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The 2019 Billboard Music Awards ceremony was held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 1, 2019. It aired live on NBC and was hosted by Kelly Clarkson for a second year in a row.[1][2] The list of nominees were announced on April 4, 2019.[3] Mariah Carey received the Icon Award at this year's show.[4]

2019 Billboard Music Awards
DateMay 1, 2019 (2019-05-01)
LocationMGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Hosted byKelly Clarkson
Most awardsDrake (12)
Most nominationsCardi B (21)
Television/radio coverage
Viewership8.01 million



Winners and nomineesEdit

Winners are listed first and bold.[14]

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

Multiple nominations and awardsEdit


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  3. ^ "Cardi B Leads 2019 Billboard Music Awards Nominations With 21". Billboard. Retrieved 2019-05-02.
  4. ^ "Mariah Carey Gets Emotional During 2019 Billboard Music Awards Icon Acceptance Speech: Watch". Billboard. Retrieved 2019-05-23.
  5. ^ Awards, Billboard Music (2019-04-26). ".@taylorswift13 will open the #BBMAs with the worldwide premiere performance of "ME!" featuring Brendon Urie of @PanicAtTheDisco. LIVE May 1 on". @BBMAs. Retrieved 2019-04-26.
  6. ^ "Twitter Went Wild For Kelly Clarkson's Medley Of Popular Songs At The BBMAs". Talent Recap. Retrieved May 2, 2019.
  7. ^ DeSantis, Rachel (April 23, 2019). "Halsey, Dan + Shay, Ciara and Tori Kelly to Perform at 2019 Billboard Music Awards". People. Retrieved April 23, 2019.
  8. ^ Billboard Staff (April 18, 2019). "Jonas Brothers to Perform at 2019 Billboard Music Awards". Billboard. Retrieved April 19, 2019.
  9. ^ a b c Aniftos, Rania (April 9, 2019). "Kelly Clarkson, Lauren Daigle, Khalid, Panic! at the Disco, Sam Smith & Normani to Perform at 2019 Billboard Music Awards". Billboard. Retrieved April 9, 2019.
  10. ^ Aniftos, Rania (April 29, 2019). "Ariana Grande Teams With T-Mobile for '7 Rings' Performance at 2019 Billboard Music Awards". Billboard. Retrieved April 29, 2019.
  11. ^ Billboard Staff (April 19, 2019). "Madonna and Maluma to Perform 'Medellin' at 2019 Billboard Music Awards". Billboard. Retrieved April 19, 2019.
  12. ^ Oliver, David (April 14, 2019). "'SNL' shines spotlight on K-pop sensation BTS, group to perform at Billboard Music Awards". US Today. Retrieved April 14, 2019.
  13. ^ Aniftos, Rania (April 25, 2019). "Paula Abdul to Perform Medley of Her Biggest Hits at 2019 Billboard Music Awards". Billboard. Retrieved April 25, 2019.
  14. ^ Lynch, Joe (May 1, 2019). "2019 Billboard Music Awards Winners: The Complete List". Billboard.