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."
There’s a lot going on in this world right now, what I’ve realized is all you can control is what you do! You are strong, you are powerful, you are #LIMITLESS...watch a very special performance of my new song for #secondact written by @siamusic TONIGHT ON THE @AMAS pic.twitter.com/tuj9RAqRP9— Jennifer Lopez (@JLo) October 9, 2018
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.
Migos won the AMA for Best Pop/Rock Group. Know who never did that? The Beatles.— Craig Bro Dude (@CraigSJ) October 10, 2018
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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