Billboard Music Awards nominees: Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Post Malone, Jonas Brothers and Khalid will compete for top artist
The Billboard Music Awards nominees were announced on Tuesday morning.
The list was named off during the Today show for the music event which will be hosted by singer turned talk show host Kelly Clarkson in October.
Taylor Swift, Jonas Brothers, Khalid, Billie Eilish and Post Malone will compete for top artist category it was revealed.
She made the list: The Billboard Music Awards nominees were announced on Tuesday morning; Taylor Swift is up for Top Artist. Seen in 2013
He made the list as well: Post Malone, seen here in December, also landed on the Top Artist list
In the Top Billboard 200 Album category are When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? – Billie Eilish, Thank U, Next – Ariana Grande, Free Spirit – Khalid, Lover – Taylor Swift and Hollywood’s Bleeding – Post Malone.
Country music crooner Garth Brooks will get the Icon recipient this year.
The show will air live on October 14 at 8 P.M. ET on NBC.
She has had a very good year: Billie Eilish has also been nominated for a Billboard Award; seen in August
The nominees are based on the original eligibility period between March 23, 2019, and March 14, 2020.
The awards show was originally scheduled for April 29, 2020, but was postponed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Billboard Music Awards nominees and winners are based on ‘key fan interactions with music, including album and digital song sales, streaming, radio airplay, touring and social engagement, tracked by Billboard and its data partners, including MRC Data/Nielsen Music,’ according to a press release.
The 2020 Billboard Music Awards is produced by dick clark productions. Amy Thurlow, Mark Bracco, Barry Adelman, Linda Gierahn, Kelly Clarkson and Robert Deaton are executive producers.
BILLBOARD AWARD NOMINEES
Top Billboard 200 Album
When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? – Billie Eilish
Thank U, Next – Ariana Grande
Free Spirit – Khalid
Lover – Taylor Swift
Hollywood’s Bleeding – Post Malone
Top Male Artist
Lil Nas X
Top Female Artist
Top Country Artist
Dan And Shay
Top Country Female Artist
Top Country Artist Male