AMA 2021 Nominations: Ariana Grande, BTS, Taylor Swift in the running for Artist Of The Year; See all nominees

This year’s American Music Awards nominations are here and teen singer Olivia Rodrigo is seemingly in it to win it! Scroll down for the full list of nominees.

Updated on Oct 29, 2021 01:29 PM IST  |  751.8K
AMA 2021 Nominations
AMA 2021 Nominations: Ariana Grande, BTS, Taylor Swift in the running for Artist Of The Year; See all nominees
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The 2021 American Music Awards nominations are here at last! While the award season has been delayed massively due to COVID, there’s no stopping the music! The 2021 AMAs will air live from LA in November 2021!

 

While some new artists have reigned supreme in this year’s nominations, some seasons stars like Taylor Swift and The Weeknd are still making waves. This year’s first-time nominee Olivia Rodrigo is in the lead with 7 total nominations! The Weeknd follows with 6 and Bad Bunny, Doja Cat, and Giveon are tied with five nods each. Without further ado, scroll down to see the full list of nominees below.

 

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Ariana Grande

BTS

Drake

Olivia Rodrigo

Taylor Swift

The Weeknd

 

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

24kGoldn

Giveon

Masked Wolf

Olivia Rodrigo

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”

Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar & Giveon “Peaches”

 

FAVORITE TRENDING SONG

Erica Banks “Buss It”

Måneskin “Beggin’”

Megan Thee Stallion “Body”

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)”

Olivia Rodrigo “drivers license”

The Weeknd “Save Your Tears”

 

FAVORITE MALE POP ARTIST

Drake

Ed Sheeran

Justin Bieber

Lil Nas X

The Weeknd

 

FAVORITE FEMALE POP ARTIST

Ariana Grande

Doja Cat

Dua Lipa

Olivia Rodrigo

Taylor Swift

 

FAVORITE POP DUO OR GROUP

AJR

BTS

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

The Kid LAROI, F— LOVE

 

FAVORITE POP SONG

BTS “Butter”

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

Luke Combs

*Morgan Wallen

 

FAVORITE FEMALE COUNTRY ARTIST

Carrie Underwood

Gabby Barrett

Kacey Musgraves

Maren Morris

Miranda Lambert

 

FAVORITE COUNTRY DUO OR GROUP

Dan + Shay

Florida Georgia Line

Lady A

Old Dominion

Zac Brown Band

 

FAVORITE COUNTRY ALBUM

Chris Stapleton – Starting Over

Gabby Barrett – Goldmine

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”

Luke Combs “Forever After All”

Walker Hayes “Fancy Like”

 

FAVORITE MALE HIP-HOP ARTIST

Drake

Lil Baby

Moneybagg Yo

Polo G

Pop Smoke

 

FAVORITE FEMALE HIP-HOP ARTIST

Cardi B

Coi Leray

Erica Banks

Megan Thee Stallion

Saweetie

 

FAVORITE HIP-HOP ALBUM

Drake – Certified Lover Boy

Juice WRLD – Legends Never Die

Megan Thee Stallion – Good News

Pop Smoke – Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon

Rod Wave – SoulFly

 

FAVORITE HIP-HOP SONG

Cardi B “Up”

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

Usher

 

FAVORITE FEMALE R&B ARTIST

Doja Cat

H.E.R.

Jazmine Sullivan

Jhené Aiko

SZA

 

FAVORITE R&B ALBUM

Doja Cat – Planet Her

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

Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak) “Leave The Door Open”

Chris Brown & Young Thug “Go Crazy”

Giveon “Heartbreak Anniversary”

H.E.R. “Damage”

Jazmine Sullivan “Pick Up Your Feelings”

 

FAVORITE MALE LATIN ARTIST

Bad Bunny

J Balvin

Maluma

Ozuna

Rauw Alejandro

 

FAVORITE FEMALE LATIN ARTIST

Becky G

Kali Uchis

KAROL G

Natti Natasha

ROSALÍA

 

FAVORITE LATIN DUO OR GROUP

Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga

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

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”

Bad Bunny x ROSALÍA “LA NOCHE DE ANOCHE”

Farruko “Pepas”

Kali Uchis “telepatía”

Maluma & The Weeknd “Hawái (Remix)”

 

FAVORITE ROCK ARTIST

AJR

All Time Low

Foo Fighters

Glass Animals

Machine Gun Kelly

 

FAVORITE INSPIRATIONAL ARTIST

CAIN

Carrie Underwood

Elevation Worship

Lauren Daigle

Zach Williams

 

FAVORITE GOSPEL ARTIST

Kanye West

Kirk Franklin

Koryn Hawthorne

Maverick City Music

Tasha Cobbs Leonard

 

FAVORITE DANCE/ELECTRONIC ARTIST

David Guetta

ILLENIUM

Marshmello

Regard

Tiësto

 

Also read: Just In: BTS nominated for American Music Awards in THESE categories

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