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American Music Awards handed out

By | Published on Monday 22 November 2021

America Music Awards

The American Music Awards, for music, that has been popular, in America, took place last night. And boy was there some music that has been popular in America on show. BTS did a whole lot of winning, as did Megan Thee Stallion, Doja Cat and Taylor Swift. It was all hosted by Cardi B, who makes music that is popular in America – as shown by her one award win.

BTS, Megan Thee Stallion and Doja Cat all took away three awards, with the South Korean boyband winning the big Artist Of The Year trophy. The group also performed with Coldplay, with the first TV performance of their song together, ‘My Universe’.

Voted for by American music fans, nominees for the shortlists are picked based on metrics such as streams, album sales and radio airplay.

Here’s the full list of winners:

Artist Of The Year: BTS
New Artist Of The Year: Olivia Rodrigo

Pop Awards 
Male Artist: Ed Sheeran
Female Artist: Taylor Swift
Duo or Group: BTS
Album: Taylor Swift – Evermore Song: BTS – Butter

Hip Hop Awards 
Male Artist: Drake
Female Artist: Megan Thee Stallion
Album: Megan Thee Stallion – Good News
Song: Cardi B – Up

R&B Awards 
Male Artist: The Weeknd
Female Artist: Doja Cat
Album: Doja Cat – Planet Her
Song: Silk Sonic – Leave The Door Open

Latin Awards 
Male Artist: Bad Bunny
Female Artist: Becky G
Duo or Group: Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga
Album: Bad Bunny – El Último Tour Del Mundo
Song: Kali Uchis – Telepatía

Country Awards 
Male Artist: Luke Bryan
Female Artist: Carrie
Underwood Duo or Group: Dan + Shay
Album: Gabby Barrett – Goldmine
Song: Gabby Barrett – The Good Ones

Other Awards 
Rock Artist: Machine Gun Kelly
Gospel Artist: Kanye West
Dance/Electronic Artist: Marshmello
Inspirational Artist: Carrie Underwood
Collaboration Of The Year: Doja Cat feat SZA – Kiss Me More
Trending Song: Megan Thee Stallion – Body
Music Video: Lil Nas – Montero (Call Me By Your Name)