AMAs 2018: Taylor Swift Is Artist of the Year; J.Lo Owns the Stage

The 46th Annual American Music Awards 2018 is being held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. Founded by Dick Clark in 1973, the AMAs ceremony makes for the world’s biggest fan-voted award show. It celebrates the latest and the best talents of the contemporary music scene.

With eight mentions each, Cardi B and Drake lead the nominations

The ceremony is hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross

The show will feature performances by Mariah Carey, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Cardi B and more

The show will also include a special tribute to Aretha Franklin

Michael Jackson holds the record of most AMA wins by an artist

Get Ready to be Teary-Eyed

Aretha Franklin was honoured with a rousing, emotional retrospective.

Panic! at the Disco Pays Tribute to Queen

Rami Malek, who plays Freddie Mercury in the upcoming biopic named after the song introduced the performance.

Tracie Ellis Ross is On Point With her Enthusiasm As the Host!

The Blackish actor even won I'm a Voter shirt as one of her costume changes.

Here's Another One of the Biggies for Taylor Swift

Swift is now the most awarded singer in the history of the American Music Awards.

Carrie Underwood Is Slaying it With her Sublime Performance

The country singer performed her single Spinning Bottles.

The 'New Artist of The Year Award Winner' is Keeping it Fierce

Camila Cabello bagged the coveted honour.

Kane Brown Pockets His First AMAs Award

The American country music singer and songwriter came into the limelight through social media and now there’s no looking back.

Jennifer Lopez Delivers a 'Limitless' Performance

After wowing the crowd with her hot pink outfit on the red carpet J.LO went on to scorch the stage with a song from her film, Second Act. "I feel so blessed to have Sia write this song for this movie," she opened up. "Everything that it's about. I'm excited [for people to] see the performance. It's, for me, the movie and this song is what the world needs right now. I'm just so proud that I get to do it. Super excited."

And the Award for the 'Favorite Album - Soul/R&B' Goes to...

And Here's the Rightful Owner of the Award for 'Favourite Song Pop/Rock'

It's Carrie Underwood's Time to Shine

The honour of the Favourite Female Artist - Country goes to Carrie Underwood.

Mariah Carey Sets the Stage Ablaze

Mariah Carey took the stage at the AMAs to perform her new single, With You.

Here's Migos' First Win at the AMAs

A round of applause for the the debut winners of the night, netizens! And here’s a fun fact.

Look Who's Bringing the House Down

Shawn Mendes bags favourite Artist - Adult Contemporary for the second year in a row!

Here's Taylor Swift Winning her First Award of the Night!

Taylor Swift bags the honour for the Tour of the Year Award. The award was presented by Heidi Klum. She reigned the ceremony with her dazzling opening act.

She also won the Best Pop/Rock Album.

And Post Malone Emerges a Winner Too!

Cardi B Bags the First Award of the Night

This is Cardi B's first ever AMAs and she seems to have set the tone with her win - Favourite Artist - Rap/Hip-Hop. Cardi B arrived on the red carpet with her husband Offset.

She owned the stage with her performance.

The Moment of Glory for K-pop Superstars BTS

The first award of the night was given for favourite social artist, which went to K-pop superstars BTS.

The Star-Studded Red Carpet of AMAS 2018

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