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Check Out The 2018 Billboard Music Awards Nominees List

2018 billboard music awards
 

Hip Hop has some heavy hitters representing at this years Billboard Music Awards. Who will reign supreme? Only time will tell but If we had to place a bet, we would would say Kendrick, who has 14 nominations going into this evenings festivities. Last year the awards show should have been called “The Drake”. Canada’s greatest export earned a grand total of 13 wins and he is still featured heavily in various categories .

The 2018 Billboard Music Awards airs at 8 p.m. EST on NBC, live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.  See the nominees in each category listed below…

 

2018 Billboard Music Awards Nominees 

 

Top Artist
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift

Top Female Artist
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Halsey
Demi Lovato
Taylor Swift

Top Male Artist
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Bruno Mars
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran

Top Hot 100 Song
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber – “Despacito”
Kendrick Lamar – “Humble.”
Bruno Mars – “That’s What I Like”
Post Malone featuring 21 Savage –Rockstar”
Ed Sheeran –Shape Of You”

Top Selling Album
Kendrick Lamar – DAMN.
P!nk – Beautiful Trauma
Ed Sheeran – ÷ (Divide)
Chris Stapleton – From A Room: Volume 1
Taylor Swift – reputation

Top New Artist
21 Savage
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Khalid
Kodak Black

Billboard Chart Achievement Award
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Drake
Sam Hunt
Ed Sheeran

Top Duo/Group
The Chainsmokers
Coldplay
Imagine Dragons
Migos
U2

Top Billboard 200 Artist
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Ed Sheeran
Chris Stapleton
Taylor Swift

Top Hot 100 Artist
Imagine Dragons
Kendrick Lamar
Bruno Mars
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran

Top Streaming Songs Artist
Cardi B
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran

Top Song Sales Artist
Imagine Dragons
Kendrick Lamar
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran

Top R&B Artist
Chris Brown
Khalid
Bruno Mars
SZA
The Weeknd

Top R&B Male Artist
Khalid
Bruno Mars
The Weeknd

Top R&B Tour
Bruno Mars
Lionel Richie
The Weeknd

Top Rap Artist
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Lil Uzi Vert
Migos
Post Malone

Top Rap Male Artist
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Post Malone

Top Rap Female Artist
Bhad Bhabie
Cardi B
Nicki Minaj

Top Rap Tour
J. Cole
Jay-Z
Kendrick Lamar

Top Billboard 200 Album
Drake – More Life
Kendrick Lamar – DAMN.
Post Malone – Stoney
Ed Sheeran – ÷
Taylor Swift – Reputation

Top Soundtrack
Black Panther
The Fate of the Furious: The Album
The Greatest Showman
Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2: Awesome Mix Vol. 2
Moana

Top R&B Album
Khalid – American Teen
Bruno Mars – 24K Magic
SZA – Ctrl
The Weeknd – Starboy
XXXTentacion – 17

Top Rap Album
Drake – More Life
Kendrick Lamar – DAMN.
Lil Uzi Vert – Luv Is Rage 2
Migos – Culture
Post Malone – Stoney

Top Streaming Song (Audio)
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber – “Despacito”
Kendrick Lamar – “Humble.”
Lil Uzi Vert – “XO Tour Llif3”
Post Malone featuring 21 Savage – “Rockstar”
Post Malone featuring Quavo – “Congratulations”

Top Streaming Song (Video)
Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)”
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber – “Despacito”
Lil Pump – “Gucci Gang”
Bruno Mars – “That’s What I Like”
Ed Sheeran – “Shape of You”

Top Collaboration
Camila Cabello featuring Young Thug – “Havana”
The Chainsmokers featuring Coldplay – “Something Just Like This”
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber – “Despacito”
French Montana featuring Swae Lee – “Unforgettable”
Post Malone featuring 21 Savage – “Rockstar”

Top R&B Song
Childish Gambino – “Redbone”
DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
Khalid – “Yound Dumb & Broke”
Bruno Mars – “That’s What I Like”
Bruno Mars featuring Cardi B – “Finesse”

Top Rap Song
Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)”
DJ Khaled featuring Justin Bieber, Chance The Rapper and Lil Wayne – “I’m the One”
French Montana featuring Swae Lee – “Unforgettable”
Kendrick Lamar – “Humble.”
Post Malone featuring 21 Savage – “Rockstar”