Still Winning: Cardi B Leads 2018 ‘American Music Awards’ Nominations Alongside Drake with 8 Nods Each, The Only Female Rapper Nominated [Full Nominee List]

Posted September 13, 2018

image via Cardi Instagram

Cardi B‘s success continues as it was just announced that the rapper is leading the pack alongside Drake for the 2018 American Music Awards.

Both artists have snagged a massive 8 nominations, while Cardi is the only female Hip Hop artist nominated at all. Meanwhile, Ed Sheeran and Post Malone follow with six nominations and Camila Cabello with five.

The show is set to be hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles and will air October 9 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. See below for a full list of the nominations below.
Artist of the Year
Drake
Imagine Dragons
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift
Favorite New Artist of the Year
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Khalid
Dua Lipa
XXXTentacion
Favorite Collaboration of the Year
“Havanna,” Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug
“Finesse,” Bruno Mars & Cardi B
“Rockstar,” Post Malone ft. 21 Savage
“Meant to Be,” Bebe Rhexha and Florida Georgia Line
“The Middle,” Zedd, Maren Morris and Grey
Favorite Female Artist, Pop/Rock
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Taylor Swift
Favorite Male Artist, Pop/Rock
Drake
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran
Favorite Duo or Group, Pop/Rock
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
Migos
Favorite Song, Pop/Rock
“Havanna,” Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug
“God’s Plan,” by Drake
“Perfect,” by Ed Sheeran
Favorite Album, Pop/Rock
Scorpion, Drake
÷, Ed Sheeran
Reputation, Taylor Swift
Favorite Male Artist, Country
Kane Brown
Luke Bryan
Thomas Rhett
Favorite Album, Country
Kane Brown, Kane Brown
This One’s for You, Luke Combs
Life Changes, Thomas Rhett
Favorite Song, Country
“Heaven,” Kane Brown
“Tequila,” Dan + Shay
“Meant to Be,” Bebe Rhexha and Florida Georgia Line
Favorite Female Artist, Country
Kelsea Ballerini
Maren Morris
Carrie Underwood
Favorite Duo/Group, Country
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Lanco
Favorite Artist, Rap/Hip-Hop
Cardi B
Drake
Post Malone
Favorite Male Artist, Soul/R&B
Khalid
Bruno Mars
The Weeknd
Favorite Female Artist, Soul/R&B
Ella Mai
Rihanna
SZA
Favorite Song, Soul/R&B
“Young, Dumb, and Broke,” Khalid
“Boo’d Up,” Ella Mai
“Finesse,” Bruno Mars & Cardi B
Favorite Album, Rap/Hip-Hop
Scorpion, Drake
Luv Is Rage 2, Lil Uzi Vert
Beerbongs & Bentleys, Post Malone
Favorite Song, Rap/Hip-Hop
“Bodak Yellow,” Cardi B
“God’s Plan,” Drake
“Rockstar,” Post Malone ft. 21 Savage
Favorite Album, Soul/R&B
American Teen, Khalid
CTRL, SZA,
17, XXXTentacion
Favorite Artist, Adult Contemporary
Shawn Mendes
Pink
Ed Sheeran
Favorite Artist, Alternative Rock
Imagine Dragons
Panic at the Disco
Portugal. The Man
Favorite Soundtrack
Black Panther
The Greatest Showman
The Fate of the Furious
Favorite Artist, Latin
J Balvin
Daddy Yankee
Ozuna
Favorite Artist, Contemporary Inspirational
Lauren Daigle
Mercyme
Zach Williams
Favorite Artist, Electronic Dance Music
The Chainsmokers
Marshmello
Zedd
Favorite Social Artist
BTS
Cardi B
Ariana Grande
Demi Lovato
Shawn Mendes
Favorite Music Video
“Havanna,” Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug
“Bodak Yellow (Money Moves),” Cardi B
“God’s Plan,” Drake
Favorite Tour of the Year
Beyoncé and JAY-Z
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift
U2

 

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