American Music Awards 2018: Cardi B, Post Malone, Camila Cabello big winners of the night

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Oct 10, 2018, 06.24 AM(IST)

Stars celebrate backstage at the AMAs Photograph:( Reuters )

It’s that time of the year when music is all that matters with the American Music Awards 2018 kicking off at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, on Tuesday. 

Biggest stars from the world of music graced the red carpet in their glitziest attires. Among those raised the hotness quotient like everytime before were Jennifer Lopez who chose a bright pink gown, Taylor Swift who looked like a shiny disco ball in silver sequinned dress and matching thigh-high boots, BTS boy band that looked chic as ever and others. 

Tracee Ellis Ross returned to the awards for her second stint as the host. 

These are the list of winners at this year’s AMAs: (updating as the winner is announced)

Favourite Female Artist Pop/Rock:
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Taylor Swift (Winner)

Favourite Male Artist Pop/Rock:
Post Malone (Winner)
Ed Sheeran

Favourite Duo/Group Pop/Rock:
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
Migos (Winner)


Favourite Song Pop/Rock:
Camila Cabello, “Havana” (Winner)
Drake, “God’s Plan”
Ed Sheeran, “Perfect”


Favourite Album Pop/Rock:
Drake, Scorpion
Ed Sheeran, ÷ (Divide)
Taylor Swift, reputation (Winner)


Favourite Female Artist Country:
Kelsea Ballerini
Maren Morris
Carrie Underwood (Winner)

Favourite Male Artist Country:
Kane Brown (Winner)
Luke Bryan
Thomas Rhett

Favourite Artist Rap/Hip-Hop:
Cardi B (Winner)
Post Malone

Favourite Male Artist Soul/R&B:
Khalid (Winner)
Bruno Mars
The Weeknd

Favourite Album Rap/Hip-Hop:
Drake, Scorpion (Winner)
Lil Uzi Vert, Luv Is Rage 2
Post Malone, beerbongs & bentleys

Favourite Album Soul/R&B:
Khalid, American Teen
XXXTentacion, 17 (Winner)

Favourite Artist Contemporary:
Shawn Mendes (Winner)
Ed Sheeran


Favourite Female Artist Soul R&B:
Ella Mai
Rihanna (Winner)

Favourite Song Soul/R&B:
Khalid, “Young Dumb & Broke”
Ella Mai, “Boo’d Up”
Cardi B & Bruno Mars, “Finesse” (Winner)

Favourite Soundtrack:
Black Panther (Winner)
The Greatest Showman
The Fate of the Furious

Favourite Artist EDM:
The Chainsmokers
Marshmello (Winner)

Favourite Social Artist:
BTS (Winner)
Cardi B
Ariana Grande
Demi Lovato
Shawn Mendes

Favourite Music Video:
Camila Cabello, “Havana” (Winner)
Cardi B, “Bodak Yellow”
Drake, “God’s Plan”

Collaboration of the Year:
Camila Cabello featuring Young Thug, “Havana” (Winner)
Post Malone featuring 21 Savage, “Rockstar”
Bruno Mars & Cardi B, “Finesse”
Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line, “Meant to Be”
Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey, “The Middle”

New Artist of the Year:
Camila Cabello (Winner)
Cardi B
Dua Lipa


Artist of the Year:
Imagine Dragons
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift (Winner)

Favourite Artist Latin:
J Balvin
Daddy Yankee (Winner)

Favourite Artist Alternative Rock:
Imagine Dragons
Panic! At The Disco (Winner)
Portugal. The Man

Tour of the Year:
Taylor Swift (Winner)
Beyonce & JAY-Z
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran

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