Taylor Swift took home four trophies at Tuesday night’s American Music Awards, breaking the record for the most AMAs won by a female artist, while Camila Cabello, Cardi B and Kane Brown also took multiple awards throughout the night.
With Swift’s four wins (for Artist of the Year, Favorite Album Pop/Rock, Favorite Female Artist Pop/Rock and Tour of the Year), she surpassed Whitney Houston’s record of 21 trophies to set a new record for the most wins by a female artist, at 23 in all.
Camila Cabello likewise took home four awards, for Favorite Song Pop/Rock, Collaboration of the Year and Favorite Music Video (all for “Havana”) as well as New Artist of the Year.
Cardi B and Kane Brown each took home three awards. Among them, Cardi B was recognized as 2018’s Favorite Artist Rap/Hip-Hop and Brown as the year’s Favorite Male Artist Country (Carrie Underwood won for Favorite Female Artist Country).
Post Malone was named Favorite Male Artist Pop/Rock, the same award won by Swift in the Female category, and he also took home the award for Favorite Album Rap/Hip-Hop for “Beerbongs and Bentleys.”
The night was marked by several high-energy performances, including Taylor Swift’s show-opening performance of “I Did Something Bad,” a Latin-influenced take on “I Like It” by Cardi B and Jennifer Lopez presenting her new ballad “Limitless” from her film “Second Act.”
The full list of winners can be found at www.theamas.com/winners/2018-winners.