Drake, The Weeknd among American Music Award nominees

Canadians Drake and The Weeknd are among the 2022 American Music Awards (AMA) nominees of the year.

The two Toronto stars, who have each collected six AMAs in their careers, are also competing for favorite male pop artist. Drake has a total of six nominations and The Weeknd got five.

Justin Bieber is nominated along with The Kid LAROI for Collaboration of the Year and Favorite Pop Song for their hit “Stay.”

Bad Bunny is this year’s top nominee, with eight.

Nominations are based on “key fan interactions” including streaming, sales, radio airplay and touring revenue during the year ending September 22. Winners are determined by fan votes.

The AMAs will be handed out on November 20 in Los Angeles. Check out the nominations below:

Artist of the Year
Adele
bad bunny
Beyonce
Duck
Harry Styles
Taylor Swift
The weekend

New Artist of the Year
Dove Cameron
gayle
Latte
Maneskin
Steve Lacy

collaboration of the year
Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz & Encanto Distribution, “We don’t talk about Bruno”
Elton John and Dua Lipa, “Cold Heart – PNAU Remix”
Future ft. Drake & Tems, “Wait For U”
Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow, “Industry Baby”
Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber, “Stay”

Favorite Touring Artist
bad bunny
cold play
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”
Taylor Swift, “Too Good (Taylor Version)”

Favorite Male Pop Artist
bad bunny
Duck
Ed Sheeran
Harry Styles
The weekend

Favorite Female Pop Artist
Adele
Beyonce
Doja Cat
Lizzo
Taylor Swift

Favorite pop duo or group
BTS
cold play
imagine Dragons
Maneskin
a republic

Favorite Pop Album
Adele, 30
bad bunny, A Verano Sin Ti
Beyonce, Renaissance
Harry Styles, Harry’s house
Taylor Swift, Red (Taylor’s version)
The weekend, Dawn FM

favorite pop song
Adele, “Easy on Me”
Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz & Encanto Distribution, “We don’t talk about Bruno”
Harry Styles, “As It Was”
Lizzo, “About Fucking Time”
Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber, “Stay”

Favorite Male Country Artist
Chris Stapleton
Cody Johnson
Luc Combes
Morgan Wallen
Walker Hayes

Favorite Female Country Artist
Carrie Underwood
Lainey Wilson
Maren Morris
Miranda Lambert
Taylor Swift

Favorite Country Duo or Group
Dan + Shay
Lady A
Old Dominion
Parmaled
Zac Brown Band

Favorite Country Album
Carrie Underwood, Jeans & Rhinestones
Luke Combs, Growing up
Cody Johnson, Human: the double album
Taylor Swift, Red (Taylor’s version)
Walker Hayes, Country Stuff: The Album

Favorite country song
Chris Stapleton, “You Probably Should Leave”
Cody Johnson, “Until You Can’t”
Dustin Lynch ft. MacKenzie Porter, “Thinking of You”
Jordan Davis with Luke Bryan, “Buy Dirt”
Morgan Wallen, “Wasted On You”

Favorite Male Hip Hop Artist
Duck
Coming
Kendrick Lamar
Little baby
Lil Durk

Favorite hip hop artist
Cardi B
GloRilla
Latte
Megan you stallion
Nicki Minaj

Favorite hip hop album
Coming, I never loved you
Gunna, DS4EVER
Kendrick Lamar, Mr. Morale and Big Steps
Lil Durk, 7220
Polo G, Hall of Fame 2.0

favorite hip hop song
Future ft. Drake & Tems, “Wait For U”
Jack Harlow, “First Class”
Kodak Black, “Super Gremlin”
Latto, “Great Energy”
Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow, “Industry Baby”

Favorite Male R&B Artist
Brent Faiyaz
Chris Brown
Overlook
lucky day
The weekend

Favorite R&B Female Artist
Beyonce
Doja Cat
Muni long
summer walker
SZA

Favorite R&B Album
Beyonce, Renaissance
Duck, Honestly it doesn’t matter
Sonic Silk (Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak), An Evening with Silk Sonic
summer walker, always on it
The weekend, Dawn FM

Favorite R&B song
Beyoncé, “Break My Soul”
Muni Long, “Hours and Hours”
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak), “Smokin Out The Window”
SZA, “I Hate You”
Wizkid ft. Time, “Essence”

Favorite Male Latin Artist
bad bunny
farruko
J Balvin
jhayco
Rauw Alejandro

Favorite Latin Artist
Anita
Becky G
Kali Uchis
Karl G.
Rosalia

Favorite Latin Duo or Group
Banda MS by Sergio Lizárraga
Caliber 50
Eslabon Armado
Group Firm
Yahritza Y Su Esencia

Favorite Latin Album
bad bunny, A Verano Sin Ti
Farruko, The 167
J.Balvin, Jose
Rauw Alejandro, Vice versa
Rosalie, Motomami

favorite latin song
Bad Bunny ft. Chencho Corleone, “Me Porto Bonito”
Becky G x Karol G, “MAMIII”
Karol G, “Provenza”
Rauw Alejandro, “Todo de Ti”
Sebastian Yatra, “Dos Oruguitas”

Favorite rock artist
imagine Dragons
Machine Gun Kelly
Maneskin
Hot red peppers
The Luminous

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

Favorite rock album
cold game, Music of the spheres
Phantom, Impera
Imagine Dragons, Mercury – Act 1
Kelly machine gun, consumer sale
hot red peppers, Unlimited love

Favorite Dance/Electronic Artist
Diploma
Marshmallow
Swedish house mafia
chain smokers
Tiesto

Favorite soundtrack

ELVIS

Encanto

Sing 2

Stranger Things: Netflix series soundtrack, season 4

Top Gun: Maverick

Favorite Afrobeats Artist
Burna Boy
Kay
Fireboy DML
Time
Assistant

Favorite K-pop Artist
Black Rose
BTS
Seventeen
Tomorrow X Together
Twice