2018 in music

This topic covers notable events and articles related to 2018 in music.

List of years in music (table)

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60th Annual Grammy Awards
Record of the Year: 24K Magic by Bruno MarsAlbum of the Year: 24K Magic by Bruno MarsSong of the Year: "That's What I Like" by Bruno MarsBest New Artist: Alessia Cara
2018 Billboard Music Awards
Top Artist: Ed SheeranTop Male Artist: Ed Sheeran • Top Female Artist: Taylor SwiftTop Duo/Group: Imagine DragonsTop New Artist: KhalidTop Billboard 200 Album: DAMN. by Kendrick LamarTop Hot 100 Song: "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber
2018 ARIA Music Awards
Album of the Year: Love Monster by Amy SharkSong of the Year: "Youngblood" by 5 Seconds of SummerBreakthrough Artist: Dazed & Confused by Ruel
2018 Brit Awards
British Album of the Year: Gang Signs & Prayer by StormzyBritish Single of the Year: "Human" by Rag'n'Bone ManBritish Breakthrough Act: Dua LipaBritish Video: "Sign of the Times" by Harry Styles
Eurovision Song Contest 2018
"Toy" by Netta (Israel)
2018 Juno Awards
Artist of the Year: Gord DownieGroup of the Year: A Tribe Called RedAlbum of the Year: Everything Now by Arcade FireSingle of the Year: "There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back" by Shawn Mendes
2018 Mnet Asian Music Awards
Artist of the Year: BTSAlbum of the Year: Love Yourself: Tear by BTSSong of the Year: "What Is Love" by TwiceBest Music Video: "Idol" by BTS
2018 MTV Video Music Awards
Video of the Year: "Havana" by Camila Cabello featuring Young ThugSong of the Year: Rockstar by Post Malone (featuring 21 Savage) • Artist of the Year: Camila Cabello • Best New Artist: Cardi BBest Collaboration: Dinero by Jennifer Lopez (featuring DJ Khaled and Cardi B)
2018 MTV Europe Music Awards
Best Song: "Havana" by Camila Cabello featuring Young ThugBest Video: "Havana" by Camila Cabello featuring Young Thug) • Best Artist: Camila Cabello • Best Group: BTSBest New: Cardi B
American Music Awards of 2018 (USA)
Artist of the Year: Taylor SwiftNew Artist of the Year: Camila CabelloCollaboration of the Year: "Havana" by Camila Cabello featuring Young ThugTour of the Year: Reputation Stadium Tour by Taylor Swift
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Inductees: Bon JoviThe CarsDire StraitsThe Moody BluesNina Simone

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  1. ^ Genzlinger, Neil (March 28, 2018). "Liam O'Flynn, Master Irish Piper in a Folk Revival, Dies at 72". The New York Times.