Cardi B, Post Malone, Migos and XXXTENTACION Between 2018 LOVES the Winners
Drake, who led the nominations along with Cardi B, walked away with nothing.
Los Angeles, CA – The 2018 American Music Awards, which took place on Tuesday (9 October) in the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. During the annual ceremony, Cardi B won the award for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist as well as Favorite Rap/Hip Hop Song award for their latest hit "Bodak Yellow," and the Favorite Soul/R&B award for "Delicacy", his collaboration with Bruno Mars.
The Bronx firecracker also performed "I Like" by Bad Bunny and J. Balvin. Scored his first awards show performance since she gave birth to her daughter, Kulture Kiari Cephus.
I LIKE IT LIKE THAT! 🔥 I'm STILL DANCING from that @iamcardib, @JBALVIN, and Poor Bunny #AMAs performance! pic.twitter.com/wEOHtOxRny
— American Music Awards (@Love) October 10, 2018
Post Malone also took home two awards for Favorite Pop/Rock and Favorite Artist Rap/Hip Hop album for beerbongs and bentleys, while The Step native Khalid was honored with the award for Favorite Soul/R&B Artist.
The afternoon XXXTENTACION won a prize posthumously for the 17, which took the honor for Favorite Soul/R&B Album. In other places, Migos was considered the Favorite Pop/Rock Duo or Group, and Rihanna was named Female Artist Favorite Soul/R&B category.
Drake, who led the nominations along with Cardi, lost Artist of the Year to the princess of pop Taylor Swift.
Check out the full list of winners below.
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Taylor Swift — WINNER
NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY CAPITAL ONE A TASTE OF THE CARD
Camila Cabello — WINNER
COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
Camila Cabello f. Young Thug "Havana" — WINNER
Post Malone f. 21 Wild "Rockstar"
Bruno Mars & Cardi B "Finesse"
Bebe Rexha And Florida Georgia Line's "Meant To Be"
Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey "In The Middle"
TOUR OF THE YEAR