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By Oluwatobi Opusunju

The nominees for the 2018 Billboard Music Awards has finally been announced with Kendrick Lamar, Drake and Cardi B leading the pack of artists nominated.

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The award ceremony is slated to air on May 20 on NBC for the first time to commemorate 60 years of Billboard charts.

The nominee list sees Kendrick Lamar nominated for 15 award categories which include ‘Top Artist’, ‘Top Rap Album’ and ‘Top Rap Tour’. Lamar is followed by Drake who has 9 nominations and Cardi B with 7 including ‘Top Female Rap Artist’ alongside Nicki Minaj and Bhad Bhabie.

See the list of nominees in some of the categories below:

Top Artist

  • Drake
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Bruno Mars
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Taylor Swift

Top Female Artist

  • Camila Cabello
  • Cardi B
  • Halsey
  • Demi Lovato
  • Taylor Swift

Top Male Artist

  • Drake
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Bruno Mars
  • Post Malone
  • Ed Sheeran

Top Hot 100 Song

  • Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”
  • Kendrick Lamar, “Humble.”
  • Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”
  • Post Malone ft. 21 Savage, “Rockstar”
  • Ed Sheeran, “Shape Of You”

Top Selling Album

  • Kendrick Lamar, DAMN.
  • P!nk,Beautiful Trauma
  • Ed Sheeran,÷ (Divide)
  • Chris Stapleton,From A Room: Volume 1
  • Taylor Swift, Reputation

Top New Artist

  • 21 Savage
  • Camila Cabello
  • Cardi B
  • Khalid
  • Kodak Black

Top Streaming Songs Artist

  • Cardi B
  • Drake
  • Kendrick
  • Post Malone
  • Ed Sheeran

Top Rap Artist

  • Drake
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Lil Uzi Vert
  • Migos
  • Post Malone

Top R&B Artist

  • Chris Brown
  • Khalid
  • Bruno Mars
  • SZA
  • The Weeknd

Read also: Drake Dethrones Himself As Number 1 Artiste In The World

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