Carrie Underwood dazzled on the American Music Awards red carpet in a pink gown with silver highlights. She was nominated for favorite female country artist and favorite country album. Bad Bunny received the most nominations, including artist of the year. The nominations were based on Billboard chart performance, streaming, album sales, radio play, and social media engagement. New categories were added, such as favorite K-pop artist. Pink will perform a tribute to Olivia Newton-John, and Lionel Richie will receive the Icon Award. BTS won three awards, including artist of the year.