2018 American Music Awards: Complete List Of Winners

Andie Manahan

October 10, 2018

American Music Awards - Winners 


Stars lit up the red carpet last night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles as the music industry celebrated the 2018 American Music Awards!




The awards show was hosted by Tracee Ellis-Ross and boasted performances by Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa, Jennifer Lopez, Post Malone, Missy Elliott, Shawn Mendes, and more. Mariah Carey delivered the world television debut of her new single “With You,” and Gladys Knight bought the house down with a show-stopping tribute to the Queen of Soul, the late Aretha Franklin.


The fan votes are in and the list of winners is out – and Taylor has set the new record for most AMAs won by a female artist. Find out which fan favorites brought home the awards. Check out the complete list of winners below!


Artist of the Year


Imagine Dragons

Post Malone

Ed Sheeran

WINNER: Taylor Swift


New Artist of the Year

WINNER: Camila Cabello

Cardi B


Dua Lipa



Collaboration of the Year

WINNER: 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

WINNER: 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

WINNER: Taylor Swift



Favorite Soundtrack

WINNER: Black Panther

The Greatest Showman

The Fate of the Furious


Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock


WINNER: Post Malone

Ed Sheeran


Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock

Camila Cabello

Cardi B

WINNER: Taylor Swift

Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/Rock

Imagine Dragons

Maroon 5



Favorite Album – Pop/Rock

Drake, Scorpion

Ed Sheeran, Divide

WINNER: Taylor Swift, Reputation


Favorite Song – Pop/Rock

WINNER: Camila Cabello “Havana (feat. Young Thug)”

Drake, “God’s Plan”

Ed Sheeran, “Perfect”


Favorite Male Artist – Country

WINNER: Kane Brown

Luke Bryan

Thomas Rhett


Favorite Female Artist – Country

Kelsea Ballerini

Maren Morris

WINNER: Carrie Underwood


Favorite Duo or Group – Country

Dan + Shay

WINNER: Florida Georgia Line



Favorite Album – Country

WINNER: Kane Brown, Kane Brown

Luke Combs, This One’s for You

Thomas Rhett, Life Changes


Favorite Song – Country

WINNER: Kane Brown, “Heaven”

Dan + Shay, “Tequila”

Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line, “Meant to Be”


Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop



Post Malone


Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop

Drake, Scorpion

Lil Uzi Vert, Luv Is Rage 2

WINNER: Post Malone, Beerbongs + Bentleys


Favorite Song – Rap/Hip-Hop

WINNER: Cardi B, “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)”

Drake, “God’s Plan”

Post Malone, “Rock Star (feat. 21 Savage)”


Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B

WINNER: Khalid

Bruno Mars

The Weeknd


Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B

Ella Mai

WINNER: Rihanna



Favorite Album – Soul/R&B

Khalid, American Teen


WINNER: XXXTentacion, 17


Favorite Song – Soul/R&B

Khalid, “Young Dumb & Broke”

Ella Mai, “Boo’d Up”

WINNER: Bruno Mars and Cardi B, “Finesse”


Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock

Imagine Dragons

WINNER: Panic! at the Disco

Portugal. The Man


Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary

WINNER: Shawn Mendes


Ed Sheeran


Favorite Artist – Latin

J Balvin

WINNER: Daddy Yankee



Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational

WINNER: Lauren Daigle


Zach Williams


Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music

The Chainsmokers

WINNER: Marshmello



Favorite Social Artist


Cardi B

Ariana Grande

Demi Lovato

Shawn Mendes


Congratulations to all the winners!