Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes, Zedd added as AMA performers | The Music Universe

Broadcast will air Tuesday, October ninth on ABC

Dick Clark Productions and ABC have introduced a efficiency from multi-platinum singer/songwriter Camila Cabello, in addition to a first-time AMA collaboration from multi-platinum artist Shawn Mendes with award-winning artist/DJ/producer Zedd, for the 2018 American Music Awards. Cabello, Mendes and Zedd be part of beforehand introduced performers Benny Blanco with Halsey and Khalid, Cardi B that includes Bad Bunny and J Balvin, Mariah Carey, Ciara that includes Missy Elliott, Dua Lipa, Panic! At The Disco, Post Malone that includes Ty Dolla $ign, Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood, in addition to a particular tribute to the Queen Soul, Aretha Franklin. Hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross, the 2018 American Music Awards, the world’s largest fan-voted awards present, will broadcast reside from the Microst Theater in Los Angeles on Tuesday, October ninth at eight pm ET on ABC.

Up for 5 nominations this 12 months – together with New Artist the Year offered by Capital One Savor Card and Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock – Cabello will carry out a track from her first studio album Camila, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. Shawn Mendes – who took residence the accolade for Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary in 2017 and is once more nominated below the class this 12 months – will carry out a monitor from Mendes’ self-titled third studio album, which debuted on the high the Billboard 200 and marked Mendes’ third No. 1 album within the United States, alongside multi-platinum promoting artist/DJ/producer Zedd. Also a five-time American Music Award nominee, Zedd is nominated for Collaboration the Year and Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music (EDM) this 12 months.

Nominations had been introduced final week with Cardi B and Drake main the pack, with eight potential wins every. Ed Sheeran and Post Malone every earned six nominations. Camila Cabello, nominated 5 occasions this 12 months, may win her first AMA as a solo artist. Drake, Imagine Dragons, Post Malone, Ed Sheeran, and Taylor Swift are all up for Artist the Year.

The American Music Awards, the world’s largest fan-voted awards present, is the place music fanatics watch their favourite artists and popular culture icons come collectively to honor idols, newcomers and record-breakers within the up to date music scene. From Pop and Rock, to Country, Hip Hop and past, this 12 months’s present will have fun some the most effective moments in music with appearances by as we speak’s brightest stars and reside performances from the most important names within the trade.

American Music Awards nominees are based mostly on key fan interactions as mirrored on Billboard.com, together with streaming, album and digital track gross sales, radio airplay, social exercise and touring. These measurements are tracked by Billboard and its information companions, together with Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound, and mirror the time interval September 15, 2017 by way of August 9, 2018. The American Music Awards winners are voted completely by followers.

Voting is now open in all classes besides New Artist the Year offered by Capital One Savor Card, Favorite Social Artist and Collaboration the Year, which is able to all open on Monday, September 24th. For New Artist the Year offered by Capital One Savor Card, Favorite Social Artist and Collaboration the Year, followers can vote for every award 100 occasions per day, per voting platform in a single or each the methods beneath. Fans can vote for all different awards as soon as per day, per voting platform.

  • Via internet at VoteAMAs.com
  • Posting a tweet on Twitter that features the nominee’s identify or Twitter deal with, the class identify and #AMAs throughout the tweet

Voting for New Artist the Year offered by Capital One Savor Card and Collaboration the Year will shut on Tuesday, October ninth at 5:59:59 pm PT, one hour into the reside broadcast. Voting for all different classes will shut on Thursday, October 4th at 11:59:59 pm PT.