Cardi B, Post Malone, Migos & XXXTENTACION Among 2018 AMA Winners


LOS ANGELES, CA – The 2018 American Music Awards took place on Tuesday (October 9) at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. During the annual ceremony, Cardi B won the award for Favorite Rap/Hip Hop Artist as well as the Favorite Rap/Hip Hop Song award for her breakout hit “Bodak Yellow” and the Favorite Soul/R&B award for “Finesse,” her collaboration with Bruno Mars.

The Bronx firecracker also performed “I Like It” with Bad Bunny and J. Balvin. It marked her first awards show performance since giving birth to her daughter, Kulture Kiari Cephus.

Post Malone also took home two awards for Favorite Pop/Rock Artist and Favorite Rap/Hip Hop album for beerbongs & bentleys, while El Paso native Khalid was honored with the award for Favorite Soul/R&B Artist.

The late XXXTENTACION earned a posthumous award for 17, which was given the honor for Favorite Soul/R&B Album. Elsewhere, Migos was deemed Favorite Pop/Rock Duo or Group and Rihanna was named Favorite Female Artist in the Soul/R&B category.

Drake, who led the nominations alongside Cardi, lost Artist of the Year to pop princess Taylor Swift.

Check out the full list of winners below.

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Drake
Imagine Dragons
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift — WINNER


NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY CAPITAL ONE SAVOR CARD
Camila Cabello — WINNER
Cardi B
Khalid
Dua Lipa
XXXTENTACION


COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
Camila Cabello f. Young Thug “Havana” — WINNER
Post Malone f. 21 Savage “Rockstar”
Bruno Mars & Cardi B “Finesse”
Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line “Meant To Be”
Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey “The Middle”


TOUR OF THE YEAR
Beyoncé & JAY-Z
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift — WINNER
U2


FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEO
Camila Cabello f. Young Thug “Havana” — WINNER
Cardi B “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)”
Drake “God’s Plan”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
Drake
Post Malone — WINNER
Ed Sheeran


FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Taylor Swift — WINNER


FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
Migos — WINNER


FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK
Drake “Scorpion”
Ed Sheeran “÷ (Divide)”
Taylor Swift “reputation” — WINNER


FAVORITE SONG- POP/ROCK
Camila Cabello f. Young Thug “Havana”
Drake “God’s Plan”
Ed Sheeran “Perfect”


FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP
Cardi B — WINNER
Drake
Post Malone


FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP
Drake “Scorpion”
Lil Uzi Vert “Luv Is Rage 2”
Post Malone “Beerbongs & Bentleys” — WINNER


FAVORITE SONG – RAP/HIP-HOP
Cardi B “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)” — WINNER
Drake “God’s Plan”
Post Malone ft. 21 Savage “Rockstar”


FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Khalid — WINNER
Bruno Mars
The Weeknd
FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

Ella Mai
Rihanna — WINNER
SZA
FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B

Khalid “American Teen”
SZA “CTRL”
XXXTENTACION “17” — WINNER
FAVORITE SONG – SOUL/R&B

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


FAVORITE SOUNDTRACK
“Black Panther: The Album, Music From And Inspired By” — WINNER
“The Greatest Showman”
“The Fate of the Furious: The Album”

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