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2018 Billboard Music Awards unveil nominees list

Kendrick Lamar and Bruno Mars lead the pack.

Billboard Music Awards 2018 // Twitter

The 2018 Billboard Music Awards nominees have just been revealed and, with 15 nods each, Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars, and Ed Sheeran lead the pack. Post Malone is up for 12 awards, while Drake snagged nine nominations, and Justin Bieber and Cardi B are tied with eight. See some of the categories below and the full list here.

Top Artist:


Kendrick Lamar

Bruno Mars

Ed Sheeran

Taylor Swift

Top New Artist:

21 Savage

Camila Cabello

Cardi B


Kodak Black

Top Male Artist:


Kendrick Lamar

Bruno Mars

Post Malone

Ed Sheeran

Top Female Artist:

Camila Cabello

Cardi B


Demi Lovato

Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group:

The Chainsmokers


Imagine Dragons



Top R&B Male Artist:


Bruno Mars

The Weeknd

Top R&B Female Artist:




Top Rap Male Artist:


Kendrick Lamar

Post Malone

Top Rap Female Artist:

Bhad Bhabie

Cardi B

Nicki Minaj

Top R&B Album:

Khalid,American Teen

Bruno Mars,24K Magic


The Weeknd,Starboy


Top Rap Album:

Drake,More Life

Kendrick Lamar,DAMN.

Lil Uzi Vert,Luv Is Rage 2


Post Malone,Stoney

Top R&B Song:

Childish Gambino, "Redbone"

DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller, "Wild Thoughts"

Khalid, "Young Dumb & Broke"

Bruno Mars, "That's What I Like"

Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B, "Finesse"

Top Rap Song:

Cardi B, "Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)"

DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne, "I'm The One

French Montana ft. Swae Lee, "Unforgettable"

Kendrick Lamar, "Humble."

Post Malone ft. 21 Savage, "Rockstar"

Top Collaboration:

Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug, "Havana"

The Chainsmokers & Coldplay, "Something Just Like This"

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber, "Despacito"

French Montana ft. Swae Lee, "Unforgettable"

Post Malone ft. 21 Savage, "Rockstar"

Top Soundtrack:

Black Panther

The Fate of the Furious: The Album

The Greatest Showman

Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2: Awesome Mix Vol. 2


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