By Creative Media TimesWith the announcement of the list of the nominees, Billboard Music Awards 2018 is set to be another big event full of great music and the biggest names in music. Leading the pack were Kendrick Lamar, Ed Sheeran and Bruno Mars with 15 nods each, including for Top Artist.
Its certainly a big week for Lamar, who on Monday won a Pulitzer Prize for his album “Damn.,” marking the first time that the music award has been bestowed to a non-classical or jazz artist in the organization’s history.
The past year has also been a big year for Sheeran, who was Billboard’s top 2017 artist and his hit single “Shape of You” the topping the year-end list.
Also receiving multiple nods were Post Malone, Imagine Dragons, Drake, Cardi B and Justin Bieber.
Khalid and Bebe Rexha announced the nominees on the Today show, Tuesday, April 17. Winners will be announced during a live broadcast of the ceremony on NBC on May 20, featuring performances from top music artists that are yet to be revealed.
Here is the full list of nominees:
TOP FEMALE ARTIST
TOP MALE ARTIST
TOP NEW ARTIST
To see the full list of nominees, go to Billboard.com.