The Nominees for the American Music Awards 2018 Have Been Announced!

By |September 12th, 2018|Celebrities, Life + Culture, Sheen Magazine|0 Comments
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Live from YouTube Space L.A., Kane Brown, Ella Mai, Normani, and Bebe Rexha revealed the nominations for this year’s American Music Awards.

If you didn’t already know, Black-ish star, Tracee Ellis Ross is returning to the awards show as host for the second consecutive year. The nominees are based on my different aspect such as album and digital song sales, social activity, and touring. The measurements were tracked by Billboard and the company’s data partners Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound. The data is reflecting from the time period of September 15th, 2017 all the way through August 9th, 2018.

The annual award show will broadcast LIVE from Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater on October 9th at 8PM.

Check out the full list of nominations for the American Music Awards 2018.

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”

Beyoncé | Instagram

Tour of the Year

Beyoncé 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

Cardi B | Instagram

Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock

Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Taylor Swift

Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/RockImagine Dragons
Maroon 5
MigosFavorite 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

Kane Brown | Instagram

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 (Money Moves)”
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

Featured Image: American Music Awards

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