Let’s make a deal host wayne brady – who is currently competing for the Mirror Ball Trophy on Dancing with the stars — will host the 2022 American Music Awards. The ceremony will air live on Sunday, November 20 on ABC and stream the following day on Hulu.
“I am thrilled and honored to host this year’s AMAs. As a musician and music lover, it’s amazing to be part of an evening where music fans have their voices heard! Brady said in a statement. “It’s a big show, so I’m bringing it all… The fun, the music and the moves!”
“Wayne Brady is without a doubt one of the most talented people in the world and we are thrilled to have him hosting this year’s AMAs,” said executive producer and showrunner Jesse Collins. “Viewers should expect an incredible evening of music, comedy and entertainment!”
Brady follows a long line of comedians who hosted AMAs. Previous hosts have included Cedric the Entertainer, Jimmy Kimmel, Eddie Murphy, Tracee Ellis Ross and Norm McDonald. Last year, the work was done by Cardi B.
The winners of the 2022 American Music Awards are voted entirely by fans. Nominees are based on fan interactions – as shown on the Billboard charts – including streaming, album and song sales, radio airplay and tour revenue. These measures are followed by Billboard and its data partner Luminate, and cover the eligibility period from September 24, 2021 to September 22, 2022.
The 2022 American Music Awards are produced by dick clark productions and Jesse Collins Entertainment. Jesse Collins is showrunner and executive producer. Dionne Harmon, Jeannae Rouzan-Clay and Larry Klein are also executive producers.