American Music Awards 2018 winners: Best prediction scores by our Editors and Users

Congratulations to our User Jerry for an amazing score of 86.21% when predicting the 2018 American Music Awards winners on Tuesday. He is actually just ahead of Elias and Will Bast with 82.76% and also has a great point score total of 16,897 by using the 500 super bets wisely.

Over 400 people worldwide predicted these AMA winners in 29 categories. The awards ceremony was held in Los Angeles and was hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross. For an event loaded with surprises, our top scorer got 25 winners correct. His only misses were for Pop/Rock Duo (Migos), Country Duo or Group (Florida Georgia Line), Country Song (Kane Brown) and Soundtrack Album (“Black Panther”). That means he got the Taylor Swift sweep right, including Artist of the Year.

You can see how your score compares to all others in our leaderboard rankings of all contestants, which also includes links to see each participant’s predictions. To see your own scores, go to the User menu in the top right corner of every page of Gold Derby when you’re signed in to the site. Use the drop down menu to go to “View Profile,” then look for the links to your “Award Show Scores.” Gold Derby must evaluate each potential winner’s eligibility as per our contest rules. If eligible, the first-place finisher receives a $100 Amazon gift card.

For the four Editors predicting all the categories, I am in the first spot with 58.62%. Marcus Dixon and Daniel Montgomery are next with a 55.17% score. Paul Sheehan follows with 51.72%. See Editors’ scores.

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