The “Billboard Music Award” Nominees

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 26: Singer Kelly Clarkson performs at Staples Center on January 26, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)

The nominees for this year’s Billboard Music Awards have been announced . . . and Cardi B leads the pack with 21 nominations, followed by Drake and Post Malone, with 17 each.

Cardi just missed the record of 22 nominations in one year.  Both Drake and The Chainsmokers got that many two years ago.

Travis Scott received 12 nominations, followed by the late XXXTentacion with 10 and Ariana Grande with nine.

Taylor Swift still holds the record for the most WINS of all time with 23.  She’s nominated twice this year.

This year’s Top Artist category features:  Cardi BDrakeAriana GrandePost Malone, and Travis Scott.

And the Top New Artist nominees are:  BazziJuice WRLDLil BabyDua Lipa, and Ella Mai.

The show airs live on NBC on Wednesday, May 1st, with Kelly Clarkson hosting.

(Check out the ridiculously long list of nominees here.)



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