2022 People's Choice Awards Nominees: Pop Culture and Music Category
by Ana Walia | Thu, 27 Oct 2022 09:22:52 GMT
Harry Styles and Taylor Swift. Image Source: Rolling Stone

The 48th People's Choice Awards will be held on 6th December 2022 at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, CA. Saturday Night Live comedian-actor and host Kenan Thompson will return as host for the second time. The nominations were announced on Wednesday and fans can now vote 25 times per day, per category till November 9th. 

Kenan Thompson expressed his excitement for hosting the People's Choice Awards again this year and celebrating the incredible talent and fans that this show brings together. He also expressed his gratitude for being nominated, thanking the fans and congratulating all of the nominees. Prepare for round two! He recently hosted the 74th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. 

 Cassandra Tryon, SVP, Entertainment Live Events, NBCUniversal Television, and Streaming said in a statement that Kenan Thompson brought irreplaceable energy to the People's Choice Awards last year and his enthusiasm and passion for the pop culture and the fans was palpable in the room and on-screen. Cassandra concluded that they are all very excited to welcome Kenan back and see what he has in store for this year's show.

Here are the nominees for People's Choice Awards 2022

Male Artist of 2022

Bad Bunny

Charlie Puth


Harry Styles

Jack Harlow

Kendrick Lamar

Luke Combs

The Weeknd

Female Artist of 2022


Camila Cabello

Doja Cat

Lady Gaga


Megan Thee Stallion

Nicki Minaj

Taylor Swift

Source: People's Choice's Twitter 

Group of 2022


5 Seconds of Summer



Imagine Dragons



Panic! At The Disco

Song of 2022

"About Damn Time" – Lizzo

"As It Was" – Harry Styles

"Break My Soul" – Beyoncé

"First Class" – Jack Harlow

"Hold My Hand" – Lady Gaga

"Me Porto Bonito" – Bad Bunny & Chencho Corleone

"Super Freaky Girl" – Nicki Minaj

"Wait For U" – Future Featuring Drake & Tems

Album of 2022

Dawn FM – The Weeknd

Growin’ Up – Luke Combs

Harry’s House – Harry Styles

Midnights – Taylor Swift

Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers – Kendrick Lamar

Renaissance – Beyoncé

Special – Lizzo

Un Verano Sin Ti – Bad Bunny

Source: People's Choice's Twitter 

Country Artist of 2022

Carrie Underwood 

Kane Brown

Kelsea Ballerini

Luke Combs

Maren Morris

Miranda Lambert

Morgan Wallen

Thomas Rhett

Latin Artist of 2022


Bad Bunny

Becky G


Karol G

Rauw Alejandro


Sebastián Yatra

New Artist of 2022


Dove Cameron



Lauren Spencer-Smith

Muni Long

Saucy Santana

Steve Lacy

Source: People's Choice's Twitter 

Music Video of 2022

"Anti-Hero" – Taylor Swift

"As It Was" – Harry Styles

"Left And Right (feat. Jung Kook of BTS)" – Charlie Puth

"Let Somebody Go" – Coldplay X Selena Gomez

"Oh My God" – Adele

"Pink Venom" – BLACKPINK


"Yet To Come (The Most Beautiful Moment) Official" – BTS

Collaboration Song of 2022

"Left And Right" – Charlie Puth Featuring Jung Kook

"Bam Bam" – Camila Cabello Featuring Ed Sheeran

"Do We Have A Problem?" – Nicki Minaj X Lil Baby

"Freaky Deaky" – Tyga X Doja Cat

"Hold Me Closer" – Elton John & Britney Spears

"Jimmy Cooks" – Drake Featuring 21 Savage

"Party" – Bad Bunny & Rauw Alejandro

"Sweetest Pie" – Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa

Concert Tour of 2022


Bad Bunny: World’s Hottest Tour

Billie Eilish: Happier Than Ever, The World Tour

Dua Lipa Future Nostalgia Tour

Ed Sheeran Tour

Harry Styles Love On Tour

LADY GAGA: The Chromatica Ball

Luke Combs: The Middle of Somewhere Tour

Source: People's Choice's Twitter 

Social Celebrity of 2022

Bad Bunny

Charlie Puth

Doja Cat

Lil Nas X


Reese Witherspoon

Selena Gomez

Snoop Dogg

Social Star of 2022

Addison Rae

Brent Rivera

Charli D’Amelio

Jay Shetty

Khaby Lame

Mikayla Jane Nogueira

Mr Beast

Noah Beck

Comedy Act of 2022 

Amy Schumer: Whore Tour

Chris Rock Ego Death World Tour 2022

David Spade: Nothing Personal (Netflix)

Jo Koy: Live from the LA Forum

Kevin Hart: Reality Check

Steve Martin & Martin Short You Won’t Believe What They Look Like Today

Wanda Sykes – Stand Out: An LGBTQ+ Celebration (Netflix)

Whitney Cummings – Jokes (Netflix)

Source: People's Choice's Twitter 

Game Changer of 2022

Chloe Kim

LeBron James

Megan Rapinoe

Nathan Chen

Rafael Nadal

Russell Wilson

Serena Williams

Steph Curry

Pop Podcast of 2022

Anything Goes with Emma Chamberlain


Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard

Call Her Daddy

Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

Not Skinny But Not Fat


Why Won’t You Date Me? with Nicole Byer

Congratulations to the nominees.