Luke Bryan Named Favorite Male Country Artist Ahead of 2021 American Music Awards

Luke Bryan; Photo by Acacia Evans, CMA
Luke Bryan; Photo by Acacia Evans, CMA
Luke Bryan; Photo by Acacia Evans, CMA

Luke Bryan is already a big winner ahead of the 2021 American Music Awards. 

The country superstar took home an American Music Awards win ahead of the live broadcast tonight on ABC at 8/7c.

Luke Bryan; Photo Courtesy ABC
Luke Bryan; Photo Courtesy ABC

During a TikTok live stream, hosted by JoJo, Tetris Kelly and Tiffany Taylor, the multi-platinum-selling star was awarded with the trophy for Favorite Male Country Artist.

Other artists nominated in the Favorite Male Country Artist category were Chris Stapleton, Jason Aldean, Luke Combs and Morgan Wallen.

Bryan is currently in the midst of filming Season 20 of American Idol, which is set to return to ABC early next year.

His latest single, “Up,” continues to climb the charts at country radio. 

The 2021 AMAs will also feature performances from Olivia Rodrigo, Bad Bunny with Tainy and Juliete Venegas, Kane Brown, Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood, New Edition, New Kids on the Block, Diplo, Måneskin, Mickey Guyton, Tyler, the Creator, Walker Hayes, and Zoe Wees.

The awards ceremony will also feature dozens of presenters, including Machine Gun Kelly, Brandy, Ansel Elgort and Rachel Zegler, Anthony Ramos, Billy Porter, D-Nice, Drew Lachey, Joey Fatone and Shawn Stockman, JB Smoove, JoJo Siwa, Liza Koshy, Marsai Martin, Madelyn Cline, Michelle Young, and Winnie Harlow.

Sponsored by Xfinitty, the 2021 American Music Awards is produced by MRC Live & Alternative and Jesse Collins Entertainment.

Hosted by Cardi B, the American Music Awards will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles at 8/7c on ABC. 

The show will also stream on Hulu on Monday, November 22, 2021.