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How to stream the 2018 American Music Awards

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As one of the few shows where viewers pick the winners, the 2018 American Music Awards (AMAs) will air on October 9, at 8 p.m. EST on ABC. You can watch the 2018 AMAs live with a VPN.

How do I stream the 2018 AMAs?

Since 1974, ABC has hosted the American Music Awards. The best way to watch the 2018 AMAs is through ABC Live.

You can stream the American Music Awards while securing your connection with a VPN.

Here’s how to watch the AMAs live with a VPN:

  1. Get ExpressVPN
  2. Connect to any ExpressVPN server location in the U.S.
  3. Head to http://abc.go.com/watch-live
  4. Follow the prompts to enter your (or your family’s) cable provider
  5. Stream the AMAs in real time!

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Who’s performing at the AMAs?

From pop to R&B, hip-hop to alternative, the AMAs feature the best talent from across the U.S.

This year’s AMAs will see Tracee Ellis Ross return as host and will open with a performance by Taylor Swift. The AMAs will also feature Panic! At the Disco, Mariah Carey, Dua Lipa, and many others, including:

  • Halsey
  • Khalid
  • Ciara
  • Missy Elliot
  • Camila Cabello
  • Post Malone
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Cardi B

Who are the AMA nominees?

While the AMAs feature more than 25 different awards, the two most important categories have been Artist of the Year and New Artist of the Year.

Last year, Ariana Grande took home Artist of the Year, while former One Direction star Zayn won Best New Artist. Who will win this year? Who will make history next?

The full list of 2018 AMA nominees

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Drake
Imagine Dragons
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY CAPITAL ONE
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Khalid
Dua Lipa
XXXTENTACION

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug, “Havana”
Post Malone ft. 21 Savage, “Rockstar”
Bruno Mars & Cardi B, “Finesse”
Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line, “Meant To Be”
Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey, “The Middle”

TOUR OF THE YEAR
Beyoncé & JAY-­Z
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift
U2

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug, “Havana”
Cardi B, “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)”
Drake, “God’s Plan”

FAVORITE SOCIAL ARTIST
BTS
Cardi B
Ariana Grande
Demi Lovato
Shawn Mendes

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST — POP/ROCK
Drake
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST — POP/ROCK
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Taylor Swift

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP — POP/ROCK
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
Migos

FAVORITE ALBUM — POP/ROCK
Drake, Scorpion
Ed Sheeran, ÷ (Divide)
Taylor Swift, reputation

FAVORITE SONG­ — POP/ROCK
Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug, “Havana”
Drake, “God’s Plan”
Ed Sheeran, “Perfect”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST — COUNTRY
Kane Brown
Luke Bryan
Thomas Rhett

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST — COUNTRY
Kelsea Ballerini
Maren Morris
Carrie Underwood

FAVORITE DUO or GROUP — COUNTRY
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
LANCO

FAVORITE ALBUM — COUNTRY
Kane Brown, Kane Brown
Luke Combs, This One’s For You
Thomas Rhett, Life Changes

FAVORITE SONG — COUNTRY
Kane Brown, “Heaven”
Dan + Shay, “Tequila”
Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line, “Meant To Be”

FAVORITE ARTIST — RAP/HIP­HOP
Cardi B
Drake
Post Malone

FAVORITE ALBUM — RAP/HIP­HOP
Drake, Scorpion
Lil Uzi Vert, Luv Is Rage 2
Post Malone, beerbongs & bentleys

FAVORITE SONG — RAP/HIP­HOP
Cardi B “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)”
Drake “God’s Plan”
Post Malone ft. 21 Savage “Rockstar”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST — SOUL/R&B
Khalid
Bruno Mars
The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST — SOUL/R&B
Ella Mai
Rihanna
SZA

FAVORITE ALBUM — SOUL/R&B
Khalid “American Teen”
SZA “CTRL”
XXXTENTACION “17”

FAVORITE SONG — SOUL/R&B
Khalid “Young Dumb & Broke”
Ella Mai “Boo’d Up”
Bruno Mars & Cardi B “Finesse”

FAVORITE ARTIST — ALTERNATIVE ROCK
Imagine Dragons
Panic! At The Disco
Portugal. The Man

FAVORITE ARTIST — ADULT CONTEMPORARY
Shawn Mendes
P!NK
Ed Sheeran

FAVORITE ARTIST — LATIN
J Balvin
Daddy Yankee
Ozuna

FAVORITE ARTIST — CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL
Lauren Daigle
MercyMe
Zach Williams

FAVORITE ARTIST — ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)
The Chainsmokers
Marshmello
Zedd

FAVORITE SOUNDTRACK
Black Panther: The Album, Music From And Inspired By
The Greatest Showman
The Fate of the Furious: The Album

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4 thoughts on “How to stream the 2018 American Music Awards

  1. Hello,

    I just bought an express vpn for one month to watch the american music awards 2017 online on my pc.
    i went to http://abc.go.com/watch-live just as you told me, but when i go to the site it still says i appear to be outside the US?!
    Can you help me with this please

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