American Music Awards of 1992

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19th Annual American Music Awards
Date January 27, 1992
Country United States
Hosted by Hammer
Television/radio coverage
Network ABC
Runtime 180 min.
Produced by Dick Clark Productions

The 19th Annual American Music Awards were held on January 27, 1992.

Winners and nominees[edit]

Subcategory Winner Nominees
Pop/Rock Category
Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist Michael Bolton Bryan Adams
Rod Stewart
Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist Paula Abdul Mariah Carey
Whitney Houston
Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group C+C Music Factory Color Me Badd
Guns N' Roses
Favorite Pop/Rock Album Time, Love & Tenderness - Michael Bolton Gonna Make You Sweat - C&C Music Factory
Unforgettable... with Love - Natalie Cole
Out of Time - R.E.M.
Favorite Pop/Rock Single "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You" - Bryan Adams "I Wanna Sex You Up" - Color Me Badd
"More Than Words" - Extreme
Favorite Pop/Rock New Artist C&C Music Factory Boyz II Men
Color Me Badd
Soul/R&B Category
Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist Luther Vandross LL Cool J
Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist Mariah Carey Natalie Cole
Whitney Houston
Favorite Soul/R&B Band, Duo, or Group Bell Biv DeVoe Boyz II Men
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
Favorite Soul/R&B Album Power of Love - Luther Vandross Cooleyhighharmony - Boyz II Men
I'm Your Baby Tonight - Whitney Houston
New Jack City - soundtrack
Favorite Soul/R&B Single "I Wanna Sex You Up" - Color Me Badd "I Adore Mi Amor" - Color Me Badd
"Motownphilly" - Boyz II Men
Favorite Soul/R&B New Artist Boyz II Men Color Me Badd
Country Category
Favorite Country Male Artist Garth Brooks Clint Black
Ricky Van Shelton
Favorite Country Female Artist Reba McEntire Kathy Mattea
Dolly Parton
Favorite Country Band/Duo/Group Alabama The Judds
Kentucky Headhunters
Favorite Country Album No Fences - Garth Brooks Put Yourself in My Shoes - Clint Black
Ropin' the Wind - Garth Brooks
Don't Rock the Jukebox - Alan Jackson
Rumor Has It - Reba McEntire
It's All About to Change - Travis Tritt
Favorite Country Single "The Thunder Rolls" - Garth Brooks "Here's a Quarter (Call Someone Who Cares)" - Travis Tritt
"She's in Love with the Boy" - Trisha Yearwood
Favorite Country New Artist Trisha Yearwood Billy Dean
Pam Tillis
Adult Contemporary Category
Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist Natalie Cole Paula Abdul
Whitney Houston
Favorite Adult Contemporary Album Unforgettable... with Love - Natalie Cole Spellbound - Paula Abdul
I'm Your Baby Tonight - Whitney Houston
Favorite New Adult Contemporary Artist Michael W. Smith Marc Cohn
The Triplets
Dance Category
Favorite Dance Artist C&C Music Factory Madonna
Crystal Waters
Favorite Dance Single "Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)" - C&C Music Factory "Gypsy Woman (She's Homeless)" - Crystal Waters
"Someday" - Mariah Carey
Favorite Dance New Artist C&C Music Factory The KLF
Crystal Waters
Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Category
Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist Guns N' Roses Metallica
Van Halen
Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge - Van Halen Use Your Illusion I - Guns N' Roses
Metallica - Metallica
Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock New Artist Firehouse Alice in Chains
Rap/Hip-Hop Category
Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist MC Hammer DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince
Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album Homebase - DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince Mama Said Knock You Out - LL Cool J
Apocalypse 91… The Enemy Strikes Black - Public Enemy
Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop New Artist Naughty by Nature DJ Quik
Marky Mark & the Funky Bunch
Award of Merit
James Brown