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The 2018 Billboard Music Awards ceremony was held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 20, 2018. It was the first ceremony to be broadcast on NBC.[1] The list of nominees were announced on April 17, 2018.[2] The show was hosted by Kelly Clarkson.

2018 Billboard Music Awards
DateMay 20, 2018 (2018-05-20)
LocationMGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Hosted byKelly Clarkson
Most awardsEd Sheeran and Kendrick Lamar (6 each)
Most nominationsKendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars and Ed Sheeran (15 each)
Television/radio coverage
Runtime112 minutes
Viewership7.90 million



Winners and nomineesEdit

Winners are listed first and bold.[3]

Top Artist Top New Artist
Top Male Artist Top Female Artist
Top Duo/Group Top Billboard 200 Artist
Top Billboard 200 Album Top Hot 100 Artist
Top Hot 100 Song Top Song Sales Artist
Top Selling Album Top Selling Song
Top Radio Songs Artist Top Radio Song
Top Streaming Artist Top Streaming Song (Audio)
Top Streaming Song (Video) Top Collaboration
Top Touring Artist Top R&B Artist
Top R&B Male Artist Top R&B Female Artist
Top R&B Album Top R&B Song
Top R&B Tour Top Rap Artist
Top Rap Male Artist Top Rap Female Artist
Top Rap Album Top Rap Song
Top Rap Tour Top Country Artist
Top Country Male Artist Top Country Female Artist
Top Country Duo/Group Artist Top Country Album
Top Country Song Top Country Tour
Top Rock Artist Top Rock Album
Top Rock Song Top Rock Tour
Top Latin Artist Top Latin Album
Top Latin Song Top Dance/Electronic Artist
Top Dance/Electronic Album Top Dance/Electronic Song
Top Christian Artist Top Christian Album
Top Christian Song Top Gospel Artist
Top Gospel Album Top Gospel Song
Top Soundtrack/Cast Album Billboard Chart Achievement (fan-voted)
Top Social Artist (fan-voted) Icon Award
Janet Jackson

Multiple wins and nominationsEdit


  1. ^ Atkinson, Katie (January 16, 2018). "Billboard Music Awards 2018 Date Announced". Billboard. Retrieved March 23, 2018.
  2. ^ "Billboard Music Awards 2018 Nominations: See the Full List". Billboard. April 17, 2018. Retrieved April 17, 2018.
  3. ^ "Here Are All the Winners From the 2018 Billboard Music Awards". Billboard. May 20, 2018. Retrieved May 20, 2018.