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BTS Wins Big At American Music Awards 2021

The boys received their very first Artist of the Year award, along with awards for Favorite Pop Group and Favorite Pop Song for 'Butter'

A big congratulations are in order for BTS for winning the Artist of the Year award for the first time at this year's AMAs 2021! | Mario Anzuoni for Reuters

The weekend saw a stellar awards night with the American Music Awards 2021 at the Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater, with Cardi B. as its host. Among the night's most anticipated performances were Olivia Rodrigo, Tyler the Creator, Carrie Underwood with Jason Aldean, Silk Sonic, New Kids on the Block, and BTS with Coldplay. 

While she was not present at the ceremony, Taylor Swift took home two awards: Favorite Pop Album for evermore and Favorite Female Artist. At this point in time, the artist still holds the record for the most awarded artist in AMA history, with a amazing total of 34 recognitions. 

Meanwhile, it was an epic achievement for BTS and ARMY as BTS received their very first Artist of the Year award! The supergroup also won awards for Favorite Pop Group (their third time in a row) and Favorite Pop Song for “Butter", the latter of which they performed on stage. BTS joined Coldplay to perform the mega hit "My Universe", too!

Coldplay and BTS perform 'My Universe' at the American Music Awards 2021 | Mario Anzuoni for Reuters
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Check out the full list of winners below:

Artist of the Year


Ariana Grande


Olivia Rodrigo

Taylor Swift

The Weeknd

New Artist of the Year

Olivia Rodrigo - WINNER



Masked Wolf


Collaboration of the Year

“Kiss Me More” – Doja Cat ft. SZA - WINNER

“Mood” – 24kGoldn ft. iann dior

“DÁKITI”–  Bad Bunny & Jhay Cortez  

“Go Crazy”– Chris Brown & Young Thug

“Peaches” – Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar & Giveon

Favorite Trending Song

“Body” – Megan Thee Stallion - WINNER

“Buss It” – Erica Banks

“Beggin’” – Mäneskino

“drivers license” – Olivia Rodrigo

“Adderall (Corvette Corvette)” – Popp Hunna

Favorite Music Video

“MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)”  – Lil Nas X - WINNER

“Leave The Door Open” – Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak)

“Up” – Cardi B

“drivers license”  – Olivia Rodrigo

“Save Your Tears”  – The Weeknd

Favorite Male Pop Artist

Ed Sheeran - WINNER


Justin Bieber

Lil Nas X

The Weeknd

Favorite Female Pop Artist

Taylor Swift - WINNER

Ariana Grande

Doja Cat

Dua Lipa

Olivia Rodrigo

Favorite Pop Duo or Group



Glass Animals

Maroon 5

Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak)

Favorite Pop Album

evermore – Taylor Swift - WINNER

positions – Ariana Grande

Future Nostalgia – Dua Lipa

sour – Olivia Rodrigo

F--- LOVE – The Kid LAROI

Favorite Pop Song

“Butter” – BTS - WINNER

“Kiss Me More” – Doja Cat ft. SZA

“Levitating” – Dua Lipa

“drivers license” – Olivia Rodrigo

“Save Your Tears (Remix)” – The Weeknd & Ariana Grande

Favorite Male Country Artist

Luke Bryan - WINNER

Chris Stapleton

Jason Aldean

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

Goldmine – Gabby Barrett - WINNER

Starting Over – Chris Stapleton 

Hey World – Lee Brice 

Born Here Live Here Die Here – Luke Bryan

Dangerous: The Double Album – Morgan Wallen

Favorite Country Song

“The Good Ones” – Gabby Barrett - WINNER

“Starting Over” – Chris Stapleton 

“Famous Friends” – Chris Young & Kane Brown

“Forever After All” – Luke Combs

“Fancy Like” – Walker Hayes

Favorite Male Hip-hop Artist

Drake - WINNER

Lil Baby 

Moneybagg Yo

Polo G

Pop Smoke

Favorite Female Hip-hop Artist

Megan Thee Stallion - WINNER

Cardi B

Coi Leray

Erica Banks


Favorite Hip-hop Album

Good News – Megan Thee Stallion - WINNER

Certified Lover Boy – Drake

Legends Never Die – Juice WRLD

Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon – Pop Smoke

SoulFly  – Rod Wave

Favorite Hip-hop Song

“Up” – Cardi B - WINNER

“Lemonade” -– Internet Money ft. Gunna, Don Toliver & NAV

“Calling My Phone” – Lil Tjay ft. 6LACK

“RAPSTAR” – Polo G

“What You Know Bout Love” – Pop Smoke

Favorite Male R&B Artist

The Weeknd - WINNER

Chris Brown




Favorite Female R&B Artist

Doja Cat - WINNER


Jazmine Sullivan

Jhené Aiko


Favorite R&B Album

Planet Her – Doja Cat - WINNER

When It’s All Said And Done... Take Time – Giveon 

Back of My Mind – H.E.R.

Heaux Tales – Jazmine Sullivan 

Missunderstood – Queen Naija 

Favorite R&B Song

“Leave The Door Open” – Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak) - WINNER

“Go Crazy” – Chris Brown & Young Thug 

“Heartbreak Anniversary” – Giveon

“Damage” – H.E.R.

 “Pick Up Your Feelings" – Jazmine Sullivan

Favorite Male Latin Artist

Bad Bunny - WINNER

J Balvin



Rauw Alejandro

Favorite Female Latin Artist

Becky G - WINNER

Kali Uchis

Karol G

Natti Natasha


Favorite Latin Duo or Group

Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga - WINNER

Calibre 50

Eslabon Armado

La Arrolladora Banda El Limón De Rene Camacho

Favorite Latin Album


Sin Miedo (del Amor y Otros Demonios) - Kali Uchis

KG0516 - Karol G 

Papi Juancho - Maluma

Afrodisíaco - Rauw Alejandro

Favorite Rock Artist

Machine Gun Kelly - WINNER


All Time Low

Foo Fighters

Glass Animals

Favorite Inspirational Artist

Carrie Underwood - WINNER


Elevation Worship

Lauren Daigle

Zach Williams

Favorite Gospel Artist

Kanye West - WINNER

Kirk Franklin

Koryn Hawthorne

Maverick City Music

Tasha Cobbs Leonar

Favorite Dance/Electronic Artist

Marshmello - WINNER

David Guetta