|18th Annual American Music Awards|
|Date||January 28, 1991|
Los Angeles, California
|Hosted by||Keenen Ivory Wayans|
|Most awards||MC Hammer (5)|
|Most nominations||MC Hammer (7)|
|Produced by||Dick Clark Productions|
The 18th Annual American Music Awards were held on January 28, 1991, at the Shrine Auditorium, in Los Angeles, California. The awards recognized the most popular artists and albums from the year 1990.
|MC Hammer||"Here Comes The Hammer"|
|New Kids on the Block
|Clint Black||"Put Yourself in My Shoes"|
|Gloria Estefan||"Coming Out of the Dark"|
|Vanilla Ice||"Ice Ice Baby"|
The Kentucky Headhunters
|Tribute to Merle Haggard:|
"If We Make It Through December" (Strait)
"Mama Tried" (Brooks)
"Today I Started Loving You Again" (Tritt)
"Okie from Muskogee"
"You're in Love"
|Bell Biv DeVoe||"B.B.D. (I Thought It Was Me)?"|