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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
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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”

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


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