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See 2018 American Music Awards Nominees List

2018 American Music Awards Nominees List.

The nominees for the 2018 American Music Awards are in. Cardi B and Drake both have been nominated for eight awards each. Ed Sheeran and Post Malone follow with six nominations, and Camila Cabarello with five.

This year’s AMA’s is hosted by Black-ish actress, Tracee Ellis Ross live from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The coveted “Artist of the Year” nominees are Drake, Imagine Dragons, Post Malone, Ed Sheeran, and Taylor Swift.

XXXTentacion received two posthumous nominations for “Favorite New Artist of the Year” and “Favorite Album, Soul/R&B.”

The AMAs will air October 9 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. See below for a full list of the nominations.

Artist of the Year

Drake

Imagine Dragons

Post Malone

Ed Sheeran

Favorite New Artist of the Year

Camila Cabello

Cardi B

Khalid

Dua Lipa

Favorite Collaboration of the Year

“Havanna,” Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug

“Finesse,” Bruno Mars & Cardi B

“Rockstar,” Post Malone ft. 21 Savage

“Meant to Be,” Bebe Rhexha and Florida Georgia Line

“The Middle,” Zedd, Maren Morris and Grey

Favorite Female Artist, Pop/Rock

Camila Cabello

Cardi B

Favorite Male Artist, Pop/Rock

Drake

Post Malone

Favorite Duo or Group, Pop/Rock

Imagine Dragons

Maroon 5

Favorite Song, Pop/Rock

“Havanna,” Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug

“God’s Plan,” by Drake

“Perfect,” by Ed Sheeran
Favorite Album, Pop/Rock

Scorpion, Drake

÷, Ed Sheeran

Reputation, Taylor Swift
Favorite Male Artist, Country

Kane Brown

Luke Bryan

Favorite Album, Country

Kane Brown, Kane Brown

This One’s for You, Luke Combs

Life Changes, Thomas Rhett
Favorite Song, Country

“Heaven,” Kane Brown

“Tequila,” Dan + Shay

“Meant to Be,” Bebe Rhexha and Florida Georgia Line

Favorite Female Artist, Country

Kelsea Ballerini

Maren Morris

Favorite Duo/Group, Country

Dan + Shay

Florida Georgia Line

Favorite Artist, Rap/Hip-Hop

Cardi B

Drake

Favorite Male Artist, Soul/R&B

Khalid

Bruno Mars

Favorite Female Artist, Soul/R&B

Ella Mai

Rihanna

Favorite Song, Soul/R&B

“Young, Dumb, and Broke,” Khalid

“Boo’d Up,” Ella Mai

“Finesse,” Bruno Mars & Cardi B

Favorite Album, Rap/Hip-Hop

Scorpion, Drake

Luv Is Rage 2, Lil Uzi Vert

Beerbongs & Bentleys, Post Malone
Favorite Song, Rap/Hip-Hop

“Bodak Yellow,” Cardi B

“God’s Plan,” Drake

“Rockstar,” Post Malone ft. 21 Savage

Favorite Album, Soul/R&B

American Teen, Khalid

CTRL, SZA,

Favorite Artist, Adult Contemporary

Shawn Mendes

Pink

Favorite Artist, Alternative Rock

Imagine Dragons

Panic at the Disco

Favorite Soundtrack

Black Panther

The Greatest Showman

Favorite Artist, Latin

J Balvin

Daddy Yankee

Favorite Artist, Contemporary Inspirational

Lauren Daigle

Mercyme

Favorite Artist, Electronic Dance Music

The Chainsmokers

Marshmello

Favorite Social Artist

BTS

Cardi B

Ariana Grande

Demi Lovato

Favorite Music Video

“Havanna,” Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug

“Bodak Yellow (Money Moves),” Cardi B

Favorite Tour of the Year

Beyoncé and JAY-Z

Bruno Mars

Ed Sheeran

Taylor Swift

U2

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