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American Music Awards 2018 Nominations Announced — Watch the Livestream!

American Music Awards 2018 Nominations Announced — Watch the Livestream!
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The nominations for the 2018 American Music Awards are being announced right now!

Kane Brown, Ella Mai, Normani and Bebe Rexha are on hand to announce the nominees at the YouTube Space in Los Angeles.

Check out the livestream below!

See the complete list:

Artist of the Year

  • Drake
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Post Malone
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Taylor Swift

New Artist of the Year

  • Camila Cabello
  • Cardi B
  • Khalid
  • Dua Lipa
  • XXXTentacion

Collaboration of the Year

  • Camila Cabello “Havana (feat. Young Thug)”
  • Post Malone, “Rock Star (feat. 21 Savage)”
  • Bruno Mars and Cardi B, “Finesse”
  • Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line, “Meant to Be”
  • Zedd, Maren Morris and Grey, “The Middle”

Favorite Music Video

  • Camila Cabello “Havana (feat. Young Thug)”
  • Cardi B, “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)”
  • Drake, “God’s Plan”

Tour of the Year

  • Beyonce and Jay-Z
  • Bruno Mars
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Taylor Swift
  • U2

Favorite Soundtrack

  • "Black Panther"
  • "The Greatest Showman"
  • "The Fate of the Furious"

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 “Havana (feat. Young Thug)”
  • 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 and Florida Georgia Line, “Meant to Be”

Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop

  • Cardi B
  • Drake
  • Post Malone

Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop

  • Drake, "Scorpio"
  • Lil Uzi Ver, "Luv Is Rage 2"
  • Post Malone, "Beerbongs + Bentleys"

Favorite Song – Rap/Hip-Hop

  • Cardi B, “Bodak Yellow”
  • Drake, “God’s Plan”
  • Post Malone, “Rock Star (feat. 21 Savage)”

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"
  • XXXTentacion, "17"

Favorite Song – Soul/R&B

  • Khalid, “Young Dumb & Broke”
  • Ella Mai, “Boo’d Up”
  • Bruno Mars and Cardi B, “Finesse”

Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock

  • Imagine Dragons
  • Panic! at the Disco
  • Portugal. The Man
  • Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary

  • Shawn Mendes
  • Pink
  • Ed Sheeran

Favorite Artist – Latin

  • J Balvin
  • Daddy Yankee
  • Ozuna

Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational

  • Lauren Daigle
  • MercyMe
  • Zach Williams

Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music

  • The Chainsmokers
  • Marshmello
  • Zedd

Favorite Social Artist

  • BTS
  • Cardi B
  • Ariana Grande
  • Demi Lovato
  • Shawn Mendes

The 2018 American Music Awards, hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, will air October 9 on ABC.

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