2021 American Music Awards: See the complete winners list

LOS ANGELES — The 49th Annual American Music Awards nearly blew the roof off of the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, on Sunday night with spectacular performances and star-studded presentation sequences.

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First-time nominee Olivia Rodrigo led the nominations with seven nods and performed “traitor” off her album SOUR. Additional performers included BTS and Coldplay, Chlöe, Måneskin, Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean, Tyler, the Creator, Walker Hayes, Bad Bunny with Tainy and Julieta Venegas, Kane Brown and Walker Hayes, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Meanwhile, first-time host Cardi B got a little real with the crowd, saying, “I ain’t gonna lie: I’m nervous. I’m shaking,”

But record producer Diplo, serving as the show’s first-ever musical curator, offered a flawless assist, DJ’ing the event from start to finish.

See the complete list of nominees by category below with winners noted in bold and italics.

Artist of the year:

  • Ariana Grande
  • Drake
  • Olivia Rodrigo
  • Taylor Swift
  • The Weeknd

New artist of the year:

  • 24kGoldn
  • Giveon
  • Masked Wolf
  • Olivia Rodrigo - WINNER
  • The Kid LAROI

Collaboration of the year:

  • 24kGoldn ft. iann dior, “Mood”
  • Bad Bunny & Jhay Cortez, “DÁKITI”
  • Chris Brown & Young Thug, “Go Crazy”
  • Doja Cat ft. SZA, “Kiss Me More” - WINNER
  • Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar & Giveon, “Peaches”

Favorite trending song:

  • Erica Banks, “Buss It”
  • Måneskin, “Beggin’”
  • Megan Thee Stallion, “Body” - WINNER
  • Olivia Rodrigo, “drivers license”
  • Popp Hunna, “Adderall (Corvette Corvette)”

Favorite music video:

  • Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak), “Leave the Door Open”
  • Cardi B, “Up”
  • Lil Nas X, “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” - WINNER
  • Olivia Rodrigo, “drivers license”
  • The Weeknd, “Save Your Tears”

Favorite male pop artist:

  • Drake
  • Ed Sheeran - WINNER
  • Justin Bieber
  • Lil Nas X
  • The Weeknd

Favorite female pop artist:

  • Ariana Grande
  • Doja Cat
  • Dua Lipa
  • Olivia Rodrigo
  • Taylor Swift - WINNER

Favorite pop duo or group:

  • AJR
  • Glass Animals
  • Maroon 5
  • Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak)

Favorite pop album:

  • Ariana Grande, Positions
  • Dua Lipa, Future Nostalgia
  • Olivia Rodrigo, SOUR
  • Taylor Swift, evermore - WINNER
  • The Kid LAROI, F*CK LOVE

Favorite pop song:

  • BTS, “Butter” - WINNER
  • Doja Cat ft. SZA, “Kiss Me More”
  • Dua Lipa, “Levitating”
  • Olivia Rodrigo, “drivers license”
  • The Weeknd & Ariana Grande, “Save Your Tears (Remix)”

Favorite male country artist:

  • Chris Stapleton
  • Jason Aldean
  • Luke Bryan - WINNER
  • Luke Combs
  • Morgan Wallen

Favorite female country artist:

  • Carrie Underwood - WINNER
  • Gabby Barrett
  • Kacey Musgraves
  • Maren Morris
  • Miranda Lambert

Favorite country duo or group:

  • Dan + Shay - WINNER
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Lady A
  • Old Dominion
  • Zac Brown Band

Favorite country album:

  • Chris Stapleton, Starting Over
  • Gabby Barrett, Goldmine - WINNER
  • Lee Brice, Hey World
  • Luke Bryan, Born Here Live Here Die Here
  • Morgan Wallen, Dangerous: The Double Album

Favorite country song:

  • Chris Stapleton, “Starting Over”
  • Chris Young & Kane Brown, “Famous Friends”
  • Gabby Barrett, “The Good Ones” - WINNER
  • Luke Combs, “Forever After All”
  • Walker Hayes, “Fancy Like”

Favorite male hip-hop artist:

  • Drake - WINNER
  • Lil Baby
  • Moneybagg Yo
  • Polo G
  • Pop Smoke

Favorite female hip-hop artist:

  • Cardi B
  • Coi Leray
  • Erica Banks
  • Megan Thee Stallion - WINNER
  • Saweetie

Favorite hip-hop album:

  • Drake, Certified Lover Boy
  • Juice WRLD, Legends Never Die
  • Megan Thee Stallion, Good News - WINNER
  • Pop Smoke, Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon
  • Rod Wave, SoulFly

Favorite hip-hop song:

  • Cardi B, “Up” - WINNER
  • Internet Money ft. Gunna, Don Toliver & NAV, “Lemonade”
  • Lil Tjay ft. 6LACK, “Calling My Phone”
  • Polo G, “RAPSTAR”
  • Pop Smoke, “What You Know Bout Love”

Favorite male R&B artist:

  • Chris Brown
  • Giveon
  • Tank
  • The Weeknd - WINNER
  • Usher

Favorite female R&B artist:

  • Doja Cat - WINNER
  • H.E.R.
  • Jazmine Sullivan
  • Jhené Aiko
  • SZA

Favorite R&B album:

  • Doja Cat, Planet Her - WINNER
  • Giveon, When It’s All Said and Done… Take Time
  • H.E.R., Back of My Mind
  • Jazmine Sullivan, Heaux Tales
  • Queen Naija, missunderstood

Favorite R&B song:

  • Chris Brown & Young Thug, “Go Crazy”
  • Giveon, “Heartbreak Anniversary”
  • H.E.R., “Damage”
  • Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak), “Leave the Door Open” - WINNER
  • Jazmine Sullivan, “Pick Up Your Feelings”

Favorite male Latin artist:

  • Bad Bunny - WINNER
  • J Balvin
  • Maluma
  • Ozuna
  • Rauw Alejandro

Favorite female Latin artist:

  • Becky G - WINNER
  • Kali Uchis
  • Natti Natasha

Favorite Latin duo or group:

  • Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga - WINNER
  • Calibre 50
  • Eslabon Armado
  • La Arrolladora Banda El Limón De Rene Camacho
  • Los Dos Carnales

Favorite Latin album:

  • Bad Bunny, El Último Tour Del Mundo - WINNER
  • Kali Uchis, Sin Miedo (del Amor y Otros Demonios)
  • KAROL G, KG0516
  • Maluma, Papi Juancho
  • Rauw Alejandro, Afrodisíaco

Favorite Latin song:

  • Bad Bunny & Jhay Cortez, “DÁKITI”
  • Farruko, “Pepas”
  • Kali Uchis, “telepatía”
  • Maluma & The Weeknd, “Hawái (Remix)”

Favorite rock artist:

  • AJR
  • All Time Low
  • Foo Fighters
  • Glass Animals
  • Machine Gun Kelly - WINNER

Favorite inspirational artist:

  • CAIN
  • Carrie Underwood - WINNER
  • Elevation Worship
  • Lauren Daigle
  • Zach Williams

Favorite gospel artist:

  • Kirk Franklin
  • Koryn Hawthorne
  • Maverick City Music
  • Tasha Cobbs Leonard
  • Kanye West - WINNER

Favorite dance/electronic artist:

  • David Guetta
  • Marshmello - WINNER
  • Regard
  • Tiësto





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