|December 3, 2021|
American Music Awards 2021: The Winners
LOS ANGELES - The American Music Awards aired live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles Sunday night.
Hosted by Cardi B, the star-studded awards show featured performances from BTS with Coldplay, Olivia Rodrigo, Tyler the Creator, Måneskin, Walker Hayes, Mickey Guyton, Bad Bunny, Tainy with Julieta Venegas, Carrie Underwood with Jason Aldean, Kane Brown, New Edition and New Kids on the Block. Diplo was on DJ duty for the ceremony.
Rodrigo and the Weeknd led the nominations with seven and six nods, respectively.
BTS took home the prestigious artist of the year award, as well as favorite pop duo or group and favorite pop song for “Butter.” Megan Thee Stallion also received three wins, for favorite trending song for “Body,” female hip-hop artist and hip-hop album for “Good News.” Doja Cat had the same amount of honors, winning collaboration of the year for “Kiss Me More” with SZA, as well as favorite female R&B artist and R&B album for “Planet Her.” Rodrigo, meanwhile, won new artist of the year, variety.com reported.
Story Date: November 23, 2021