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    Full List of 2018 American Music Awards Nominees

    The 2018 American Music Awards are just a couple of weeks away and the nominees are in. 

    Cardi B and Drake lead the nominees this year with eight each. Drake earned a nod for the night’s biggest category — Artist of the Year. He’s up against Imagine Dragons, Post Malone, Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift. Cardi B, on the other hand, is nominated for New Artist of the Year. In that category, she faces Camila Cabello, Khalid, Dua Lipa and XXXTENTACION.

    The 2018 AMAs air live on ABC on Oct. 9 at 7 PM. Tracee Ellis Ross will host the show and voting is open now for most categories. Vote now on Billboard’s website. Voting for New Artist of the Year, Favorite Social Artist and Collaboration of the Year begins Sept. 24 on the AMAs website.

    2018 American Music Awards Nominees:

    Artist of the Year

    Imagine Dragons
    Post Malone
    Ed Sheeran
    Taylor Swift

    New Artist of the Year
    Presented by Capital One

    Camila Cabello
    Cardi B
    Dua Lipa

    Collaboration of the Year

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

    Tour of the Year

    Beyoncé and Jay-­Z
    Bruno Mars
    Ed Sheeran
    Taylor Swift

    Video of the Year

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

    Favorite Social Artist

    Cardi B
    Ariana Grande
    Demi Lovato
    Shawn Mendes

    Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock

    Ed Sheeran

    Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock

    Camila Cabello
    Cardi B
    Taylor Swift

    Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/Rock

    Imagine Dragons
    Maroon 5

    Favorite Album – Pop/Rock

    Drake, Scorpion
    Ed Sheeran, Divide
    Taylor Swift, Reputation

    Favorite Song – Pop/Rock

    Camila Cabello feat. 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

    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
    Post Malone

    Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop

    Drake, Scorpion
    Lil Uzi Vert, Luv is Rage 2
    Post Malone, beerbongs and bentleys

    Favorite Song – Rap/Hip-Hop

    Cardi B “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)”
    Drake “God’s Plan”
    Post Malone feat. 21 Savage “Rockstar”

    Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B

    Bruno Mars
    The Weeknd

    Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B

    Ella Mai

    Favorite Album – Soul/R&B

    Khalid “American Teen”
    SZA “CTRL”

    Favorite Song – Soul/R&B

    Khalid “Young Dumb and 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
    Ed Sheeran

    Favorite Artist – Latin

    J Balvin
    Daddy Yankee

    Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational

    Lauren Daigle
    Zach Williams

    Favorite Artist – EDM

    The Chainsmokers

    Favorite Soundtrack

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