2020 Billboard Music Awards Nominations

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Kailey Feshler, Contributing Writer

The 2020 Billboard Music Awards nominations were released on Sept. 22 by NBC. With many nominees and strong competition in each category, fans are excited to see who will come out on top.

This year’s show originally planned to be held on Apr. 29, but because of COVID-19, will now broadcast on Oct. 14. The broadcast will be live on NBC from The Dolby Theatre at 8:00 PM ET and Kelly Clarkson will host.

With Post Malone leading with the most nominations, holding 16 nominations in 15 different categories, other artists are not far behind, according to Billboard. Artists, including Lil Nas X, Billie Eilish, Khalid, and Kanye West, hold strong nomination numbers as well.

Kanye West received nine nominations in Christian categories. These nominations include Top Christian Artist, Top Gospel Artist, Top Christian Album, Top Gospel Album, and Top Christian Song. With a unique situation of getting nominated three times in one category, West’s songs “Follow God,” “Closed on Sunday,” “On God” and “Selah,” are all nominated for Top Gospel Song.

The three fan-voted categories this year, according to Billboard, are the Billboard Chart Achievement Award, Top Social Artist, and Top Collaboration. If you are interested in voting, you can do so now. It will also be available on TikTok as the show’s primary voting platform.

The full list of nominees and categories is on Billboard. For the most updated Billboards news and awards, visit the Billboard website.