2019 American Music Awards Predictions and Preview

Superstars across the music industry will gather on Sunday, November 24 for the 45th annual American Music Awards. The show has recognized Drake, Ariana Grande, Post Malone and more for their musical achievements this year, but who will collect the most fan votes to take home the trophy? See our complete 2019 American Music Awards predictions below, with predicted winners signified in bold.

2019 American Music Awards Predictions

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Drake
Ariana Grande
Halsey
Post Malone
Taylor Swift

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Luke Combs
Billie Eilish
Lil Nas X
Lizzo
Ella Mai

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper – “Shallow”
Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus – “Old Town Road”
Marshmello & Bastille – “Happier”
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – “Señorita”
Post Malone & Swae Lee – “Sunflower”

TOUR OF THE YEAR
BTS
Ariana Grande
Elton John
Pink
Ed Sheeran

FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEO
Billie Eilish – “Bad Guy”
Ariana Grande – “7 Rings”
Halsey – “Without Me”
Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus – “Old Town Road”
Taylor Swift – “You Need to Calm Down”

FAVORITE SOCIAL ARTIST
BTS
Billie Eilish
EXO
Ariana Grande
Shawn Mendes

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
Drake
Khalid
Post Malone

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
Billie Eilish
Ariana Grande
Taylor Swift

FAVORITE DUO/GROUP – POP/ROCK
BTS
Jonas Brothers
Panic! At the Disco

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK
Billie Eilish – When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
Taylor Swift – Lover
Ariana Grande – Thank U, Next

FAVORITE SONG – POP/ROCK
Halsey – “Without Me”
Jonas Brothers – “Sucker”
Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus – “Old Town Road”
Panic! at The Disco – “High Hopes”
Post Malone & Swae Lee – “Sunflower”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Kane Brown
Luke Combs
Thomas Rhett

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Kelsea Ballerini
Maren Morris
Carrie Underwood

FAVORITE DUO/GROUP – COUNTRY
Florida Georgia Line
Dan + Shay
Old Dominion

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY
Kane Brown – Experiment
Dan + Shay – Dan + Shay
Carrie Underwood – Cry Pretty

FAVORITE SONG – COUNTRY
Luke Combs – “Beautiful Crazy”
Dan + Shay – “Speechless”
Blake Shelton – “God’s Country”

FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP
Cardi B
Drake
Post Malone

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP
Meek Mill – Championships
Post Malone – Hollywood’s Bleeding
Travis Scott – Astroworld

FAVORITE SONG – RAP/HIP-HOP
Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus – “Old Town Road”
Post Malone – “Wow”
Travis Scott – “Sicko Mode”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Chris Brown
Khalid
Bruno Mars

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Beyonce
Lizzo
Ella Mai

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B
Chris Brown – Indigo
Khalid – Free Spirit
Ella Mai – Ella Mai

FAVORITE SONG – SOUL/R&B
Khalid – “Talk”
Lizzo – “Juice”
Ella Mai – “Trip”

FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK
Billie Eilish
Imagine Dragons
Panic! At the Disco

FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY
Maroon 5
Pink
Taylor Swift

FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN
Bad Bunny
J Balvin
Ozuna

FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL
Lauren Daigle
For Kings & Country
MercyMe

FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC
Avicii
Marshmello
The Chainsmokers

FAVORITE SOUNDTRACK
A Star Is Born
Bohemian Rhapsody
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

The 2019 American Music Awards will air Sunday, November 24 at 8 p.m. EST on ABC. This year’s show, broadcasting live from LA’s Microsoft Theater, will honor Taylor Swift as the Artist of the Decade. Ciara will serve as the host.

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