The Rap Group Migos Won Best 'Pop/Rock Group' at the AMA's For Some Reason

October 10, 2018

Ah, the American Music Awards. An awards show just as captivating and illustrious as getting your oil changed.

If you ever needed more of a reason to not take award shows seriously, the 2018 AMA's were a prime example. Especially since their understanding of rock music is as insulting as any other music award ceremony. Below are the five categories in which rock is mentioned, and you'll notice that there is not a single rock band nominated. Some might argue in favor of Imagine Dragons and Maroon 5, but... nah.

Favorite Female Artist Pop/Rock:
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Taylor Swift (Winner)

Favorite Male Artist Pop/Rock:
Post Malone (Winner)
Ed Sheeran

Favorite Duo/Group Pop/Rock:
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
Migos (Winner)

Favorite Song Pop/Rock:
Camila Cabello, “Havana” (Winner)
Drake, “God’s Plan”
Ed Sheeran, “Perfect”

Favorite Album Pop/Rock:
Drake, Scorpion
Ed Sheeran, ÷ (Divide)
Taylor Swift, reputation (Winner)

But probably the most confusing moment was when the award for "Favorite Duo/Group Pop/Rock" was given to the rap trio Migos.

Even though the guys from Migos were confused that they won, reactions online were just as priceless: