18 Apr 2018
Kendrick Lamar & Drake To Compete For Top Artist At 2018 Billboard Music Awards
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 Female Artist
Top Male Artist
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
Top Streaming Songs Artist
Top Rap Artist
Lil Uzi Vert
Top R&B Artist