2020 Billboard Music Awards: Full nominee list

Happening Wednesday, October 14 on NBC
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By RADIO.COM

The 2020 Billboard Music Awards have announced the full list of nominees for this year's awards ceremony happening on Wednesday, October 14th at 8PM ET on NBC -- hosted once again by Kelly Clarkson.

After being forced to postpone the show earlier this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, Kelly is set to return to the BBMAs stage for an epic night of awards and performances.

Post Malone dominates this year with 16 nominations in 15 categories. First-time BBMAs nominees Lil Nas X received 13 nods and Billie Eilish got 12 while Khalid ties Eilish with 12 nominations.

Top Gospel Song

Kirk Franklin - “Love Theory”
Kanye West - “Closed on Sunday”
Kanye West - “Follow God”
Kanye West - “On God”
Kanye West - “Selah”

Top Christian Song

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

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 Latin Song

Anuel, Daddy Yankee, Karol G, Ozuna & J Balvin - “China”
San Benito & Tainy - “Callaita”
Daddy Yankee ft. Snow - “Con Calma”
Jhay Vortez, J Balvin, & San Benito - “No Me Conoce”
Sech ft. Darell, Nicky Jam, Ozuna, Anuel - “Otro Trago”

Top Rock Song

Imagine Dragons - “Bad Liar”
Machine Gun Kelly x Yungblud x Travis Barker - “I Think I’m Okay”
Panic! At The Disco - “Hey Look Ma, I Made It”
twenty one pilots - “Chlorine”
twenty one pilots - “The Hype”

Top Country Song

Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber - “10,000 Hours”
Maren Morris - “The Bones”
Old Dominion - “One Man Band”
Blake Shelton - “God’s Country”
Morgan Wallen - “Whiskey Glasses”

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 R&B Song

Chris Brown ft. Drake - “No Guidance”
Doja Cat & Tyga - “Juicy”
Khalid - “Talk”
Lizzo - “Good As Hell”
The Weeknd - “Heartless”

Top Collab

Chris Brown ft. Drake - “No Guidance”
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus - “Old Town Road”
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello - “Señorita”
Post Malone & Swae Lee - “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)”
Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber - “I Don’t Care”

Top Radio Song

Lewis Capaldi - “Someone You Loved”
The Jonas Brothers - “Sucker”
Khalid - “Talk”
Lizzo - “Truth Hurts”
Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber - “I Don’t Care”

Top Selling Song

Lewis Capaldi - “Someone You Loved”
Billie Eilish - “bad guy”
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus - “Old Town Road”
Lizzo - “Truth Hurts”
Blake Shelton - “God’s Country”

Top Streaming Song

Chris Brown ft. Drake - “No Guidance”
Billie Eilish - “bad guy”
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus - “Old Town Road”
Lil Tecca - “Ran$om”
Post Malone & Swae Lee - “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)”

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”

Top Christian Album

Bethel Music - “Victory: Recorded Live”
Casting Crowns - “Only Jesus”
Hillsong United - “People”
Skillet - “Victorious”
Kanye West - “Jesus is King”

Top Dance/Electronic Album

Avicii - “TIM”
The Chainsmokers - “World War Joy”
Illenium - “Ascend”
Marshmello - “Marshmello: Fortnite Extended Set”
Alan Walker - “Different World”

Top Latin Album

J Balvin & San Benito - “Oasis”
Farruko - “Gangalee”
Maluma - “11:11”
Romeo Santos - “Utopía”
Sech - “Sueños”

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 Country Album

Kane Brown - “Experiment”
Luke Combs - “What You See Is What You Get”
Maren Morris - “GIRL”
Thomas Rhett - “Center Point Road”
Morgan Wallen - “If I Know Me”

Top Rap Album

Da Baby - “KIRK”
Juice Worlddd - “Death Race For Love”
Post Malone - “Hollywood’s Bleeding”
Roddy Ricch - “Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial”
Young Thug - “So Much Fun”

Top R&B Album

Beyoncé - “Homecoming: The Live Album”
Justin Bieber - “Changes”
Chris Brown - “Indigo”
Khalid - “Free Spirit”
Summer Walker- “Over It”

Top Soundtrack

Disney’s Aladdin
Descendants 3
Disney’s Frozen II
“K-12” by Melanie Martinez
“The Dirt” by Motley Crue

Top Gospel Artist

Kirk Franklin
Koryn Hawthorne
Tasha Cobbs
Sunday Service Choir
Kanye West

Top Christian Artist

Lauren Daigle
Elevation Worship
For King And Country
Hillsong United
Kanye West

Top Dance/Electronic Artist

Avicii
The Chainsmokers
DJ Snake
Illenium
Marshmello

Top Latin Artist

Anuel
San Benito
J Balvin
Ozuna
Romeo Santos

Top Rock Tour

Elton John
Metallica
The Rolling Stones

Top Rock Artist

Imagine Dragons
Panic! At The Disco
Tame Impala
TOOL
twenty one pilots

Top Country Tour

Eric Church
Florida Georgia Line
George Strait

Top Country Duo/Group

Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Old Dominion

Top Country Female Artist

Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

Top Country Male Artist

Kane Brown
Luke Combs
Thomas Rhett

Top Country Artist

Kane Brown
Luke Combs
Dan + Shay
Maren Morris
Thomas Rhett

Top Rap Tour

Drake
Post Malone
Travis Scott

Top Rap Female Artist

Cardi B
City Girls
Megan Thee Stallion

Top Rap Male Artist

Da Baby
Lil Nas X
Post Malone

Top Rap Artist

Da Baby
Juice World
Lil Nas X
Post Malone
Roddy Ricch

Top R&B Tour

B2K
Janet Jackson
Khalid

Top R&B Female Artist

Beyoncé
Lizzo
Summer Walker

Top R&B Male Artist

Chris Brown
Khalid
The Weeknd

Top R&B Artist

Chris Brown
Khalid
Lizzo
Summer Walker
The Weeknd

Top Touring Artist

Elton John
Metallica
P!nk
Rolling Stones
Ed Sheeran

Top Social Artist

BTS
Billie Eilish
EXO
GOT7
Ariana Grande

Top Radio Songs Artist

The Jonas Brothers
Khalid
Lizzo
Shawn Mendes
Post Malone

Top Song Sales Artist

Billie Eilish
Lil Nas X
Lizzo
Post Malone
Taylor Swift

Top Streaming Songs Artist

Da Baby
Billie Eilish
Lil Nas X
Post Malone
Travis Scott

Top Hot 100 Artist

Da Baby
Billie Eilish
Khalid
Lil Nas X
Post Malone

Top Billboard 200 Artist

Drake
Billie Eilish
Khalid
Post Malone
Taylor Swift

Billboard Chart Achievement Award

Mariah Carey
Luke Combs
Lil Nas X
Harry Styles
Taylor Swift

Top Hot 100 Song

Lewis Capaldi - “Someone You Loved”
Billie Eilish - “bad guy”
Lil Nas X f. Billy Ray Cyrus - "Old Town Road"
Lizzo - "Truth Hurts"
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello - Señorita

Top Duo/Group

BTS
Dan + Shay
The Jonas Brothers
Maroon 5
Panic! At The Disco

Top Female Artist

Billie Eilish
Ariana Grande
Halsey
Lizzo
Taylor Swift

Top Male Artist

Da Baby
Khalid
Lil Nas X
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran

Top New Artist

Da Baby
Billie Eilish
Lil Nas X
Lizzo
Roddy Ricch

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 Artist

Billie Eilish
The Jonas Brothers
Khalid
Post Malone
Taylor Swift

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