The American Music Awards take place Tuesday, October 9th, at 8 pm EST on ABC, live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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Here’s what you need to know:

Black-ish star, Tracee Ellis Ross, is the show’s host.

Benny Blanco with Halsey & Khalid, Camila Cabello, Cardi B featuring J Balvin & Bad Bunny, Carrie Underwood, Ciara featuring Missy Elliott, Dua Lipa, Ella Mai, Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey, Panic! At the Disco, Post Malone featuring Ty Dlla $ign Shawn Mendes with Zedd, Taylor Swift, Twenty One Pilots and a tribute performance to Aretha Franklin featuring Gladys Knight, Ledisi, Donnie McClurkin, CeCe Winans and Mary Mary.

Amandla Stenberg, Amber Heard, Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line, Billy Eichner, Busy Philipps, Chloe & Halle, Constance Wu, Evan Ross & Ashlee Simpson, Heidi Klum, John Stamos, Kane Brown, Kathryn Hahn, Kelsea Ballerini, Lauren Daigle, Lenny Kravitz, Liza Koshy, Macaulay Culkin, Normani, the cast of “Bohemian Rhapsody” including Rami Malek, Joseph Mazzello & Gwilym Lee, Rita Ora, Sara Gilbert, Taran Killam & Leighton Meester, The Chainsmokers, Thomas Rhett, Tyra Banks and Vanessa Hudgens.

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The 2018 American Music Awards winners list:

Artist of the Year
Taylor Swift

Favorite Male Artist Pop/Rock
Post Malone

Favorite Female Artist Pop/Rock
Taylor Swift

Favorite Duo or Group Pop/Rock

Favorite Album Pop/Rock
Taylor Swift “reputation”

Favorite Song Pop/Rock
Camila Cabello featuring Young Thug “Havana”

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 & Bentlys”

Favorite Song Rap/Hip-Hop
Cardi B “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)”

Favorite Male Artist Soul/R&B

Favorite Female Artist Soul/R&B

Favorite Album Soul/R&B
************ “17”

Favorite Song Soul/R&B
Bruno Mars & Cardi B “Finesse”

Tour of the Year
Taylor Swift

Favorite Music Video
Camila Cabello featuring Young Thug “Havana”

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

Favorite Soundtrack
“Black Panther: The Album, Music From And Inspired By”

Favorite Social Artist of the Year Presented By Xfinity

New Artist of the Year Presented By Capital One ® Savor® Card
Camila Cabello

Collaboration of the Year
Camila Cabello featuring Young Thug, “Havana”

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