Post Malone, Lil Nas X & Khalid Lead 2020 Billboard Music Award Nominations

DaBaby, Juice WRLD, Lil Nas X, Roddy Ricch, and Post Malone secured Top Rap Artist nods.

(AllHipHop News) The 2020 Billboard Music Awards were originally scheduled for April 29, but the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic caused the ceremony to be postponed. October 14 was announced as the new date for the BBMAs.

Post Malone will go into the night with the most nominations. The Hollywood’s Bleeding album creator picked up 16 nods, including Top Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Streaming Songs Artist, Top Song Sales Artist, Top Radio Songs Artist, Top Rap Artist, Top Rap Male Artist, and Top Rap Album.

“Old Town Road” performer Lil Nas X has the second-most BBMAs nominations this year with 13. Pop singer Billie Eilish and R&B singer Khalid tied with 12 nominations each. Singer-songwriter Lizzo netted 11 nominations. Hip Hop artist Kanye West earned 9 nominations in the Christian/Gospel categories for his Jesus Is King album.

DaBaby, Juice WRLD, Lil Nas X, Post Malone, and Roddy Ricch are up for Top Rap Artist. DaBaby, Lil Nas X, and Post Malone were also nominated for Top Rap Male Artist. DaBaby’s Kirk, Juice WRLD’s Death Race For Love, Post Malone’s Hollywood’s Bleeding, Roddy Ricch’s Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial, and Young Thug’s So Much Fun were nominated for Top Rap Album.

In addition, the Top Rap Female Artist trophy will go to Cardi B, City Girls, or Megan Thee Stallion. The Top Rap Tour section features Drake, Post Malone, and Travis Scott. Top New Artist will be presented to DaBaby, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X, Lizzo, or Roddy Ricch.

Check out some of the 2020 Billboard Music Award nominations below. To see the full list of nominees visit billboard.com. The 2020 Billboard Music Awards, hosted by Kelly Clarkson, will broadcast live from The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on October 14 at 8 pm ET on NBC.

Top Artist:
Billie Eilish
Jonas Brothers
Khalid
Post Malone
Taylor Swift

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

Billboard Chart Achievement Award (Fan Voted):
Mariah Carey
Luke Combs
Lil Nas X
Harry Styles
Taylor Swift

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

Top Female Artist:
Billie Eilish
Ariana Grande
Halsey
Lizzo
Taylor Swift

Top Billboard 200 Artist:
Drake
Billie Eilish
Khalid
Post Malone
Taylor Swift

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

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

Top Rap Male Artist:
DaBaby
Lil Nas X
Post Malone

Top Rap Female Artist:
Cardi B
City Girls
Megan Thee Stallion 

Top Rap Tour:
Drake
Post Malone
Travis Scott

Top Rap Album:
DaBaby – Kirk
Juice WRLD – 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 Artist:
Chris Brown
Khalid
Lizzo
Summer Walker
The Weeknd

Top R&B Male Artist:
Chris Brown
Khalid
The Weeknd 

Top R&B Female Artist:
Beyoncé
Lizzo
Summer Walker

Top R&B Tour:
B2K
Janet Jackson
Khalid 

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

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