Billboard Music Awards 2019: Cardi B Dominates Full List of Nominees With 21 Nods

Trailing behind the 'Bodak Yellow' femcee with 17 nominations are Drake and Post Malone, who are set to battle it out in several categories including Top Male Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, and Top Rap Male Artist.

AceShowbiz - Cardi B leads the 2019 Billboard Music Awards nominations, bagging an incredible 21 nods on Thursday, April 04.

The rapper is shortlisted in many of the top categories, including Top Artist, Top Female Artist, Top Hot 100 Song, Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Rap Artist, Top Rap Female Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, and Top Billboard 200 Album for her debut record "Invasion of Privacy".

She also picked up a huge pile of nominations for her popular collaborations with Maroon 5 and Latin stars J Balvin and San Benito.

Her impressive haul puts her one behind the all time record for nominations, which Drake and The Chainsmokers both achieved in 2017.

Drake bagged 17 nominations this year, the same number as Post Malone. The pair will battle it out in several categories, including Top Male Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, and Top Rap Male Artist.

Lagging behind them, but still up for a host of awards are Travis Scott (II) with 12 nods, and XXXTENTACION, who is posthumously nominated for 10 prizes following his death last year (2018).

Also up for Top Artist are Travis, and Ariana Grande, who received nine nominations in total.

Other notable nominees include Lady GaGa and Bradley Cooper whose track "Shallow" is up for top selling song, and the duo also could win Top Soundtrack for their collection of songs from their hit movie "A Star Is Born".

Records by Snoop Dogg and the late Aretha Franklin are also competing for the Top Gospel Album prize.

Kelly Clarkson will host the event from the MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 1.

The main list of nominees is as follows:

Top Artist:

Top Female Artist:

Top Male Artist:

Top Hot 100 Song:

Top Duo and Group:

Top New Artist:

Top Billboard 200 Artist:

Top Billboard Hot 100 Artist:

#BBMAs Top Streaming Songs Artist:

Top Song Sales Artist:

Top Radio Songs Artist:

Top Social Artist:

Top Touring Artist:

Top R&B Artist:

Top R&B Male Artist:

Top R&B Female Artist:

Top R&B Tour:

Top Rap Artist:

Top Rap Male Artist:

Top Rap Female Artist:

Top Rap Tour:

Top Dance/Electronic Artist

Top Latin Artist:

Top Rock Tour:

Top Rock Artist:

Top Country Tour:

Top Country Duo/Group:

Top Country Female Artist:

Top Country Male Artist:

Top Billboard 200 Album:

Top Soundtrack:

Top R&B Album:

Top Rap Album:

Top Country Album:

Top Rock Album:

Top Latin Album:

Top Dance/Electronic Album:

Top Streaming Song (Audio):

Top Streaming Song (Video):

Top Selling Song:

Top Radio Song:

Top Collaboration:

Top Radio Song:

Top Dance/Electronic Song:

Top Latin Song:

Top Rock Song:

Top Country Song:

Top Rap Song:

Top R&B Song:

Top Collaboration:

Top Christian Song:

Top Gospel Song:

  • "Your Great Name" - Todd Dulaney
  • "Won't He Do It" - Koryn Hawthorne
  • "Never Alone" - Tori Kelly ft. Kirk Franklin
  • "Forever" - Jason Nelson
  • "A Great Work" - Brian Courtney Wilson

Top Christian Album:

  • "Reckless Love" - Cory Asbury
  • "Look Up Child" - Lauren Daigle
  • "Burn the Ships" - for KING & COUNTRY
  • "There Is More" - Hillsong Worship
  • "Chain Breaker" - Zach Williams

Top Gospel Album:

  • "Snoop Dogg Presents Bible of Love" - Snoop Dogg & Various Artists
  • "Gospel Greats" - Aretha Franklin
  • "Unstoppable" - Koryn Hawthorne
  • "Hiding Place" - Tori Kelly
  • "Make Room" - Jonathan McReynolds

Top Christian Artist:

Top Gospel Artist:

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