Taylor Swift Extends Record For Most American Music Awards With Big Night

Taylor Swift has broken her own record of the most wins of any artist in the history of the American Music Awards.

By clinching awards in six categories Sunday night at the 2022 American Music Awards, she brought her total AMAs count to 40 wins.

Her album Red (Taylor’s Version) won the awards for Favorite Country Album, Favorite Pop Album and Favorite Music Video, while Swift also won Favorite Female Pop Artist, Favorite Female Country Artist and Artist of the Year.

BTS took home two AMAs this year, including the first-ever AMA for Favorite K-Pop Artist.

Beyoncé won two awards – for Favorite Female R&B Artist and Favorite R&B Album for her latest album, Renaissance.

Ghost took home the first-ever AMA for Favorite Rock Album for their latest album Impera.

This year’s most-nominated artist Bad Bunny took home two AMAs for Favorite Male Latin Artist and Favorite Latin Album for Un Verano Sin Ti.

Elton John won his first AMA since 1998 for Collaboration of the Year for his hit “Cold Heart – PNAU Remix” with Dua Lipa.

First-time AMA nominee Dove Cameron took home this year’s New Artist of the Year award.

Anitta, a first-time nominee this year, won the AMA for Favorite Female Latin Artist.

Hosted by Wayne Brady, this years AMAs were filled with world premiere performances and pop culture moments, aired live on ABC from the Microsoft Theater at L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles.

Smokey Robinson presented the prestigious Icon Award to Lionel Richie.

(Photo: Beth Garrabrant)

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