Here Are The 2018 Billboard Music Awards Nominations

Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars and Ed Sheeran lead the pack with 15 nominations apiece at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards.

Other top nominees include Post Malone with 13 nods, Imagine Dragons with 11, Drake with 9 and Justin Bieber and Cardi B with 8 nominations.

The “2018 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast LIVE coast to coast from the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 20th at 8 P.M. ET / 5 P.M. PT on NBC.

See the full list of nominations below:

Top Artist:

Drake

Kendrick Lamar

Bruno Mars

Ed Sheeran

Taylor Swift

 

Top New Artist:

21 Savage

Camila Cabello

Cardi B

Khalid

Kodak Black

 

Billboard Chart Achievement Award (Voting details to be released in the coming weeks):

Camila Cabello

Cardi B

Drake

Sam Hunt

Ed Sheeran

 

Top Male Artist:

Drake

Kendrick Lamar

Bruno Mars

Post Malone

Ed Sheeran

 

Top Female Artist:

Camila Cabello

Cardi B

Halsey

Demi Lovato

Taylor Swift

 

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

Post Malone

Ed Sheeran

 

Top Radio Songs Artist:

Halsey

Imagine Dragons

Bruno Mars

Charlie Puth

Ed Sheeran

 

Top Social Artist (Voting details to be released in the coming weeks):

Justin Bieber

BTS

Ariana Grande

Demi Lovato

Shawn Mendes

 

Top Touring Artist:

Coldplay

Guns N’ Roses

Bruno Mars

Ed Sheeran

U2

 

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 Female Artist:

Beyoncé

Rihanna

SZA

 

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:

  1. Cole

JAY-Z

Kendrick Lamar

 

Top Country Artist:

Kane Brown

Luke Combs

Sam Hunt

Thomas Rhett

Chris Stapleton

 

Top Country Male Artist:

Sam Hunt

Thomas Rhett

Chris Stapleton

 

Top Country Female Artist:

Kelsea Ballerini

Miranda Lambert

Maren Morris

 

Top Country Duo/Group Artist:

Florida Georgia Line

Old Dominion

Zac Brown Band

 

Top Country Tour:

Luke Bryan

Florida Georgia Line

Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

 

Top Rock Artist:

Imagine Dragons

Linkin Park

Portugal. The Man

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

twenty one pilots

 

Top Rock Tour:

Coldplay

Guns N’ Roses

U2

 

Top Latin Artist:

J Balvin

Daddy Yankee

Luis Fonsi

Ozuna

Romeo Santos

 

Top Dance/Electronic Artist:

The Chainsmokers

Calvin Harris

Kygo

Marshmello

ODESZA

 

Top Christian Artist:

Elevation Worship

Hillsong UNITED

Hillsong Worship

MercyMe

Zach Williams

 

Top Gospel Artist:

Anthony Brown & group therAPy

Travis Greene

J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise

Tasha Cobbs Leonard

Tamela Mann

 

 

ALBUM AWARDS

 

Top Billboard 200 Album:

Drake “More Life”

Kendrick Lamar “DAMN.”

Post Malone “Stoney”

Ed Sheeran “÷ (Divide)”

Taylor Swift “reputation”

 

Top Selling Album:

Kendrick Lamar “DAMN.”

P!nk “Beautiful Trauma”

Ed Sheeran “÷ (Divide)”

Chris Stapleton “From A Room: Volume 1”

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 Country Album:

Kane Brown “Kane Brown”

Luke Combs “This One’s For You”

Thomas Rhett “Life Changes”

Chris Stapleton “From A Room: Volume 1”

Brett Young “Brett Young”

 

Top Rock Album:

Imagine Dragons “Evolve”

Linkin Park “One More Light”

Panic! At The Disco “Death Of A Bachelor”

Portugal. The Man “Woodstock”

U2 “Songs of Experience”

 

Top Latin Album:

Nicky Jam “Fénix”

Christian Nodal “Me Dejé Llevar”

Ozuna “Odisea”

Romeo Santos “Golden”

Shakira “El Dorado”

 

Top Dance/Electronic Album:

Avicii “AVĪCI (01)”

The Chainsmokers “Memories…Do Not Open”

Calvin Harris “Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1”

Kygo “Stargazing”

ODESZA “A Moment Apart”

 

Top Christian Album:

Elevation Worship “There Is A Cloud”

Hillsong UNITED “Wonder”

Hillsong Worship “Let There Be Light”

Alan Jackson “Precious Memories Collection”

MercyMe “Lifer”

 

Top Gospel Album:

Anthony Brown & group therAPy “A Long Way From Sunday

Travis Greene “Crossover: Live From Music City”

J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise “You Deserve It”

Tasha Cobbs Leonard “Heart. Passion. Pursuit.”

Marvin Sapp “Close”

 

 

SONG AWARDS

 

Top Hot 100 Song:

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber “Despacito”

Kendrick Lamar “HUMBLE.”

Bruno Mars “That’s What I Like”

Post Malone ft. 21 Savage “Rockstar”

Ed Sheeran “Shape Of You”

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