Drake and Cardi B’s domination this year continues. The Canadian superstar and Bronx rapper lead the 2018 American Music Awards nominations. Announced on Wednesday (Sept. 12), the 6 God and Bardi each received 8 nods for this year’s AMAs. Drake will face-off against Imagine Dragons, Post Malone, Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift for the night’s biggest award – “Artist of the Year.” Cardi B’s long list of nominations include “New Artist of the Year,” “Collaboration of the Year” and “Video of the Year.”

Bruno Mars, Camila Cabello, Ed Sheeran, Post Malone and Taylor Swift also lead this year’s nominees. Hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross, the 2018 AMAs takes place on Oct. 9 live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET. Voting begins now here. The major three categories can be voted on starting Sept. 24 here. See the full nominations list below.

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2018 AMAs Nominations:

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
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

Previously: Drake & Cardi B Lead Spotify’s Most Streamed Songs of Summer 2018