Complete list of nominees for the 2018 Billboard Music Awards
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The 2018 Billboard Music Awards nominees have been unveiled and it looks like Kendrick Lamar and Ed Sheeran are leading the pack with the most nominations this year. On Tuesday (April 17), the official list of nominees for this year's event was announced, revealing that Lamar and Sheeran are tied with a total of 15 nominations apiece. Both Grammy winners are nominated for several of the same categories including Top Artist, Top Billboard 200 Album, Top Hot 100 Song and Top Selling Album. 

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Coming in second with a total of 14 nominations is Bruno Mars. Mars, who is also a recent Grammy winner, is nominated for Top Radio Songs Artist, Top R&B Artist and Top R&B Song which features two of his current hits ("That's What I Like" and "Finesse").

Right behind Mars is Post Malone with a total of 12 nominations. The "Rockstar" rapper's nominations include Top Collaboration with 21 Savage for "Rockstar," Top Streaming Songs Artist, and Top Streaming Song (Audio) which features two of his songs ("Rockstar" and "Congratulations").

Injecting the awards show with a little bit of rock are the guys from Imagine Dragons who garnered a total of 10 nominations this year. The Las Vegas guys' nominations include Top Radio Song, Top Duo/Group, and Top Selling Song which include two of their Evolve singles"Believer" and "Thunder."

Following behind Imagine Dragons are Cardi B and Justin Bieber who are tied with a grand total of eight nominations apiece. The Bronx-based rapper's nominations include Top Streaming Songs Artist, Top Streaming Song (Video) for "Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)," and Top New Artist.

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As for Bieber, most of his nominations come in the form of song contributions (Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's "Despacito" and DJ Khaled's "I'm the One"). The only non-contribution nomination the pop star received this year is in the Top Social Artist category.

The 2018 Billboard Music Awards will take place on May 20 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The event will air live on NBC beginning at 8 p.m. EST. Tickets for the awards show went on sale last week and can currently be purchased here.

For now, the complete list of nominations for this year's awards show can be seen below.

BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS 2018 NOMINEES:

Top Artist:
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift

Top New Artist:
21 Savage
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Khalid
Kodak Black

Billboard Chart Achievement Award:
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Drake
Sam Hunt
Ed Sheeran

Top Male Artist:
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Bruno Mars
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran

Top Female Artist:
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Halsey
Demi Lovato
Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group:
The Chainsmokers
Coldplay
Imagine Dragons
Migos
U2

Top Billboard 200 Artist:
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Ed Sheeran
Chris Stapleton
Taylor Swift

Top Hot 100 Artist:
Imagine Dragons
Kendrick Lamar
Bruno Mars
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran

Top Streaming Songs Artist:
Cardi B
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran

Top Song Sales Artist:
Imagine Dragons
Kendrick Lamar
Bruno Mars
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran

Top Radio Songs Artist:
Halsey
Imagine Dragons
Bruno Mars
Charlie Puth
Ed Sheeran

Top Social Artist:
Justin Bieber
BTS
Ariana Grande
Demi Lovato
Shawn Mendes

Top Touring Artist:
Coldplay
Guns N’ Roses
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran
U2

Top R&B Artist:
Chris Brown
Khalid
Bruno Mars
SZA
The Weeknd

Top R&B Male Artist:
Khalid
Bruno Mars
The Weeknd

Top R&B Female Artist:
Beyoncé
Rihanna
SZA

Top R&B Tour:
Bruno Mars
Lionel Richie
The Weeknd

Top Rap Artist:
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Lil Uzi Vert
Migos
Post Malone

Top Rap Male Artist:
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Post Malone

Top Rap Female Artist:
Bhad Bhabie
Cardi B
Nicki Minaj

Top Rap Tour:
J. Cole
JAY-Z
Kendrick Lamar

Top Country Artist:
Kane Brown
Luke Combs
Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton

Top Country Male Artist:
Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton

Top Country Female Artist:
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris

Top Country Duo/Group Artist:
Florida Georgia Line
Old Dominion
Zac Brown Band

Top Country Tour:
Luke Bryan
Florida Georgia Line
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

Top Rock Artist:
Imagine Dragons
Linkin Park
Portugal. The Man
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
twenty one pilots

Top Rock Tour:
Coldplay
Guns N’ Roses
U2

Top Latin Artist:
J Balvin
Daddy Yankee
Luis Fonsi
Ozuna
Romeo Santos

Top Dance/Electronic Artist:
The Chainsmokers
Calvin Harris
Kygo
Marshmello
ODESZA

Top Christian Artist:
Elevation Worship
Hillsong UNITED
Hillsong Worship
MercyMe
Zach Williams

Top Gospel Artist:
Anthony Brown and group therAPy
Travis Greene
J.J. Hairston and Youthful Praise
Tasha Cobbs Leonard
Tamela Mann

Top Billboard 200 Album:
Drake – More Life
Kendrick Lamar – DAMN.
Post Malone – Stoney
Ed Sheeran – ÷ (Divide)
Taylor Swift – reputation

Top Selling Album:
Kendrick Lamar – DAMN.
P!nk – Beautiful Trauma
Ed Sheeran – ÷ (Divide)
Chris Stapleton – From a Room: Volume 1
Taylor Swift – reputation

Top Soundtrack:
Black Panther
The Fate of the Furious: The Album
The Greatest Showman
Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2: Awesome Mix Vol. 2
Moana

Top R&B Album:
Khalid – American Teen
Bruno Mars – 24K Magic
SZA – CTRL
The Weeknd – Starboy
XXXTENTATION – 17

Top Rap Album:
Drake – More Life
Kendrick Lamar – DAMN.
Lil Uzi Vert – Luv is Rage 2
Migos- Culture
Post Malone – Stoney

Top Country Album:
Kane Brown – Kane Brown
Luke Combs – This One’s for You
Thomas Rhett – Life Changes
Chris Stapleton – From a Room: Volume 1
Brett Young – Brett Young

Top Rock Album:
Imagine Dragons – Evolve
Linkin Park – One More Light
Panic! at the Disco – Death of a Bachelor
Portugal. The Man – Woodstock
U2 – Songs of Experience

Top Latin Album:
Nicky Jam – Fenix
Christian Nodal – Me Deje Llevar
Ozuna – Odisea
Romeo Santos – Golden
Shakira – El Dorado

Top Dance/Electronic Album:
Avicii – AVĨCI (01)
The Chainsmokers – Memories…Do Not Open
Calvin Harris – Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1
Kygo – Stargazing
ODESZA – A Moment Apart

Top Christian Album:
Elevation Worship – There is a Cloud
Hillsong UNITED – Wonder
Hillsong Worship – Let There Be Light
Alan Jackson – Precious Memories Collection
MercyMe – Lifer

Top Gospel Album:
Anthony Brown & group therAPy – A Long Way from Sunday
Travis Greene – Crossover: Live from Music City
J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise – You Deserve It
Tasha Cobbs Leonard – Heart. Passion. Pursuit
Marvin Sapp – Close

Top Hot 100 Song:
Luis Fonsi and 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 Streaming Song (Audio):
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber – “Despacito”
Kendrick Lamar – “Humble.”
Lil Uzi Vert – “XO Tour LLIF3”
Post Malone ft. 21 Savage – “Rockstar”
Post Malone ft. Quavo – “Congratulations”

Top Streaming Song (Video):
Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)”
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber – “Despacito”
Lil Pump – “Gucci Gang”
Bruno Mars – “That’s What I Like”
Ed Sheeran – “Shape of You”

Top Selling Song:
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber – “Despacito”
Sam Hunt – “Body Like a Back Road”
Imagine Dragons – “Believer”
Imagine Dragons – “Thunder”
Ed Sheeran – “Perfect”

Top Radio Song:
The Chainsmokers and Coldplay – “Something Just Like This”
Imagine Dragons – “Believer”
Bruno Mars – “That’s What I Like”
Charlie Puth – “Attention”
Ed Sheeran – “Shape of You”

Top Collaboration:
Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug – “Havana”
The Chainsmokers and Coldplay  “Something Just Like This”
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber – “Despacito”
French Montana ft. Swae Lee – “Unforgettable”
Post Malone ft. 21 Savage – “Rockstar”

Top R&B Song:
Childish Gambino – “Redbone”
DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
Khalid – “Young Dumb & Broke”
Bruno Mars – “That’s What I Like”
Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B – “Finesse”

Top Rap Song:
Cardi B – Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)”
DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil’ Wayne – “I’m the One”
French Montana ft. Swae Lee – “Unforgettable”
Kendrick Lamar – “Humble.”
Post Malone ft. 21 Savage – “Rockstar”

Top Country Song:
Kane Brown ft. Lauren Alaina – “What Ifs”
Sam Hunt – “Body Like a Back Road”
Dustin Lynch – “Small Town Boy”
Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line – “Meant to Be”
Brett Young – “In Case You Didn’t Know”

Top Rock Song:
Imagine Dragons – “Believer”
Imagine Dragons – “Thunder”
Linkin Park ft. Kiiara – “Heavy”
Portugal. The Man – “Feel It Still”
The Revivalists – “Wish I Knew You”

Top Latin Song:
J Balvin and Willy William ft. Beyoncé – “Mi Gente”
Becky G ft. Bad Bunny – “Mayores”
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber – “Despacito”
Maluma – “Felices Los 4”
Wisin ft. Ozuna – “Escapate Conmigo”

Top Dance/Electronic Song:
The Chainsmokers and Coldplay – “Something Just Like This”
Cheat Codes ft. Demi Lovato – “No Promises”
Clean Bandit ft. Sean Paul and Ann-Marie – “Rockabye”
Kygo and Selena Gomez – “It Ain’t Me”
Zedd and Alessia Cara – “Stay”

Top Christian Song:
Elevation Worship – “O Come to the Altar”
Hillsong Worship – “What a Beautiful Name”
Lecrae ft. Tori Kelly – “I’ll Find You”
MercyMe – “Even If”
Zach Williams -“Old Church Choir”

Top Gospel Song:
Anthony Brown & group therAPy – “Trust In You”
Travis Greene – “You Waited”
J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise – “You Deserve It”
Tamela Mann – “Change Me”
Charlie Wilson – “I’m Blessed”