Post Malone and Billie Eilish lead 2020 Billboard Music Awards nominees

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Post Malone leads the nominees for the 2020 Billboard Music Awards with 16 nominations while Billie Eilish garnered a respectable 13 following a stellar debut album.

The Congratulations hitmaker has picked up nominations in a number of categories, including top artist, top male artist, and top Billboard 200 artist. He also earned two noms in the top rap song category.

Other multiple nominees include Lil Nas X with 13, Billie Eilish, and Khalid with 12 a piece, Lizzo with 11, and Kanye West with nine (including four in the gospel song category). Lil Nas X, Lizzo, and Eilish are first-time nominees, along with Harry Styles and Jonas Brothers.

Post also could break Drake’s record for the artist with the most wins in a single night if he takes home more than 13 awards.

Elsewhere among the nominations, Top Male Artist sees Post compete against Ed Sheeran, DaBaby, Khalid, and Lil Nas X, with Top New Artist nominees also including DaBaby, Lil Nas X, Lizzo, and Roddy Ricch.

Five singles that reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 are vying for Top Hot 100 song. They are Eilish’s bad guy, Lewis Capaldi’s Someone You Loved, Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus’ Old Town Road, Lizzo’s Truth Hurts and Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello’s Senorita.

Meanwhile, alongside Malone’s Hollywood’s Bleeding, the other Top Billboard 200 Album nominees are thank u, next by Ariana Grande, Khalid’s Free Spirit, Eilish’s When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? and Taylor Swift’s Lover.

Originally slated for April 29, 2020, the awards were postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. It’s not yet clear how the 2020 ceremony, set for October 14th, will work, but Kelly Clarkson will continue her hosting duties for the third year in a row.

The full list of nominees is as follows:

Top Artist
Billie Eilish
Jonas Brothers
Khalid
Post Malone
Taylor Swift

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

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

Top Female Artist
Billie Eilish
Ariana Grande
Halsey
Lizzo
Taylor Swift

Top Male Artist
DaBaby
Khalid
Lil Nas X
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran

Top Duo/Group
BTS
Dan and Shay
Jonas Brothers
Maroon 5
Panic at the Disco

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 and Camila Cabello, “Senorita”

Billboard Chart Achievement Award
Mariah Carey
Luke Combs
Lil Nas X
Harry Styles

Top Billboard 200 Artist
Drake
Billie Eilis
Khalid
Post Malone
Taylor Swift

Top Hot 100 Artist
DaBaby
Billie Eilish
Khalid
Lil Nas X
Post Malone

Top Streaming Songs Artist
DaBaby
Billie Eilish
Lil Nas X
Post Malone
Travis Scott

Top Song Sales Chart
Billie Eilish
Lil Nas X
Lizzo
Post Malone
Taylor Swift

Top Radio Songs Artist
Jonas Brothers
Khalid
Lizzo
Shawn Mendes
Post Malone

Top Social Artist
BTS
Billie Eilish
EXO
GOT7
Ariana Grande

Top Touring Artist
Elton John
Metallica
Pink
Rolling Stones
Ed Sheeran

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

Top R&B Female Artist
Beyonce
Lizzo
Summer Walker

Top R&B Male Artist
Chris Brown
Khalid
The Weeknd

Top R&B Tour
B2K
Janet Jackson
Khalid

Top Rap Artist
DaBaby
Juice Wrld
Lil Nas X
Post Malone
Roddy Ricch

Top Rap Female Artist
Cardi B
City Girls
Megan Thee Stallion

Top Rap Male Artist
DaBaby
Lil Nas X
Post Malone

Top Rap Tour
Drake
Post Malone
Travis Scott

Top Country Artist
Kane Brown
Luke Combs
Dan and Shay
Maren Morris
Thomas Rhett

Top Country Female Artist
Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

Top Country Male Artist
Kane Brown
Luke Combs
Thomas Rhett

Top Country Duo/Group
Dan and Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Old Dominion

Top Country Tour
Eric Church
Florida Georgia Line
George Strait

Top Rock Artist
Imagine Dragons
Panic at the Disco
Tame Impala
Tool
Twenty One Pilots

Top Rock Tour
Elton John
Metallica
Rolling Stones

Top Latin Artist
Anuel AA
Bad Bunny
J. Balvin
Ozuna
Romeo Santos

Top Dance/Electronic Artist
Avicii
The Chainsmokers
DJ Snake
ILLENIUM
Marshmello

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

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

Top Soundtrack
Aladdin
Descendants 3
Frozen II
K-12 (Melanie Martinez)
The Dirt (Motley Crue)

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

Top Rap Album
KIRK, DaBaby
Death Race for Love, Juice Wrld
Hollywood’s Bleeding, Post Malone
Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial, Roddy Ricch
So Much Fun, Young Thug

Top Country Album
Experiment, Kane Brown
What You See Is What You Get, Luke Combs
Girl, Maren Morris
Center Point Road, Thomas Rhett
If I Know Me, Morgan Wallen

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

Top Latin Album
Oasis, J. Balvin and Bad Bunny
Gangalee, Farruko
11:11, Maluma
Utopia, Romeo Santos
Suenos, Sech

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