BTS and Coldplay team up to rock the American Music Awards

NEW YORK – BTS and Coldplay — two of the major teams on Earth — teamed up Sunday for a stay and raucous variation of their cosmic collaboration “My Universe” as the American Songs Awards celebrated the ideal preferred music for a next pandemic calendar year with a combine of reside and pre-taped performances.

Silk Sonic’s Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak kicked off the awards on a funky, R&B and pre-taped notice with their “Smokin Out the Window” and host Cardi B in a fur headdress — a single of a continuous stream of new outfits — revved up the crowd, admitting she was sweating.

“I’m a very little anxious,” mentioned the host soon after listing all the performances planned and noting that producers would be highlighting everyone’s residence city. “We’re likely to rejoice most people.”

BTS the moment yet again claimed the favourite pop duo or team award, excitedly bounding on stage and thanking their devoted supporters for their three-peat. The favourite Latin album went to Bad Bunny’s “El Último Tour Del Mundo.”


An earlier scheduled performance of “Butter” by the joined forces of BTS and Megan Thee Stallion has been scrapped immediately after the rapper cited private explanations for dropping out Saturday.

All eyes have been on no matter whether Olivia Rodrigo could change her album “Sour” into a little something incredibly sweet. She entered the night time as the major nominee with nods for artist of the yr and new artist of the yr. She shed preferred pop album to Taylor Swift’s “evermore.” In a taped speech, Swift advised her supporters: “I’m so lucky to be in your daily life.”

Rodrigo done her strike “traitor” on a phase lined with flowers and Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean introduced a very little region to the stage when they sang their duet “If I Did not Appreciate You.” With a little assistance from Julieta Venegas and Tainy, Terrible Bunny done their hit “Lo Siento BB :/.”

The lover-voted awards show was airing stay from Los Angeles on ABC. Nominees had been centered on streaming, album and digital revenue, radio airplay and social action, and reflect the time period of time of Sept. 25, 2020, via Sept. 23, 2021.


Machine Gun Kelly grabbed the most loved rock artist award. “I want to acknowledge this for all the aspiring musicians, the one particular who needs to engage in an instrument, wishes to rap, wishes to sing — not just the rock artists, but all the artists,” he said.

Before Sunday, in awards declared just before the present, Swift was named favourite feminine pop artist, Ed Sheeran obtained the favourite male award and Doja Cat showcasing SZA on “Kiss Me More” was named collaboration of the yr. Kanye West was named preferred gospel artist.

Underwood won for preferred inspirational artist and most loved female country artist, Megan Thee Stallion was named favourite feminine hip-hop artist and her “Good News” gained for favorite hip-hop album. Doja Cat also gained two other awards: preferred woman R&B artist and her “Planet Her” was named beloved R&B album.

Luke Bryan was named preferred state artist Bad Bunny was favorite male Latin artist, The Weeknd was most loved male R&B artist and Drake gained the favourite male hip-hop artist. Gabby Barrett took property the most loved region album for “Goldmine” and preferred nation track for “The Excellent Ones.”


Other performers bundled Jennifer Lopez, Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak. signing up for forces as Silk Sonic, Bad Bunny, Diplo, Mickey Guyton and Tyler, The Creator. The Italian rock team and Eurovision winners Måneskin will make their U.S. awards exhibit debut. Kane Brown was to carry out “One Mississippi” from Tennessee State College and New Version and New Young ones on the Block had been to execute collectively for the to start with time.

Reggaeton star Terrible Bunny, R&B newcomer Giveon and Doja Cat just about every have five nominations each. In the new artist of the yr group, Rodrigo joins Giveon, 24KGoldn, Masked Wolf and The Kid LAROI.

Swift, who at present retains the record for the most awarded artist in AMA background with 34, could even more extend her streak. She is nominated for a single extra award — artist of the calendar year.

The AMAs added new types this calendar year, together with favorite trending tune, most loved gospel artist and most loved Latin duo or team.


Rapper Pop Smoke, who was killed in 2020, is nominated in 3 classes, like most loved hip-hop album and favourite hip-hop artist, and could get his initial award posthumously.

If Rodrigo wins a the vast majority of the awards she is nominated for, that would place her in superior company. Olivia Newton-John and Justin Bieber are tied for four awards won in their 1st calendar year nominated.

The Connected Press was not capable to transmit visuals of Cardi B whilst she was onstage for the reason that her associates demanded approval, a restriction the AP would not accept.


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