The Weeknd, Drake, Ariana Grande and More Lead the 2021 AMAs Nominations

Kanye West received a nomination for “Favorite Gospel Artist.”

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The 2021 American Music Awards on Thursday shared the full list of nominations ahead of the ceremony’s premiere on November 21.

Listed in the “Artist of the Year” category are Ariana Grande, BTS, Drake, Olivia Rodrigo, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd. Rodrigo is also nominated for “New Artist of the Year,” alongside The Kid Laroi, 24kGoldn, Giveon and Masked Wolf. On the “Favorite Male Pop Artist” roster are Drake, Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, Lil Nas X and The Weeknd, while the “Favorite Female Pop Artist” lineup includes Grande, Doja Cat, Dua Lipa, Rodrigo and Swift.

In the rap category, “Favorite Male Hip-Hop Artist” nominees include Drake, Lil Baby, Moneybagg Yo, Polo G and Pop Smoke, and “Favorite Female Hip-Hop Artist” selections consist of Cardi B, Coi Leray, Erica Banks, Megan Thee Stallion and Saweetie. Notobaly, Ye — formerly known as Kanye West — is nominated for “Favorite Gospel Artist,” alongside Kirk Franklin, Koryn Hawthorne, Maverick City Music and Tasha Cobbs Leonard.

Voting for this year’s trophies will open at 9:30 a.m. ET on Thursday. Fans can cast their votes for all AMA categories on TikTok by searching for AMAs in-app.

Take a look at the full list of nominations below.

Artist of the Year

Taylor Swift
Ariana Grande
BTS
Drake
Olivia Rodrigo
The Weeknd

Favorite Trending Song

Erica Banks, “Buss It”
Måneskin, “Beggin”
Megan Thee Stallion, “Body”
Olivia Rodrigo, “Drivers License”
Popp Hunna, “Adderall (Corvette Corvette)”

New Artist of the Year

24kGoldn
Giveon
Masked Wolf
Olivia Rodrigo
The 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 Caesar and Giveon “Peaches”

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

Favorite Male Pop Artist

Drake
Ed Sheeran
Justin Bieber
Lil Nas X
The Weeknd

Favorite Female Pop Artist

Ariana Grande
Doja Cat
Dua Lipa
Olivia Rodrigo
Taylor Swift

Favorite Pop Duo or Group

AJR
BTS
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”
The Kid LAROI “F*CK LOVE”

Favorite Pop Song

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 Country Artist

Chris Stapleton
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Luke Combs
Morgan Wallen

Favorite Female Country Artist

Carrie Underwood
Gabby Barrett
Kacey Musgraves
Maren Morris
Miranda Lambert

Favorite Country Duo or Group

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

Favorite Country Album

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 Country Song

Chris Stapleton “Starting Over”
Chris Young and Kane Brown “Famous Friends”
Gabby Barrett “The Good Ones”
Luke Combs “Forever After All”
Walker Hayes “Fancy Like”

Favorite Male Hip-Hop Artist

Drake
Lil Baby
Moneybagg Yo
Polo G
Pop Smoke

Favorite Female Hip-Hop Artist

Cardi B
Coi Leray
Erica Banks
Megan Thee Stallion
Saweetie

Favorite Hip-Hop Album

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 Hip-Hop Song

Cardi B “Up”
Internet Money Feat. Gunna, Don Toliver and NAV “Lemonade”
Lil Tjay Feat. 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
Usher

Favorite Female R&B Artist

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

Favorite R&B Album

Doja Cat “Planet Her”
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”
Chris Brown and Young Thug “Go Crazy”
Giveon “Heartbreak Anniversary”
H.E.R. “Damage”
Jazmine Sullivan “Pick Up Your Feelings”

Favorite Male Latin Artist

Bad Bunny
J Balvin
Maluma
Ozuna
Rauw Alejandro

Favorite Female Latin Artist

Becky G
Kali Uchis
KAROL G
Natti Natasha
ROSALÍA

Favorite Latin Duo or Group

Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga
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”
Kali Uchis “Sin Miedo (del Amor y Otros Demonios)”
KAROL G “KG0516”
Maluma “PAPI JUANCHO”
Rauw Alejandro “Afrodisíaco”

Favorite Latin Song

Bad Bunny and Jhay Cortez “DÁKITI”
Bad Bunny x ROSALÍA “LA NOCHE DE ANOCHE”
Farruko “Pepas”
Kali Uchis “telepatía”
Maluma and The Weeknd “Hawái (Remix)”

Favorite Rock Artist

AJR
All Time Low
Foo Fighters
Glass Animals
Machine Gun Kelly

Favorite Inspirational Artist

CAIN
Carrie Underwood
Elevation Worship
Lauren Daigle
Zach Williams

Favorite Gospel Artist

Kanye West
Kirk Franklin
Koryn Hawthorne
Maverick City Music
Tasha Cobbs Leonard

Favorite Dance/Electronic Artist

David Guetta
ILLENIUM
Marshmello
Regard
Tiësto

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