about the american music awards
The 46th Annual American Music Awards will take place on Rocktober 9, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. It will air live on ABC and will be hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross. Cardi B and Drake lead the list of nominations with eight mentions each, which was announced on September 12
As always at the American Music Awards, artists will be honored in multiple musical genres. Pop/Rock, Alternative Rock, Country, Rap/Hip-Hop, Soul/R&B, Adult Contemporary, Contemporary Inspirational, Latin, EDM and Soundtrack, are some of the genres taking their place alongside the awards for New Artist of the Year, Song of The Year, Collaboration of the Year and Artist of the Year.
American Music Awards nominees are based on key fan interactions as reflected in Billboard Magazine and on Billboard.com, including album and digital song sales, radio airplay, streaming, social activity and touring. These measurements are tracked by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound.
The 2018 American Music Awards is produced by dick clark productions.
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