Cardi B is the most-nominated artist for the 2019 Billboard Music Awards, incomes a complete of 21 nominations in classes reminiscent of high artist, high feminine artist, high rap artist and high rap album to call a number of.
The “I Like It” singer, who made historical past this 12 months as the one solo feminine rapper to win the perfect rap album Grammy, will compete for the highest artist prize in opposition to Drake, Ariana Grande, Publish Malone and Travis Scott.
Drake and Publish Malone earned the second-highest variety of nominations, with every artist gaining 17. Travis Scott earned 12 nominations, adopted by the late XXXTentacion with 10, and Ariana Grande with 9.
Kelly Clarkson is about to return as host for the 2019 telecast, which airs stay on NBC, Wednesday, Might 1 at eight p.m. ET/PT from the MGM Grand Backyard Enviornment in Las Vegas.
The Billboard Music Awards is produced by Dick Clark productions — a division of Valence Media, the father or mother firm of the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group.
A full record of nominees follows.