Became known contenders for the award at the American Music Awards-2018. This was reported on the official website of the award.
In particular, the leaders are canadian rapper Drake and rap singer KARDi Bi, which received eight nominations.
So, for the title of performer of the year will be Drake, pop singers Taylor swift and ed Sheeran, rapper Post Malone and rock band Imagine Dragons.
Rapper XXXTentacion, who had previously been shot in the USA, nominated for best young performer of the year. Among the young performers are also in the list of KARDi Bi, Dua Lipa, Camila Cabello and Khalid.
In the category “Best pop / rock album” for the award, will compete album Drake Scorpion, “÷ (Divide)” Reputation ed Sheeran and Taylor swift.
The awards ceremony American Music Awards will be held on October 9 in Los Angeles. Keep it be actress Tracy Ellis Ross.
Recall that in 2017 the best performer of the year by the American Music Awards was by Peter gene Hernandez, acting under the pseudonym Bruno Mars.