AMAs 2022: Chris Brown BOOED as he wins after his Michael Jackson tribute performance was axed… but Kelly Rowland leaps to his defense and tells audience: ‘You need to chill!

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An absent Chris Brown was booed as he won a gong at the 2022 American Music Awards on Sunday – days after claiming his planned Michael Jackson tribute at the show was scrapped at the last minute.

The singer, 33, picked up the Favorite Male R&B Artist award, with Kelly Rowland, 41,  accepting the trophy in his absence.

As Kelly announced Chris as the winner, a chorus of boos broke out, with the Destiny’s Child star telling the audience to ‘chill out’ as she lauded him for his contributions to music.

Kelly Rolland accepts award for Chris Brown as the crowd boos. She said: ‘Now Chris Brown is not here tonight so I’m accepting this award on his behalf. Excuse me… chill out. ‘But I wanted to tell Chris, thank you so much for making great R&B music and I want to tell him thank you for being an incredible performer.

 

‘I’ll take this award — bring it to you. I love you. Congratulations. And congratulations to all the nominees in this category.’

This comes days after Chris claimed he was supposed to perform a Michael Jackson tribute at the AMAs- only for it to be scrapped last minute.

Source: dailymail

American Music Awards 2022: See the Complete List of Winners

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One of music’s biggest nights is here, which means some of your favorite artists just may have scored some big wins. Keep reading to see all the winners from the 2022 American Music Awards.

And the winner is…

The 2022 American Music Awards will kicked things off with a bang live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Nov. 20. Hours before the ceremony, officials announced several winners in advance, which includes Taylor Swift and Bad Bunny.

The latter artist scored the larger number of nominations this year—eight in total, including Artist of the Year.

But the «Moscow Mule» musician wasn’t the only one to land multiple nods, with Taylor, Beyoncé and Drake all close behind him, each earning six nominations for this this year’s ceremony. Another trio who also saw themselves tied right behind them? AdeleHarry Styles and The Weeknd, who all nabbed five nods each.

Though the AMAs had quite a few heavy hitters up for countless nominations, this year a slew of newcomers were also recognized for their work in music, with over 40 artists, including LattoJack Harlow and BLACKPINK receiving their first nomination in 2022.

It’s also worth noting that four new award categories were added this year: Favorite K-Pop Artist, Favorite Afrobeats Artist, Favorite Rock Song and Favorite Rock Album.

So, did your favorite artist snag a trophy? Keep reading to find out.

Artist of the Year

Adele
Bad Bunny
Beyoncé
Drake
Harry Styles
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd

New Artist of the Year

WINNER: Dove Cameron
GAYLE
Latto
Måneskin
Steve Lacy

Collaboration of the Year

WINNER: Elton John and Dua Lipa, «Cold Heart – PNAU Remix»
Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz and Encanto Cast, «We Don’t
Talk About Bruno»
Future ft. Drake and Tems, «WAIT FOR U»
Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow, «INDUSTRY BABY»
The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber, «STAY»

Favorite Touring Artist

WINNER: Coldplay
Bad Bunny
Ed Sheeran
Elton John
The Rolling Stones

Favorite Music Video

Adele, «Easy On Me»
Bad Bunny ft. Chencho Corleone, «Me Porto Bonito»
Harry Styles, «As It Was»
Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow, «INDUSTRY BABY»
WINNER: Taylor Swift, «All Too Well (Taylor’s Version)»

Favorite Male Pop Artist

WINNER: Harry Styles
Bad Bunny
Drake
Ed Sheeran
The Weeknd

Favorite Female Pop Artist

WINNER: Taylor Swift
Adele
Beyoncé
Doja Cat
Lizzo

Favorite Pop Duo or Group

WINNER: BTS
Coldplay
Imagine Dragons
Måneksin
OneRepublic

Favorite Pop Album

Adele, 30
Bad Bunny, Un Verano Sin Ti
Beyoncé, Renaissance
Harry Styles, Harry’s House
WINNER: Taylor Swift, Red (Taylor’s Version)
The Weeknd, Dawn FM

Favorite Pop Song

Adele, «Easy On Me»
Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz and Encanto Cast, «We Don’t Talk About Bruno»
Harry Styles, «As It Was»
Lizzo, «About Damn Time»
The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber, «STAY»

Favorite Male Country Artist

WINNER: Morgan Wallen
Chris Stapleton
Cody Johnson
Luke Combs
Walker Hayes

Favorite Female Country Artist

WINNER: Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood
Lainey Wilson
Maren Morris
Miranda Lambert

Favorite Country Duo or Group

WINNER: Dan + Shay
Lady A
Old Dominion
Parmalee
Zac Brown Band

Favorite Country Album

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

Favorite Country Song

WINNER: Morgan Wallen, «Wasted on You»
Chris Stapleton, «You Should Probably Leave»
Cody Johnson, «‘Til You Can’t»
Dustin Lynch ft. MacKenzie Porter, «Thinking ‘Bout You»
Jordan Davis ft. Luke Bryan, «Buy Dirt»

Favorite Male Hip-Hop Artist

WINNER: Kendrick Lamar
Drake
Future
Lil Baby
Lil Durk

Favorite Female Hip-Hop Artist

WINNER: Nicki Minaj
Cardi B
GloRilla
Latto
Megan Thee Stallion

Favorite Hip-Hop Album

WINNER: Kendrick Lamar, Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers
Future, I NEVER LIKED YOU
Gunna, DS4EVER
Lil Durk, 7220
Polo G, Hall of Fame 2.0

Favorite Hip-Hop Song

WINNER: Future ft. Drake and Tems, «WAIT FOR U»
Jack Harlow, «First Class»
Kodak Black, «Super Gremlin»
Latto, «Big Energy»
Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow, «INDUSTRY BABY»

Favorite Male R&B Artist

Brent Faiyaz
WINNER: Chris Brown
GIVĒON
Lucky Daye
The Weeknd

Favorite Female R&B Artist

WINNER: Beyoncé
Doja Cat
Muni Long
Summer Walker
SZA

Favorite R&B Album

WINNER: Beyoncé, Renaissance
Drake, Honestly, Nevermind
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak), An Evening with Silk Sonic
Summer Walker, Still Over It
The Weeknd, Dawn FM

Favorite R&B Song

Beyoncé, «BREAK MY SOUL»
Muni Long, «Hrs And Hrs»
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak), «Smokin Out The Window»
SZA, «I Hate U»
Wizkid ft. Tems, «Essence»

Favorite Male Latin Artist

WINNER: Bad Bunny
Farruko
J Balvin
Jhayco
Rauw Alejandro

Favorite Female Latin Artist

WINNER: Anitta
Becky G
Kali Uchis
KAROL G
ROSALÍA

Favorite Latin Duo or Group

WINNER: Yahritza Y Su Esencia
Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga
Calibre 50
Eslabon Armado
Grupo Firme

Favorite Latin Album

WINNER: Bad Bunny, Un Verano Sin Ti
Farruko, La 167
J Balvin, JOSE
Rauw Alejandro, Vice Versa
ROSALÍA, MOTOMAMI

Favorite Latin Song

WINNER: Sebastián Yatra, «Dos Oruguitas»
Bad Bunny ft. Chencho Corleone, «Me Porto Bonito»
Becky G x KAROL G, «MAMIII»
KAROL G, «PROVENZA»
Rauw Alejandro, «Todo de Ti»

Favorite Rock Artist

Imagine Dragons
Machine Gun Kelly
Måneskin
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Lumineers

Favorite Rock Song

Foo Fighters, «Love Dies Young»
Imagine Dragons x JID, «Enemy»
Kate Bush, «Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)»
WINNER: Måneskin, «Beggin'»
Red Hot Chili Peppers, «Black Summer»

Favorite Rock Album

WINNER: Ghost, Impera
Coldplay, Music of the Spheres
Imagine Dragons, Mercury – Act 1
Machine Gun Kelly, mainstream sellout
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Unlimited Love

Favorite Inspirational Artist

WINNER: for KING & COUNTRY
Anne Wilson
Katy Nichole
Matthew West
Phil Wickham

Favorite Gospel Artist

WINNER: Tamela Mann
CeCe Winans
DOE
E. Dewey Smith
Maverick City Music

Favorite Dance/Electronic Artist

WINNER: Marshmello
Diplo
Swedish House Mafia
The Chainsmokers
Tiësto

Favorite Soundtrack

WINNER: ELVIS
Encanto
Sing 2
Stranger Things: Soundtrack from the Netflix Series, Season 4
Top Gun: Maverick

Favorite Afrobeats Artist

Burna Boy
CKay
Fireboy DML
Tems
WINNER: Wizkid

Favorite K-Pop Artist

BLACKPINK
WINNER: BTS
SEVENTEEN
TOMORROW X TOGETHER
TWICE

Source: E! News

Rihanna Wants Beyoncé to Walk in Her Next Savage x Fenty Fashion Show

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Fenty fans will be buzzing over this Rihanna news.

The «Umbrella» singer is no stranger to recruiting A-list celebs for her annual Savage x Fenty fashion shows. But when asked which superstar is her dream model for a future catwalk showcase, the Fenty designer revealed an equally iconic one-named performer is at the top of her list.

«Beyoncé,» Rihanna exclusively told E!’s Justin Sylvester on the Nov. 14 episode of E! News (airing tonight at 11:30 p.m.). «I mean, Beyoncé got body. That would just trump everything for me.»

Bey would join an already impressive list of Fenty models, including Cindy CrawfordGigi HadidJohnny Depp and Irina Shayk. For her most recent 2022 show, which premiered on Prime Video on Nov. 9, RiRi also recruited famous faces like Cara DelevingneTaraji P. HensonJoan Smalls, Bella PoarchSheryl Lee Ralph and Simu Liu.

The Shang Chi star reflected on the «surreal» experience, telling E! News exclusively, «I was very honored to be asked and I would like the record to show that I did not demand to be shirtless. That was just the outfit that was presented to me, okay? I had no choice not to say yes.»

Source: E! News.