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2018 Nominees

2018 Nominees

Top Artist

WINNER
Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

Drake

Drake

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar

Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

Top New Artist

WINNER
Khalid

Khalid

21 Savage

21 Savage

Camila Cabello

Camila Cabello

Cardi B

Cardi B

Kodak Black

Kodak Black

Billboard Chart Achievement Award

WINNER
Camila Cabello

Camila Cabello

Cardi B

Cardi B

Drake

Drake

Sam Hunt

Sam Hunt

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

Top Male Artist

WINNER
Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

Drake

Drake

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar

Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

Post Malone

Post Malone

Top Female Artist

WINNER
Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

Camila Cabello

Camila Cabello

Cardi B

Cardi B

Halsey

Halsey

Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato

Top Duo/Group

WINNER
Imagine Dragons

Imagine Dragons

The Chainsmokers

The Chainsmokers

Coldplay

Coldplay

Migos

Migos

U2

U2

Top Billboard 200 Artist

WINNER
Drake

Drake

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

Chris Stapleton

Chris Stapleton

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

Top Hot 100 Artist

WINNER
Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

Imagine Dragons

Imagine Dragons

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar

Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

Post Malone

Post Malone

Top Streaming Songs Artist

WINNER
Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar

Cardi B

Cardi B

Drake

Drake

Post Malone

Post Malone

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

Top Song Sales Artist

WINNER
Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

Imagine Dragons

Imagine Dragons

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar

Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

Post Malone

Post Malone

Top Radio Songs Artist

WINNER
Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

Halsey

Halsey

Imagine Dragons

Imagine Dragons

Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

Charlie Puth

Charlie Puth

Top Social Artist

WINNER
BTS

BTS

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande

Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato

Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes

Top Touring Artist

WINNER
U2

U2

Coldplay

Coldplay

Guns N’ Roses

Guns N’ Roses

Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

Top R&B Artist

WINNER
Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

Chris Brown

Chris Brown

Khalid

Khalid

SZA

SZA

The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Top R&B Male Artist

WINNER
Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

Khalid

Khalid

The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Top R&B Female Artist

WINNER
SZA

SZA

Beyoncé

Beyoncé

Rihanna

Rihanna

Top R&B Tour

WINNER
Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie

The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Top Rap Artist

WINNER
Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar

Drake

Drake

Lil Uzi Vert

Lil Uzi Vert

Migos

Migos

Post Malone

Post Malone

Top Rap Male Artist

WINNER
Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar

Drake

Drake

Post Malone

Post Malone

Top Rap Female Artist

WINNER
Cardi B

Cardi B

Bhad Bhabie

Bhad Bhabie

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj

Top Rap Tour

WINNER
JAY-Z

JAY-Z

J. Cole

J. Cole

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar

Top Country Artist

WINNER
Chris Stapleton

Chris Stapleton

Kane Brown

Kane Brown

Luke Combs

Luke Combs

Sam Hunt

Sam Hunt

Thomas Rhett

Thomas Rhett

Top Country Male Artist

WINNER
Chris Stapleton

Chris Stapleton

Sam Hunt

Sam Hunt

Thomas Rhett

Thomas Rhett

Top Country Female Artist

WINNER
Maren Morris

Maren Morris

Kelsea Ballerini

Kelsea Ballerini

Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert

Top Country Duo/Group Artist

WINNER
Florida Georgia Line

Florida Georgia Line

Old Dominion

Old Dominion

Zac Brown Band

Zac Brown Band

Top Country Tour

WINNER
Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan

Florida Georgia Line

Florida Georgia Line

Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

Top Rock Artist

WINNER
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

WINNER
U2

U2

Coldplay

Coldplay

Guns N’ Roses

Guns N’ Roses

Top Latin Artist

WINNER
Ozuna

Ozuna

J Balvin

J Balvin

Daddy Yankee

Daddy Yankee

Luis Fonsi

Luis Fonsi

Romeo Santos

Romeo Santos

Top Dance/Electronic Artist

WINNER
The Chainsmokers

The Chainsmokers

Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris

Kygo

Kygo

Marshmello

Marshmello

ODESZA

ODESZA

Top Christian Artist

WINNER
MercyMe

MercyMe

Elevation Worship

Elevation Worship

Hillsong UNITED

Hillsong UNITED

Hillsong Worship

Hillsong Worship

Zach Williams

Zach Williams

Top Gospel Artist

WINNER
Tasha Cobbs Leonard

Tasha Cobbs Leonard

Anthony Brown & group therAPy

Anthony Brown & group therAPy

Travis Greene

Travis Greene

J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise

J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise

Tamela Mann

Tamela Mann

Top Billboard 200 Album

WINNER
Kendrick Lamar “DAMN.”

Kendrick Lamar “DAMN.”

Drake “More Life”

Drake “More Life”

Post Malone “Stoney”

Post Malone “Stoney”

Ed Sheeran  “÷ (Divide)”

Ed Sheeran “÷ (Divide)”

Taylor Swift “reputation”

Taylor Swift “reputation”

Top Selling Album

WINNER
Taylor Swift “reputation”

Taylor Swift “reputation”

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”

Top Soundtrack

WINNER
“Moana”

“Moana”

“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”

Top R&B Album

WINNER
Bruno Mars “24K Magic”

Bruno Mars “24K Magic”

Khalid “American Teen”

Khalid “American Teen”

SZA “Ctrl”

SZA “Ctrl”

The Weeknd “Starboy”

The Weeknd “Starboy”

XXXTENTACION “17”

XXXTENTACION “17”

Top Rap Album

WINNER
Kendrick Lamar “DAMN.”

Kendrick Lamar “DAMN.”

Drake “More Life”

Drake “More Life”

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

WINNER
Chris Stapleton “From A Room: Volume 1”

Chris Stapleton “From A Room: Volume 1”

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”

Brett Young “Brett Young”

Brett Young “Brett Young”

Top Rock Album

WINNER
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

WINNER
Ozuna “Odisea”

Ozuna “Odisea”

Nicky Jam “Fénix”

Nicky Jam “Fénix”

Christian Nodal “Me Dejé Llevar”

Christian Nodal “Me Dejé Llevar”

Romeo Santos “Golden”

Romeo Santos “Golden”

Shakira “El Dorado”

Shakira “El Dorado”

Top Dance/Electronic Album

WINNER
The Chainsmokers “Memories…Do Not Open”

The Chainsmokers “Memories…Do Not Open”

Avicii “AVĪCI (01)”

Avicii “AVĪCI (01)”

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

WINNER
Alan Jackson “Precious Memories Collection”

Alan Jackson “Precious Memories Collection”

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”

MercyMe “Lifer”

MercyMe “Lifer”

Top Gospel Album

WINNER
Tasha Cobbs Leonard “Heart. Passion. Pursuit.”

Tasha Cobbs Leonard “Heart. Passion. Pursuit.”

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”

Marvin Sapp “Close”

Marvin Sapp “Close”

Top Hot 100 Song

WINNER
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)

WINNER
Kendrick Lamar “HUMBLE.”

Kendrick Lamar “HUMBLE.”

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

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

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)

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

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

Cardi B “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)”

Cardi B “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)”

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

WINNER
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

WINNER
Ed Sheeran “Shape of You”

Ed Sheeran “Shape of You”

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”

Top Collaboration

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

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

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”

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

WINNER
Bruno Mars “That’s What I Like”

Bruno Mars “That’s What I Like”

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 ft. Cardi B “Finesse”

Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B “Finesse”

Top Rap Song

WINNER
Post Malone ft. 21 Savage “Rockstar”

Post Malone ft. 21 Savage “Rockstar”

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.”

Top Country Song

WINNER
Sam Hunt “Body Like A Back Road”

Sam Hunt “Body Like A Back Road”

Kane Brown ft. Lauren Alaina “What Ifs”

Kane Brown ft. Lauren Alaina “What Ifs”

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

WINNER
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

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

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

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”

Maluma “Felices Los 4”

Maluma “Felices Los 4”

Wisin ft. Ozuna “Escápate Conmigo”

Wisin ft. Ozuna “Escápate Conmigo”

Top Dance/Electronic Song

WINNER
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

WINNER
Hillsong Worship “What A Beautiful Name”

Hillsong Worship “What A Beautiful Name”

Elevation Worship “O Come To The Altar”

Elevation Worship “O Come To The Altar”

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

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

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

Anthony Brown & group therAPy “Trust In You”

Anthony Brown & group therAPy “Trust In You”

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”