Anitta wins American Music Awards; check out the winners

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The 50th American Music Awards takes place this Sunday night (20) at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, United States. Singer Anitta was the winner in the “Latin Artist” category, where she competed with Rosalía, Karol G, Becky G and Kali Uchis.

The star-studded event celebrates the best songs and performances of the year, as voted by fans. Puerto Rican artist Bad Bunny topped the nominee list this year with the most nominations, winning eight, including his first artist of the year award.

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Beyoncé, Drake and Taylor Swift followed, each earning six nominations. Adele, Harry Styles and The Weeknd came in with five each. First-time nominees include Jack Hawlow, Latto, and BLACKPINK.

Artists scheduled to take the stage include Pink, who opened the show, as well as Dove Cameron, Lil Baby, Bebe Rexha, Carrie Underwood, Imagine Dragons and others.

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Lionel Richie, 17-time AMA winner, will be honored with the Icon Award for his career contributions to the music industry. Charlie Puth, Stevie Wonder and other artists took to the stage in tribute performances for Richie.

The show announced some of the winners before the broadcast.

Elton John, first nominated for an AMA in 1974, is now considered the most recognized artist in the history of the awards. He took home his first AMA win since 1988 for best collaboration with Dua Lipa.

Taylor Swift led the pack with three AMA wins prior to the broadcast, including best female country artist.

Below is a list of nominees for this year’s American Music Awards. The list will be updated with winners in bold throughout the broadcast, along with non-televised category winners.

Artist of the Year

  • Adele
  • Bad Bunny
  • Beyonce
  • drake
  • Harry Styles
  • Taylor Swift
  • The Weeknd

New artist

  • Dove Cameron (winner)
  • Latto
  • Måneskin
  • Steve Lacy

collaboration of the year

  • Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz & Encanto Cast, “We Don’t
  • Talk About Bruno
  • Elton John & Dua Lipa, “Cold Heart – PNAU Remix” (winner)
  • Future ft. Drake & Tems, “Wait For U”
  • Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow. “Industry Baby”
  • The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber, “Stay”
  • female pop artist
  • Adele
  • Beyonce
  • doja cat
  • lizzo
  • Taylor Swift (winner)

male pop artist

  • Bad Bunny
  • drake
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Harry Styles (winner)
  • The Weeknd

pop duo or group

  • BTS (winner)
  • Coldplay
  • imagine Dragons
  • Måneskin
  • OneRepublic

pop album

  • Adele, “30”
  • Bad Bunny, “Un Verano Sin Ti”
  • Beyonce, “Renaissance”
  • Harry Styles, “Harry’s House”
  • Taylor Swift, “Red (Taylor’s Version)” (winner)
  • The Weeknd, “Dawn FM”

male country artist

  • Chris Stapleton
  • cody johnson
  • Luke Combs
  • Morgan Wallen (winner)
  • walker hayes

female country artist

  • Carrie Underwood
  • Lainey Wilson
  • Maren Morris
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Taylor Swift (winner)

Country group or duo

  • Dan & Shay (winner)
  • Lady A
  • Old Dominion
  • Parmalee
  • Zac Brown Band

male hip hop artist

  • drake
  • Future
  • Kendrick Lamar (winner)
  • lil baby
  • Lil Durk

female hip hop artist

  • Cardi B
  • GloRilla
  • Latto
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Nicki Minaj (winner)

male R&B artist

  • Brent Faiyaz
  • Chris Brown (winner)
  • lucky daye
  • The Weeknd

rock artist

  • Machine Gun Kelly (winner)
  • imagine Dragons
  • Måneskin
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • The Lumineers

latin male artist

  • Bad Bunny (winner)
  • farruko
  • J Balvin
  • jhayco
  • Rauw Alejandro

latin female artist

  • Anita (winner)
  • Becky G
  • Kali Uchis
  • Karol G
  • Rosalía

kpop artist

  • BTS
  • seventeen
  • Tomorrow X Together
  • Twice

Other winners:

  • Dance/electronic artist: Marshmello
  • Gospel artist: Tamela Mann
  • Inspiring artist: for KING & COUNTRY
  • Latin duo or group: Yahritza Y Su Esencia
  • Touring artist: Coldplay
  • Country Album: Taylor Swift “Red (Taylor’s Version)”
  • Hip-Hop Album: Kendrick Lamar “Mr. Morals & The Big Steppers”
  • Latin Album: Bad Bunny “Un Verano Sin Ti”
  • R&B Album: Beyoncé “Renaissance”
  • Rock album: Ghost “Impera”
  • Soundtrack: “ELVIS”
  • Country music: Morgan Wallen “Wasted On You”
  • Latin music: Sebastián Yatra “Dos Oruguitas”

Source: CNN Brasil

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