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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.

  • Favorite Male Country Artist

    Chris Stapleton
    Cody Johnson
    Luke Combs
    Walker Hayes
    Morgan Wallen

  • Favorite Female Country Artist

    Carrie Underwood
    Maren Morris
    Lainey Wilson
    Miranda Lambert
    Taylor Swift

  • Favorite Country Duo or Group

    Dan + Shay
    Lady A
    Old Dominion
    Zac Brown Band

  • Favorite Country Album

    Carrie Underwood – “Denim & Rhinestones”
    Cody Johnson – “Human: The Double Album”
    Luke Combs – “Growin’ Up”
    Taylor Swift – “Red (Taylor’s Version)”
    Walker Hayes – “Country Stuff: The Album”

  • Favorite Country Song

    Chris Stapleton – “You Should Probably Leave”
    Cody Johnson -” ‘Til You Can’t”
    Dustin Lynch ft. MacKenzie Porter – “Thinking ‘Bout You”
    Jordan Davis ft. LukBryan – “Buy Dirt”
    Morgan Wallen – “Wasted on You”

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