Olivia Rodrigo and Winnie Harlow rock see-through looks at AMA Awards

J-Lo looks wedding-ready at the AMAs, while Olivia Rodrigo, JoJo and Winnie Harlow dare to bare in see-through ensembles as they lead red carpet glamour

  •  Olivia Rodrigo, JoJo and Winnie Harlow lead a see-through trend at the American Music Awards on Sunday
  • The 2021 AMAs were held at the Microsoft Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles 
  • Host Cardi B first walked the red carpet but disguised herself wearing a gold mask 
  • Performer Jennifer Lopez decided to skip the red carpet but later performed in a wedding dress  

Olivia Rodrigo stunned in a sequined, see-through gown with a feathered bottom while attending the American Music Awards on Sunday evening in Los Angeles, California. 

While rocking a plunging neckline, the 18-year-old Driver’s License hitmaker brought the glamour in a towering pair of silver heels and her signature brunette tresses in loose waves.

The pop newcomer, who is nominated for seven awards, is set to perform some of her chart-topping hits. 

Meanwhile, Jennifer Lopez skipped the red carpet and headed straight to the stage where she performed ‘On My Way’ – a song set to appear in her new film, ‘Marry Me’, which is slated for release just before Valentine’s Day next year. 

The 52-year-old stunned in a black dress on stage before disappearing behind a screen and reemerging in a cream-colored dress and matching veil – similar to the one she wears in the film’s trailer.   

Jennifer Lopez skipped the red carpet and headed straight to the stage where she performed ‘On My Way’ – a song set to appear in her new film, ‘Marry Me’, which is slated for release just before Valentine’s Day next year


Jennifer Lopez, 52, stunned in a black dress on stage before disappearing behind a screen and reemerging in a cream-colored dress and matching veil




Baring it all: Olivia Rodrigo, JoJo, Winnie Harlow and Mickey Guyton attended the American Music Awards on Sunday wearing semi-sheer ensembles 

She accessorized her lilac David Koma ensemble, the same shade as her Sour album cover, with a pair of high-waisted briefs and a glam makeup look, which included sweep of blush and a nude lipstick.

The star’s appearance marks her AMAs debut, just months after releasing her platinum-selling debut album in May, which further propelled her to stardom after starring in High Musical: The Musical: The Series on Disney Channel. 

Supermodel Winnie Harlow wore a jeweled minidress with open-toed heels wore a jeweled minidress with open-toed heels and her light brown hair in a romantic updo with a studded headband.  

AMAs debut: In rocking a plunging neckline, the 18-year-old Driver’s License brought the glamour in a towering pair of silver heels

Glamorous: Harlow, a 27-year-old model, who found fame on America’s Next Top Model, wore her light brown hair in a romantic updo with a studded headband 



Glitz: Winnie, real name Chantelle, wowed in her beaded outfit as she posed up a storm

The former America’s Next Top Model contestant, 27, was dripping in rainbow gems with a high neck and drop earrings. 

Meanwhile, singer JoJo radiated beauty in a figure-hugging silver gown, which displayed her impressive tattoo collection on her arms, with a front slit and cutouts on the waist and studded heels. 

She opted to wear her blonde tresses in a flirty ponytail with loose, wavy sections, a dramatic red eyeshadow and pearl earrings.  

Smiling: Meanwhile, singer JoJo radiated beauty in a figure-hugging silver gown, which displayed her impressive tattoo collection on her arms, with a front slit and cutouts on the waist and studded heels

Side view: She opted to wear her blonde tresses in a flirty ponytail with loose, wavy sections, a dramatic red eyeshadow and pearl earrings 

Leggy: Chloe Bailey showed off her extravagant gown on the red carpet

Glam: Cardi B was unrecognizable at the American Music Awards behind an eye-catching gold mask and black veil on Sunday evening in LA

Country star Mickey Guyton wore a shimmery, semi-sheer gown, a gold bracelet and a pair of statement earrings. 

Halle Bailey, best known for being one half of the musical duo Chloe x Halle, commanded attention in a midriff-baring brown velvet dress with midriff-baring cutouts. 

Her sister Chloe also bared plenty of skin in a cutout black, high-low dress with a plunging neckline that left very little to the imagination.   

First look:  After initially gracing the red carpet in a skintight black gown with a daring thigh-high slit, which showed off her toned legs, the 29-year-old rapper underwent an eye-catching outfit change

Wow: In addition to pulling her waist-length waves in a sleek updo, Cardi B rocked a massive pair of gold evil eye earrings

Making a statement: Cardi B is taking on a new role as host of the award show making her only the second female rapper in history to do so behind Queen Latifah in 1995

Fun: The highly-anticipated award show is taking place at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles. Pictured: Cardi B

Cardi B was completely unrecognizable at the event behind an eye-catching gold mask and dramatic black veil. 

After initially gracing the red carpet in a skintight black gown with a daring thigh-high slit, which showed off her toned legs, the 29-year-old rapper underwent an eye-catching outfit change. 

In addition to pulling her waist-length curls in a sleek updo, the performer rocked a massive pair of gold evil eye earrings.    

Flaunting her abs: Halle Bailey commanded attention in a midriff-baring brown velvet dress with multiple cutouts 

Baring it all: Bailey, best known for being one half of the musical duo Chloe x Halle, wore her hair in a sleek updo and accessorized with a few silver rings

Daring: Bailey’s sister Chloe Bailey also bared plenty of skin in a cutout black, high-low dress with a plunging neckline 


Chloe shared photos of her look on Instagram, captioned: ‘LAWD have mercy tonight’

The highly-anticipated award show is taking place at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles. 

The mom-of-two is taking on a new role as host of the award show making her only the second female rapper in history to do so behind Queen Latifah in 1995. 

It will also be a night of exciting performances as global megastar groups BTS and Coldplay will be taking the stage together to perform smash hit collaborative track My Universe from the British band’s latest album Music Of The Spheres.   

Mesmerizing: Chloe even rocked a blinged-out body chain

Fresh look: The Have Mercy also sported fiery new red tresses

All that shimmers: Coi Leray, who released her breakout single Huddy in 2018, stunned in a one-shoulder black sequin gown and matching heels 

BTS will certainly have a busy night as they will be hitting he stage with Megan Thee Stallion to perform Butter. 

Silk Sonic – an R&B group consisting of Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak – will also be hitting the stage just weeks after the release of their debut album.

Tyler, The Creator will also be performing as he released yet another critically-acclaimed album – titled Call Me If You Get Lost – earlier this year.

Chloe Bailey made her solo performance debut at the event as she recently released debut single Have Mercy.   


In her element: Leray appeared to be a natural on the red carpet as she oozed confidence while getting her picture taken

Business in the front, party in the back: Leray turned around to show off the sheer back of her dress 

Bootylicious: The performer looked nothing short of incredible while striking a series of sexy poses

Absolutely gorgeous: JoJo Siwa radiated beauty in a flowing black gown 

Having fun: Why Don’t We (L-R) Jonah Marais, Jack Avery, Corbyn Besson, Daniel Seavey and Zach Herron American Music Awards attended 

Rising stars: The boy band members looked handsome in all black 

So sweet: Machine Gun Kelly brought his 12-year-old daughter Casie Colson Baker to the award show

Country fans certainly have plenty to look forward to as Carrie Underwood will be joining forces with Jason Aldean as Kane Brown is also set to hit the stage in addition to Mickey Guyton.

Boyband fans of the Eighties and Nineties will be excited to know that New Edition and New Kids On The Block will be performing together.

Diplo, Walker Hayes, Zoe Wees, and Maneskin are also slated to perform.  

Making memories: The father daughter duo posed for pictures together and even were photographed making a pinky promise 

Dapper: BTS, also known as the Bangtan Boys, all looked handsome in their suits at the show

Reunited: New Kids on the Bloc stars (L-R) Jonathan Knight, Joey McIntyre, Jordan Knight, Danny Wood, and Donnie Wahlberg posed together for a group shot

The aforementioned Olivia Rodrigo earned the most nods as she will compete for the top prize against fan favorites like Taylor Swift, BTS and Drake.

Rodrigo, 18, who burst onto the charts in January, got seven nods including artist of the year, best new artist, and favorite pop song for her debut single, Drivers License.

Canadian R&B singer The Weeknd followed with six, while Doja Cat, reggaeton star Bad Bunny and first-time nominee R&B singer Giveon had five apiece.  


Fashion risk-taker: Billy Porter sported a bright blue suit, black platform heels and an umbrella-inspired hat

Flirty: Becky G wore a purple tweed-inspired minidress with front cutouts with black heels


Fierce: Diplo wore a light orange jacket, matching pants and cheetah-printed shoes

Billie Eilish was notably absent from the nominations list despite releasing her second album in July. Kanye West, whose Donda album had the biggest first-week sales of 2021, got just one nod, for favorite gospel artist.

Rodrigo, The Weeknd, K-Pop band BTS, rapper Drake and Ariana Grande will face off for artist of the year against Swift, who last year won the title for a record sixth time.

It is important to note that the event is fan-voted and is one of the largest music award shows in the US. 

Stylish: Black-ish’s Marsai Martin wore a shimmering multi-colored Missoni gown, diamond and ruby earrings and silver heels 

Flawless: Her accessorizes were from jewelry artist Jared Lehr

Making pulses race: Outer Banks star Madelyn Cline wore a beautiful black gown that showed off her chiseled abs, matching gloves and heels 

Elegant: Actress Rachel Zegler, who is set to star in Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film adaptation of West Side Story as Maria Vasquez, cut a sophisticated figure in a tulle black and white halter neck gown

The nominations are based on performances on the Billboard music charts, streaming and album sales, radio play and social media engagement.

First-time nominees, including rappers Saweetie, 24kGoldn and the late Pop Smoke, dominated the list. Silk Sonic, the new R&B duo formed in March by Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak, got three nods including favorite pop duo or group.

BTS, whose single Butter, ruled the Billboard singles charts for 10 weeks this past summer, will compete in three categories – artist of the year, favorite pop group, and favorite pop song. 


Singer-songwriter Kali Uchis risked a major wardrobe malfunction in a pastel pink corset-inspired minidress

Bold: Uchis later changed into another eye-catching look, which consisted of a black latex miniskirt, tights and a cool gold necklace

Two looks in one night: The 27-year-old Por Vida singer wore her dark black hair in voluminous curls and sported a pair of fake eyelashes 

Fit and flare: Liza Koshy wore a flared black baby doll dress, silver hoop earrings and thigh-high leather boots


Looking good: Walker Hayes and Bad Bunny smiled while on the red carpet

Funky look: Bobby Brown wore a black ‘Pura Vida Costa Rica’ r-shirt, crocodile-embossed leather jacket and matching pants with yellow stripes

Their Universe: BTS looked dapper in yellow ensembles as they posed with Becky G

Also in attendance was Machine Gun Kelly, who brought his 12-year-old daughter Casie Colson Baker to the award show, and Billy Porter, who wore a bright blue suit, black platform heels and an umbrella-inspired hat. 

Black-ish’s Marsai Martin wore a shimmering multi-colored Missoni gown, diamond and ruby earrings and silver heels. 

Bobby Brown wore a black ‘Pura Vida Costa Rica’ r-shirt, crocodile-embossed leather jacket and matching pants with yellow stripes 

Actress Rachel Zegler, who is set to star in Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film adaptation of West Side Story as Maria Vasquez, cut a sophisticated figure in a tulle black and white halter neck gown. 

Cool guy: Rapper 24kGoldn wore a black and white daisy suit


Working it! Rachel Lindsay looked incredible in a timeless all-black ensemble, which showed off her toned arms

Glowing: Michelle Young wowed in a yellow midi dress, which highlighted her incredible physique 


Standing out from the crowd: Larray and Matthew Taylor pictured hitting the red carpet

Edgy: Iann Dior (born Michael Ian Olmo) looked effortlessly cool in a and red blazer and shorts 

Unique: Zoe Wees wore a padded best, over a graphic hoodie, white pants and her hair in floor-length braids 


Anthony Ramos and Gunna also attended 

Glam: Erica Banks wore a silver gown with a thigh-high slit, corset bodice and Balenciaga necklace

American Music Awards 2021: WINNERS

 Artist of the year:

Ariana Grande

BTS – WINNER

Drake

Olivia Rodrigo

Taylor Swift

The Weeknd

Golden: BTS earned the most wins with three at the 2021 American Music Awards on Sunday evening

 

New artist of the year:

24kGoldn

Giveon

Masked Wolf

Olivia Rodrigo – WINNER

The Kid LAROI

Rising star: Olivia Rodrigo had the most nominations at the event with seven but was only able to come away with one win 

 

Collaboration of the year:

24kGoldn ft. iann dior, “Mood”

Bad Bunny & Jhay Cortez, “DÁKITI”

Chris Brown & Young Thug, “Go Crazy”

Doja Cat ft. SZA, “Kiss Me More” – WINNER

Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar & Giveon, “Peaches”

 

Favorite trending song:

Erica Banks, “Buss It”

Måneskin, “Beggin’”

Megan Thee Stallion, “Body” – WINNER

Olivia Rodrigo, “drivers license”

Popp Hunna, “Adderall (Corvette Corvette)”

 

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)” – WINNER

Olivia Rodrigo, “drivers license”

The Weeknd, “Save Your Tears”

 

Favorite male pop artist:

Drake

Ed Sheeran – WINNER

Justin Bieber

Lil Nas X

The Weeknd

 

Favorite female pop artist:

Ariana Grande

Doja Cat

Dua Lipa

Olivia Rodrigo

Taylor Swift – WINNER

Sending a message: Taylor Swift did not attend in person but did send in a video as she won favorite pop album for Evermore

 

Favorite pop duo or group:

AJR

BTS – WINNER

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 – WINNER

The Kid LAROI, F*CK LOVE

 

Favorite pop song:

BTS, “Butter” – WINNER

Doja Cat ft. SZA, “Kiss Me More”

Dua Lipa, “Levitating”

Olivia Rodrigo, “drivers license”

The Weeknd & Ariana Grande, “Save Your Tears (Remix)”

 

Favorite male country artist:

Chris Stapleton

Jason Aldean

Luke Bryan – WINNER

Luke Combs

Morgan Wallen

 

Favorite female country artist:

Carrie Underwood – WINNER

Gabby Barrett

Kacey Musgraves

Maren Morris

Miranda Lambert

 

Favorite country duo or group:

Dan + Shay – WINNER

Florida Georgia Line

Lady A

Old Dominion

Zac Brown Band

 

Favorite country album:

Chris Stapleton, Starting Over

Gabby Barrett, Goldmine – WINNER

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 & Kane Brown, “Famous Friends”

Gabby Barrett, “The Good Ones” – WINNER

Luke Combs, “Forever After All”

Walker Hayes, “Fancy Like”

 

Favorite male hip-hop artist:

Drake – WINNER

Lil Baby

Moneybagg Yo

Polo G

Pop Smoke

 Favorite female hip-hop artist:

Cardi B

Coi Leray

Erica Banks

Megan Thee Stallion – WINNER

Saweetie

 

Favorite hip-hop album:

Drake, Certified Lover Boy

Juice WRLD, Legends Never Die

Megan Thee Stallion, Good News – WINNER

Pop Smoke, Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon

Rod Wave, SoulFly

 

Favorite hip-hop song:

Cardi B, “Up” – WINNER

Internet Money ft. Gunna, Don Toliver & NAV, “Lemonade”

Lil Tjay ft. 6LACK, “Calling My Phone”

Polo G, “RAPSTAR”

Pop Smoke, “What You Know Bout Love”

Host with the most: Cardi B not only served as master of ceremonies but she also won favorite hip-hop song for Up

 

Favorite male R&B artist:

Chris Brown

Giveon

Tank

The Weeknd – WINNER

Usher

 

Favorite female R&B artist:

Doja Cat – WINNER

H.E.R.

Jazmine Sullivan

Jhené Aiko

SZA

 

Favorite R&B album:

Doja Cat, Planet Her – WINNER

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” – WINNER

Chris Brown & Young Thug, “Go Crazy”

Giveon, “Heartbreak Anniversary”

H.E.R., “Damage”

Jazmine Sullivan, “Pick Up Your Feelings”

 

Favorite male Latin artist:

Bad Bunny – WINNER

J Balvin

Maluma

Ozuna

Rauw Alejandro

 

Favorite female Latin artist:

Becky G – WINNER

Kali Uchis

KAROL G

Natti Natasha

ROSALÍA

Purple reign: Inglewood native Becky G took home favorite Latin female artist

 

Favorite Latin duo or group:

Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga – WINNER

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 – WINNER

Kali Uchis, Sin Miedo (del Amor y Otros Demonios)

KAROL G, KG0516

Maluma, Papi Juancho

Rauw Alejandro, Afrodisíaco

 

Favorite Latin song:

Bad Bunny & Jhay Cortez, “DÁKITI”

Bad Bunny x ROSALÍA, “LA NOCHE DE ANOCHE”

Farruko, “Pepas”

Kali Uchis, “telepatía” – WINNER

Maluma & The Weeknd, “Hawái (Remix)”

 

Favorite rock artist:

AJR

All Time Low

Foo Fighters

Glass Animals

Machine Gun Kelly – WINNER

Interesting: The second award of the night was given to Machine Gun Kelly in the favorite rock artist category

 

Favorite inspirational artist:

CAIN

Carrie Underwood – WINNER

Elevation Worship

Lauren Daigle

Zach Williams

 

Favorite gospel artist:

Kanye West – WINNER

Kirk Franklin

Koryn Hawthorne

Maverick City Music

Tasha Cobbs Leonard

 

Favorite dance/electronic artist:

David Guetta

ILLENIUM

Marshmello – WINNER

Regard

Tiësto

 

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