“2018 American Music Awards,” the World’s Largest Fan-Voted Awards Show, Broadcasts LIVE on ABC

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05 October 2018
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“2018 American Music Awards”
Tuesday, October 9 from 8 to 11 PM ET on ABC

          The American Music Awards honors artists in multiple musical genres, including Pop/Rock, Alternative Rock, Country, Rap/Hip-Hop, Soul/R&B, Adult Contemporary, Contemporary Inspirational, Latin, EDM and Soundtrack, alongside awards for New Artist of the Year, Collaboration of the Year, Tour of the Year, Video 

          dick clark productions and ABC announced a performance from multiplatinum singer/songwriter Camila Cabello, as well as a first-time AMA collaboration from multiplatinum artist Shawn Mendes with award-winning artist/DJ/producer. Cabello, Mendes and Zedd joins previously announced performers benny blanco with Halsey and Khalid, Cardi B featuring Bad Bunny and J Balvin, Mariah Carey, Ciara featuring Missy Elliott, Dua Lipa, Panic! At the Disco, Post Malone featuring Ty Dolla $ign, Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood, as well as a special tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. The event is hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross.
 
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          Up for five nominations this year – including New Artist of the Year presented by Capital One® Savor® Card and Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock – Cabello will perform a song from her first studio album “Camila,” which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. Shawn Mendes – who took home the accolade for Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary in 2017 and is again nominated under the category this year – will perform a track from Mendes’ self-titled third studio album, which debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 and marked Mendes’ third No. 1 album in the United States, alongside multiplatinum selling artist/DJ/producer Zedd. Also a five-time American Music Award nominee, Zedd is nominated for Collaboration of the Year and Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music (EDM) this year.
 


 
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