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Cardi B Leads Billboard Music Awards Nominations


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The nominations for the Billboard Music Awards have been unveiled.

The 'Bodak Yellow' rapper is nominated 21 times in 18 categories.

Cardi B just missed out on the record for most nominations set by Drake & The Chainsmokers, who each had 22 in 2017.

She will compete against herself in three categories - The top Hot 100 sontop-sellinging song, and top collaboration.

Following Cardi B, Drake and Post Malone each have 17 nominations. Travis Scott is up for 12 awards, and XXXTentacion is up for 10.

Check out the full list of nominees below:

ARTIST AWARDS

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

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 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 Rock Artist:

Imagine Dragons
Lovelytheband
Panic! At The Disco
Queen
Twenty One Pilots

Top Dance/Electronic Artist:

Calvin Harris
Kygo
Marshmello
Odesza
The Chainsmokers

ALBUM AWARDS

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 Dance/Electronic Album:

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

SONG AWARDS

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 Scott - “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 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 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 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”

The Billboard Music Awards take place in May


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