Kendrick Lamar & Drake To Compete For Top Artist At 2018 ​Billboard Music Awards


Kendrick Lamar & Drake To Compete For Top Artist At 2018 ​Billboard Music Awards

By Victor Okpala

With the 2018 Billboard Music Awards approaching quickly, the nominees have finally been announced. Singers; Khalid and Bebe Rexha shared some of the nominees yesterday, which just so happened to include their own names.

Khalid, who is nominated for Top New Artist, goes up against 21 Savage, Camila Cabello, Cardi B and Kodak Black for the award. Kendrick Lamar is nominated for a whopping 15 awards, including Top Artist, Top Rap Album and Top Rap Tour. Drake is close behind with 9 nominations while Cardi has 7 including Top Female Rap Artist, a category she shares with Nicki Minaj and Bhad Bhabie.

The show, airing (May 20) on NBC for the first time, will commemorate 60 years of Billboard charts. You can see the list of nominees in some of the biggest categories below:

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 & 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”

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

Top Streaming Songs Artist

  • Cardi B
  • Drake
  • Kendrick
  • Post Malone
  • Ed Sheeran

Top Rap Artist

  • Drake
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Lil Uzi Vert
  • Migos
  • Post Malone

Top R&B Artist

  • Chris Brown
  • Khalid
  • Bruno Mars
  • SZA
  • The Weeknd

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