American Music Awards of 1982

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9th Annual American Music Awards
Country of origin USA
Production
Running time 180 min.
Broadcast
Original channel ABC
First shown in January 25, 1982

The 9th Annual American Music Awards were held on January 25, 1982.

Pop/Rock Category[edit]

Subcategory Winner Nominees
Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist Kenny Rogers John Lennon
Eddie Rabbitt
Rick Springfield
Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist Pat Benatar Sheena Easton
Juice Newton
Dolly Parton
Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group Air Supply AC/DC
The Pointer Sisters
REO Speedwagon
Favorite Pop/Rock Album Greatest Hits - Kenny Rogers 4 - Foreigner
Double Fantasy - John Lennon
Hi Infidelity - REO Speedwagon
Favorite Pop/Rock Single "Endless Love" - Lionel Richie & Diana Ross "Bette Davis Eyes" - Kim Carnes
"Keep on Loving You" - REO Speedwagon
"Jessie's Girl" - Rick Springfield

Soul/R&B Category[edit]

Subcategory Winner Nominees
Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist Stevie Wonder Larry Graham
Rick James
Smokey Robinson
Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist Stephanie Mills Chaka Khan
Stacy Lattisaw
Teena Marie
Favorite Soul/R&B Band, Duo, or Group Kool & The Gang The Gap Band
Ray Parker, Jr. & Raydio
The Whispers
Favorite Soul/R&B Album Street Songs - Rick James The Gap Band III - The Gap Band
The Dude - Quincy Jones
Hotter Than July - Stevie Wonder
Favorite Soul/R&B Single "Endless Love" - Lionel Richie & Diana Ross "Being with You" - Smokey Robinson
"Give It to Me Baby" - Rick James
"She's A Bad Mama Jama" - Carl Carlton

Country Category[edit]

Subcategory Winner Nominees
Favorite Country Male Artist Willie Nelson Ronnie Milsap
T.G. Sheppard
Don Williams
Favorite Country Female Artist Barbara Mandrell Emmylou Harris
Anne Murray
Dolly Parton
Favorite Country Band/Duo/Group Alabama The Judds
Kentucky Headhunters
Favorite Country Album Greatest Hits - Kenny Rogers Feels So Right - Alabama
Greatest Hits - Waylon Jennings
Greatest Hits - Anne Murray
Favorite Country Single "Could I Have This Dance?" - Anne Murray
"On The Road Again" - Willie Nelson
"Feels So Right" - Alabama
"(There's) No Gettin' Over Me" - Ronnie Milsap

Award of Merit[edit]

References[edit]