2019 Billboard Music Awards Nominations: Cardi B, BTS and XXXTentacion score big noms

Cardi B, BTS and XXXTentacion have all been nominated for the 2019 Billboard Music Awards, which takes place on May 1, 2019. Cardi leads the pack with a staggering 21 nominations. Check out the full list of BBMAs 2019 nominations below.
2019 Billboard Music Awards Nominations: Cardi B, BTS and XXXTentacion score big noms.2019 Billboard Music Awards Nominations: Cardi B, BTS and XXXTentacion score big noms.
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After the Grammys fever, it's time for the 2019 Billboard Music Awards, which is all set to take place on May 1, 2019. Hosted by Since U Been Gone singer Kelly Clarkson, BBMA's 2019 will be taking place in Las Vegas at the MGM Garden Arena. This year, it's rapper Cardi B, who is leading the pack with a staggering 21 nominations. In categories like Top Hot 100 Song, Top Selling Song, and Top collaboration, The I Like It singer will be competing with herself as well.

Cardi almost tied the record for the most nominations which is held by Drake and The Chainsmokers (22 nominations at BBMA's 2017). After Cardi, Drake and Post Malone have 17 nominations, Travis Scott has 12 nominations and XXXTentacion has been posthumously nominated in 10 categories. Three K-Pop groups BTS, EXO and GOT7 have clinched major nominations as well. Oscar-winning song Shallow, crooned by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper is up for Top Selling Song while A Star Is Born will be competing with Bohemian Rhapsody for Top Soundtrack.

Check out the full list of BBMAs 2019 nominations below:

 
Top Artist:
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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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 Social Artist:
 
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
 
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 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”
 
Top 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”
 
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 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”
 
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