Olivia Rodrigo and The Weeknd Lead With the Most AMA Nominations – See the Full List

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It’s time again! The nominations for the 2021 American Music Awards have officially arrived, with Olivia Rodrigo leading the pack with seven nominations as a first-time nominee. The nominees were announced on Oct. 28, with reveals on Spotify’s The Get Up for favorite R&B album, favorite male latin artist, and favorite female hip-hop artist, as well as Good Morning America for artist of the year and favorite trending song (a new category). The remaining nominees were unveiled shortly after via the AMAs Twitter account.

The Weeknd nabbed the title of the most-nominated male artist in 2021 with six nods. Bad Bunny, Doja Cat, and Giveon each picked up five nominations. Meanwhile, Taylor Swift was nominated for artist of the year for the eighth year in a row. She also holds the record for the most AMA wins – 32 to be exact. Take a look at the full list of nominees below!

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Ariana Grande
BTS
Drake
Olivia Rodrigo
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
24kGoldn
Giveon
Masked Wolf
Olivia Rodrigo
Kid Laroi

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
24kGoldn feat. iann dior, “Mood”
Bad Bunny and Jhay Cortez, “Dákiti”
Chris Brown and Young Thug, “Go Crazy”
Doja Cat feat. SZA, “Kiss Me More”
Justin Bieber feat. Daniel Ceaser and Giveon, “Peaches”

FAVORITE TRENDING SONG
Erica Banks, “Buss It”
Måneskin, “Beggin”
Meghan Thee Stallion, “Body”
Olivia Rodrigo, “drivers license”
Speaker Popp Hunna, “Adderall (Corvette Corvette)”

FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEO
Silk Sonic, “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 ARTIST – POP
Drake
Ed Sheeran
Justin Bieber
Lil Nas X
The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP
Ariana Grande
Doja Cat
Dua Lipa
Olivia Rodrigo
Taylor Swift

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP
AJR
BTS
Glass Animals
Maroon 5
Silk Sonic

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP
Ariana Grande, Positions
Dua Lipa, Future Nostalgia
Olivia Rodrigo, SOUR
Taylor Swift, evermore
Kid Laroi, F*CK LOVE

FAVORITE SONG – POP
BTS, “Butter”
Doja Cat feat. SZA, “Kiss Me More”
Dua Lipa, “Levitating”
Olivia Rodrigo, “drivers license”
The Weeknd and Ariana Grande, “Save Your Tears (Remix)”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Chris Stapleton
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Luke Combs
Morgon Wallen

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Carrie Underwood
Gabby Barrett
Kacey Musgraves
Maren Morris
Miranda Lambert

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – COUNTRY
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Lady A
Old Dominion
Zac Brown Band

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY
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 SONG – COUNTRY
Chris Stapleton, “Starting Over”
Chris Young and Kane Brown, “Famous Friends”
Gabby Barrett, “The Good Ones”
Luke Combs, “Forever After All”
Walter Hayes, “Fancy Like”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – HIP-HOP
Drake
Lil Baby
Moneybagg Yo
Polo G
POP SMOKE

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – HIP-HOP
Cardi B
Erica Banks
Coi Leray
Megan Thee Stallion
Saweetie

FAVORITE ALBUM – HIP-HOP
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 SONG – HIP-HOP
Cardi B, “Up”
lil TJAY feat. 6LACK, “Calling My Phone”
Internet Money feat. Gunna, Don Toliver, and Nav, “Lemonade”
Polo G, “RAPSTAR”
POP SMOKE, “What You Know Bout Love”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – R&B
Chris Brown
Giveon
Tank
The Weeknd
Usher

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – R&B
Doja Cat
H.E.R.
Jasmine Sullivan
Jhene Aiko
SZA

FAVORITE ALBUM – R&B
Doja Cat, Planet Her
Giveon, “When It’s All Said And Done… Take Time”
H.E.R., Back of My Mind
Jasmine Sullivan, “Heaux Tales”
Queen Naija, missunderstood

FAVORITE SONG – R&B
Silk Sonic, “Leave the Door Open”
Chris Brown and Young Thug, “Go Crazy”
Giveon, “Heartbreak Anniversary”
H.E.R., “Damage”
Jasmine Sullivan, “Pick Up Your Feelings”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – LATIN
Bad Bunny
J Balvin
Maluma
Ozuna
Rauw Alejandro

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – LATIN
Becky G
Kali Uchis
Bichota
Rosalía
Natti Natasha

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP
Banda MS de Sergio Lizáragga
Calibre 50
Eslabon Armado
La Arrolladora Banda El Limón De Rene Camacho
Los Dos Carnales

FAVORITE ALBUM – LATIN
Bad Bunny, EL ÚLTIMO TOUR DEL MUNDO
Kali Uchis, “Sin Miedo (del Amor y Otros Demonios)”
Bichota, KG0516
Maluma, PAPI JUANCHO
Rauw Alejandro, Afrodisíaco

FAVORITE SONG – LATIN
Bad Bunny and Jay Cortez, “Dákiti”
Bad Bunny and Rosalía, “La Noche De Anoche”
Farruko, “Pepas”
Kali Uchis, “telepatía”
Maluna and The Weeknd, “Hawái (Remix)”

FAVORITE ARTIST – ROCK
AJR
All Time Low
Foo Figters
Glass Animals
Machine Gun Kelly

FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL
CAIN
Carrie Underwood
Elevation Worship
Lauren Daigle
Zack Williams

FAVORITE ARTIST – GOSPEL
Kanye West
Kirk Franklin
Koryn Hawthorne
Maverick City Music
Tasha Cobbs Leonard

FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)
David Guetta
ILLENIUM
Marshmello
Dardan Regard
Tiësto