2018 American Music Awards Nominations: Bebe Rexha, Cardi B, Taylor Swift and More!
By Zach Seemayer
The 2018 American Music Awards have revealed this year's slate of nominees!
"Love Lies" singer Normani and "Meant to Be" songstress Bebe Rexha led the announcements alongside recording artists Kane Brown and Ella Mai during a special event at YouTube Space L.A. Wednesday morning.
Among the top contenders are Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Camila Cabello and Cardi B, who all offered fans hugely successful music this year. Swift and Cardi are both in contention for Favorite Female Pop/Rock Artist, with Swift once again up for Album of the Year, facing off against the likes of Drake, Imagine Dragons, Post Malone and pal Ed Sheeran.
Earlier this year, it was announced that the AMAs are moving to a new night and will be airing live on Tuesday, Oct. 9. The show had traditionally aired on a Sunday in November.
This year's awards show will feature a number of performances from some of the most exciting names in the music industry as the biggest stars in show business gather at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Here are all the nominees--
Favorite Female Artist Pop/Rock:
Favorite Male Artist Pop/Rock:
Collaboration of the Year:
Camila Cabello featuring Young Thug, “Havana”
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:
Artist of the Year:
Favorite Artist Contemporary Inspirational:
Favorite Artist Latin:
Favorite Artist Alternative Rock:
Panic! At The Disco
Portugal. The Man
Tour of the Year:
Beyonce & JAY-Z
The 2018 American Music Awards will air Oct. 9 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.