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Country Stars Nominated For American Music Awards

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  • September 12, 2018
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Find out which your favorite stars are nominated for this year's American Music Awards!


And the nominations are in! The 2018 American Music Awards nominations were announced live from YouTube Space L.A. by artists Kane Brown, Ella Mai, Normani and Bebe Rexha. 

Country nominees include Dan + Shay, who are nominated for both Favorite Duo or Group – Country and Favorite Song – Country (“Tequila”), and couldn’t be more excited about the honor. “What a year 2018 continues to be for us, and we’re so excited to celebrate our first American Music Awards with two nominations!” Smyers said. “Thanks to all the fans – it’s because of you!”

The nominations are based on key fan interactions, including album and digital song sales, radio airplay, streaming, social activity and touring. ABC will broadcast the annual award show live from L.A.’s Microsoft Theater on October 9 at 8PM. Actress Tracee Ellis Ross is returning to host the three-hour event. Check out the nominees in the list below!

Artist of the Year

Drake
Imagine Dragons
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift

New Artist of the Year

Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Khalid
Dua Lipa
XXXTentacion

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

Beyoncé and Jay-Z
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift
U2

Favorite Soundtrack

Black Panther
The Greatest Showman
The Fate of the Furious

Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock

Drake
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
Migos

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
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 and Florida Georgia Line, “Meant to Be”

Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop

Cardi B
Drake
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 (Money Moves)”
Drake, “God’s Plan”
Post Malone, “Rock Star (feat. 21 Savage)”

Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B

Khalid
Bruno Mars
The Weeknd

Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B

Ella Mai
Rihanna
SZA

Favorite Album – Soul/R&B

Khalid, American Teen
SZA, CTRL
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
Pink
Ed Sheeran

Favorite Artist – Latin

J Balvin
Daddy Yankee
Ozuna

Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational

Lauren Daigle
MercyMe
Zach Williams

Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music

The Chainsmokers
Marshmello
Zedd

Favorite Social Artist

BTS
Cardi B
Ariana Grande
Demi Lovato
Shawn Mendes

YouTube Music is the first-ever presenting partner for the American Music Awards.

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