2021 AMA Winners – Carrie Underwood, Gabby Barrett, Luke Bryan

2021 American Music Awards Logo AMAs

Ahead of tonight’s 2021 American Music Awards, 21 of the night’s winners were announced during a special TikTok livestream hosted by Billboard’s Tetris Kelly and The Hollywood Reporter’s Tiffany Taylor, featuring singer/songwriter JoJo as co-host.

Carrie Underwood and Gabby Barrett take home trophies

Competitive reality show fans pulled through for their favorites, as Carrie Underwood and Gabby Barrett nabbed two awards each. Carrie won in both the Favorite Female Country Artist and Favorite Inspirational Artist categories bringing her career AMA total to 17.

Gabby nabbed her first American Music Awards ever, including the Favorite Country Album award for Goldmine and Favorite Country Song for “The Good Ones.” American Idol judge Luke Bryan won in the Favorite Male Country Artist category,

The remaining winners will be announced during the broadcast beginning at 8:00 p.m. EST/PST on ABC. Cardi B hosts the AMAs live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Watch this space for the remaining winners!

Tonight’s event will feature collaborations and special performances from: Bad Bunny with Tainy and Julieta Venegas, BTS, Coldplay, Olivia Rodrigo, Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean, Kane Brown, New Edition and New Kids on the Block, Diplo, Maneskin, Mickey Guyton, Tyler, The Creator, Walker Hayes, Zoe Wees, Chlöe, Giv?on, Silk Sonic, and Jennifer Lopez.

Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean performed in Nashville

Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean’s performance of their duet “If I Didn’t Love You” beamed live from an outdoor stage in Nashville alongside a video package of the two sharing about how their hometowns shaped their lives and careers. Carrie is from Checotah, Oklahoma, and Jason Aldean from Macon, Georgia. 

 (ABC) CARRIE UNDERWOOD

2021 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS WINNERS:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Ariana Grande
BTS – WINNER 
Drake
Olivia Rodrigo
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd
 
NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
24kGoldn
Giveon
Masked Wolf
Olivia Rodrigo – WINNER 
The Kid LAROI
 
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 & Giveon “Peaches”
 
FAVORITE TRENDING SONG
Erica Banks “Buss It”
Måneskin “Beggin’”
Megan Thee Stallion “Body” – WINNER 
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)” – WINNER
Olivia Rodrigo “drivers license”
The Weeknd “Save Your Tears”
 
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 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 – 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 COUNTRY ALBUM
Chris Stapleton “Starting Over”
Gabby Barrett “Goldmine” – WINNER
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” – WINNER
Luke Combs “Forever After All”
Walker Hayes “Fancy Like”
 
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 HIP-HOP ALBUM
Drake “Certified Lover Boy”
Juice WRLD “Legends Never Die”
Megan Thee Stallion “Good News” – WINNER
Pop Smoke “Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon”
Rod Wave “SoulFly”
 
FAVORITE HIP-HOP SONG
Cardi B “Up” – WINNER 
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 – WINNER
Usher
 
FAVORITE FEMALE R&B ARTIST
Doja Cat – WINNER
H.E.R.
Jazmine Sullivan
Jhené Aiko
SZA
 
FAVORITE R&B ALBUM
Doja Cat “Planet Her” – WINNER
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” – WINNER
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 – WINNER
J Balvin
Maluma
Ozuna
Rauw Alejandro
 
FAVORITE FEMALE LATIN ARTIST
Becky G – WINNER 
Kali Uchis
KAROL G
Natti Natasha
ROSALÍA
 
FAVORITE LATIN DUO OR GROUP
Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga – WINNER
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” – WINNER
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” – WINNER 
Maluma & The Weeknd “Hawái (Remix)”
 
FAVORITE ROCK ARTIST
AJR
All Time Low
Foo Fighters
Glass Animals
Machine Gun Kelly – WINNER
 
FAVORITE INSPIRATIONAL ARTIST
CAIN
Carrie Underwood – WINNER
Elevation Worship
Lauren Daigle
Zach Williams
 
FAVORITE GOSPEL ARTIST
Kanye West – WINNER
Kirk Franklin
Koryn Hawthorne
Maverick City Music
Tasha Cobbs Leonard
 
FAVORITE DANCE/ELECTRONIC ARTIST
David Guetta
ILLENIUM
Marshmello – WINNER
Regard
Tiësto

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