American Music Awards 2021 Releases List of Nominees

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Organizers for the American Music Awards 2021 have just released the list of nominees. Seeing her name on the list for the first time; “Traitor” singer Olivia Rodrigo receives seven nominations. The event will be airing live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 21 at 8 p.m. (EST) on ABC. The next day it will be streaming on Hulu.

This year’s American Music Awards Artist of the Year nominees are:

  • “Save Your Tears” singer, Ariana Grande.
  • Boy band BTS.
  • “Way 2 Sexy” singer, Drake.
  • Oliva Rodrigo.
  • “Take My Breath Away” singer The Weeknd.

The nominees for New Artist of the Year are:

  • Olivia Rodrigo.
  • The Kid LAROI.
  • Masked Wolf.
  • Giveon.
  • 24kGoldn.

Nominees for the American Music Awards Collaboration of the Year:

  • Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar & Giveon for the song “Peaches.”
  • Chris Brown & Young Thug for the song “Go Crazy.”
  • 24kGoldn ft. iann dior for the song “Mood.”
  • Bad Bunny & Jhay Cortez for the song “DÁKITI.”
  • Doja Cat ft. SZA for the song “Kiss Me More.”
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The American Music Awards nominees for Favorite Trending Song:

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

Nominees in the Favorite Music Video are:

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

The nominees on the American Music Awards’ Favorite Male Pop Artist are:

  • Lil Nas X.
  • Justin Bieber.
  • Ed Sheeran.
  • Drake.
  • The Weeknd.

Nominees on the events Favorite Female Pop Artist are:

  • Taylor Swift.
  • Dua Lipa.
  • Olivia Rodrigo
  • Doja Cat.
  • Ariana Grande.

The American Music Awards Favorite Pop Duo or Group list is:

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

Those nominated for Favorite Pop Album are:

  • The Kid LAROI’s “F*CK LOVE.”
  • Taylor Swift’s “evermore.”
  • Ariana Grande’s “Positions.”
  • Dua Lipa’s “Future Nostalgia.”
  • Olivia Rodrigo’s “SOUR.”

American Music Awards nominees for Favorite Pop Song are:

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

The Favorite Male Country Artist nominees are:

  • Jason Aldean.
  • Luke Bryan.
  • Chris Stapleton.
  • Morgan Wallen.
  • Luke Combs.
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The list of nominees for Favorite Female Country Artist is:

  • Gabby Barrett.
  • Carrie Underwood.
  • Maren Morris.
  • Kacey Musgraves.
  • Miranda Lambert.

American Music Awards nominees for Favorite Country Duo or Group are:

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

The list of nominees in the Favorite Country Album category are:

  • Lee Brice’s “Hey World.”
  • Gabby Barrett’s “Goldmine.”
  • Chris Stapleton’s “Starting Over.”
  • *Morgan Wallen’s “Dangerous: The Double Album.”
  • Luke Bryan’s “Born Here Live Here Die Here.”

For the Favorite Country Song category the nominees are:

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

In the American Music Awards Favorite Male Hip-Hop Artist category are:

  • Lil Baby.
  • Drake.
  • Moneybagg Yo.
  • Polo G.
  • Pop Smoke.

Favorite Female Hip-Hop Artist nominees are:

  • Coi Leray.
  • Cardi B.
  • Erica Banks.
  • Megan Thee Stallion.
  • Saweetie.

The nominees on the American Music Awards Favorite Hip-Hop Album are:

  • Megan Thee Stallion “Good News.”
  • Rod Wave “SoulFly.”
  • Pop Smoke “Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon.”
  • Juice WRLD “Legends Never Die.”
  • Drake “Certified Lover Boy.”

In the Favorite Hip-Hop Song category:

  • Pop Smoke “What You Know Bout Love”
  • Lil Tjay ft. 6LACK “Calling My Phone”
  • Polo G “RAPSTAR”
  • Internet Money ft. Gunna, Don Toliver & NAV “Lemonade”
  • Cardi B “Up”
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The nominees in the Favorite Male R&B Artist category are:

  • Giveon.
  • Chris Brown.
  • The Weeknd.
  • Tank.
  • Usher.

Favorite Female R&B Artist nominees are:

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

In the American Music Awards Favorite R&B Album category are:

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

The Favorite R&B Song nominees are:

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

The nominees in the Favorite Male Latin Artist are:

  • Maluma.
  • J Balvin.
  • Bad Bunny.
  • Rauw Alejandro.
  • Ozuna.

American Music Awards nominees for Favorite Female Latin Artist are:

  • KAROL G.
  • Becky G.
  • Kali Uchis.
  • ROSALÍA.
  • Natti Natasha.

Favorite Latin Duo or Group nominees are:

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

The American Music Awards nominees for Favorite Latin Album are:

  • Kali Uchis’s “Sin Miedo (del Amor y Otros Demonios).”
  • Bad Bunny’s “EL ÚLTIMO TOUR DEL MUNDO.”
  • Maluma’s “PAPI JUANCHO.”
  • KAROL G’s “KG0516.”
  • Rauw Alejandro’s “Afrodisíaco.”

Nominees for Favorite Latin Song are:

  • Bad Bunny x ROSALÍA’s “LA NOCHE DE ANOCHE.”
  • Bad Bunny & Jhay Cortez’s “DÁKITI.”
  • Farruko’s “Pepas.”
  • Maluma & The Weeknd’s “Hawái (Remix).”
  • Kali Uchis’s “telepatía.”

In the Favorite Rock Artist category are:

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

The nominees in the Favorite Inspirational Artist category are:

  • Carrie Underwood.
  • CAIN.
  • Elevation Worship.
  • Lauren Daigle.
  • Zach Williams.

Nominees in the Favorite Gospel Artist Category are:

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

American Music Awards nominees for Favorite Dance/Electronic Artist are:

  • David Guetta.
  • ILLENIUM.
  • Marshmello.
  • Regard.
  • Tiësto.

Tune in to the American Music Awards on November 21 to see who wins in each category.

Written by Sheena Robertson

Source:

CNN: American Music Awards 2021: See who got nominated; by Lisa Respers France

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