Here’s the Complete List of Nominees for 2018 American Music Awards

Bebe Rexha, Kane Brown, Ella Mai & Normani came together at the YouTube Space LA to reveal this year’s finalists.

The nominees for the 2018 American Music Awards are officially here and were revealed in the best way possible!

Earlier this morning, chart-topping artists Kane Brown and Ella Mai, along with AMA winning artist Normani and award winning singer/songwriter Bebe Rexha came together at the YouTube Space LA to share the top finalists for some of the most coveted awards of annual show, including Artist of the Year, New Artist of the Year, Collaboration of the Year, Favorite Male/Female Artist across all genres, and more. The full list of nominees were announced via livestream which you can watch below.

This year’s nominees were based on key fan interactions as reflected on, including streaming, album and digital song sales, radio airplay, social activity and touring, with artists such as Drake, Taylor Swift, Post Malone, Ed Sheeran, and Camila Cabello leading the pack. These measurements are tracked by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound, and reflect the time period of September 15, 2017 through August 9, 2018.

Hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross, the 2018 American Music Awards air LIVE from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Tuesday, October 9th @ 8PM ET/PT on ABC.

Keep scrolling to see the complete list of nominees for the 2018 AMAs: 

Artist of the Year
Imagine Dragons
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift

New Artist of the Year
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Dua Lipa

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”

Tour of the Year
Beyonce and Jay-Z
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift

Favorite Soundtrack
Black Panther
The Greatest Showman
The Fate of the Furious

Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock
Post Malone
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 “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

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, Scorpio
Lil Uzi Ver, Luv Is Rage 2
Post Malone, Beerbongs + Bentleys

Favorite Song – Rap/Hip-Hop
Cardi B, “Bodak Yellow”
Drake, “God’s Plan”
Post Malone, “Rock Star (feat. 21 Savage)”

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
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
Ed Sheeran

Favorite Artist – Latin
J Balvin
Daddy Yankee

Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational
Lauren Daigle
Zach Williams

Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music
The Chainsmokers

Favorite Social Artist
Cardi B
Ariana Grande
Demi Lovato
Shawn Mendes

Juliet Schroder

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.