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2018 Nominees

2018 Nominees

Top Artist

Drake

Drake

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar

Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

Top New Artist

21 Savage

21 Savage

Camila Cabello

Camila Cabello

Cardi B

Cardi B

Khalid

Khalid

Kodak Black

Kodak Black

Billboard Chart Achievement Award

Camila Cabello

Camila Cabello

Cardi B

Cardi B

Drake

Drake

Sam Hunt

Sam Hunt

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

Top Male Artist

Drake

Drake

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar

Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

Post Malone

Post Malone

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

Top Female Artist

Camila Cabello

Camila Cabello

Cardi B

Cardi B

Halsey

Halsey

Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group

The Chainsmokers

The Chainsmokers

Coldplay

Coldplay

Imagine Dragons

Imagine Dragons

Migos

Migos

U2

U2

Top Billboard 200 Artist

Drake

Drake

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

Chris Stapleton

Chris Stapleton

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

Top Hot 100 Artist

Imagine Dragons

Imagine Dragons

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar

Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

Post Malone

Post Malone

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

Top Streaming Songs Artist

Cardi B

Cardi B

Drake

Drake

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar

Post Malone

Post Malone

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

Top Song Sales Artist

Imagine Dragons

Imagine Dragons

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar

Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

Post Malone

Post Malone

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

Top Radio Songs Artist

Halsey

Halsey

Imagine Dragons

Imagine Dragons

Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

Charlie Puth

Charlie Puth

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

Top Social Artist

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber

BTS

BTS

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande

Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato

Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes

Top Touring Artist

Coldplay

Coldplay

Guns N’ Roses

Guns N’ Roses

Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

U2

U2

Top R&B Artist

Chris Brown

Chris Brown

Khalid

Khalid

Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

SZA

SZA

The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Top R&B Male Artist

Khalid

Khalid

Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Top R&B Female Artist

Beyoncé

Beyoncé

Rihanna

Rihanna

SZA

SZA

Top R&B Tour

Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie

The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Top Rap Artist

Drake

Drake

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar

Lil Uzi Vert

Lil Uzi Vert

Migos

Migos

Post Malone

Post Malone

Top Rap Male Artist

Drake

Drake

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar

Post Malone

Post Malone

Top Rap Female Artist

Bhad Bhabie

Bhad Bhabie

Cardi B

Cardi B

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj

Top Rap Tour

J. Cole

J. Cole

JAY-Z

JAY-Z

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar

Top Country Artist

Kane Brown

Kane Brown

Luke Combs

Luke Combs

Sam Hunt

Sam Hunt

Thomas Rhett

Thomas Rhett

Chris Stapleton

Chris Stapleton

Top Country Male Artist

Sam Hunt

Sam Hunt

Thomas Rhett

Thomas Rhett

Chris Stapleton

Chris Stapleton

Top Country Female Artist

Kelsea Ballerini

Kelsea Ballerini

Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert

Maren Morris

Maren Morris

Top Country Duo/Group Artist

Florida Georgia Line

Florida Georgia Line

Old Dominion

Old Dominion

Zac Brown Band

Zac Brown Band

Top Country Tour

Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan

Florida Georgia Line

Florida Georgia Line

Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

Top Rock Artist

Imagine Dragons

Imagine Dragons

Linkin Park

Linkin Park

Portugal. The Man

Portugal. The Man

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

twenty one pilots

twenty one pilots

Top Rock Tour

Coldplay

Coldplay

Guns N’ Roses

Guns N’ Roses

U2

U2

Top Latin Artist

J Balvin

J Balvin

Daddy Yankee

Daddy Yankee

Luis Fonsi

Luis Fonsi

Ozuna

Ozuna

Romeo Santos

Romeo Santos

Top Dance/Electronic Artist

The Chainsmokers

The Chainsmokers

Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris

Kygo

Kygo

Marshmello

Marshmello

ODESZA

ODESZA

Top Christian Artist

Elevation Worship

Elevation Worship

Hillsong UNITED

Hillsong UNITED

Hillsong Worship

Hillsong Worship

MercyMe

MercyMe

Zach Williams

Zach Williams

Top Gospel Artist

Anthony Brown & group therAPy

Anthony Brown & group therAPy

Travis Greene

Travis Greene

J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise

J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise

Tasha Cobbs Leonard

Tasha Cobbs Leonard

Tamela Mann

Tamela Mann

Top Billboard 200 Album

Drake “More Life”

Drake “More Life”

Kendrick Lamar “DAMN.”

Kendrick Lamar “DAMN.”

Post Malone “Stoney”

Post Malone “Stoney”

Ed Sheeran  “÷ (Divide)”

Ed Sheeran “÷ (Divide)”

Taylor Swift “reputation”

Taylor Swift “reputation”

Top Selling Album

Kendrick Lamar “DAMN.”

Kendrick Lamar “DAMN.”

P!nk “Beautiful Trauma”

P!nk “Beautiful Trauma”

Ed Sheeran “÷ (Divide)”

Ed Sheeran “÷ (Divide)”

Chris Stapleton “From A Room: Volume 1”

Chris Stapleton “From A Room: Volume 1”

Taylor Swift “reputation”

Taylor Swift “reputation”

Top Soundtrack

“Black Panther”

“Black Panther”

“The Fate of the Furious: The Album”

“The Fate of the Furious: The Album”

“The Greatest Showman”

“The Greatest Showman”

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

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

“Moana”

“Moana”

Top R&B Album

Khalid “American Teen”

Khalid “American Teen”

Bruno Mars “24K Magic”

Bruno Mars “24K Magic”

SZA “Ctrl”

SZA “Ctrl”

The Weeknd “Starboy”

The Weeknd “Starboy”

XXXTENTACION “17”

XXXTENTACION “17”

Top Rap Album

Drake “More Life”

Drake “More Life”

Kendrick Lamar “DAMN.”

Kendrick Lamar “DAMN.”

Lil Uzi Vert “Luv Is Rage 2”

Lil Uzi Vert “Luv Is Rage 2”

Migos “Culture”

Migos “Culture”

Post Malone “Stoney”

Post Malone “Stoney”

Top Country Album

Kane Brown “Kane Brown”

Kane Brown “Kane Brown”

Luke Combs “This One’s For You”

Luke Combs “This One’s For You”

Thomas Rhett “Life Changes”

Thomas Rhett “Life Changes”

Chris Stapleton “From A Room: Volume 1”

Chris Stapleton “From A Room: Volume 1”

Brett Young “Brett Young”

Brett Young “Brett Young”

Top Rock Album

Imagine Dragons “Evolve”

Imagine Dragons “Evolve”

Linkin Park “One More Light”

Linkin Park “One More Light”

Panic! At The Disco “Death Of A Bachelor”

Panic! At The Disco “Death Of A Bachelor”

Portugal. The Man “Woodstock”

Portugal. The Man “Woodstock”

U2 “Songs of Experience”

U2 “Songs of Experience”

Top Latin Album

Nicky Jam “Fénix”

Nicky Jam “Fénix”

Christian Nodal “Me Dejé Llevar”

Christian Nodal “Me Dejé Llevar”

Ozuna “Odisea”

Ozuna “Odisea”

Romeo Santos “Golden”

Romeo Santos “Golden”

Shakira “El Dorado”

Shakira “El Dorado”

Top Dance/Electronic Album

Avicii “AVĪCI (01)”

Avicii “AVĪCI (01)”

The Chainsmokers “Memories…Do Not Open”

The Chainsmokers “Memories…Do Not Open”

Calvin Harris “Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1”

Calvin Harris “Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1”

Kygo “Stargazing”

Kygo “Stargazing”

ODESZA “A Moment Apart”

ODESZA “A Moment Apart”

Top Christian Album

Elevation Worship “There Is A Cloud”

Elevation Worship “There Is A Cloud”

Hillsong UNITED “Wonder”

Hillsong UNITED “Wonder”

Hillsong Worship “Let There Be Light”

Hillsong Worship “Let There Be Light”

Alan Jackson “Precious Memories Collection”

Alan Jackson “Precious Memories Collection”

MercyMe “Lifer”

MercyMe “Lifer”

Top Gospel Album

Anthony Brown & group therAPy “A Long Way From Sunday”

Anthony Brown & group therAPy “A Long Way From Sunday”

Travis Greene “Crossover: Live From Music City”

Travis Greene “Crossover: Live From Music City”

J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise “You Deserve It”

J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise “You Deserve It”

Tasha Cobbs Leonard “Heart. Passion. Pursuit.”

Tasha Cobbs Leonard “Heart. Passion. Pursuit.”

Marvin Sapp “Close”

Marvin Sapp “Close”

Top Hot 100 Song

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber “Despacito”

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber “Despacito”

Kendrick Lamar “HUMBLE.”

Kendrick Lamar “HUMBLE.”

Bruno Mars “That’s What I Like”

Bruno Mars “That’s What I Like”

Post Malone ft. 21 Savage “Rockstar”

Post Malone ft. 21 Savage “Rockstar”

Ed Sheeran “Shape Of You”

Ed Sheeran “Shape Of You”

Top Streaming Song (Audio)

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber “Despacito”

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber “Despacito”

Kendrick Lamar “HUMBLE.”

Kendrick Lamar “HUMBLE.”

Lil Uzi Vert “XO TOUR Llif3”

Lil Uzi Vert “XO TOUR Llif3”

Post Malone ft. 21 Savage “Rockstar”

Post Malone ft. 21 Savage “Rockstar”

Post Malone ft. Quavo “Congratulations”

Post Malone ft. Quavo “Congratulations”

Top Streaming Song (Video)

Cardi B “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)”

Cardi B “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)”

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber “Despacito”

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber “Despacito”

Lil Pump “Gucci Gang”

Lil Pump “Gucci Gang”

Bruno Mars “That’s What I Like”

Bruno Mars “That’s What I Like”

Ed Sheeran “Shape of You”

Ed Sheeran “Shape of You”

Top Selling Song

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber “Despacito”

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber “Despacito”

Sam Hunt “Body Like A Back Road”

Sam Hunt “Body Like A Back Road”

Imagine Dragons “Believer”

Imagine Dragons “Believer”

Imagine Dragons “Thunder”

Imagine Dragons “Thunder”

Ed Sheeran “Perfect”

Ed Sheeran “Perfect”

Top Radio Song

The Chainsmokers & Coldplay “Something Just Like This”

The Chainsmokers & Coldplay “Something Just Like This”

Imagine Dragons “Believer”

Imagine Dragons “Believer”

Bruno Mars “That’s What I Like”

Bruno Mars “That’s What I Like”

Charlie Puth “Attention”

Charlie Puth “Attention”

Ed Sheeran “Shape of You”

Ed Sheeran “Shape of You”

Top Collaboration

Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug “Havana”

Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug “Havana”

The Chainsmokers & Coldplay “Something Just Like This”

The Chainsmokers & Coldplay “Something Just Like This”

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber “Despacito”

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber “Despacito”

French Montana ft. Swae Lee “Unforgettable”

French Montana ft. Swae Lee “Unforgettable”

Post Malone ft. 21 Savage “Rockstar”

Post Malone ft. 21 Savage “Rockstar”

Top R&B Song

Childish Gambino “Redbone”

Childish Gambino “Redbone”

DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller “Wild Thoughts”

DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller “Wild Thoughts”

Khalid “Young Dumb & Broke”

Khalid “Young Dumb & Broke”

Bruno Mars “That’s What I Like”

Bruno Mars “That’s What I Like”

Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B “Finesse”

Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B “Finesse”

Top Rap Song

Cardi B “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)”

Cardi B “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)”

DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne “I’m the One”

DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne “I’m the One”

French Montana ft. Swae Lee “Unforgettable”

French Montana ft. Swae Lee “Unforgettable”

Kendrick Lamar “HUMBLE.”

Kendrick Lamar “HUMBLE.”

Post Malone ft. 21 Savage “Rockstar”

Post Malone ft. 21 Savage “Rockstar”

Top Country Song

Kane Brown ft. Lauren Alaina “What Ifs”

Kane Brown ft. Lauren Alaina “What Ifs”

Sam Hunt “Body Like A Back Road”

Sam Hunt “Body Like A Back Road”

Dustin Lynch “Small Town Boy”

Dustin Lynch “Small Town Boy”

Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line “Meant To Be”

Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line “Meant To Be”

Brett Young “In Case You Didn’t Know”

Brett Young “In Case You Didn’t Know”

Top Rock Song

Imagine Dragons “Believer”

Imagine Dragons “Believer”

Imagine Dragons “Thunder”

Imagine Dragons “Thunder”

Linkin Park ft. Kiiara “Heavy”

Linkin Park ft. Kiiara “Heavy”

Portugal. The Man “Feel It Still”

Portugal. The Man “Feel It Still”

The Revivalists “Wish I Knew You”

The Revivalists “Wish I Knew You”

Top Latin Song

J Balvin & Willy William ft. Beyoncé “Mi Gente”

J Balvin & Willy William ft. Beyoncé “Mi Gente”

Becky G ft. Bad Bunny “Mayores”

Becky G ft. Bad Bunny “Mayores”

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber “Despacito”

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber “Despacito”

Maluma “Felices Los 4”

Maluma “Felices Los 4”

Wisin ft. Ozuna “Escápate Conmigo”

Wisin ft. Ozuna “Escápate Conmigo”

Top Dance/Electronic Song

The Chainsmokers & Coldplay “Something Just Like This”

The Chainsmokers & Coldplay “Something Just Like This”

Clean Bandit ft. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie “Rockabye”

Clean Bandit ft. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie “Rockabye”

Cheat Codes ft. Demi Lovato “No Promises”

Cheat Codes ft. Demi Lovato “No Promises”

Kygo & Selena Gomez “It Ain’t Me”

Kygo & Selena Gomez “It Ain’t Me”

Zedd & Alessia Cara “Stay”

Zedd & Alessia Cara “Stay”

Top Christian Song

Elevation Worship “O Come To The Altar”

Elevation Worship “O Come To The Altar”

Hillsong Worship “What A Beautiful Name”

Hillsong Worship “What A Beautiful Name”

Lecrae ft. Tori Kelly “I’ll Find You”

Lecrae ft. Tori Kelly “I’ll Find You”

MercyMe “Even If”

MercyMe “Even If”

Zach Williams “Old Church Choir”

Zach Williams “Old Church Choir”

Top Gospel Song

Anthony Brown & group therAPy “Trust In You”

Anthony Brown & group therAPy “Trust In You”

J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise “You Deserve It”

J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise “You Deserve It”

Travis Greene “You Waited”

Travis Greene “You Waited”

Tamela Mann “Change Me”

Tamela Mann “Change Me”

Charlie Wilson “I’m Blessed”

Charlie Wilson “I’m Blessed”