Post Malone Leads 2020 Billboard Music Awards Nominations

With a total of 16 nominations.

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With the 2020 Billboard Music Awards less than a month away, Billboard has revealed its full list of nominations.

Coming in first with the highest amount of nods is Post Malone with a total of 16 nominations. The Hollywood’s Bleeding artist is nominated in 15 different categories including Top Artist, Top Rap Artist and Top Billboard 200 Album. Next are first-time nominees Lil Nas X and Billie Eilish with 13 and 12 nods respectively, and both are in the running for Top New Artist. Khalid follows and ties with Eilish for 12 noms, while Kanye West secured a total of nine nods, including Top Christian Artist, Top Gospel Artist and Top Christian Album.

This year’s awards are based on chart performances between March 23, 2019 to March 14, 2020 as the awarding was originally scheduled to take place on April 29. Fans will be able to vote for three categories this year — the Billboard Chart Achievement Award, Top Social Artist and Top Collaboration — via TikTok starting October 1.

Take a look at the partial list of nominees below. The 2020 Billboard Music Awards broadcasts live from The Dolby Theater in Los Angeles on October 14.

ARTIST AWARDS

Top Artist:
Billie Eilish
Jonas Brothers
Khalid
Post Malone
Taylor Swift

Top New Artist:
DaBaby
Billie Eilish
Lil Nas X
Lizzo
Roddy Ricch

Top 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 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 R&B Artist:
Chris Brown
Khalid
Lizzo
Summer Walker
The Weeknd

Top R&B Male Artist:
Chris Brown
Khalid
The Weeknd

Top R&B Female Artist:
Beyoncé
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 Latin Artist:
Anuel AA
Bad Bunny
J Balvin
Ozuna
Romeo Santos

Top Christian Artist:
Lauren Daigle
Elevation Worship
For King & Country
Hillsong United
Kanye West

Top Gospel Artist:
Kirk Franklin
Koryn Hawthorne
Tasha Cobbs Leonard
Sunday Service Choir
Kanye West

ALBUM AWARDS

Top Billboard 200 Album:
Billie Eilish When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
Ariana Grande Thank U, Next
Khalid Free Spirit
Post Malone Hollywood’s Bleeding
Taylor Swift Lover

Top Soundtrack:
Aladdin
Descendants 3
Frozen II
K-12 by Melanie Martinez
The Dirt by Mötley Crüe

Top R&B Album:
Beyoncé Homecoming: The Live Album
Justin Bieber Changes
Chris Brown Indigo
Khalid Free Spirit
Summer Walker Over It

Top Rap Album:
DaBaby Kirk
Juice WRLD Death Race For Love
Post Malone Hollywood’s Bleeding
Roddy Ricch Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial
Young Thug So Much Fun

Top Rock Album:
The Lumineers III
Slipknot We Are Not Your Kind
Tame Impala The Slow Rush
Tool Fear Inoculum
Vampire Weekend Father of the Bride

Top Latin Album:
J Balvin & Bad Bunny Oasis
Farruko Gangalee
Maluma 11:11
Romeo Santos Utopía
Sech Sueños

Top Christian Album:
Bethel Music Victory: Recorded Live
Casting Crowns Only Jesus
Hillsong United People
Skillet Victorious
Kanye West Jesus is King

Top Gospel Album
Kirk Franklin Long Live Love
Donald Lawrence & The Tri-City Singers Goshen
William McDowell The Cry: A Live Worship Experience
Sunday Service Choir Jesus Is Born
Kanye West Jesus is King

SONG AWARDS

Top Hot 100 Song:
Lewis Capaldi “Someone You Loved”
Billie Eilish “bad guy”
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”
Lizzo “Truth Hurts”
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello “Señorita”

Top R&B Song:
Chris Brown ft. Drake “No Guidance”
Doja Cat & Tyga “Juicy”
Khalid “Talk”
Lizzo “Good As Hell”
The Weeknd “Heartless”

Top Rap Song:
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”
Lil Tecca “Ran$om”
Lizzo “Truth Hurts”
Post Malone & Swae Lee “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)”
Post Malone “Wow.”

Top Latin Song:
Anuel AA, Daddy Yankee, Karol G, Ozuna & J Balvin “China”
Bad Bunny & Tainy “Callaita”
Daddy Yankee ft. Snow “Con Calma”
Jhay Cortez, J Balvin, & Bad Bunny “No Me Conoce”
Sech ft. Darell, Nicky Jam, Ozuna, Anuel AA “Otro Trago”

Top Dance/Electronic Song:
Black Eyed Peas x J Balvin “Ritmo (Bad Boys For Life)”
Ellie Goulding x Diplo ft. Swae Lee “Close To Me”
Illenium & Jon Bellion “Good Things Fall Apart”
Kygo x Whitney Houston “Higher Love”
Marshmello ft. Chvrches “Here With Me”

Top Christian Song:
Bethel Music, Jonathan David Helser & Melissa Helser “Raise A Hallelujah”
Casting Crowns ft. Matthew West “Nobody”
Lauren Daigle “Rescue”
For King & Country “God Only Knows”
Kanye West “Follow God”

Top Gospel Song:
Kirk Franklin “Love Theory”
Kanye West “Closed on Sunday”
Kanye West “Follow God”
Kanye West “On God”
Kanye West “Selah”

Elsewhere in music, The Weeknd broke a Billboard Hot 100 record with “Blinding Lights.”

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