The Popular Music Awards
Pop Magazine presents
The 7th annual Pop Awards
March 17, 2024
Cast your vote from Jan 21 to Mar 10

Pop Awards 2021, the 4th annual Pop Awards

The complete list of nominees and winners

Thank you for voting! Congratulations to the winners of the Pop Awards 2021!

Pop Awards 2021: Artist Of The Year Award

Winner: Eminem
Alicia Keys
Dua Lipa
John Legend
Selena Gomez

Pop Awards 2021: Album Of The Year Award

Winner: Gregory Porter – “All Rise”
Bettye LaVette – “Blackbirds”
Gregory Porter – “All Rise”
Jarrod Lawson – “Be The Change”
Jason Mraz – “Look For The Good”
Jonathan Wilson – “Dixie Blur”

Pop Awards 2021: Song Of The Year Award

Winner: Dua Lipa – “Physical”
Butterfly Ali – “Righteous”
Dua Lipa – “Physical”
John Ellison – “Wake-Up Call (Black Like Me)”
Paloma Faith – “Better Than This”
The Good News – “Come Together”

Pop Awards 2021: Music Video Of The Year Award

Winner: Alicia Keys – “Underdog”
Alicia Keys – “Underdog”
D Smoke (featuring Jackie Gouche) – “Black Habits 1”
Iyla (featuring Method Man) – “Cash Rules”
Janelle Monae – “Turntables”
Noga Erez (featuring Rousso & Reo Cragun) – “Views”

Pop Awards 2021: Icon Of The Year Award

Winner: Shemekia Copeland
Jason Mraz
Joy Denalane
Rachael Sage
Salaam Remi
Shemekia Copeland

Pop Awards 2021: Female Artist Of The Year Award

Winner: Katy Perry
Ava Max
Brandy Clark
Katy Perry
Norah Jones
Taylor Swift

Pop Awards 2021: Male Artist Of The Year Award

Winner: Adam Lambert
Adam Lambert
Gregory Porter
Joe Bonamassa
John Anderson
Tim McGraw

Pop Awards 2021: Band/Group Of The Year Award

Winner: Bon Jovi
American Aquarium
Bon Jovi
Mighty Oaks
The Wailers
The War And Treaty

Pop Awards 2021: Emerging Artist Of The Year Award

Winner: Katie Pruitt
Daniel Donato
Desmond The Songwriter
Gabby Barrett
Katie Pruitt

Pop Awards 2021: Lifetime Achievement Award

Winner: Bon Jovi
Bon Jovi
Busta Rhymes
Kylie Minogue
Ozzy Osbourne

Voting has ended. Come back next year to vote at the Pop Awards 2022!

Listen to the Pop Awards 2021 playlist on Spotify

Voting Rules:
You can vote once per day over the course of 50 days. Voting starts on January 17th, 2021, and ends on March 7th, 2021. Online voting accounts for 50% of the total vote, with the other 50% coming from our expert panel. Winners are revealed on March 14th, 2021.
Photo Credits:
Alicia Keys by Milan Zrnic / Dua Lipa by Hugo Comte / Eminem by Danny Clinch / John Legend by Joe Pugliese / Selena Gomez by Ashley Osborn / Jason Mraz by Sharisse Coulter / Joy Denalane by Bennie Julian Gay / Shemekia Copeland by Mike White / Ava Max by Charlotte Rutherford / Brandy Clark by Chris Phelps / Katy Perry by Christine Hahn / Norah Jones by Diane Russo / Taylor Swift by Beth Garrabrant / Adam Lambert by Joseph Sinclair / John Anderson by Alysse Gafkjen / Bon Jovi by Clay Patrick McBride / Mighty Oaks by Bella Lieberberg / The Wailers by Shirley Mae Owens / The War And Treaty by David McClister / Gabby Barrett by Robby Klein / Katie Pruitt by Alysse Gafkjen / Busta Rhymes by Flo Ngala
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