Cardi B Recieves 21 Billboard Music Awards Nominations, Full List of Nominees

Billboard has just announced its 2019 nominees for the Billboard Music Awards, with Rapper Cardi B receiving 21 nominations and 18 categories, leading the field of music artists nominated this year.

Cardi B falls just one nod short of the record for most nominations, which was set in 2017 by both Drake and The Chainsmokers who received 22 each.

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List of major nominations:

Top Artist:

Cardi B
Drake
Ariana Grande
Post Malone
Travis Scott

Top New Artist:

Bazzi
Juice Wrld
Lil Baby
Dua Lipa
Ella Mai

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 Rap Artist:

Cardi B
Drake
Juice Wrld
Post Malone
Travis Scott

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 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 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 Rap Male Artist:

Drake
Post Malone
Travis Scott

Top Rap Female Artist:

Cardi B
City Girls
Nicki Minaj

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 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 Rock Artist:

Imagine Dragons
Lovelytheband
Panic! At The Disco
Queen
Twenty One Pilots

Top Dance/Electronic Artist:

Calvin Harris
Kygo
Marshmello
Odesza
The Chainsmokers

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 Dance/Electronic Album:

Clean Bandit “What Is Love?”
David Guetta “7”
Kygo “Kids in Love”
Major Lazer “Major Lazer Essentials”
The Chainsmokers “Sick Boy”