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Cardi B leads Billboard Music Award nominations

Nominations for the Billboard Music Awards were announced Thursday, and the “I Like It” rapper dominated with 21 noms – top artist among them.

Post Malone and Drake followed with 17 nominations each. Travis Scott scored 12 and the late rapper XXXTentacion got ten.

Kelly Clarkson is returning to host the event, scheduled to take place at the MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 1.

See below for a full list of nominees.

Top Artist

Cardi B
Drake
Ariana Grande
Post Malone
Travis Scott

Top New Artist

Bazzi
Juice WRLD
Lil Baby
Dua Lipa
Ella Mai
Billboard Chart Achievement Award
Dan + Shay
Drake
Ariana Grande
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
Dua Lipa

Top Male Artist:

Drake
Post Malone
Travis Scott
Ed Sheeran
XXXTENTACION

Top Female Artist:

Cardi B
Ariana Grande
Halsey
Ella Mai
Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group

BTS
Dan + Shay
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
Panic! At The Disco

Top Billboard 200 Artist

Drake
Ariana Grande
Post Malone
Travis Scott
XXXTENTACION

Top Hot 100 Artist

Cardi B
Drake
Ariana Grande
Juice WRLD
Post Malone

Top Streaming Songs Artist
Cardi B
Drake
Ariana Grande
Post Malone
XXXTENTACION
Top Song Sales Artist
Drake
Ariana Grande
Imagine Dragons
Lady Gaga
Post Malone
Top Radio Songs Artist
Cardi B
Drake
Ariana Grande
Maroon 5
Post Malone

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BTS
EXO
GOT7
Ariana Grande
Louis Tomlinson

Top Touring Artist

Beyoncé & JAY-Z
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift
Justin Timberlake

Top R&B Artist

H.E.R.
Khalid
Ella Mai
The Weeknd
XXXTENTACION

Top R&B Male Artist

Khalid
The Weeknd
XXXTENTACION

Top R&B Female Artist

H.E.R.
Ella Mai
Queen Naija
Top R&B Tour
Beyoncé & JAY-Z
Childish Gambino
Bruno Mars

Top Rap Artist

Cardi B
Drake
Juice WRLD
Post Malone
Travis Scott
Top Rap Male Artist
Drake
Post Malone
Travis Scott

Top Rap Female Artist

Cardi B
City Girls
Nicki Minaj
Top Rap Tour
Beyoncé & JAY-Z
Drake
Travis Scott

Top Country Artist

Jason Aldean
Kane Brown
Luke Combs
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line

Top Country Male Artist

Jason Aldean
Kane Brown
Luke Combs
Top Country Female Artist
Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

Top Country Duo/Group

Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Old Dominion
Top Country Tour
Luke Bryan
Kenny Chesney
Shania Twain

Top Rock Artist

Imagine Dragons
lovelytheband
Panic! At The Disco
Queen
twenty one pilots

Top Rock Tour

Elton John
The Rolling Stones
U2
Top Latin Artist
Anuel AA
Bad Bunny
J Balvin
Ozuna
Romeo Santos

Top Dance/Electronic Artist

Calvin Harris
Kygo
Marshmello
ODESZA
The Chainsmokers

Top Christian Artist
Cory Asbury
Lauren Daigle
for King & Country
Hillsong Worship
MercyMe

Top Gospel Artist

Kirk Franklin
Koryn Hawthorne
Tori Kelly
Tasha Cobbs Leonard
Marvin Sapp

Top Billboard 200 Album:

Cardi B, “Invasion of Privacy”
Drake, “Scorpion”
Post Malone, “beerbongs & bentleys”
Travis Scott, “ASTROWORLD”
XXXTENTACION “?”

Top Soundtrack

“13 Reasons Why: Season 2”
“A Star is Born” by Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
“Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen
“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”
“The Greatest Showman”
Top R&B Album
Ella Mai, “Ella Mai”
H.E.R., “H.E.R.”
Khalid, “American Teen”
The Weeknd, “My Dear Melancholy,”
XXXTENTACION, “17”

Top Rap Album

Cardi B, “Invasion of Privacy”
Drake, “Scorpion”
Post Malone, “beerbongs & bentleys”
Travis Scott, “ASTROWORLD”
XXXTENTACION, “?”

Top Country Album
Jason Aldean, “Rearview Town”
Kane Brown, “Kane Brown”
Luke Combs, “This One’s For You”
Dan + Shay, “Dan + Shay”
Carrie Underwood, “Cry Pretty”
Top Rock Album
Dave Matthews Band, “Come Tomorrow”
Imagine Dragons, “Origins”
Mumford & Sons, “Delta”
Panic! At This Disco, “Pray For The Wicked”
twenty one pilots, “Trench

Top Latin Album
Anuel AA, “Real Hasta la Muerte”
Bad Bunny, “X 100PRE”
J Balvin, “Vibras”
Maluma, “F.A.M.E.”
Ozuna, “Aura”

Top Dance/Electronic Album

Clean Bandit “What Is Love?”
David Guetta “7”
Kygo “Kids in Love”
Major Lazer “Major Lazer Essentials”
The Chainsmokers “Sick Boy”

op Christian Album:

Cory Asbury, “Reckless Love”

Lauren Daigle, “Look Up Child”
for King & Country, “Burn The Ships”
Hillsong Worship, “There Is More”
Zach Williams, “Chain Breaker”

Top Gospel Album
Snoop Dogg & Various Artists, “Snoop Dogg Presents Bible of Love”
Aretha Franklin, “Gospel Greats”
Koryn Hawthorne, “Unstoppable”
Tori Kelly, “Hiding Place”
Jonathan McReynolds, “Make Room”

Top Hot 100 Song

Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin, “I Like It”
Juice WRLD, “Lucid Dreams”
Maroon 5 ft. Cardi B, “Girls Like You”
Post Malone, “Better Now”
Travis Scott, “SICKO MODE”
Top Streaming Song (Audio)
Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin, “I Like It”
Juice WRLD, “Lucid Dreams”
Post Malone, “Better Now”
Travis Scot,t “SICKO MODE”
XXXTENTACION, “SAD!”

Top Streaming Song (Video)

Drake, “In My Feelings”
Juice WRLD, “Lucid Dreams”
Maroon 5 ft. Cardi B, “Girls Like You”
Travis Scott, “SICKO MODE”
XXXTENTACION, “SAD!”

Top Selling Song
Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin, “I Like It”
Drake, “In My Feelings”
Halsey, “Without Me”
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper, “Shallow”
Maroon 5 ft. Cardi B, “Girls Like You”

Top Radio Song

Khalid & Normani, “Love Lies”
Maroon 5 ft. Cardi B, “Girls Like You”
Post Malone, “Better Now”
Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line, “Meant to Be”
Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey, “The Middle”

Top Collaboration
Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin, “I Like It”
Khalid & Normani, “Love Lies”
Maroon 5 ft. Cardi B, “Girls Like You”
Marshmello & Bastille, “Happier”
Post Malone ft. Ty Dolla $ign, “Psycho”

Top R&B Song
DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber, Chance The Rapper & Quavo, “No Brainer”
Ella Mai, “Boo’d Up”
Ella Mai, “Trip”
Khalid, “Better”
Lil Dicky ft. Chris Brown, “Freaky Friday”

Top Rap Song
Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin, “I Like It”
Drake, “In My Feelings”
Juice WRLD, “Lucid Dreams”
Post Malone, “Better Now”
Travis Scott, “SICKO MODE”

Top Country Song
Kane Brown, “Heaven”
Luke Combs, “She Got the Best of Me”
Dan + Shay, “Speechless”
Dan + Shay, “Tequila”
Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line, “Meant to Be”

Top Rock Song
Foster The People, “Sit Next to Me”
Imagine Dragons, “Natural”
Imagine Dragons, “Whatever It Takes”
lovelytheband, “broken”
Panic! At The Disco, “High Hopes”
Top Latin Song
Bad Bunny ft. Drake, “Mia”
Daddy Yankee, “Dura”
DJ Snake ft. Selena Gomez, Ozuna & Cardi B “Taki Taki”
Nicky Jam & J Balvin, “X”
Casper Magico, Nio Garcia, Darell, Nicky Jam, Bad Bunny & Ozuna, “Te Bote”

Top Dance/Electronic Song

DJ Snake ft. Selena Gomez, Ozuna & Cardi B, “Taki Taki”
Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa,”One Kiss”
Marshmello & Bastille, “Happier”
Tiësto & Dzeko ft. Preme & Post Malone, “Jackie Chan”
Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey, “The Middle”

Top Christian Song

Cory Asbury, “Reckless Love”
Lauren Daigle, “You Say”
for King & Country, “joy.”
Hillsong Worship ,”Who You Say I Am”
Tauren Wells, “Known”

Top Gospel Song

Todd Dulaney, “Your Great Name”
Koryn Hawthorne, “Won’t He Do It”
Tori Kelly ft. Kirk Franklin, “Never Alone”
Jason Nelson, “Forever”
Brian Courtney Wilson, “A Great Work”

 

source cnn.com

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