Cardi B has gained 5 American Music Awards and carried out on the telecast throughout her profession to date
LOS ANGELES — Cardi B has gained 5 American Music Awards and carried out on the telecast throughout her profession to date. 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 carry her infectious power to the American Music Awards as a first-time host,” stated govt producer Jesse Collins in a press release Tuesday.
Cardi B carried out “I Like It” on the AMAs in 2018 with J Balvin and Unhealthy Bunny and in addition made historical past throughout her final AMAs look, changing into the primary feminine rapper to win Favourite Hip-Hop Music twice.
Olivia Rodrigo, within the first yr she’s eligible, is the main nominee this time with seven, together with artist of the yr and new artist of the yr.
Reggaeton star Unhealthy Bunny, R&B newcomer Giveon and Doja Cat every have 5 nominations every. Within the new artist of the yr class, Rodrigo joins Giveon, 24KGoldn, Masked Wolf and The Child LAROI.
Swift, who at the moment holds the document for essentially the most awarded artist in AMA historical past, might additional prolong her streak. She is nominated for 3 awards complete, together with favourite pop album for “evermore.”
The AMAs added new classes this yr, together with favourite trending track, 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.