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Nominees for Billboard Music Awards: Post Malone tops the list

Post Malone leads the 2020 Billboard Music Awards nominations with 16.

The 25-year-old singer has been nominated for 15 different awards, with two of his nods in the Top Rap Song category, one for Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse) – on which he collaborated with Swae Lee, and again for Wow .

Post’s nominations also include the prestigious Top Artist Award, which he will compete against Billie Eilish and Khalid – who both received 12 nominations – as well as Jonas Brothers and Taylor Swift.

Tops: Post Malone leads the 2020 Billboard Music Awards nominations with 16. The 25-year-old singer has been nominated for 15 different awards, with two of his points in the Top Rap Song category, one for 'Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse ') - on which he collaborated with Swae Lee, and again for' Wow '; seen in December

Tops: Post Malone leads the 2020 Billboard Music Awards nominations with 16. The 25-year-old singer has been nominated for 15 different awards, with two of his points in the Top Rap Song category, one for ‘Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse ‘) – on which he collaborated with Swae Lee, and again for’ Wow ‘; seen in December

Lil Nas X follows him with 13 nominations, including in the Top Male Artist category, for which Post is also shortlisted, along with DaBaby, Khalid and Ed Sheeran.

Top Female Artist is contested by Billie, Taylor, Ariana Grande, Lizzo and Halsey, and BTS, Dan + Shay, Jonas Brothers, Maroon 5 and Panic! At The Disco will battle it out for Top Duo / Group.

The prestigious Top Billboard 200 Album award goes to Billie for ‘When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?’, Ariana for ‘Thank U, Next’, ‘Free Spirit’ by Khalid, Post’s’ Hollywood’s Bleeding ‘of Taylor’s’ Lover’.

And in the Top 100 songs category, Lil Nas X’s great collaboration with Billy Ray Cyrus, ‘Old Town Road’, is on the agenda, along with Lewis Capaldi’s’ Someone You Loved ‘, Billie’s’ bad guy’, Lizzo’s’ Truth Hurts ‘and’ Senorita ‘by Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello.

She made the list: the nominees for the Billboard Music Awards were announced Tuesday morning; Taylor Swift is ready for Top Artist

She made the list: the nominees for the Billboard Music Awards were announced Tuesday morning; Taylor Swift is ready for Top Artist

She made the list: the nominees for the Billboard Music Awards were announced Tuesday morning; Taylor Swift is ready for Top Artist

Elsewhere, while Kanye West was previously recognized in the rap categories, this year he is shortlisted for Top Gospel and Top Christian Artist, with his Sunday Service Choir also for the former.

He also has an impressive four points in the Top Gospel Song category for his tracks’ Closed on Sunday ‘,’ Follow God ‘- which can also be seen for Top Christian Song -‘ On God ‘and’ Selah ‘, featuring Kirk Franklin’s’ Love Theory ‘to complete the category

And hitmaker ‘Bound 2’ is also up for both Top Christian Album and Top Gospel Album for his ‘Jesus Is King’ record.

The Billboard Music Awards usually take place every May, but were postponed in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

They will now take place on October 14, with Kelly Clarkson returning as host.

She has had a very good year: Billie Eilish has also been nominated for a Billboard Award; seen in August

She has had a very good year: Billie Eilish has also been nominated for a Billboard Award; seen in August

She has had a very good year: Billie Eilish has also been nominated for a Billboard Award; seen in August

Nominees are based on the original eligibility period between March 23, 2019 and March 14, 2020.

The awards ceremony was originally scheduled for April 29, 2020, but has been postponed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The Billboard Music Awards nominees and winners are based on “ significant interaction between fans and music, including album and digital song sales, streaming, radio broadcasts, touring and social engagement, followed by Billboard and its data partners including MRC Data / Nielsen Music ‘, according to a press release.

The Billboard Music Awards 2020 will be produced by Dick Clark Productions. Amy Thurlow, Mark Bracco, Barry Adelman, Linda Gierahn, Kelly Clarkson and Robert Deaton are executive producers.

BILLBOARD AWARD NOMINEES

Top Hot 100 song

“Someone you loved,” Lewis Capaldi

“bad guy,” Billie Eilish

‘Old Town Road’, Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus

“The truth hurts,” Lizzo

‘Señorita’, Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello

Best Male Artist

DaBaby

Khalid

Lil Nas X

Post Malone

Ed Sheeran

Top female artist

Billie Eilish

Ariana Grande

Halsey

Lizzo

Taylor Swift

Top Duo / Group

BTS

Dan + Shay

Jonas Brothers

Maroon 5

Panic! At the disco

Top new artist

DaBaby

Billie Eilish

Lil Nas X

Lizzo

Roddy Ricch

Billboard Chart Achievement Award

Mariah Carey

Luke Combs

Lil Nas X

Harry Styles

Taylor Swift

Top Billboard 200 Artist

Drake

Billie Eilish

Khalid

Post Malone

Taylor Swift

Top Hot 100 Artist

DaBaby

Billie Eilish

Khalid

Lil Nas X

Post Malone

Top streaming songs Artist

DaBaby

Billie Eilish

Lil Nas X

Post Malone

Travis Scott

Top number sales artist

Billie Eilish

Lil Nas X

Lizzo

Post Malone

Taylor Swift

Top Radio Songs Artist

Jonas Brothers

Khalid

Lizzo

Shawn Mendes

Post Malone

Top social artist

BTS

Billie Eilish

EXO

GOT7

Ariana Grande

Top touring artist

Elton John

Metallica

Pink

Rolling stones

Ed Sheeran

Top R&B Artist

Chris Brown

Khalid

Lizzo

Summer Walker

The weekend

Top R&B Male Artist

Chris Brown

Khalid

The weekend

Top R&B Female Artist

Beyonce

Lizzo

Summer Walker

Top R&B tour

B2K

Janet Jackson

Khalid

Top rap artist

DaBaby

Juice Wrld

Lil Nas X

Post Malone

Roddy Ricch

Top Rap Male Artist

DaBaby

Lil Nas X

Post Malone

Top Rap Female Artist

Cardi B

City Girls

Megan Thee Stallion

Top Rap Tour

Drake

Post Malone

Travis Scott

Top Country Artist

Kane Brown

Luke Combs

Dan + Shay

Maren Morris

Thomas Rhett

Top male artist

Kane Brown

Luke Combs

Thomas Rhett

Top Country Female Artist

Maren Morris

Kacey Musgraves

Carrie Underwood

Top Country Duo / Group

Dan + Shay

Florida Georgia Line

Old Dominion

Top Country Tour

Eric Church

Florida Georgia Line

George Strait

Top rock artist

Imagine Dragons

Panic! At the disco

Tame Impala

Tool

Twenty one pilots

Top Rock Tour

Elton John

Metallica

Rolling stones

Top Latin Artist

Anuel AA

Bad Bunny

J Balvin

Ozuna

Romeo Santos

Top dance / electronic artist

Avicii

The Chainsmokers

DJ slang

Illenium

Marshmello

Top Christian Artist

Lauren Daigle

Altitude worship

for KING & COUNTRY

Hillsong UNITED

Kanye West

Top Gospel Artist

Kirk Franklin

Koryn Hawthorne

Tasha Cobbs

Sunday service choir

Kanye West

Top soundtrack

Aladdin

Offspring 3

Frozen II

K-12, Melanie Martinez

The Dirt, Motley Crue

Top R&B album

Homecoming: The Live Album, Beyonce

Changes, Justin Bieber

Indigo, Chris Brown

Free Spirit, Khalid

About it, Summer Walker

Top Rap Album

Kirk, DaBaby

Death Race For Love, Juice Wrld

Hollywood’s Bleeding, Post Malone

Excuse me for being anti-social, Roddy Ricch

So much fun, Young Thug

Top Country Album

Experiment, Kane Brown

What you see is what you get, Luke Combs

GIRL, Maren Morris

Center Point Road, Thomas Rhett

If I know myself, Morgan Wallen

Top rock album

III, The Lumineers

We’re not your kind, Slipknot

The Slow Rush, Tame Impala

Fear Inoculum, Tool

Father of the Bride, Vampire Weekend

Top Latin Album

Oasis, J Balvin and Bad Bunny

Gangalee, Farruko

11:11, Maluma

Utopia, Romeo Santos

Suenos, Sech

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