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Joann Johnston
October 10, 2018

Swift, who already has a record three artist-of-the-year wins at the fan-voted American Music Awards, is competing again for the top title on Tuesday against rappers Drake and Post Malone, as well as Britain's Ed Sheeran and rock band Imagine Dragons. Cardi B, who was tied with Drake for the most AMA nominations, won the first award of the night for favorite rap/hip-hop artist.

The ceremony airs at 8 p.m. E.T. on ABC.

The 2018 American Music Awards are nearly upon us, and ABC has assembled a surprisingly diverse crop of personalities to help us prepare for the big night. Other performers include Cardi B with Bad Bunny and J Balvin, Mariah Carey, Carrie Underwood, twenty one pilots and Jennifer Lopez.

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The 2018 American Music Awards were held on October 9 local time at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Among the performances, a tribute to the late Aretha Franklin is planned. BTS has been announced as the victor of the Favorite Social Artist category!

Cardi B's collaboration with Bruno Mars, the remix of "Finesse", earned two nominations and she also earned nods for favorite social artist and favorite music video, among others.

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