How to stream the 2021 American Music Awards

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As one of the few awards shows where viewers pick the winners, the 2021 American Music Awards (AMAs) will air on Sunday, November 21 at 8 p.m. EST on ABC. You can watch the 2021 AMAs live from anywhere with a VPN.

How do I stream the 2021 AMAs?

ABC has hosted the American Music Awards since 1974. The best way to watch the 2021 AMAs is through ABC Live, and you can securely stream the entire event at blazing-fast speeds with ExpressVPN.

Here’s how to watch the AMAs live with a VPN:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to any ExpressVPN server location in the U.S.
  3. Head to http://abc.go.com/watch-live.
  4. Follow the prompts to enter your (or your family’s) cable provider.
  5. Stream the AMAs in real time!

You can also watch the American Music Awards with a cord-cutting service. YouTube TV, Hulu, fuboTV, and Sling TV all carry ABC.

 

Watch the American Music Awards live online with YouTube TV

Price: 65 USD/month

YouTube TV carries ABC, and offers a seven-day free trial. Note that you may need to supply a valid U.S. postal code (e.g., 10012, 48104).

To watch the AMAs live on YouTube TV:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S.
  3. Go to YouTube TV and sign up.
  4. Kick back and enjoy!

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, or Edge.

Watching on mobile? Fire up the YouTube TV app on your Android or iOS device.

Learn more about watching YouTube with ExpressVPN.

 

Live stream the American Music Awards on Hulu

Price: 55 USD/month and up

Hulu with Live TV is another way to catch the AMAs and it offers a seven-day free trial. You may need to supply a valid U.S. postal code (e.g., 10012, 48104) and credit card.

To watch the AMAs live online on Hulu:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S.
  3. Go to Hulu and select a plan.
  4. Get ready to rock out!

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, or Edge.

Watching on mobile? Fire up the Hulu app on your Android or iOS device.

Learn more about watching Hulu with ExpressVPN.

 

Live stream the American Music Awards on fuboTV

Price: 65 USD/month and up

fuboTV is primarily geared toward sports fans, but also includes many news and entertainment channels. It’s another way to catch the awards and offers a seven-day free trial. You may need to supply a valid U.S. postal code (e.g., 10012, 48104) and channels will be tailored to your server location.

To watch the awards live online on fuboTV:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S.
  3. Go to fuboTV and select a plan.
  4. Watch the show!

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, or Edge.

Watching on mobile? Fire up fuboTV on your Android or iOS device.

Learn more about watching fuboTV with ExpressVPN.

 

 

How to stream the American Music Awards on Sling TV

Price: 35 USD/month and up

Another popular cable TV alternative, Sling TV offers plenty of streaming content such as on-demand movies, live sports, and live TV shows. You may need to supply a valid U.S. postal code (e.g., 10012, 48104) when signing up.

To watch the awards live online on Sling TV:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S.
  3. Go to Sling TV and select a plan.
  4. Enjoy your stream!

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, or Edge.

Watching on mobile? Fire up Sling TV on your Android or iOS device.

Learn more about watching Sling TV with ExpressVPN.

Who’s performing at the AMAs?

From pop to R&B, hip-hop to alternative, the AMAs feature the globe’s best musical talent. This year’s event will be hosted by none other than rapper Cardi B as the official AMAs 2021 MC!

Artists who will be performing at the AMAs this November include singer/songwriter Olivia Rodrigo and reggaeton icon Bad Bunny, with more to be announced in the coming weeks. Be sure to tune in to catch BTS and Megan Thee Stallion’s joint worldwide premiere performance of their hit single “Butter”!

Who are the AMA nominees?

While the AMAs feature more than 25 different awards, the two most important categories have traditionally been Artist of the Year and New Artist of the Year. The nominees have just been announced, with chart-toppers such as Olivia Rodrigo, The Weeknd, Lil Nas X, and BTS all in the mix.

Last year, Taylor Swift took home Artist of the Year (her third consecutive win!), and Doja Cat was crowned Best New Artist. Who will win this year? Who will make history next?

The full list of 2021 AMA nominees

Artist of the Year

  • Ariana Grande
  • BTS
  • Drake
  • Olivia Rodrigo
  • Taylor Swift
  • The Weeknd

New Artist of the Year

  • 24kGoldn
  • Giveon
  • Masked Wolf
  • Olivia Rodrigo
  • The Kid LAROI

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

Favorite Trending Song

  • Erica Banks, “Buss It”
  • Måneskin, “Beggin'”
  • Megan Thee Stallion, “Body”
  • 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)”
  • Olivia Rodrigo, “drivers license”
  • The Weeknd, “Save Your Tears”

Favorite Male Pop Artist

  • Drake
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Justin Bieber
  • Lil Nas X
  • The Weeknd

Favorite Female Pop Artist

  • Ariana Grande
  • Doja Cat
  • Dua Lipa
  • Olivia Rodrigo
  • Taylor Swift

Favorite Pop Duo or Group

  • AJR
  • BTS
  • 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”
  • The Kid LAROI, “F*CK LOVE”

Favorite Pop Song

  • BTS, “Butter”
  • 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
  • Luke Combs
  • *Morgan Wallen

Favorite Female Country Artist

  • Carrie Underwood
  • Gabby Barrett
  • Kacey Musgraves
  • Maren Morris
  • Miranda Lambert

Favorite Country Duo or Group

  • Dan + Shay
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Lady A
  • Old Dominion
  • Zac Brown Band

Favorite Country Album

  • Chris Stapleton, “Starting Over”
  • Gabby Barrett, “Goldmine”
  • 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”
  • Luke Combs, “Forever After All”
  • Walker Hayes, “Fancy Like”

Favorite Male Hip-Hop Artist

  • Drake
  • Lil Baby
  • Moneybagg Yo
  • Polo G
  • Pop Smoke

Favorite Female Hip-Hop Artist

  • Cardi B
  • Coi Leray
  • Erica Banks
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Saweetie

Favorite Hip-Hop Album

  • Drake, “Certified Lover Boy”
  • Juice WRLD, “Legends Never Die”
  • Megan Thee Stallion, “Good News”
  • Pop Smoke, “Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon”
  • Rod Wave, “SoulFly”

Favorite Song – Rap/Hip-hop

  • Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion, “WAP”
  • DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch, “Rockstar”
  • Roddy Ricch, “The Box”

Favorite Male R&B Artist

  • Chris Brown
  • Giveon
  • Tank
  • The Weeknd
  • Usher

Favorite Female R&B Artist

  • Doja Cat
  • H.E.R.
  • Jazmine Sullivan
  • Jhené Aiko
  • SZA

Favorite R&B Album

  • Doja Cat, “Planet Her”
  • 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”
  • 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
  • J Balvin
  • Maluma
  • Ozuna
  • Rauw Alejandro

Favorite Female Latin Artist

  • Becky G
  • Kali Uchis
  • KAROL G
  • Natti Natasha
  • ROSALÍA

Favorite Latin Album

  • Bad Bunny, “EL ÚLTIMO TOUR DEL MUNDO”
  • 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”
  • Maluma & The Weeknd, “Hawái (Remix)”

Favorite Rock Artist

  • AJR
  • All Time Low
  • Foo Fighters
  • Glass Animals
  • Machine Gun Kelly

Favorite Electronic Artist

  • David Guetta
  • ILLENIUM
  • Marshmello
  • Regard
  • Tiësto

Favorite Inspirational Artist

  • CAIN
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Elevation Worship
  • Lauren Daigle
  • Zach Williams

Favorite Gospel Artist

  • Kanye West
  • Kirk Franklin
  • Koryn Hawthorne
  • Maverick City Music
  • Tasha Cobbs Leonard
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Comments

  1. Hello,

    I just bought an express vpn for one month to watch the american music awards 2017 online on my pc.
    i went to http://abc.go.com/watch-live just as you told me, but when i go to the site it still says i appear to be outside the US?!
    Can you help me with this please

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