The Weeknd, Others make American Music Award 2021 Nominees List

The Canadian music superstar The Weeknd and some other top foreign artists have bagged nominations for the 2021 American Music Award.

The Weeknd, Others make American Music Award 2021 Nominees List
The Weeknd, Others make American Music Award 2021 Nominees List

The nomination list of the 2021 American Music Award has been unveiled as the Canadian songwriter, and record producer Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, known professionally as The Weeknd, and some other top foreign artists made the list.

The finalists for the 2021 American Music Awards, marketed as the world’s largest fan-voted awards ceremony, have been released by ABC and MRC Live & Alternative.

Recall Mp3bullet.ng reported that One of the female American rappers Cardi B will be the host of the 2021 American music award, which is a major honor for her.

This year, the program is introducing a few new categories, including Favorite Trending Song, which celebrates TikTok candidates and showcases the year’s most popular tracks. Favorite Gospel Artist and Favorite Latin Duo or Group was added to the mix as well.



On the list of the nomination, who is an American artist is the most nominated artist, with seven nominations for her and her first album titled “Sour“, including Artist of the Year and Best New Artist, while The Weeknd is just behind her with six nominations.

Bad Bunny, Doja Cat, and Giveon have been given five nominations each just to round out the frontrunners.

The AMAs will air live on ABC on Nov. 21 at 8 p.m. PT from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Here is the full list of the nominees below :

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

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

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,  Nostalgia
  • Olivia Rodrigo, Sour
  • Taylor Swift, Evermore
  • The Kid Laroi, F*ck 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

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