WINNER
The Weeknd, Daybreak FM

Favourite pop tune

Adele, “Simple on Me”
Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz & Encanto Solid, “We Don’t Speak About Bruno”
Harry Types, “As It Was” — WINNER
Lizzo, “About Rattling Time”
The Child LAROI & Justin Bieber, “Keep”

Favourite male nation artist

Chris Stapleton
Cody Johnson
Luke Combs
Morgan Wallen — WINNER
Walker Hayes

Favourite feminine nation artist

Carrie Underwood
Lainey Wilson
Maren Morris
Miranda Lambert
Taylor Swift — WINNER

Favourite nation duo or group

Dan + Shay — WINNER
Girl A
Previous Dominion
Parmalee
Zac Brown Band

Favourite nation album

Carrie Underwood, Denim & Rhinestones
Luke Combs, Growin’ Up
Cody Johnson, Human: The Double Album
Taylor Swift, Purple (Taylor’s Model) — WINNER
Walker Hayes, Nation Stuff: The Album

Favourite nation tune

Chris Stapleton, “You Ought to In all probability Go away”
Cody Johnson, “’Til You Can’t”
Dustin Lynch ft. MacKenzie Porter, “Considering ‘Bout You”
Jordan Davis ft. Luke Bryan, “Purchase Dust”
Morgan Wallen, “Wasted on You” — WINNER

Favourite male hip-hop artist

Drake
Future
Kendrick Lamar — WINNER
Lil Child
Lil Durk

Favourite feminine hip-hop artist

Cardi B
GloRilla
Latto
Megan Thee Stallion
Nicki Minaj — WINNER

Favourite hip-hop album

Future, I By no means Favored You
Gunna, DS4EVER
Kendrick Lamar, Mr. Morale & The Huge Steppers — WINNER
Lil Durk, 7220
Polo G, Corridor of Fame 2.0

Favourite hip-hop tune

Future ft. Drake & Tems, “Wait For U” — WINNER
Jack Harlow, “First Class”
Kodak Black, “Tremendous Gremlin”
Latto, “Huge Power”
Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow, “Trade Child”

Favourite male R&B artist

Brent Faiyaz
Chris Brown — WINNER
Givēon
Fortunate Daye
The Weeknd

Favourite R&B album

Beyoncé, Renaissance — WINNER
Drake, Actually, Nevermind
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak), An Night with Silk Sonic
Summer season Walker, Nonetheless Over It
The Weeknd, Daybreak FM

Favourite R&B tune

Beyoncé, “Break My Soul”
Muni Lengthy, “Hrs And Hrs”
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak), “Smokin Out The Window”
SZA, “I Hate U”
Wizkid ft. Tems, “Essence” — WINNER

Favourite male Latin artist

Unhealthy Bunny — WINNER
Farruko
J Balvin
Jhayco
Rauw Alejandro

Favourite feminine Latin artist

Anitta — WINNER
Becky G
Kali Uchis
Karol G
Rosalía

Favourite Latin duo or group

Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga
Calibre 50
Eslabon Armado
Grupo Firme
Yahritza Y Su Esencia — WINNER

Favourite Latin album

Unhealthy Bunny, Un Verano Sin Ti — WINNER
Farruko, La 167
J Balvin, Jose
Rauw Alejandro, Vice Versa
Rosalía, Motomami

Favourite Latin tune

Unhealthy Bunny ft. Chencho Corleone, “Me Porto Bonito”
Becky G x Karol G, “MAMIII”
Karol G, “Provenza”
Rauw Alejandro, “Todo de Ti”
Sebastián Yatra, “Dos Oruguitas” — WINNER

Favourite rock artist

Think about Dragons
Machine Gun Kelly — WINNER
Måneskin
Purple Scorching Chili Peppers
The Lumineers

Favourite rock album

Coldplay, Music of the Spheres
Ghost, Impera — WINNER
Think about Dragons, Mercury – Act 1
Machine Gun Kelly, mainstream sellout
Purple Scorching Chili Peppers, Limitless Love

Favourite inspirational artist

Anne Wilson
for King & Nation — WINNER
Katy Nichole
Matthew West
Phil Wickham

Favourite gospel artist

CeCe Winans
DOE
E. Dewey Smith
Maverick Metropolis Music
Tamela Mann — WINNER

Favourite dance/digital artist

Diplo
Marshmello — WINNER
Swedish Home Mafia
The Chainsmokers
Tiësto

Favourite soundtrack

ELVIS — WINNER
Encanto
Sing 2
Stranger Issues: Soundtrack from the Netflix Collection, Season 4
Prime Gun: Maverick

Favourite Afrobeats artist

Burna Boy
CKay
Fireboy DML
Tems
Wizkid — WINNER

Favourite Okay-pop artist

Blackpink
BTS — WINNER
Seventeen
Tomorrow X Collectively
Twic

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