The American Music Awards

The results from the big event–artists, albums, and songs


The American Music Awards is an awards ceremony for musicians and their songs every fall.

On Tuesday, October 9, the 2018 American Music Awards were held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California in its first-ever partnership with YouTube Music. The event was hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross and featured performances by Carrie Underwood, Mariah Carey, Cardi B, Panic! at the Disco, Dua Lipa and Taylor Swift, among others. Here is a full list of the winners that night.

  • Artist of the Year-Taylor Swift
  • New Artist of the Year-Camila Cabello
  • Collaboration of the Year-Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug- “Havana”
  • Tour of the Year-Taylor Swift
  • Favorite Music Video-Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug- “Havana”
  • Social Artist-BTS
  • Male Artist (Pop/Rock)-Post Malone
  • Female Artist (Pop/Rock)-Taylor Swift
  • Duo or Group (Pop/Rock)-Migos
  • Album (Pop/Rock)-Taylor Swift- “reputation”
  • Song (Pop/Rock)-Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug- “Havana”
  • Male Artist (Country)-Kane Brown
  • Female Artist (Country)-Carrie Underwood
  • Duo or Group (Country)-Florida Georgia Line
  • Album (Country)-Kane Brown- “Kane Brown”
  • Song (Country)-Kane Brown- “Heaven”
  • Artist (Rap/Hip-hop)-Cardi B
  • Album (Rap/Hip-hop)-Post Malone- “beerbongs & bentleys”
  • Song (Rap/Hip-hop)-Cardi B- “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)”
  • Male Artist (Soul/R&B)-Khalid
  • Female Artist (Soul/R&B)-Rihanna
  • Album (Soul/R&B)-XXXTENTACION- “17”
  • Song (Soul/R&B)-Bruno Mars and Cardi B- “Finesse”
  • Artist (Alternative Rock)-Panic! at the Disco
  • Artist (Adult Contemporary)-Shawn Mendes
  • Artist (Latin)-Daddy Yankee
  • Artist (Contemporary Inspirational)-Lauren Daigle
  • Artist (EDM)-Marshmello
  • Soundtrack-Black Panther: The Album, Music From And Inspired By