The 50th American Music Awards are taking place on Sunday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
The show, produced by dick clark productions and ABC, is being hosted by Wayne Brady.
The star-studded event celebrates the year’s best music and performances, as voted on by fans.
Puerto Rican performer Bad Bunny topped the list of nominees this year with the most nods, earning eight, including his first-ever for artist of the year.
Beyoncé, Drake and Taylor Swift followed, each earning six nominations. Adele, Harry Styles and The Weeknd came in with five a piece.
First-time nominees include Jack Hawlow, Latto and BLACKPINK.
Performers set to take the stage include Pink, who opened the show, as well as Dove Cameron, Lil Baby, Bebe Rexha, Carrie Underwood, Imagine Dragons and others.
Lionel Richie, a 17-time AMA winner, will be honored with the Icon Award for his career contributions to the music industry. Charlie Puth, Stevie Wonder and other artists will take the stage in tribute performances for Richie.
The show announced some of the winners prior to the broadcast.
Elton John, first nominated for an AMA in 1974, is now regarded as the longest-recognized artist in the awards show’s history. He took home his first AMA win since 1988, for best collaboration with Dua Lipa.
Taylor Swift led the pack with three AMA wins ahead of broadcast, including best female country artist.
Below is a list of nominees for this year’s American Music Awards. The list will be updated with winners in bold throughout the broadcast, along with the winners from non-televised categories.
Dove Cameron *WINNER
Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz & Encanto Cast, “We Don’t
Talk About Bruno”
Elton John & Dua Lipa, “Cold Heart – PNAU Remix” *WINNER
Future ft. Drake & Tems, “Wait For U”
Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow. “Industry Baby”
The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber, “Stay”
Harry Styles *WINNER
Taylor Swift *WINNER
Bad Bunny, “Un Verano Sin Ti”
Harry Styles, “Harry’s House”
Taylor Swift, “Red (Taylor’s Version)” *WINNER
The Weeknd, “Dawn FM”
Morgan Wallen *WINNER
Taylor Swift *WINNER
Dan & Shay *WINNER
Zac Brown Band
Kendrick Lamar *WINNER
Megan Thee Stallion
Nicki Minaj *WINNER
Chris Brown *WINNER
Machine Gun Kelly *WINNER
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Bad Bunny *WINNER
Tomorrow X Together
Favorite dance/electronic artist: Marshmello
Favorite gospel artist: Tamela Mann
Favorite inspirational artist: for KING & COUNTRY
Favorite Latin duo or group: Yahritza Y Su Esencia
Favorite touring artist: Coldplay
Favorite country album: Taylor Swift “Red (Taylor’s Version)”
Favorite hip-hop album: Kendrick Lamar “Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers”
Favorite Latin album: Bad Bunny “Un Verano Sin Ti”
Favorite R&B album: Beyoncé “Renaissance”
Favorite rock album: Ghost “Impera”
Favorite soundtrack: “ELVIS”
Favorite country song: Morgan Wallen “Wasted On You”
Favorite Latin song: Sebastián Yatra “Dos Oruguitas”