Post Malone Scores Big At 2019 American Music Awards

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Nominated for seven categories, including Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop.

Celebrating its 47th edition of crowning the best in music, the American Music Awards aired last night (November 24th) live from L.A.’s Microsoft Theater. Hosted by Ciara, the awards show saw performances from the likes of Lizzo and Post Malone; it included Tyler, The Creator and Megan Thee Stallion as award-presenters. 

Leading the way, Taylor Swift took home six awards — including edging-out Drake for Artist of the Year; Post Malone came in at number-one for total nominations with seven, representing the most for hip-hop.

In the hip-hop categories, Cardi B claimed the hardware for Favorite Artist; Lil Nas X won for Favorite Song – Rap/Hip-Hop with, unsurprisingly, “Old Town Road” featuring Billy Ray Cyrus; Post Malone was crowned for coming through with the Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop with Hollywood’s Bleeding. 

Take a look below for the complete list of winners and nominees:

Artist of the Year


Ariana Grande


Post Malone

Taylor Swift

New Artist of the Year

Luke Combs

Billie Eilish

Lil Nas X


Ella Mai

Collaboration of the Year

Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper, “Shallow”

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”

Marshmello & Bastille, “Happier”

Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello, “Señorita”

Post Malone & Swae Lee, “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)”

Tour of the Year


Ariana Grande

Elton John


Ed Sheeran

Favorite Music Video

Billie Eilish, “Bad Guy”

Ariana Grande, “7 Rings”

Halsey, “Without Me”

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”

Taylor Swift, “You Need to Calm Down”

Favorite Social Artist


Billie Eilish


Ariana Grande

Shawn Mendes

Favorite Male Artist, Pop/Rock



Post Malone

Favorite Female Artist, Pop/Rock

Billie Eilish

Ariana Grande

Taylor Swift

Favorite Duo or Group, Pop/Rock


Jonas Brothers

Panic! At The Disco

Favorite Album, Pop/Rock

Billie Eilish, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?

Ariana Grande, Thank U, Next

Taylor Swift, Lover

Favorite Song, Pop/Rock

Halsey, “Without Me”

Jonas Brothers, “Sucker”

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”

Panic! At The Disco, “High Hopes”

Post Malone & Swae Lee, “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)”

Favorite Male Artist, Country

Kane Brown

Luke Combs

Thomas Rhett

Favorite Female Artist, Country

Kelsea Ballerini

Maren Morris

Carrie Underwood

Favorite Duo or Group, Country

Dan + Shay

Florida Georgia Line

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


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 ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”

Post Malone, “Wow.”

Travis Scott, “Sicko Mode”

Favorite Male Artist, Soul/R&B

Chris Brown


Bruno Mars

Favorite Female Artist, Soul/R&B



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

Billie Eilish

Imagine Dragons

Panic! at the Disco

Favorite Artist, Adult Contemporary

Maroon 5


Taylor Swift

Favorite Artist, Latin

Bad Bunny

J Balvin


Favorite Artist, Contemporary Inspirational

Lauren Daigle

For King & Country


Favorite Artist, Electronic Dance Music (EDM)



The Chainsmokers

Favorite Soundtrack

A Star Is Born by Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse