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Billboard Music Awards 2018: Nominees and Winners' Complete List

Updated On 21 May, 2018 Published On

Many music stars attended the Billboard Music Awards 2018 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 20.

This year’s musical event was hosted by Kelly Clarkson. In the ceremony, nominees included Justin Bieber, Cardi B, Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars, Ed SheeranTaylor Swift and more.

Kendrick, Bruno and Ed led the pack with an astounding 15 nods each, followed by Post Malone with 13, Imagine Dragons with 11, Drake with 9 and Cardi and Justin with 8.

In addition, Janet Jackson was honored with the coveted Icon Award after delivering her first TV performance in nine years.

Here is the complete list of nominees and winners of 2018 Billboard Awards!

Pop Artist

Drake

Kendrick Lamar

WINNER: Ed Sheeran

Bruno Mars

Taylor Swift

Top New Artist:

21 Savage

Camila Cabello

WINNER: Khalid

Cardi B

Kodak Black

Billboard Chart Achievement Award:

Cardi B

Drake

WINNER: Camila Cabello

Sam Hunt

Ed Sheeran

Top Male Artist:

Drake

Kendrick Lamar

WINNER: Ed Sheeran

Bruno Mars

Post Malone

Top Female Artist:

Camila Cabello

Cardi B

WINNER: Taylor Swift

Halsey

Demi Lovato

Top Duo/Group:

The Chainsmokers

Coldplay

Migos

WINNER: Imagine Dragons

U2

Top Billboard 200 Artist:

Kendrick Lamar

Ed Sheeran

WINNER: Drake

Chris Stapleton

Taylor Swift

Top Hot 100 Artist:

Imagine Dragons

Kendrick Lamar

WINNER: Ed Sheeran

Bruno Mars

Post Malone

Top Streaming Songs Artist:

Cardi B

Drake

Post Malone

WINNER: Kendrick Lamar

Ed Sheeran

Top Song Sales Artist:

Imagine Dragons

Kendrick Lamar

WINNER: Ed Sheeran

Bruno Mars

Post Malone

Top Radio Songs Artist:

Halsey

Imagine Dragons

WINNER: Ed Sheeran

Bruno Mars

Charlie Puth

Top Social Artist:

Justin Bieber

Ariana Grande

WINNER: BTS

Demi Lovato

Shawn Mendes

Top Touring Artist:

Coldplay

Guns N’ Roses

WINNER: U2

Bruno Mars

Ed Sheeran

Top R&B Artist:

Chris Brown

Khalid

SZA

WINNER: Bruno Mars

The Weeknd

Top R&B Male Artist:

Khalid

The Weeknd

WINNER: Bruno Mars

Top R&B Female Artist:

Beyonce

WINNER: SZA

Rihanna

Top R&B Tour:

Lionel Richie

WINNER: Bruno Mars

The Weeknd

Top Rap Artist:

Drake

Lil Uzi Vert

WINNER: Kendrick Lamar

Migos

Post Malone

Top Rap Male Artist:

WINNER: Kendrick Lamar

Drake

Post Malone

Top Rap Female Artist:

Bhad Bhabie

Nicki Minaj

WINNER: Cardi B

Top Rap Tour:

Cole

WINNER: Jay-Z

Kendrick Lamar

Top Country Artist:

Kane Brown

Luke Combs

WINNER: Chris Stapleton

Sam Hunt

Thomas Rhett

Top Country Male Artist:

Sam Hunt

WINNER: Chris Stapleton

Thomas Rhett

Top Country Female Artist:

Kelsea Ballerini

WINNER: Maren Morris

Miranda Lambert

Top Country Duo/Group Artist:

Old Dominion

WINNER: Florida Georgia Line

Zac Brown Band

Top Country Tour:

Florida Georgia Line

WINNER: Luke Bryan

Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

Top Rock Artist:

Linkin Park

Portugal. The Man

WINNER: Imagine Dragons

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

twenty one pilots

Top Rock Tour:

Coldplay

WINNER: U2

Guns N’ Roses

Top Latin Artist:

J Balvin

Daddy Yankee

WINNER: Ozuna

Luis Fonsi

Romeo Santos

Top Dance/Electronic Artist:

Calvin Harris

Kygo

WINNER: The Chainsmokers

Marshmello

ODESZA

Top Christian Artist:

Elevation Worship

Hillsong UNITED

WINNER: MercyMe

Hillsong Worship

Zach Williams

Top Gospel Artist:

Anthony Brown & group therAPy

Travis Greene

WINNER: Tasha Cobbs Leonard

J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise

Tamela Mann

Top Billboard 200 Album:

Drake, More Life

Post Malone, Stoney

WINNER: Kendrick Lamar, DAMN.

Ed Sheeran ÷ (Divide)

Taylor Swift, Reputation

Top Selling Album:

Kendrick Lamar, DAMN.

P!nk, Beautiful Trauma

WINNER: Taylor Swift, Reputation