American Music Awards 2018: Winners list

Taylor Swift kicked off the American Music Awards with an explosive performance and Cardi B won the first award of the night, dedicating the honor to her daughter.

Photos: 2018 American Music Awards red carpet arrivals

Cardi B beat out Drake and Post Malone for favorite rap/hip-hop artist during Tuesday night’s show at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Here is the complete “Winner’s List”

Artist of the Year: 

  • Drake
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Post Malone
  • Taylor Swift (WINNER)

Collaboration of the Year: 

  • Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line, "Meant to Be"
  • Bruno Mars & Cardi B, "Finesse"
  • Camila Cabello featuring Young Thug, "Havana" (WINNER)
  • Post Malone featuring 21 Savage, "Rockstar"
  • Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey, "The Middle"

Favorite Album Country: 

  • Kane Brown, Kane Brown (WINNER)
  • Luke Combs, This One's for You
  • Thomas Rhett, Life Changes

Favorite Album Pop/Rock: 

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

Favorite Album Rap/Hip-Hop: 

  • Drake, Scorpion
  • Lil Uzi Vert, Luv Is Rage 2
  • Post Malone, beerbongs & bentleys (WINNER)

Favorite Album Soul/R&B: 

  • Khalid, American Teen
  • XXXTentacion, 17 (WINNER)

Favorite Artist Adult Contemporary: 

  • Ed Sheeran
  • P!nk
  • Shawn Mendes (WINNER)

Favorite Artist Alternative Rock: 

  • Imagine Dragons
  • Panic! At The Disco (WINNER)
  • Portugal. The Man

Favorite Artist Contemporary Inspirational: 

  • Lauren Daigle (WINNER)
  • MercyMe
  • Zach Williams

Favorite Artist EDM: 

  • Marshmello (WINNER)
  • The Chainsmokers
  • Zedd

Favorite Artist Latin: 

  • Daddy Yankee (WINNER)
  • J Balvin
  • Ozuna

Favorite Artist Rap/Hip-Hop: 

  • Cardi B (WINNER)
  • Drake
  • Post Malone

Favorite Duo/Group Country: 

  • Dan + Shay
  • Florida Georgia Line (WINNER)
  • Lanco

Favorite Duo/Group Pop/Rock: 

  • Imagine Dragons
  • Maroon 5
  • Migos (WINNER)

Favorite Female Artist Country: 

  • Carrie Underwood (WINNER)
  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Maren Morris

Favorite Female Artist Pop/Rock: 

  • Camila Cabello
  • Cardi B
  • Taylor Swift (WINNER)

Favorite Female Artist Soul R&B: 

  • Ella Mai
  • Rihanna (WINNER)
  • SZA

Favorite Male Artist Country: 

  • Kane Brown (WINNER)
  • Luke Bryan
  • Thomas Rhett

Favorite Male Artist Pop/Rock: 

  • Drake
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Post Malone (WINNER)

Favorite Male Artist Soul/R&B: 

  • Bruno Mars
  • Khalid (WINNER)
  • The Weeknd

Favorite Music Video: 

  • Camila Cabello, "Havana" (WINNER)
  • Cardi B, "Bodak Yellow"
  • Drake, "God's Plan"

Favorite Social Artist: 

  • Ariana Grande
  • Cardi B
  • Demi Lovato
  • Shawn Mendes

Favorite Song Country: 

  • Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line, "Meant to Be"
  • Dan + Shay, "Tequila"
  • Kane Brown, "Heaven" (WINNER)

Favorite Song Pop/Rock: 

  • Camila Cabello, "Havana" (WINNER)
  • Drake, "God's Plan"
  • Ed Sheeran, "Perfect"

Favorite Song Rap/Hip-Hop: 

  • Cardi B, "Bodak Yellow" (WINNER)
  • Drake, "God's Plan"
  • Post Malone, "Rockstar"

Favorite Song Soul/R&B: 

  • Cardi B & Bruno Mars, "Finesse" (WINNER)
  • Ella Mai, "Boo'd Up"
  • Khalid, "Young Dumb & Broke"

Favorite Soundtrack: 

  • Black Panther (WINNER)
  • The Fate of the Furious
  • The Greatest Showman

New Artist of the Year: 

  • Camila Cabello (WINNER)
  • Cardi B
  • Dua Lipa
  • Khalid
  • XXXTentacion

Tour of the Year:

  • Beyonce & JAY-Z
  • Bruno Mars
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Taylor Swift (WINNER)
  • U2

Credit: Emma McIntyre

Credit: Emma McIntyre

The Associated Press contributed to this report

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