The 2022 AMA is bringing Wayne Brady aboard.
On Monday, the comedian and TV personality was announced as the host of this year’s American Music Awards, airing live on Sunday, Nov. 20.
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“I am delighted and honored to host this year’s AMAs. As a musician and music lover, it’s amazing to be a part of a night where music fans make their voices heard!” Brady said in a statement Billboard. “It’s a big show, so I’m bringing it all… the fun, the music and the moves!”
AMAs Executive Producer Jesse Collins added, “Wayne Brady is without a doubt one of the most talented people on earth and we are thrilled to have him host this year’s AMAs. Audiences should expect an incredible night of music, comedy and fun!”
Last year’s awards were hosted by rapper Cardi B.
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This year, Puerto Rican star Bad Bunny leads the way with eight nominations, including Artist of the Year.
She has eight awards to tie with Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson for the most AMA wins in one night.
Drake, Taylor Swift and Beyoncé trail Bad Bunny with six nominations each.