Don’t Miss The American Music Awards Tonight

The 2018 American Music Awards go down tonight and a lot of your favorite stars will be on hand to celebrate.

Taylor Swift is set to open the show, with her “reputation” track “I Did Something Bad.” She’ll kick off a night of performances that will also include Carrie Underwood,  Camila Cabello, Mariah Carey, Benny Blanco, Halsey and Khalid, Ciara featuring Missy Elliott, Post Malone featuring Ty Dolla $ign,  Dua Lipa, Cardi B with Bad Bunny and J Balvin, Jennifer Lopez, Ella Mai, Shawn Mendes and Zedd, Twenty One Pilots, and Panic! at the Disco, who’ll pay tribute to Queen with a performance of “Bohemian Rhapsody.”

There will also be a salute to the late Aretha Franklin, with Gladys Knight, Ledisi, Mary Mary, Donnie McClurkin and CeCe Winans, celebrating the Queen of Soul’s 1972 gospel album, “Amazing Grace.”

  • Presenters this year include Florida Georgia Line and Bebe Rexha, Thomas Rhett, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini, Tyra Banks, Billy Eichner, Sara Gilbert, Kathryn Hahn, Amber Heard, Vanessa Hudgens, Heidi Klum, Lenny Kravitz, Normani, Rita Ora, Evan Ross & Ashlee Simpson-Ross, The Chainsmokers,  and more.
  • Thomas Rhett, Maren Morris, Kane Brown and Florida Georgia Line are all up for multiple awards this year, with Favorite Country Album nods going to Kane for his self-titled debut, along with Thomas’ “Life Changes” and Luke Combs' “This One’s For You," while, Favorite Country Song nominees include Kane’s “Heaven,” Dan + Shay’s “Tequila” and BebeRexha and FGL's “Meant to Be.” Meanwhile, Carrie Underwood is once again nominated for Favorite Country Female Artist, a category she has won for the past four years. In total, Carrie has won 12 AMAs.
  • The 2018 American Music Awards, hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross, airs on ABC at 8pm ET.
  • Check out some of the major nominees below and CLICK HERE for the complete list. Wanna take a look back? CLICK HERE for a full list of 2017 winners.

2018 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARD NOMINATIONS 

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
  • LANCO

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 & Florida Georgia Line, “Meant To Be”

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

  • Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug, “Havana”
  • Post Malone ft. 21 Savage, “Rockstar”
  • Bruno Mars & Cardi B, “Finesse”
  • Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line, “Meant To Be”
  • Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey, “The Middle”


Source: Dr. Dave's Ultimate Prep

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