Watch Video: American Music Awards 2021 WINNERS: South Korean pop sensation BTS lead the pack with THREE crystal trophies including top honor artist of the year… as most-nominated Olivia Rodrigo earns new artist

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American Music Awards 2021 WINNERS: South Korean pop sensation BTS lead the pack with THREE crystal trophies including top honor artist of the year… as most-nominated Olivia Rodrigo earns new artist

  • The seven member South Korean pop boyband BTS also earned favorite pop group or duo and favorite pop song earlier in the night 
  • BTS closed the show out with a performance of Butter but one thing was missing as Megan Thee Stallion announced that she would no longer be attending nor performing at the show due to a ‘personal matter’
  • Pop newcomer Olivia Rodrigo had the most nominations at the event with seven as she already has a catalog of chart-topping hits but was only able to come away with one win in the new artist of the year category 
  • Taylor Swift did not attend the event in person but did send in a video to thankher fans – AKA Swifties – for their votes as she earned favorite pop album for Evermore
  • Cardi B took on a new role as host of the award show making her only the second female rapper in history to do so behind Queen Latifah in 1995
  • The 29-year-old Bronx, New York native was not only the master of ceremonies but was also a big winner as she took home favorite hip-hop song for Up 
  • Bad Bunny earned favorite Latin album and favorite Latin male artist 
  • Inglewood native Becky G took home favorite Latin female artist 
  • The second award of the night was given to Machine Gun Kelly in the favorite rock artist category 
  • The highly-anticipated award show took place at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles as the event marks one of music’s biggest nights of the year recognizing the most popular artists, singles and albums 

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