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Wizkid, Tems Win At 2022 AMA Awards

By Oreoritse Tariemi
21 November 2022   |   12:21 pm
Wizkid and Tems emerged winners at the 2022 American Music Awards (AMA Awards). "Made in Lagos" crooner Wizkid won the inaugural Favorite Afrobeats category at the 2022 American Music Awards. He was nominated alongside Burna Boy, CKay, Tems, and Fireboy Wizkid and Tems also took home the award for the Best R&B Song with Essence. See the full list…

Wizkid

Wizkid and Tems emerged winners at the 2022 American Music Awards (AMA Awards).

“Made in Lagos” crooner Wizkid won the inaugural Favorite Afrobeats category at the 2022 American Music Awards.

He was nominated alongside Burna Boy, CKay, Tems, and Fireboy

Wizkid and Tems also took home the award for the Best R&B Song with Essence.

Tems

See the full list of winners:

Artist of the Year

Adele
Bad Bunny
Beyoncé
Drake
Harry Styles
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd

New Artist of the Year

WINNER: Dove Cameron
GAYLE
Latto
Måneskin
Steve Lacy

Collaboration of the Year

WINNER: Elton John and Dua Lipa, “Cold Heart – PNAU Remix”
Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz and Encanto Cast, “We Don’t
Talk About Bruno”
Future ft. Drake and Tems, “WAIT FOR U”
Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow, “INDUSTRY BABY”
The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber, “STAY”

Favorite Touring Artist

WINNER: Coldplay
Bad Bunny
Ed Sheeran
Elton John
The Rolling Stones

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”
WINNER: Taylor Swift, “All Too Well (Taylor’s Version)”

Favorite Male Pop Artist

WINNER: Harry Styles
Bad Bunny
Drake
Ed Sheeran
The Weeknd

Favorite Female Pop Artist

WINNER: Taylor Swift
Adele
Beyoncé
Doja Cat
Lizzo

Favorite Pop Duo or Group

WINNER: BTS
Coldplay
Imagine Dragons
Måneksin
OneRepublic

Favorite Pop Album

Adele, 30
Bad Bunny, Un Verano Sin Ti
Beyoncé, Renaissance
Harry Styles, Harry’s House
WINNER: Taylor Swift, Red (Taylor’s Version)
The Weeknd, Dawn FM

Favorite Pop Song

Adele, “Easy On Me”
Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz and Encanto Cast, “We Don’t Talk About Bruno”
Harry Styles, “As It Was”
Lizzo, “About Damn Time”
The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber, “STAY”

Favorite Male Country Artist

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

Favorite Female Country Artist

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

Favorite Country Duo or Group

WINNER: Dan + Shay
Lady A
Old Dominion
Parmalee
Zac Brown Band

Favorite Country Album

WINNER: Taylor Swift, Red (Taylor’s Version)
Carrie Underwood, Denim & Rhinestones
Luke Combs, Growin’ Up
Cody Johnson, Human: The Double Album
Walker Hayes, Country Stuff: The Album

Favorite Country Song

WINNER: Morgan Wallen, “Wasted on You”
Chris Stapleton, “You Should Probably Leave”
Cody Johnson, “‘Til You Can’t”
Dustin Lynch ft. MacKenzie Porter, “Thinking ‘Bout You”
Jordan Davis ft. Luke Bryan, “Buy Dirt”

Favorite Male Hip-Hop Artist

WINNER: Kendrick Lamar
Drake
Future
Lil Baby
Lil Durk

Favorite Female Hip-Hop Artist

WINNER: Nicki Minaj
Cardi B
GloRilla
Latto
Megan Thee Stallion

Favorite Hip-Hop Album

WINNER: Kendrick Lamar, Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers
Future, I NEVER LIKED YOU
Gunna, DS4EVER
Lil Durk, 7220
Polo G, Hall of Fame 2.0

Favorite Hip-Hop Song

WINNER: Future ft. Drake and Tems, “WAIT FOR U”
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
WINNER: Chris Brown
GIVĒON
Lucky Daye
The Weeknd

Favorite Female R&B Artist

WINNER: Beyoncé
Doja Cat
Muni Long
Summer Walker
SZA

Favorite R&B Album

WINNER: Beyoncé, Renaissance
Drake, Honestly, Nevermind
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak), An Evening with Silk Sonic
Summer Walker, Still Over It
The Weeknd, Dawn FM

Favorite R&B Song

Beyoncé, “BREAK MY SOUL”
Muni Long, “Hrs And Hrs”
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak), “Smokin Out The Window”
SZA, “I Hate U”
Wizkid ft. Tems, “Essence”

Favorite Male Latin Artist

WINNER: Bad Bunny
Farruko
J Balvin
Jhayco
Rauw Alejandro

Favorite Female Latin Artist

WINNER: Anitta
Becky G
Kali Uchis
KAROL G
ROSALÍA

Favorite Latin Duo or Group

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

Favorite Latin Album

WINNER: Bad Bunny, Un Verano Sin Ti
Farruko, La 167
J Balvin, JOSE
Rauw Alejandro, Vice Versa
ROSALÍA, MOTOMAMI

Favorite Latin Song

WINNER: Sebastián Yatra, “Dos Oruguitas”
Bad Bunny ft. Chencho Corleone, “Me Porto Bonito”
Becky G x KAROL G, “MAMIII”
KAROL G, “PROVENZA”
Rauw Alejandro, “Todo de Ti”

Favorite Rock Artist

Imagine Dragons
Machine Gun Kelly
Måneskin
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Lumineers

Favorite Rock Song

Foo Fighters, “Love Dies Young”
Imagine Dragons x JID, “Enemy”
Kate Bush, “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)”
WINNER: Måneskin, “Beggin'”
Red Hot Chili Peppers, “Black Summer”

Favorite Rock Album

WINNER: Ghost, Impera
Coldplay, Music of the Spheres
Imagine Dragons, Mercury – Act 1
Machine Gun Kelly, mainstream sellout
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Unlimited Love

Favorite Inspirational Artist

WINNER: for KING & COUNTRY
Anne Wilson
Katy Nichole
Matthew West
Phil Wickham

Favorite Gospel Artist

WINNER: Tamela Mann
CeCe Winans
DOE
E. Dewey Smith
Maverick City Music

Favorite Dance/Electronic Artist

WINNER: Marshmello
Diplo
Swedish House Mafia
The Chainsmokers
Tiësto

Favorite Soundtrack

WINNER: ELVIS
Encanto
Sing 2
Stranger Things: Soundtrack from the Netflix Series, Season 4
Top Gun: Maverick

Favorite Afrobeats Artist

Burna Boy
CKay
Fireboy DML
Tems
WINNER: Wizkid

Favorite K-Pop Artist

BLACKPINK
WINNER: BTS
SEVENTEEN
TOMORROW X TOGETHER
TWICE

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