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Cardi B performs onstage during the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for The Recording Academy)

Cardi B, Drake And Post Malone Lead Billboard Music Award Nominations

Cardi B's reign continues in the award circuit, with the rapper raking up the most nominations for the 2019 Billboard Music Awards.

Announced Thursday (April 4), Cardi has earned nominations in the popular categories such as Top Artist, Female Artist and Top Rap Album for her debut project, Invasion of Privacy. Drake and Post Malone fall close behind with 17 nominations each. Drake also scored a top Latin song nomination for his guest spot on Bad Bunny's "MIA." Travis Scott also earned a cool 12 nominations while the late XXXTentacion earned 10 for his posthumous singles  "Sad!" and "Moonlight."

Latinx acts like J Balvin, Maluma, Ozuna and Anuel AA also scored nominations.

Hosted by Kelly Clarkson, the show will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. It will air live on NBC Wednesday, May 1 at 8 pm ET/PT.

Take a look at the full list of nominees below.

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Top Artist

Drake
Cardi B
Drake
Ariana Grande
Post Malone
Travis Scott

Top New Artist

Dua Lipa
Bazzi
Juice WRLD
Lil Baby
Dua Lipa
Ella Mai

Billboard Chart Achievement Award

Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
Dan + Shay
Drake
Ariana Grande
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
Dua Lipa

Top Male Artist

Travis Scott
Drake
Post Malone
Travis Scott
Ed Sheeran
XXXTENTACION

Top Female Artist

Ariana Grande
Cardi B
Ariana Grande
Halsey
Ella Mai
Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group

Maroon 5
BTS
Dan + Shay
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
Panic! At The Disco

Top Billboard 200 Artist

Post Malone
Drake
Ariana Grande
Post Malone
Travis Scott
XXXTENTACION

Top Hot 100 Artist

Cardi B
Drake
Ariana Grande
Juice WRLD
Post Malone

Top Streaming Songs Artist

Ariana Grande
Cardi B
Drake
Post Malone
XXXTENTACION

Top Song Sales Artist
Imagine Dragons
Drake
Ariana Grande
Imagine Dragons
Lady Gaga
Post Malone

Top Radio Songs Artist
Post Malone
Cardi B
Drake
Ariana Grande
Maroon 5
Post Malone

Top Social Artist
Louis Tomlinson
BTS
EXO
GOT7
Ariana Grande
Louis Tomlinson

Top Touring Artist

Beyonce & Jay-Z
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift
Justin Timberlake

Top R&B Artist

The Weeknd
H.E.R.
Khalid
Ella Mai
The Weeknd
XXXTENTACION

Top R&B Male Artist
Khalid
The Weeknd
XXXTENTACION

Top R&B Female Artist
H.E.R.
Ella Mai
Queen Naija

Top R&B Tour

Childish Gambino
Beyonce & Jay-Z
Bruno Mars

Top Rap Artist
Cardi B
Drake
Juice WRLD
Post Malone
Travis Scott

Top Rap Male Artist
Drake
Post Malone
Travis Scott

Top Rap Female Artist

Cardi B
City Girls
Nicki Minaj

Top Rap Tour
Travis Scott
Beyonce & Jay-Z
Drake
Travis Scott

Top Country Artist
Jason Aldean
Kane Brown
Luke Combs
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line

Top Country Male Artist
Jason Aldean
Kane Brown
Luke Combs

Top Country Female Artist
Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

Top Country Duo/Group Artist
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Old Dominion

Top Country Tour
Luke Bryan
Kenny Chesney
Shania Twain

Top Rock Artist
Imagine Dragons
lovelytheband
Panic! At The Disco
Queen
twenty one pilots

Top Rock Tour
Elton John
The Rolling Stones
U2

Top Latin Artist

Anuel AA
Bad Bunny
J Balvin
Ozuna
Romeo Santos

Top Dance/Electronic Artist
Calvin Harris
Kygo
Marshmello
ODESZA
The Chainsmokers

Top Christian Artist
Cory Asbury
Lauren Daigle
for KING & COUNTRY
Hillsong Worship
MercyMe

Top Gospel Artist
Kirk Franklin
Koryn Hawthorne
Tori Kelly
Tasha Cobbs Leonard
Marvin Sapp

Top Billboard 200 Album
Cardi B, Invasion of Privacy
Drake, Scorpion
Post Malone, beerbongs & bentleys
Travis Scott, ASTROWORLD
XXXTENTACION, ?

Top Soundtrack
13 Reasons Why: Season 2
A Star is Born
Bohemian Rhapsody
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
“he Greatest Showman

Top R&B Album
Ella Mai, Ella Mai
H.E.R., H.E.R.
Khalid, American Teen
The Weeknd, My Dear Melancholy
XXXTENTACION, 17

Top Rap Album

Cardi B, Invasion of Privacy
Drake, Scorpion
Post Malone, beerbongs & bentleys
Travis Scott, ASTROWORLD
XXXTENTACION, ?

Top Country Album
Jason Aldean, Rearview Town
Kane Brown, Kane Brown
Luke Combs, This One's For You
Dan + Shay, Dan + Shay
Carrie Underwood, Cry Pretty

Top Rock Album
Dave Matthews Band, Come Tomorrow
Imagine Dragons, Origins
Mumford & Sons, Delta
Panic! At This Disco, Pray For The Wicked
twenty one pilots, Trench

Top Latin Album
Anuel AA, Real Hasta la Muerte
Bad Bunny, X 100PRE
J Balvin, Vibras
Maluma, F.A.M.E.
Ozuna, Aura

Top Dance/Electronic Album
Clean Bandit, What Is Love?
David Guetta, 7
Kygo, Kids in Love
Major Lazer, Major Lazer Essentials
The Chainsmokers, Sick Boy

Top Christian Album
Cory Asbury, Reckless Love
Lauren Daigle, Look Up Child
for KING & COUNTRY, Burn The Ships
Hillsong Worship, There Is More
Zach Williams, Chain Breaker

Top Gospel Album
Snoop Dogg & Various Artists, Snoop Dogg Presents Bible of Love
Aretha Franklin, Gospel Greats
Koryn Hawthorne, Unstoppable
Tori Kelly, Hiding Place
Jonathan McReynolds, Make Room

Top Hot 100 Song

Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin, "I Like It"
Juice WRLD, "Lucid Dreams"
Post Malone, "Better Now"
Travis Scot, "SICKO MODE"
XXXTENTACION, "SAD!"

Top Streaming Song (Audio)
Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin, "I Like It"
Juice WRLD, "Lucid Dreams"
Post Malone, "Better Now"
Travis Scott, "SICKO MODE"
XXTENTACION, "SAD!"

Top Streaming Song (Video)

Drake, "In My Feelings"
Juice WRLD "Lucid Dreams"
Maroon 5 ft. Cardi B, "Girls Like You"
Travis Scott, "SICKO MODE"
XXXTENTACION, "SAD!"

Top Selling Song
Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin, "I Like It"
Drake, "In My Feelings"
Halsey, "Without Me"
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper, "Shallow"
Maroon 5 ft. Cardi B, "Girls Like You"

Top Radio Song
Khalid & Normani, "Love Lies"
Post Malone, "Better Now"
Maroon 5 ft. Cardi B, "Girls Like You"
Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line, "Meant to Be"
Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey, "The Middle"

Top Collaboration

Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin, "I Like It"
Khalid & Normani, "Love Lies"
Post Malone ft. Ty Dolla $ign, "Psycho"
Maroon 5 ft. Cardi B, "Girls Like You"
Marshmello & Bastille, "Happier"

Top R&B Song

DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber, Chance The Rapper & Quavo, "No Brainer"
Ella Mai, "Boo'd Up"
Ella Mai, "Trip"
Khalid, "Better"
Lil Dicky ft. Chris Brown, "Freaky Friday"

Top Rap Song
Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin, "I Like It"
Drake, "In My Feelings"
Juice WRLD, "Lucid Dreams"
Post Malone, "Better Now"
Travis Scott, "SICKO MODE"

Top Country Song
Kane Brown, "Heaven"
Luke Combs, "She Got the Best of Me"
Dan + Shay, "Speechless"
Dan + Shay, "Tequila"
Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line, "Meant to Be"

Top Rock Song

Foster The People, "Sit Next to Me"
Imagine Dragons, "Natural"
Imagine Dragons, "Whatever It Takes"
lovelytheband, "broken"
Panic! At The Disco, "High Hopes"

Top Latin Song

Bad Bunny ft. Drake, "Mia"
Daddy Yankee, "Dura"
DJ Snake ft. Selena Gomez, Ozuna & Cardi B, "Taki Taki"
Nicky Jam & J Balvin, "X"
Casper Magico, Nio Garcia, Darell, Nicky Jam, Bad Bunny & Ozuna, "Te Bote"

Top Dance/Electronic Song

DJ Snake ft. Selena Gomez, Ozuna & Cardi B, "Taki Taki"
Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa, "One Kiss"
Marshmello & Bastille, "Happier"
Tiesto & Dzeko ft. Preme & Post Malone, "Jackie Chan"
Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey, "The Middle"

Top Christian Song
Cory Asbury, "Reckless Love"
Lauren Daigle, "You Say"
for KING & COUNTRY, "joy."
Hillsong Worship, "Who You Say I Am"
Tauren Wells, "Known"

Top Gospel Song

Todd Dulaney, "Your Great Name"
Koryn Hawthorne, "Won't He Do It"
Tori Kelly ft. Kirk Franklin, "Never Alone"
Jason Nelson, "Forever"
Brian Courtney Wilson, "A Great Work"

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