Billboard Music Awards 2020: Complete List of Nominees and Winners

Music makes the people come together! Kelly Clarkson returned to host the 2020 Billboard Music Awards on Wednesday, October 14, six months after the ceremony was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Post Malone led the pack with a total of 16 nominations, just one less than his 2019 record total of 17. Lil Nas X landed in second place with 13 nominations. Billie Eilish and Khalid received 12 nominations each followed by Lizzo with 11 and Kanye West with nine — including four in the gospel music categories.

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Billie Eilish accepts the award for top Billboard 200 album for “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” at the Billboard Music Awards at the Dolby Theatre on October 14, 2020 in Los Angeles, California Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP/Shutterstock

It was also a big night for Lil Nas X, 21, Lizzo, 32, Doja Cat, Harry Styles and the Jonas Brothers, who were all first-time nominees.

Garth Brooks took the stage as this year’s ICON Award recipient, which has previously honored Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson, Cher and Celine Dion.

Malone, Alicia Keys, John Legend, BTS, Demi Lovato, Brandy, En Vogue and Sia also performed along with Doja, 24, Bad Bunny, Kane Brown, Swae Lee, Khalid, 22, Saint Jhn and Luke Combs.

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Clarkson, 38, hosted the show for the third year in a row. “I’m thrilled to be back with my Billboard family,” she said in a statement in February. “I love being part of an event that celebrates our greatest artists and entertains our fans. This a night of music that you won’t want to miss!”

The 2020 Billboard Music Awards was originally scheduled to take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on April 29, but was postponed in March due to the pandemic. It was broadcast live from Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre on Wednesday on NBC.

Scroll through below for a list of all the nominees and winners.

Top Artist

Billie Eilish

Jonas Brothers

Khalid

WINNER: Post Malone

Taylor Swift

Post Malone attends the 2020 Billboard Music Awards
Post Malone Rich Polk/NBC

Top Billboard 200 Album

WINNER: When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, Billie Eilish

Thank U, Next, Ariana Grande

Free Spirit, Khalid

Hollywood’s Bleeding, Post Malone

Lover, Taylor Swift

Top New Artist

DaBaby

WINNER: Billie Eilish

Lil Nas X

Lizzo

Roddy Ricch

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Top Female Artist

WINNER: Billie Eilish

Ariana Grande

Halsey

Lizzo

Taylor Swift

Top Male Artist

DaBaby

Khalid

Lil Nas X

WINNER: Post Malone

Ed Sheeran

Top Duo/Group

BTS

Dan and Shay

WINNER: Jonas Brothers

Maroon 5

Panic at the Disco

Top Hot 100 Song

“Someone You Loved,” Lewis Capaldi

“Bad Guy,” Billie Eilish

WINNER: “Old Town Road,” Lil Nas X Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus

“Truth Hurts,” Lizzo

“Señorita,” Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello

Billboard Chart Achievement Award

Mariah Carey

Luke Combs

Lil Nas X

WINNER: Harry Styles

Top Billboard 200 Artist

Drake

Billie Eilish

Khalid

WINNER: Post Malone

Taylor Swift

Top Hot 100 Artist

DaBaby

Billie Eilish

Khalid

Lil Nas X

WINNER: Post Malone

Top Streaming Songs Artist

DaBaby

Billie Eilish

Lil Nas X

WINNER: Post Malone

Travis Scott

Top Song Sales Chart

Billie Eilish

Lil Nas X

WINNER: Lizzo

Post Malone

Taylor Swift

Top Radio Songs Artist

Jonas Brothers

Khalid

WINNER: Lizzo

Shawn Mendes

Post Malone

Lizzo Top Song Sales Artist Award 2020 Billboard Music Awards 2020 Winners List
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Top Social Artist

WINNER: BTS

Billie Eilish

EXO

GOT7

Ariana Grande

Top Touring Artist

Elton John

Metallica

WINNER: Pink

Rolling Stones

Ed Sheeran

Khalid attends the 2020 Billboard Music Awards
Khalid Todd Williamson/NBC

Top R&B Artist

Chris Brown

WINNER: Khalid

Lizzo

Summer Walker

The Weeknd

Top R&B Female Artist

Beyoncé

Lizzo

WINNER: Summer Walker

Top R&B Male Artist

Chris Brown

WINNER: Khalid

The Weeknd

Top R&B Tour

B2K

Janet Jackson

WINNER: Khalid

Top Rap Artist

DaBaby

Juice Wrld

Lil Nas X

WINNER: Post Malone

Roddy Ricch

Top Rap Female Artist

WINNER: Cardi B

City Girls

Megan Thee Stallion

Top Rap Male Artist

DaBaby

Lil Nas X

WINNER: Post Malone

Top Rap Tour

Drake

WINNER: Post Malone

Travis Scott

Luke Combs attends the 2020 Billboard Music Awards
Luke Combs Christopher Polk/NBC

Top Country Artist

Kane Brown

WINNER: Luke Combs

Dan and Shay

Maren Morris

Thomas Rhett

Top Country Female Artist

WINNER: Maren Morris

Kacey Musgraves

Carrie Underwood

Top Country Male Artist

Kane Brown

WINNER: Luke Combs

Thomas Rhett

Top Country Duo/Group

WINNER: Dan and Shay

Florida Georgia Line

Old Dominion

Top Country Tour

Eric Church

Florida Georgia Line

WINNER: George Strait

Top Rock Artist

Imagine Dragons

WINNER: Panic at the Disco

Tame Impala

Tool

Twenty One Pilots

Top Rock Tour

WINNER: Elton John

Metallica

Rolling Stones

Bad Bunny attends the 2020 Billboard Music Awards
Bad Bunny Christopher Polk/NBC

Top Latin Artist

Anuel AA

WINNER: Bad Bunny

J BALVIN

Ozuna

Romeo Santos

Top Dance/Electronic Artist

Avicii

WINNER: The Chainsmokers

DJ Snake

ILLENIUM

Marshmello

Top Christian Artist

WINNER: Lauren Daigle

Elevation Worship

For King and Country

Hillsong United

Kanye West

Top Gospel Artist

Kirk Franklin

Koryn Hawthorne

Tasha Cobbs Leonard

Sunday Service Choir

WINNER: Kanye West

Top Soundtrack

Aladdin

Descendants 3

WINNER: Frozen II

K-12, Melanie Martinez

The Dirt, Mötley Crüe

Top R&B Album

Homecoming: The Live Album, Beyoncé

Changes, Justin Bieber

Indigo, Chris Brown

WINNER: Free Spirit, Khalid

Over It, Summer Walker

Top Rap Album

KIRK, DaBaby

Death Race for Love, Juice Wrld

WINNER: Hollywood’s Bleeding, Post Malone

Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial, Roddy Ricch

So Much Fun, Young Thug

Top Country Album

Experiment, Kane Brown

WINNER: What You See Is What You Get, Luke Combs

GIRL, Maren Morris

Center Point Road, Thomas Rhett

If I Know Me, Morgan Wallen

Top Rock Album

III, The Lumineers

We Are Not Your Kind, Slipknot

The Slow Rush, Tame Impala

WINNER: Fear Inoculum, Tool

Father of the Bride, Vampire Weekend

Top Latin Album

WINNER: Oasis, J Balvin & Bad Bunny

Gangalee, Farruko

11:11, Maluma

Utopia, Romeo Santos

Sueños, Sech

Top Dance/Electronic Album

TIM, Avicii

World War Joy, The Chainsmokers

Ascend, Illenium

WINNER: Marshmello: Fortnite Extended Set, Marshmello

Different World, Alan Walker

Top Christian Album

Victory: Recorded Live, Bethel Music

Only Jesus, Casting Crowns

People, Hillsong United

Victorious, Skillet

WINNER: Jesus Is King, Kanye West

Top Gospel Album

Long Live Love, Kirk Franklin

Goshen, Donald Lawrence & The Tri-City Singers

The Cry: A Live Worship Experience, William McDowell

Jesus Is Born, Sunday Service Choir

WINNER: Jesus Is King, Kanye West

Top Streaming Song

“No Guidance,” Chris Brown Featuring Drake

“Bad Guy,” Billie Eilish

WINNER: “Old Town Road,” Lil Nas X Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus

“Ran$om,” Lil Tecca

“Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse),” Post Malone & Swae Lee

Top Selling Song

“Someone You Loved,” Lewis Capaldi

“Bad Guy,” Billie Eilish

WINNER: “Old Town Road,” Lil Nas X Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus

“Truth Hurts,” Lizzo

“God’s Country,” Blake Shelton

Top Radio Song

“Someone You Loved,” Lewis Capaldi

WINNER: “Sucker,” Jonas Brothers

“Talk,” Khalid

“Truth Hurts,” Lizzo

“I Don’t Care,” Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber

Top Collab

“No Guidance,” Chris Brown Featuring Drake

“Old Town Road,” Lil Nas X Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus

“Señorita,” Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello

“Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse),” Post Malone & Swae Lee

“I Don’t Care,” Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber

Top R&B Song

“No Guidance,” Chris Brown ft. Drake

“Juicy,” Doja Cat & Tyga

WINNER: “Talk,” Khalid

“Good as Hell,” Lizzo

“Heartless,” The Weeknd

Top Rap Song

WINNER: “Old Town Road,” Lil Nas X Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus

“Ran$om,” Lil Tecca

“Truth Hurts,” Lizzo

“Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse),” Post Malone & Swae Lee

“Wow,” Post Malone

Top Country Song

WINNER: “10,000 Hours,” Dan and Shay Featuring Justin Bieber

“The Bones,” Marren Morris

“One Man Band,” Old Dominion

“God’s Country,” Blake Shelton

“Whiskey Glasses,” Morgan Wallen

Top Rock Song

“Bad Liar,” Imagine Dragons

“I Think I’m Okay,” Machine Gun Kelly, Yungblud & Travis Barker

WINNER: “Hey Look Ma, I Made It,” Panic! At the Disco

“Chlorine,” Twenty One Pilots

“The Hype,” Twenty One Pilots

Top Latin Song

“China,” Anuel AA, Daddy Yankee, Karol G, Ozuna & J Balvin

“Callaita,” Bad Bunny & Tainy

WINNER: “Con Calma,” Daddy Yankee Featuring Snow

“No Me Conoce,” Jhay Cortez, J Balvin & Bad Bunny,

“Otro Trago,” Sech Featuring Darell, Nicky Jam, Ozuna & Anuel AA

Top Dance/Electronic Song

“Ritmo (Bad Boys for Life),” Black Eyed Peas & J Balvin

WINNER: “Close to Me,” Ellie Goulding & Diplo Featuring Swae Lee

“Good Things Fall Apart,” Illenium & Jon Bellion

“Higher Love,” Kygo & Whitney Houston

“Here With Me,” Marshmello Featuring Chvrches

Top Christian Song

“Raise a Hallelujah,” Bethel Music, Jonathan David Helser & Melissa Helser

“Nobody, ” Casting Crowns Featuring Matthew West

“Rescue,” Lauren Daigle

WINNER: “God Only Knows,” For King and Country

“Follow God,” Kanye West

Top Gospel Song

“Love Theory,” Kirk Franklin

“Closed on Sunday,” Kanye West

WINNER: “Follow God,” Kanye West

“On God,” Kanye West

“Selah,” Kanye West

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