Taylor Swift opening 2018 American Music Awards | The Music Universe

Show broadcasts reside from Los Angeles on October ninth

Global famous person Taylor Swift will opening the 2018 American Music Awards with a efficiency “I Did Something Bad,” marking Swift’s first awards present efficiency in practically three years. A 19-time American Music Award winner, Swift garnered 4 2018 nominations and is the present document holder most wins for Artist the Year, a class for which she is nominated once more this 12 months. Swift joins 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 ft. Ty Dolla $ign, Carrie Underwood and a transferring 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.

Swift is about to take the stage on the heels her record-breaking Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour in assist the chart-topping and critically acclaimed album the identical identify, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, marking her fifth chief on the chart. She is nominated for Artist the Year, Tour the Year, Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock and Favorite Album – Pop/Rock.

Nominations have been introduced earlier this month 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 instances this 12 months, might 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 one of the best moments in music with appearances by at this time’s brightest stars and reside performances from the most important names within the business.

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 replicate the time interval September 15, 2017 via August 9, 2018. The American Music Awards winners are voted fully by followers.

Voting is now open in all classes besides New Artist the Year introduced by Capital One Savor Card, Favorite Social Artist and Collaboration the Year, which can all open on Monday, September 24th. For New Artist the Year introduced by Capital One Savor Card, Favorite Social Artist and Collaboration the Year, followers can vote for every award 100 instances per day, per voting platform in a single or each the methods under. 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 introduced 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.