Okurrr: Cardi B leads with 21 Billboard Awards nominations
NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B is the leading contender at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards with 21 nominations.
NBC and dick clark productions announced Thursday the 26-year-old rapper is up for honors including top artist, top female artist and top Billboard 200 album for her Grammy-winning release, “Invasion of Privacy.”
Drake and Post Malone are close behind with 17 nominations each. They will compete for the show’s biggest prize — top artist — along with Cardi B, Ariana Grande and Travis Scott, who scored 12 nominations.
Kelly Clarkson will host the Billboard Awards, taking place May 1 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The show has 56 categories and will air live on NBC.