2018 American Music Awards recap

Last night, the 2018 American Music Awards took place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, where some of the biggest names in music performed and gave their heartfelt acceptance speeches.

Hosted once again for the second year in a row by Black-ish star Tracee Ellis Ross, the night saw performances by: Taylor Swift, Shawn Mendes, Cardi B, Camila Cabello, Ciara and Missy Elliot, Carrie Underwood, Panic! At the Disco, Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez and more.  There was also an emotional tribute to the late Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.

Who won?

Artist Of The Year: Taylor Swift
New Artist Of The Year Presented By Capital One Savor Card: 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”
Favorite Social Artist: BTS
Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock: Post Malone
Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock: Taylor Swift
Favorite Duo Or Group – Pop/Rock: Migos
Favorite Album – Pop/Rock: Taylor Swift “reputation”
Favorite Song- Pop/Rock: Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug “Havana”
Favorite Male Artist – Country: Kane Brown
Favorite Female Artist – Country: Carrie Underwood
Favorite Duo Or Group – Country: Florida Georgia Line
Favorite Album – Country: Kane Brown – Kane Brown
Favorite Song – Country: Kane Brown – “Heaven”
Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop: Cardi B
Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop: Post Malone – beerbongs & bentleys
Favorite Song – Rap/Hip-Hop: Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)”
Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B: Khalid
Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B: Rihanna
Favorite Album – Soul/R&B: XXXTENTACION – 17
Favorite Song – Soul/R&B: Bruno Mars & Cardi B – “Finesse”
Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock: Panic! At The Disco
Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary: Shawn Mendes
Favorite Artist – Latin: Daddy Yankee
Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational: Lauren Daigle
Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music: Marshmello
Favorite Soundtrack: Black Panther

Check out some of the performances from last night:


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