Taylor Swift Scores Big Victory at the 2018 American Music Awards

Taylor Swift returned to the awards show circuit with her opening performance at American Music Awards and it turned out to be the perfect place to make a comeback. By the time the ceremony was over, the young singer was holding four shiny statues, including the one for best artist of the year. In addition to the best artists trophy, she also won awards for favorite female artist and favorite album in pop/rock categories. Swift’s Reputation Stadium Tour also didn’t go unnoticed and it scooped tour of the year award.

Camila Cabello gave the ten-time Grammy winner a run for her money, and also walked away with four statues. The former Fifth Harmony singer won the title of the best new artist of the year and collected additional three awards for her hit single Havana – favorite music video, collaboration of the year and favorite song – pop/rock.

Cardi B, who led the list of nominations at this year’s American Music Awards eventually walked away with three trophies. Kane Brown also collected three awards, thanks to his domination in the country categories.

AMA ceremony was broadcasts live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on October 9 and hosted by Tracy Ellis Ross.

The Full List of Winners:

Artist of the Year: Taylor Swift

New Artist of the Year: Camila Cabello

Collaboration of the Year: Camila Cabello, Havana (feat. Young Thug)

Favorite Music Video: Camila Cabello, Havana (feat. Young Thug)

Tour of the Year: Taylor Swift

Favorite Soundtrack: Black Panther

Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock: Post Malone

Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock: Taylor Swift

Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/Rock: Migos

Favorite Album – Pop/Rock: Taylor Swift, Reputation

Favorite Song – Pop/Rock: Camila Cabello, Havana (feat. Young Thug)

Favorite Male Artist – Country: Kane Brown

Favorite Female Artist – Country: Carrie Underwood

Favorite Duo or Group – Country: Florida Georgia Line

Favorite Album – Country: Kane Brown, Kane Brown

Favorite Song – Country: Kane Brown, Heaven

Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop: Cardi B

Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop: Post Malone, Beerbongs + Bentleys

Favorite Song – Rap/Hip-Hop: Cardi B, Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)

Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B: Khalid

Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B: Rihanna

Favorite Album – Soul/R&B: XXXTentacion, 17

Favorite Song – Soul/R&B: Bruno Mars and Cardi B, Finesse

Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock: Panic! at the Disco

Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary: Shawn Mendes

Favorite Artist – Latin: Daddy Yankee

Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational: Lauren Daigle

Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music: Marshmello

Favorite Social Artist: BTS