Our Favorite Artists Sweep The AMAs

Our Favorite Artists Sweep The AMAs

11.22.21
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11.22.21

Cardi B, who hosted the 49th Annual American Music Awards, nearly stole the show presenting in various outfits throughout the night, turning the awards ceremony stage into a runway. The star was the perfect choice to host the AMAs.  

BTS, Doja Cat, and Megan Thee Stallion were the biggest winners of the night, taking away three wins each. K-Pop Stars BTS swept the pop categories again this year — winning Favorite Pop Song and Group, as well as the most coveted award — Artist of the Year. 

Megan Thee Stallion and Doja Cat won Favorite Artist and Album in Hip-Hop and R&B, respectively. Meg took home Favorite Trending Song for “Body,” while Doja won Collaboration of the Year with SZA for “Kiss Me More.” 

Despite not being nominated, Tyler, The Creator, took to the stage to perform “Massa” and wowed the audience with one of the best numbers of the night.

Although Olivia Rodrigo received seven nominations, the newfound pop star took home one win for New Artist of the Year. The Favorite Male and Female Pop Artist win went to Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift, with Swift also taking Female Pop Album for “evermore.” The wins don’t stop there, “All Too Well (Taylor’s Version)” lands at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The 10-minute song appears on her re-release of “Red (Taylor’s Version).” 

Check out the full list of winners below.

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Artist of the Year: BTS

New Artist of the Year: Olivia Rodrigo

Collaboration of the Year: Doja Cat ft. SZA “Kiss Me More”

Favorite Trending Song: Megan Thee Stallion “Body”

Favorite Music Video: Lil Nas X “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)”

Favorite Male Pop Artist: Ed Sheeran

Favorite Female Pop Artist: Taylor Swift

Favorite Pop Duo or Group: BTS

Favorite Pop Album: Taylor Swift “evermore”

Favorite Pop Song: BTS “Butter”

Favorite Male Country Artist: Luke Bryan

Favorite Female Country Artist: Carrie Underwood

Favorite Country Duo or Group: Dan + Shay

Favorite Country Album: Gabby Barrett “Goldmine”

Favorite Country Song: Gabby Barrett “The Good Ones”

Favorite Male Hip-Hop Artist: Drake

Favorite Female Hip-Hop Artist: Megan Thee Stallion

Favorite Hip-Hop Album: Megan Thee Stallion “Good News”

Favorite Hip-Hop Song: Cardi B “Up”

Favorite Male R&B Artist: The Weeknd

Favorite Female R&B Artist: Doja Cat

Favorite R&B Album: Doja Cat “Planet Her”

Favorite R&B Song: Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak) “Leave The Door Open”

Favorite Male Latin Artist: Bad Bunny

Favorite Female Latin Artist: Becky G

Favorite Latin Duo or Group: Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga

Favorite Latin Album: Bad Bunny “EL ÚLTIMO TOUR DEL MUNDO”

Favorite Latin Song: Kali Uchis “telepatía”

Favorite Rock Artist: Machine Gun Kelly

Favorite Inspirational Artist: Carrie Underwood

Favorite Gospel Artist: Kanye West

Favorite Dance/Electronic Artist: Marshmello