Cardi B has gained 5 American Music Awards and carried out on the telecast throughout her profession up to now
LOS ANGELES — Cardi B has gained 5 American Music Awards and carried out on the telecast throughout her profession up to now. Subsequent step: internet hosting the present.
The rapper behind such hits as “Bodak Yellow” and “Cash” has been tapped to host the fan-voted awards present airing from Los Angeles on ABC on Nov. 21.
“We’re immensely excited to have the dynamic Cardi B deliver her infectious vitality to the American Music Awards as a first-time host,” mentioned govt producer Jesse Collins in an announcement Tuesday.
Cardi B carried out “I Like It” on the AMAs in 2018 with J Balvin and Dangerous Bunny and likewise made historical past throughout her final AMAs look, turning into the primary feminine rapper to win Favourite Hip-Hop Music twice.
Olivia Rodrigo, within the first 12 months she’s eligible, is the main nominee this time with seven, together with artist of the 12 months and new artist of the 12 months.
5-time winner The Weeknd has six nominations, going up towards Rodrigo within the artist of the 12 months class together with BTS, Ariana Grande, Drake and Taylor Swift.
Reggaeton star Dangerous Bunny, R&B newcomer Giveon and Doja Cat every have 5 nominations every. Within the new artist of the 12 months class, Rodrigo joins Giveon, 24KGoldn, Masked Wolf and The Child LAROI.
Swift, who at present holds the document for essentially the most awarded artist in AMA historical past, may additional prolong her streak. She is nominated for 3 awards complete, together with favourite pop album for “evermore.”
The AMAs added new classes this 12 months, together with favourite trending tune, favourite gospel artist and favourite Latin duo or group.
Rapper Pop Smoke, who was killed in 2020, is nominated in three classes, together with favourite hip-hop album and favourite hip-hop artist, and will win his first award posthumously.