She added that the awards represented "encouragement and motivation to be better and work harder".
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Others who shined onstage included R&B singer Ciara, who showed off her skilled dance moves and was joined by a fierce Missy Elliott. In the entire month of September, 190,178 people registered to vote. "I'm so nervous", Bernard said as the audience cheered her on. October 9th is the LAST DAY to register to vote in the state of TN. A salute to Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin will include Gladys Knight, Ledisi and CeCe Winans, and with a movie bio-pic soon to open, Queen will be remembered with a rendition of "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Panic!
Eichner was on stage with fellow presenter Kathryn Hahn, to present the award for favorite adult contemporary artist to Shawn Mendes.
Rapper-singer XXXTentacion, a streaming juggernaut before his death in June and afterward, earned nominations for new artist of the year and favorite soul/R&B album for his 2017 debut, "17".
Post Malone, who wore a baby blue suit and performed, won favourite pop/rock male artist, Underwood was named favourite country female artist and Khalid picked up favourite soul/R&B male artist.