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American Music Awards 2018: See Full List of Winners

Taylor Swift was the big winner at this year’s American Music Awards, taking home a crystal pyramid for the evening’s top prize, Artist of the Year, and becoming the most decorated female artist in AMA history with a total of 23 wins (unseating Whitney Houston).

The evening concluded with a video tribute to the late Aretha Franklin, followed by a performance of “Amazing Grace” from Gladys Knight, Ledisi, Mary Mary, Donnie McClurkin, CeCe Winans, and musical director Rickey Minor.

See the full list of winners below.


ARTIST OF THE YEAR 

Drake 
Imagine Dragons 
Post Malone 
Ed Sheeran 
WINNER: Taylor Swift


NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR 

WINNER: Camila Cabello 
Cardi B 
Khalid 
Dua Lipa 
XXXTentacion


COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

WINNER: Camila Cabello feat. Young Thug, “Havana” 
Post Malone feat. 21 Savage, “Rockstar” 
Bruno Mars and Cardi B, “Finesse” 
Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line, “Meant to Be” 
Zedd, Maren Morris, and Grey, “The Middle”


TOUR OF THE YEAR 

Beyoncé & JAY-Z 
Bruno Mars 
Ed Sheeran 
WINNER: Taylor Swift 
U2


FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEO 

WINNER: Camila Cabello feat. Young Thug, “Havana” 
Cardi B, “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)” 
Drake, “God’s Plan”


FAVORITE SOCIAL ARTIST 

WINNER: BTS 
Cardi B 
Ariana Grande 
Demi Lovato 
Shawn Mendes


FAVORITE MALE ARTIST — POP/ROCK 

Drake 
WINNER: Post Malone 
Ed Sheeran


FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST — POP/ROCK 

Camila Cabello 
Cardi B 
WINNER: Taylor Swift


FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP — POP/ROCK 

Imagine Dragons 
Maroon 5 
WINNER: Migos


FAVORITE ALBUM — POP/ROCK 

Drake, Scorpion 
Ed Sheeran, ÷ (Divide) 
WINNER: Taylor Swift, reputation


FAVORITE SONG — POP/ROCK 

WINNER: Camila Cabello feat. Young Thug, “Havana” 
Drake, “God’s Plan” 
Ed Sheeran, “Perfect”


FAVORITE MALE ARTIST — COUNTRY 

WINNER: Kane Brown 
Luke Bryan 
Thomas Rhett


FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST — COUNTRY 

Kelsea Ballerini 
Maren Morris 
WINNER: Carrie Underwood


FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP — COUNTRY 

Dan + Shay 
WINNER: Florida Georgia Line 
LANCO


FAVORITE ALBUM — COUNTRY 

WINNER: Kane Brown, Kane Brown 
Luke Combs, This One’s for You 
Thomas Rhett, Life Changes


FAVORITE SONG — COUNTRY 

WINNER: Kane Brown, “Heaven” 
Dan + Shay, “Tequila” 
Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line, “Meant to Be”


FAVORITE ARTIST — RAP/HIP-HOP 

WINNER: Cardi B 
Drake 
Post Malone


FAVORITE ALBUM — RAP/HIP-HOP 

Drake, Scorpion 
Lil Uzi Vert, Luv Is Rage 2 
WINNER: Post Malone, Beerbongs & Bentleys


FAVORITE SONG — RAP/HIP-HOP 

WINNER: Cardi B, “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)” 
Drake, “God’s Plan” 
Post Malone feat. 21 Savage, “Rockstar”


FAVORITE MALE ARTIST — SOUL/R&B 

WINNER: Khalid 
Bruno Mars 
The Weeknd


FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST — SOUL/R&B 

Ella Mai 
WINNER: Rihanna 
SZA


FAVORITE ALBUM — SOUL/R&B 

Khalid, American Teen 
SZA, CTRL 
WINNER: XXXTentacion, 17


FAVORITE SONG — SOUL/R&B 

Khalid, “Young Dumb & Broke” 
Ella Mai, “Boo’d Up” 
WINNER: Bruno Mars and Cardi B, “Finesse”


FAVORITE ARTIST — ALTERNATIVE ROCK 

Imagine Dragons 
WINNER: Panic! at the Disco 
Portugal. The Man


FAVORITE ARTIST — ADULT CONTEMPORARY 

WINNER: Shawn Mendes 
P!nk 
Ed Sheeran


FAVORITE ARTIST — LATIN 

J Balvin 
WINNER: Daddy Yankee 
Ozuna


FAVORITE ARTIST — CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL 

WINNER: Lauren Daigle 
MercyMe 
Zach Williams


FAVORITE ARTIST — ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM) 

The Chainsmokers 
WINNER: Marshmellow 
Zedd


FAVORITE SOUNDTRACK 

WINNER: Black Panther: The Album, Music From and Inspired By 
The Greatest Showman 
The Fate of the Furious: The Album