Music returns to dress up with a new edition of the American Music Awards (AMA), the awards that celebrate popularity, as the winning artists and productions of each edition are voted by the public.
The ceremony, which will be held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles and will be conducted by the rapper Cardi B, will be transmitted by TNT (Spanish) and TNT Series (original language) this Sunday, November 21, starting at 22.
In his debut at the AMAs, the new figure of pop Olivia rodrigo became the main contender of the gala, receiving seven nominations, which include “Artist of the Year” and “Breakthrough Artist of the Year.” Singer emerged from the inexhaustible Disney plant It comes from sweeping the last MTV awards.
Olivia Rodrigo comes from sweeping the MTV Video Music Awards on September 12. AP
In front of him will be the five-time winner of the AMA’s, the superstar The Weeknd, which comes with six applications, among which are “Artist of the Year”, “Favorite Music Video” and “Favorite Pop Song”.
They close the list of the most nominated three artists who aspire to win five awards: Puerto Rican reggaeton player Bad Bunny, rapper Doja Cat – “Best New Artist” in 2020 – and newcomer R&B composer Giveon.
The main categories
One of the most important awards from the AMA’s is “Artist of the Year”, which this year has as nominees Ariana Grande, BTS, Drake, Olivia Rodrigo, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd.
The Weeknd, second-most nominated with six AMA chances (AP Photo / David J. Phillip, File).
For “Breakthrough Artist of the Year”, the race is run by 24kGoldn, GIVĒON, Masked Wolf, Olivia Rodrigo and The Kid LAROI.
More specific categories such as Pop highlight Drake, Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, Lil Nas X and The Weeknd among the “Favorite Male Artist”. The same category, but in women, has Ariana Grande, Doja Cat, Dua Lipa, Olivia Rodrigo and Taylor Swift as applicants.
In “Favorite Duo or Band”, the preferences go to the side of AJR, BTS, Glass Animals, Marron 5 and Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak).
Bad Bunny, one of the favorites in the Latino categories (AP Photo / Marta Lavandier).
In the Hip Hop category, “Favorite Male Artist” nominates Drake, Lil Baby, Moneybagg Yo, Polo G and Pop Smoke. In “Favorite Female Artist” credentials are contributed by Cardi B, Coi Leray, Erica Banks, Megan Thee Stallion and Saweetie.
Finally, the Latin Artists in competition highlight Bad Bunny, J Balvin, Maluma, Ozuna and Rauw Alejandro as “Favorite Male Artist”. While Becky G, Kali Uchis, KAROL G, Natti Natasha and ROSALÍA appear in “Favorite Female Artist”.
In Latin “Duo or Favorite Band”, the fight is between Banda MS by Sergio Lizárraga, Caliber 50, Eslabón Armado, La Arrolladora Banda El Limón by René Camacho and Los Dos Canales.
Live shows and how to vote
The band BTS will perform live during the ceremony.
In addition to the awards ceremony, the AMA’s gala will have many live shows. One of the most anticipated will be the K-Pop icons BTS with Megan Thee Stallion, who will premiere their hit hit Butter.
Besides being the most nominated, Californian Rodrigo will make her debut on the awards stage. And the megastar of reaggaeton, Bad Bunny, returns to the awards to present the single globally I’m sorry baby:/.
Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean, two country figures, will sing the song together If I Didn’t Love You. The American DJ and producer Diplo will be a kind of curator who will set the entire AMA’s 2021 gala to music.
DJ Diplo will be in charge of musicalizing the AMA’s 2021.
It should be remembered that American Music Awards nominees are based on key fan interactions that are recorded on the website Billboard.com.
Those interactions include broadcasts and sales of digital albums and songs, radio broadcasts, social media activity, and tours. Hence the winners of the American Music Awards, which are voted in their entirety by the public..
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