Carrie Underwood Performing at 2018 American Music Awards
Carrie Underwood has been announced as a performer at the upcoming 2018 American Music Awards. The "Love Wins" singer will join an eclectic lineup that includes Imagine Dragons, Post Malone and Ty Dolla $ign.
The fan-voted awards show will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Oct. 9 8PM ET on ABC. Underwood will sing a song off her latest album, Cry Pretty — likely either the debut single, "Cry Pretty," or her latest, "Love Wins." The twelve-time American Music Award winning artist is also a 2018 nominee in the Favorite Female Artist – Country category. The show will mark Underwood's return to the AMAs stage for the first time since 2015.
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She's in good company, as far as nominees go. Kane Brown leads the country genre with three nominations — he's up for Favorite Male Artist (Country), Favorite Album (Country) for his 2016 self-titled debut album and Favorite Song (Country) for his No. 1 single "Heaven." Thomas Rhett, Florida Georgia Line and Dan + Shay pulled two nods each. TR is also nominated as Favorite Male Artist - Country and Favorite Album - Country for Life Changes, while FGL are nominated in the category of Favorite Song - Country for their 42-week No. 1 hit with Bebe Rexha, "Meant to Be," plus Favorite Duo/Group Country. Dan + Shay are recognized with nods for Favorite Song - Country for "Tequila" as well as Favorite Duo/Group Country.
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