See the full list of winners at the 2018 American Music Awards (AMA)

Taylor Swift crowned AMA's Artists of the year

Despite all the hype about Drake’s streaming numbers and his tie with Cardi B for most AMA nominations, he won no awards at this year’s AMA. Taylor Swift however, managed to take home three awards, including the biggest honour of the night, “Artist of the year”. The three awards make her the most decorated musician ever in AMA history after making her debut at the award show three years ago . This year, Taylor Swift, Cardi B, Post Malone, Camila Cabello were among the artists that performed while Tracee Ellis Ross hosted the show which aired Tuesday on ABC from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

You can see the full list of winners at the 2018 AMAs below.

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
WINNER: Taylor Swift
Imagine Dragons
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran
Drake

FAVORITE NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR 
WINNER: Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Khalid
Dua Lipa
XXXTentacion

FAVORITE COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR 
WINNER: “Havanna,” Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug
“Finesse,” Bruno Mars & Cardi B
“Rockstar,” Post Malone ft. 21 Savage
“Meant to Be,” Beba Rhexha and Florida Georgia Line
“The Middle,” Zedd, Maren Morris and Grey

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST, POP/ROCK 
Winner: Taylor Swift
Cardi B
Camilla Cabello

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST, POP/ROCK 
WINNER: Post Malone
Drake
Ed Sheeran

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP, POP/ROCK 
WINNER: Migos
Maroon 5
Imagine Dragons

FAVORITE SONG, POP/ROCK
WINNER: “Havanna,” Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug
“God’s Plan,” by Drake
“Perfect,” by Ed Sheeran

FAVORITE ALBUM, POP/ROCK 
WINNER: Reputation, Taylor Swift
÷, Ed Sheeran
Scorpion, Drake

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST, COUNTRY 
WINNER: Kane Brown
Luke Bryan
Thomas Rhett

FAVORITE ALBUM, COUNTRY 
WINNER: Kane Brown, Kane Brown
This Ones’s for You, Luke Combs
Life Changes, Thomas Rhett

FAVORITE SONG, COUNTRY 
WINNER: “Heaven,” Kane Brown
“Tequila,” Dan + Shay
“Meant to Be,” Beba Rhexha and Florida Georgia Line

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST, COUNTRY 
WINNER: Carrie Underwood
Maren Morris
Kelsea Ballerini

FAVORITE DUO/GROUP, COUNTRY 
WINNER: Florida Georgia Line
Dan + Shay
Lanco

FAVORITE ARTIST, RAP/HIP-HOP 
WINNER: Cardi B
Drake
Post Malone

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST, SOUL/R&B 
WINNER: Khalid
Bruno Mars
The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST, SOUL/R&B 
WINNER: Rihanna
Ella Mai
SZA

FAVORITE SONG, SOUL/R&B 
WINNER: “Finesse,” Bruno Mars & Cardi B
“Boo’d Up,” Ella Mai
“Young, Dumb, and Broke,” Khalid

FAVORITE ALBUM, RAP/HIP-HOP 
WINNER: Beerbongs & Bentleys, Post Malone
Luv Is Rage 2, Lil Uzi Vert
Scorpion, Drake

FAVORITE SONG, RAP/HIP-HOP 
WINNER: “Bodak Yellow,” Cardi B
“God’s Plan,” Drake
“Rockstar,” Post Malone ft. 21 Savage

FAVORITE ALBUM, SOUL/R&B
WINNER: 17, XXXTentacion
CTRL, SZA,
American Teen, Khalid

FAVORITE ARTIST, ADULT CONTEMPORARY 
WINNER: Shawn Mendes
Pink
Ed Sheeran

FAVORITE ARTIST, ALTERNATIVE ROCK 
WINNER: Panic at the Disco
Imagine Dragons
Portugal. the Man

FAVORITE SOUNDTRACK 
WINNER: Black- Panther
The Greatest Showman
The Fate of the Furious

FAVORITE ARTIST, LATIN 
WINNER: Daddy Yankee
J Balvin
Ozuna

FAVORITE ARTIST, CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL 
WINNER: Lauren Daigle
Mercyme
Zach Williams

FAVORITE ARTIST, ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC 
WINNER: Marshmello-
The Chainsmokers
Zedd

FAVORITE SOCIAL ARTIST 
WINNER: BTS
Cardi B
Ariana Grande
Demi Lovato
Shawn Mendes

FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEO 
WINNER: “Havanna,” Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug
“Bodak Yellow (Money Moves),” Cardi B
“God’s Plan,” Drake

FAVORITE TOUR OF THE YEAR
WINNER: Taylor Swift
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran
Beyoncé and JAY-Z
U2

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