FULL LIST: Nominees for the Billboard Music Awards 2018

MANILA, Philippines – The nominations for the Billboard Music Awards 2018 have been announced with Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars, and Ed Sheeran leading the list.

All 3 are tied at 15 nominations each, including Top Male Artist and Top Artist.

Kendrick, who made history as the first rapper to win the Pulitzer Prize for music is also up for Top Rap Artist, alongside Drake.

Ed, who was recently in Manila for his Divide Tour also scored nominations in the Billboard Chart Achievement Award, Top Billboard 200 Artist, and Top Hot 100 Artist, among others. Bruno Mars' nominations include Top 100 Artist and Top Song Sales Artist.

Drake, meanwhile got 9 nominations, while Taylor Swift is up for 5 nominations.

Here's the full list:

Top Artist

Top New Artist

Billboard Chart Achievement Award

Top Male Artist

Top Female Artist

Top Duo/Group

Top Billboard 200 Artist

Top Hot 100 Artist

Top Streaming Songs Artist

Top Song Sales Artist


Top Radio Songs Artist

Top Social Artist

Top Touring Artist

Top R&B Artist

Top R&B Male Artist

Top R&B Female Artist

Top R&B Tour

Top Rap Artist

Top Rap Male Artist:

Top Rap Female Artist

Top Rap Tour

Top Country Artist

Top Country Male Artist

Top Country Female Artist

Top Country Duo/Group Artist

Top Country Tour

Top Rock Artist

Top Rock Tour

Top Latin Artist

Top Dance/Electronic Artist

Top Christian Artist

Top Gospel Artist

Top Billboard 200 Album

Top Selling Album

Top Soundtrack

Top R&B Album

Top Rap Album

Top Country Album

Top Rock Album

Top Latin Album

Top Dance/Electronic Album

Top Christian Album

Top Gospel Album

Top Hot 100 Song

Top Streaming Song (Audio)

Top Streaming Song (Video)

Top Selling Song

Top Radio Song

Top Collaboration

Top R&B Song

Top Rap Song

Top Country Song

Top Rock Song

Top Latin Song

Top Dance/Electronic Song

Top Christian Song

Top Gospel Song