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Billboard Music Awards 2018: non-televised winners announced (Complete List)

Kelly Clarkson hosts the 2018 Billboard Awards
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Las Vegas is gearing up to host the 2018 Billboard Music Awards tonight. dick clark productions and NBC just released the names of the “2018 Billboard Music Award” winners from categories which will not be televised during tonight’s LIVE broadcast.

Kendrick Lamar, who is tied with Bruno Mars and Ed Sheeran this year for most nominations (15), leads the pack having already won six awards, including Top Billboard 200 Album, Top Rap Artist, Top Rap Male Artist, Top Rap Album, Top Streaming Songs Artist and Top Streaming Song (Audio). 

Bruno Mars follows Lamar with five wins. Imagine Dragons and Ed Sheeran tie with four wins each. Mars has received wins for Top R&B Artist, Top R&B Male Artist, Top R&B Tour, Top R&B Album and Top R&B Song. Imagine Dragons have received wins for Top Duo/Group, Top Rock Artist, Top Rock Album and Top Rock Song. Ed Sheeran goes into tonight’s live broadcast with wins for Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Song Sales Artist, Top Radio Songs Artist and Top Radio Song.


Other multi-category winners include: Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber with three wins for Top Latin Song, Top Streaming Song (Video) and Top Selling Song; Chris Stapleton with three wins for Top Country Artist, Top Country Male Artist and Top Country Album; Tasha Cobbs Leonard with two wins for Top Gospel Artist and Top Gospel Album; The Chainsmokers with two wins for Top Dance/Electronic Album and Top Dance/Electronic Song; Ozuna with two wins for Top Latin Artist and Top Latin Album; and U2 with two wins for Top Touring Artist and Top Rock Tour.


The “2018 Billboard Music Awards” will feature performances from Janet Jackson, who will receive the 2018 Billboard Music Awards ICON Award and perform for the first time on television in nine years, as well as BTS, Kelly Clarkson, Ariana Grande, John Legend, Dua Lipa and Ed Sheeran with collaborations from Christina Aguilera featuring Demi Lovato, Camila Cabello and Pharrell Williams, Khalid & Normani, Jennifer Lopez featuring DJ Khaled, Macklemore and Kesha, Salt-N-Pepa featuring En Vogue, Shawn Mendes & Khalid and Zedd, Maren Morris and Grey. Presenters throughout the evening will include Hailey Baldwin, Tyra Banks, Alison Brie, The Chainsmokers, Ciara, Andy Cohen, Simon Cowell, Darren Criss, Halsey, Tip “T.I.” Harris, Justin Hartley and Chrissy Metz, Nick Jonas and DJ Mustard, Chloe Kim, Mila Kunis, Padma Lakshmi, Des Linden, Julia Michaels, French Montana, NE-YO, Derek Hough and Jenna Dewan, Bebe Rexha, Evan Ross and Ashlee Simpson, Grace VanderWaal and Rebel Wilson.

This year’s show will broadcast LIVE on BOTH COASTS from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas TONIGHT, Sunday, May 20, at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on NBC.

See below for a full list of non-televised winners:

ARTIST AWARDS


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 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 & Faith Hill


Top Rock Artist:

**Imagine Dragons

Linkin Park

Portugal. The Man

Tom Petty & 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 Christian Artist:

Elevation Worship

Hillsong UNITED

Hillsong Worship

**MercyMe

Zach Williams


Top Gospel Artist:

Anthony Brown & group therAPy

Travis Greene

J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise

**Tasha Cobbs Leonard

Tamela Mann


ALBUM AWARDS



Top Billboard 200 Album:

Drake “More Life”

**Kendrick Lamar “DAMN.”

Post Malone “Stoney”

Ed Sheeran “÷ (Divide)” 

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”

XXXTENTACION “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 “Fénix”

Christian Nodal “Me Dejé Llevar”

**Ozuna “Odisea”

Romeo Santos “Golden”

Shakira “El Dorado”


Top Dance/Electronic Album:

Avicii “AVĪCI (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”



SONG AWARDS

Top Streaming Song (Audio):

Luis Fonsi & 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 & 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 & 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 & Coldplay “Something Just Like This”

Imagine Dragons “Believer”

Bruno Mars “That’s What I Like”

Charlie Puth “Attention”

**Ed Sheeran “Shape of You”


Top R&B Song:

Childish Gambino “Redbone”

DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller “Wild Thoughts”

Khalid “Young Dumb & Broke”

**Bruno Mars “That’s What I Like”

Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B “Finesse”


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 & Willy William ft. Beyoncé “Mi Gente”

Becky G ft. Bad Bunny “Mayores”

**Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber “Despacito”

Maluma “Felices Los 4”

Wisin ft. Ozuna “Escápate Conmigo”

 Top Dance/Electronic Song:

**The Chainsmokers & Coldplay “Something Just Like This”

Clean Bandit ft. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie “Rockabye”

Cheat Codes ft. Demi Lovato “No Promises”

Kygo & Selena Gomez “It Ain’t Me”

Zedd & 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”

**J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise “You Deserve It”

Travis Greene “You Waited”

Tamela Mann “Change Me”

Charlie Wilson “I’m Blessed”

Voting for the Billboard Chart Achievement Award and Top Social Artist is open. Fans can vote online and/or on Twitter through May 20, 2018 at 8:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. PT (half an hour into the live broadcast).

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