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The 2018 Billboard Music Awards are just around the corner!


Khalid and Bebe Rexha announced the first wave of nominations live on NBC‘s Today Tuesday; the up-and-coming singers will announce the rest of the nominees via Facebook at 9:56 a.m. ET.

Here is the full list of nominees:

Top Artist:

  • Drake
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Bruno Mars
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Taylor Swift


Top Female Artist:

  • Cameila Cabello
  • Cardi B
  • Halsey
  • Demi Lovato
  • Taylor Swift

Top Male Artist:

  • Drake
  • Kenrick Lamar
  • Bruno Mars
  • Post Malone
  • Ed Sheeran


Kendrick Lamar Nba all star
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Top Selling Album:
  • Kendrick Lamar: DAMN.
  • Pink: Beautiful Trauma
  • Ed Sheeran: Divide
  • Ed Stapleton: From a Room: Volume 1
  • Taylor Swift: Reputation


Top Hot 100 Song:

  • Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, “Despacito (feat. Justin Bieber)”
  • Kendrick Lamar, “Humble”
  • Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”
  • Post Malone, “Rockstar (feat. 21 Savage)”
  • Ed Sheeran, “Shape of You”


Top New Artist:

  • 21 Savage
  • Camila Cabello
  • Cardi B
  • Khalid
  • Kodak Black


Top Country Song:

  • Kane Brown, ” What Ifs (feat. Lauren Alaina)”
  • 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”


Finalists and winners are determined based on album and digital songs sales, radio airplay, streaming, touring and social engagement; data is collected during a 12-month tracking period.NBC will broadcast the show live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 20 at 8 p.m. ET, marking the first year the award show will air on the network. The three-hour telecast will include buzzworthy pop culture moments, major performances and unexpected collaborations.Tickets to attend the annual event are on sale now.