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American Music Awards 2018 Nominees Include Cardi B, Drake & More

By Mike Krolak | Sep 12th, 2018

The American Music Awards 2018 nominees have been announced! Chart-topping artists Kane Brown and Ella Mai, singer and American Music Award winner Normani and award-winning singer/songwriter Bebe Rexha today announced the nominations LIVE from YouTube Space LA. The nominees include Cardi B and Drake, who lead the pack with eight nominations each, plus Ed Sheeran and Post Malone, who each earned six nominations. Camila Cabello, nominated five times this year, could win her first AMA as a solo artist. Now that the nominations are out, it's it's up to you to decide who will win! Cast your votes for the 2018 American Music Awards by going to voteamas.com and you decide who will win big when the American Music Awards air LIVE TUESDAY OCTOBER 9 at 8|7c on ABC! Until then, here's the complete list of nominees.

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Drake
Imagine Dragons
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY CAPITAL ONE SAVOR CARD
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Khalid
Dua Lipa
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COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug "Havana"
Post Malone ft. 21 Savage "Rockstar"
Bruno Mars & Cardi B "Finesse"
Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line "Meant To Be"
Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey "The Middle"

TOUR OF THE YEAR
Beyoncé & JAY-Z
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift
U2

FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEO
Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug "Havana"
Cardi B "Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)"
Drake "God's Plan"

FAVORITE SOCIAL ARTIST
BTS
Cardi B
Ariana Grande
Demi Lovato
Shawn Mendes

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
Drake
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Taylor Swift

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
Migos

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK
Drake Scorpion
Ed Sheeran ÷ (Divide)
Taylor Swift reputation

FAVORITE SONG- POP/ROCK
Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug "Havana"
Drake "God's Plan"
Ed Sheeran "Perfect"

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Kane Brown
Luke Bryan
Thomas Rhett

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Kelsea Ballerini
Maren Morris
Carrie Underwood

FAVORITE DUO or GROUP – COUNTRY
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
LANCO

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY
Kane Brown Kane Brown
Luke Combs This One's For You
Thomas Rhett Life Changes

FAVORITE SONG - COUNTRY
Kane Brown "Heaven"
Dan + Shay "Tequila"
Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line "Meant To Be"

FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP
Cardi B
Drake
Post Malone

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP
Drake Scorpion
Lil Uzi Vert Luv Is Rage 2
Post Malone beerbongs & bentleys

FAVORITE SONG – RAP/HIP-HOP
Cardi B "Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)"
Drake "God's Plan"
Post Malone ft. 21 Savage "Rockstar"

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Khalid
Bruno Mars
The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Ella Mai
Rihanna
SZA

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B
Khalid American Teen
SZA CTRL
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FAVORITE SONG – SOUL/R&B
Khalid "Young Dumb & Broke"
Ella Mai "Boo'd Up"
Bruno Mars & Cardi B "Finesse"

FAVORITE ARTIST - ALTERNATIVE ROCK
Imagine Dragons
Panic! At The Disco
Portugal. The Man

FAVORITE ARTIST - ADULT CONTEMPORARY
Shawn Mendes
P!NK
Ed Sheeran

FAVORITE ARTIST - LATIN
J Balvin
Daddy Yankee
Ozuna

FAVORITE ARTIST - CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL
Lauren Daigle
MercyMe
Zach Williams

FAVORITE ARTIST - ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)
The Chainsmokers
Marshmello
Zedd

FAVORITE SOUNDTRACK
Black Panther: The Album, Music From And Inspired By
The Greatest Showman
The Fate of the Furious: The Album