How to Watch the 2018 American Music Awards

With the 46th annual American Music Awards just days away, make sure you’re ready to tune in when the show goes live on ABC on Tuesday, Oct.9, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. 

The show will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles and will be hosted for the second year in a row by black-ish star Tracee Ellis Ross. Among other best-in-genre categories, the AMAs will award fan favorites like tour of the year, favorite social artist and collaboration of the year. 

The star-studded 2018 AMAs performance lineup includes Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, Taylor Swift and Dua Lipa, to name just a few. The show promises other special highlights including Panic! at the Disco’s performance of “Bohemian Rhapsody” paying homage to Queen and a tribute to the late Aretha Franklin

In order to make sure you don’t miss out on one of the most major musical events of the year, here are all of the different ways you can watch: Stream the AMAs live on the ABC app from your smartphone or tablet (iOS or Android), tune into your ABC television station, or from your computer select “LIVE” and sign in with your television provider on

See the full list of the 2018 AMA nominees here.

American Music Awards 2018