Sunday, April 18, 2021

With 8 Each Cardi B, Drake Lead American Music Awards Nominations (VIDEO)

*If you havent heard, both Drake and Cardi B are nominated for 8 American Music Awards. That’s the most any nominee. The AMA noms were announced on Wednesday (09-12-18). Rapper XXXTentacion was nominated posthumously for Favorite Album (Soul/R&B) for his album 17.

Cardi B, a first time nominee, is also making news for her notorious confrontation with her enemy, Nicki Minaj, who she threw one of her red slippers at.

Drake will compete with Imagine Dragons, Post Malone, Ed Sheeran, and Taylor Swift for the Artist of the Year honor, while Cardi faces off against Camila Cabello, Khalid, Dua Lipa and XXXTentacion for the New Artist of the Year prize.

Meanwhile, both Cardi and Drake are up for Favorite Male and Female Artist – Pop/Rock — with Drake taking on Post Malone and Ed Sheeran, while new mom Cardi B faces a tough fight in the category alongside Camila Cabello and Taylor Swift.

The 2018 AMAs, hosted once again by Tracee Ellis Ross, will be broadcast live on ABC on Oct 18.

Here’s the full list of nominations:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Drake

Imagine Dragons

Post Malone

Ed Sheeran

Taylor Swift

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY CAPITAL ONE

Camila Cabello

Cardi B

Khalid

Dua Lipa

XXXTENTACION

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

TOUR OF THE YEAR

Beyonce & JAY-­Z

Bruno Mars

Ed Sheeran

Taylor Swift

U2

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug, Havana

Cardi B, Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)

Drake, God’s Plan

FAVORITE SOCIAL ARTIST

BTS

Cardi B

Ariana Grande

Demi Lovato

Shawn Mendes

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

Drake

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 ft. Young Thug, Havana

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 & Florida Georgia Line, Meant To Be

FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP­HOP

Cardi B

Drake

Post Malone

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP­HOP

Drake, Scorpion

Lil Uzi Vert, Luv Is Rage 2

Post Malone, beerbongs & bentleys

FAVORITE SONG – RAP/HIP­HOP

Cardi B, Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)

Drake, God’s Plan

Post Malone ft. 21 Savage, Rockstar

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 & Cardi B, Finesse

FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK

Imagine Dragons

Panic! At The Disco

Portugal. The Man

FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY

Shawn Mendes

P!NK

Ed Sheeran

FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN

J Balvin

Daddy Yankee

Ozuna

FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

Lauren Daigle

MercyMe

Zach Williams

FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)

The Chainsmokers

Marshmello

Zedd

FAVORITE SOUNDTRACK

Black Panther: The Album, Music From And Inspired By

The Greatest Showman

The Fate of the Furious: The Album

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