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Ariana Grande, Drake, Post Malone Among The Nominees For 2019 Billboard Music Awards

The star-studded 2019 event will air on NBC from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on 1 May.

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Ariana Grande 2019 Billboard Music Awards

Kelly Clarkson and country duo Dan + Shay have announced the nominees for the 2019 Billboard Music Awards, with Ariana Grande, Drake and Post Malone among the artists receiving multiple nominations.

Clarkson and Dan + Shay will unveiled the names of the nominees in five categories on the Today show, after which the remaining categories were unveiled on the BBMA social channels.

The three-hour Billboard Awards show will showcase this year’s hottest musical acts and feature unexpected collaborations and buzzy moments. BBMA nominees and winners are based on key fan interactions with music, including album and digital song sales, streaming, radio airplay, touring and social engagement, tracked by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound.

The awards are based on the chart period of 23 March 2018 through to 7 March 2019. The 2019 Billboard Music Awards is produced by Dick Clark productions. Mark Bracco, Barry Adelman, Kelly Clarkson and Robert Deaton are executive producers.

Clarkson previously hosted the 2018 BBMAs, which featured big wins by Taylor Swift, Luis Fonsi, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Camila Cabello, Ozuna, Chris Stapleton, Bruno Mars, Imagine Dragons, Khalid and Ed Sheeran, and performances from Sheeran, Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey, Shawn Mendes & Khalid, Clarkson, Khalid and Normani, Salt-N-Pepa, BTS, Christina Aguilera and Demi Lovato, Ariana Grande and Janet Jackson.

The 2019 Billboard Music Awards will air on NBC from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on 1 May at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

Here are the nominees for the 2019 Billboard Music Awards:

Top Female Artist:
Ariana Grande
Cardi B
Ella Mai
Halsey
Taylor Swift

Top Male Artist:
Drake
Ed Sheeran
Post Malone
Travis Scott
XXXTentaction

Top Artist:
Cardi B
Drake
Ariana Grande
Post Malone
Travis Scott

Top Hot 100 Song:
“I Like It,” Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin
“Lucid Dreams,” Juice Wrld
“Girls Like You,” Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B
“Better Now,” Post Malone
“Sicko Mode,” Travis Scott

Top Duo and Group:
BTS
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
Panic! At the Disco
Dan + Shay

Top New Artist:
Bazzi
Juice Wrld
Lil Baby
Dua Lipa
Ella Mai

Top Collaboration:
Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin, “I Like It”
Khalid & Normani, “Love Lies”
Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B, “Girls Like You,”
Marshmello & Bastille, “Happier”
Post Malone featuring Ty Dolla Sign,”Psycho”

Top Hot 100 Artist:
Cardi B
Drake
Ariana Grande
Juice Wrld
Post Malone

Top Selling Song:
“I Like It,” Cardi B, Bad Bunny, & J Balvin
“In My Feelings,” Drake
“Without Me,” Halsey
“Shallow,” Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
“Girls Like You,” Maroon 5 featurng Cardi B

Top Social Artist:
BTS
EXO
GOT7
Ariana Grande
Louis Tomlinson

Billboard Chart Achievement Award:
Dan + Shay
Drake
Ariana Grande
Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper
Dua Lipa

Top Rap Artist:
Cardi B
Drake
Juice Wrld
Post Malone
Travis Scott

Top R&B Tour:
Beyoncé and Jay-Z
Childish Gambino
Bruno Mars

Top R&B Female Artist:
H.E.R.
Ella Mai
Queen Naija

Top R&B Male Artist:
Khalid
The Weeknd
XXXTentacion

Top R&B Artist:
H.E.R.
Khalid
Ella Mai
The Weeknd
XXXTentacion

Top Touring Artist:
Beyoncé and Jay-Z
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift
Justin Timberlake

Top Radio Artist:
Cardi B
Drake
Ariana Grande
Maroon 5
Post Malone

Top Streaming Artist:
Cardi B
Drake
Ariana Grande
Post Malone
XXXTentatacion

Top Billboard 200 Artist:
Drake
Ariana Grande
Post Malone
Travis Scott
XXXTentacion

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 Country Tour:
Luke Bryan
Kenny Chesney
Shania Twain

Top Rock Artist:
Imagine Dragons
Lovelytheband
Panic! At the Disco
Queen
Twenty One Pilots

Top Rock Tour:
Elton John
Rolling Stones
U2

Top Latin Artist:
Anuel AA
Bad Bunny
J Balvin
Ozuna
Romeo Santos

Top Dance/Electronic Artist:
Calvin Harris
Kygo
Marshmello
Odesza
The Chainsmokers

Top Christian Artist:
Cory Asbury
Lauren Daigle
for KING & COUNTRY
Hillsong Worship
MercyMe

Top Gospel Artist:
Kirk Franklin
Koryn Hawthorne
Tori Kelly
Tasha Cobbs Leonard
Marvin Sapp

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