LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 10: Cardi B performs onstage at the 61st annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for The Recording Academy)
NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B is the leading contender at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards with 21 nominations.
Drake and Post Malone are close behind with 17 nominations each.
Cardi B, Drake, Post Malone, Ariana Grande and Travis Scott will compete for the show's biggest prize, top artist.
Kelly Clarkson is hosting the Billboard Awards, taking place May 1 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
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