TUNE IN TO WATCH THE
2018 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS®
Taylor Swift to Make Award Show Comeback In Epic Opening
Moving Tribute To The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin
Icons Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey, Carrie Underwood, Missy Elliott And More To Take The Stage
Tied with Drake For Most Nominations, Cardi B Set To Perform Her Hit Single
LIVE Red Carpet Pre-Show Available Exclusively on YouTube
The Live Broadcast Will Air Tuesday, October 9th at 8:00pm ET on ABC
Tracee Ellis Ross;Performers Benny Blanco with Halsey & Khalid, Camila Cabello, Cardi B featuring J Balvin & Bad Bunny, Carrie Underwood, Ciara featuring Missy Elliott, DuaLipa, 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, CeCeWinans and Mary Mary; Presenters 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; AMAs Red Carpet Live Presented by Security Benefit hosts Jessie James Decker, Scott Evans, AJ Gibson, Erika Jayne, Laura Marano and Zach Sang; and additional attendees and surprises!
The “2018 American Music Awards,” the world’s largest fan-voted awards show where music enthusiasts watch their favorite artists and pop culture icons come together to honor idols, newcomers and record-breakers in the contemporary music scene, will celebrate 46 years of music live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 8:00pm ET on ABC.
“AMAs Red Carpet Live presented by Security Benefit,” the official pre-show for the “2018 American Music Awards” will stream LIVE from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Tuesday, October 9 starting at 6:00 p.m. ET / 3:00 p.m. PT, and the pre-show will stream live on the official American Music Awards YouTube channel (YouTube.com/TheAMAs).
YouTube Music is the presenting sponsor of the “2018 American Music Awards.”
Capital One ® Savor ® Card and Subaru of America, Inc. are sponsors of the “2018 American Music Awards.” Media partner is Cumulus Media/Westwood One.
The “2018 American Music Awards” is produced by dick clark productions. Allen Shapiro and Mike Mahan are Executive Producers. Larry Klein, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are Producers.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
“AMAs Red Carpet Live Presented By Security Benefit” LIVE on YouTube – 6:00 – 8:00pm ET
“2018 American Music Awards” LIVE on ABC – 8:00pm ET
For the latest American Music Awards news, exclusive content and more, be sure to follow the AMAs on social and join the conversation by using the official hashtag for the show, #AMAs.