Morgan Wallen, Taylor Swift and Dan + Shay are the large winners within the nation classes of the 2022 American Music Awards. They claimed their trophies within the fan-voted ceremony on Sunday night time (Nov. 20), in an awards present that was hosted by Wayne Brady and held in Los Angeles.
Swift claimed two nation trophies, within the classes of Favourite Feminine Nation Artist and Favourite Nation Album. The celebrity’s successful album was Pink (Taylor’s Model), the brand new model of her fourth studio album from 2012, which was her final album within the nation format earlier than she transitioned into making pop music.
The nation awards have been two of six trophies that Swift received on the 2022 AMAs, together with the coveted Artist of the Yr trophy. Already the winningest artist in AMAs historical past, Swift prolonged her document within the 2022 ceremony: She has now received 40 AMA awards over the course of her profession.
In the meantime, Wallen took residence the trophy for Favourite Male Nation Artist and Favourite Nation Music, for his No. 1 hit “Wasted on You.” He was awarded each trophies early in pre-show celebrations, and he shared a video message thanking followers for his wins.
“This has at all times been a particular music to me,” he mentioned of his successful single, “Wasted on You.” “I knew from the minute we wrote it that it was gonna be certainly one of my favourite songs that I used to be part of writing. And it ended up being an enormous success, and I am actually happy with it. So I am actually glad that you simply guys have associated to the music as a lot as I’ve. Thanks for taking the outing of your day to vote for me. Thanks for at all times displaying me a lot love and help. It by no means goes unnoticed.”
Dan + Shay received Favourite Nation Duo or Group for the fourth consecutive 12 months. They have been mainstays within the class since 2019, after they took over Florida Georgia Line‘s successful streak.
Nation was nicely represented at Sunday night time’s awards present: Along with the artists who introduced residence wins, double-nominee Carrie Underwood carried out “Loopy Angels” in the course of the ceremony, whereas Dan + Shay and Jimmie Allen each introduced awards. Allen even did a brief tribute to the late nation legend Loretta Lynn throughout his time onstage, strumming an acoustic guitar and singing a portion of her traditional “Coal Miner’s Daughter.”
Nation Stars Stroll the 2022 Grammy Awards Pink Carpet
Nation stars stepped out in fashion on the purple carpet earlier than the 2022 Grammy Awards in Las Vegas.