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American Music Awards 2021 Winners: Taylor Swift, BTS, Olivia Rodrigo, and More

From Taylor Swift to The Weeknd to Machine Gun Kelly, find out who took home the biggest awards of the night at the 2021 American Music Awards.
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The 2021 American Music Awards were held on Sunday, November 21 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles and some of the biggest names in music took home hardware.

Not only did Cardi B host the star-studded event, but the show featured performances from Olivia Rodrigo, BTS, Jennifer Lopez, Carrie Underwood, Coldplay, Machine Gun Kelly, and many others.

As for who won the biggest awards of the night? Well, you’ll have to keep reading to find out!

Artist of the Year

Ariana Grande
BTS — Winner
Drake
Olivia Rodrigo
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd

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” — Winner
Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar & GIVĒON, “Peaches”

Favorite Trending Song

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Erica Banks, “Buss It”
Måneskin, “Beggin'”
Megan Thee Stallion, “Body” — Winner
Olivia Rodrigo, “drivers license”
Popp Hunna, “Adderall (Corvette Corvette)”

New Artist of the Year

24kGoldn
GIVĒON
Masked Wolf
Olivia Rodrigo — Winner
The Kid LAROI 

Favorite Male Pop Artist

Drake
Ed Sheeran — Winner
Justin Bieber
Lil Nas X
The Weeknd

Favorite Female Pop Artist

Ariana Grande
Doja Cat
Dua Lipa
Olivia Rodrigo
Taylor Swift — Winner

Favorite Pop Duo or Group

AJR
BTS — Winner
Glass Animals
Maroon 5
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak)

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)” — Winner
Olivia Rodrigo, “drivers license”
The Weeknd, “Save Your Tears”

Favorite Pop Album

Ariana Grande, Positions
Dua Lipa, Future Nostalgia
Olivia Rodrigo, SOUR
Taylor Swift, evermore — Winner
The Kid LAROI, F*CK LOVE 

Favorite Pop Song

BTS, “Butter” — Winner
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 — Winner
Luke Combs
Morgan Wallen

Favorite Female Country Artist

Carrie Underwood
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Carrie Underwood — Winner
Gabby Barrett
Kacey Musgraves
Maren Morris
Miranda Lambert

Favorite Country Duo or Group

Dan + Shay — Winner
Florida Georgia Line
Lady A
Old Dominion
Zac Brown Band

Favorite Rock Artist

AJR
All Time Low
Foo Fighters
Glass Animals
Machine Gun Kelly — Winner

Favorite Male Hip-Hop Artist

Drake — Winner
Lil Baby
Moneybagg Yo
Polo G
Pop Smoke 

Favorite Female Hip-Hop Artist

Cardi B
Coi Leray
Erica Banks
Megan Thee Stallion — Winner
Saweetie

Favorite Male R&B Artist

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Chris Brown
GIVĒON
Tank
The Weeknd — Winner
Usher

Favorite Female R&B Artist

Doja Cat — Winner
H.E.R.
Jazmine Sullivan
Jhené Aiko
SZA