The American Music Award nominations were annoucned this morning (10/13), and there are five country music categories this year. The 2022 American Music Awards (AMAs) will air live on ABC from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 20, at 8:00 p.m. EST/PST.
The AMAs celebrate the year’s top achievements in music determined by the fans, for the fans. Last year’s show stands as the most socialed telecast of 2021, with 46.5 million interactions, emphasizing fans’ role in the annual event.
Last year, Carrie Underwood’s 8th win for Favorite Female Country Artist and her first for Favorite Inspirational Artist elevated her to tie Garth Brooks and Justin Bieber as the sixth top AMA winners of all time.
With 15 previous wins, including seven for Favorite Female Country Artist (2007, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019), Underwood was previously tied with Reba McEntire and Lionel Richie as the seventh-highest all-time winners.