Post Malone was the night's big winner, taking home nine Billboard Music Awards

By Tomás Mier
Updated October 14, 2020 11:50 PM
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Billie Eilish; Post Malone; Lizzo
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A great night for music!

The Billboard Music Awards has a jam-packed nominations list this year. With 16 nods, Post Malone led the pack, while Lil Nas X trailed closely behind with 13 nominations, and Billie Eilish and Khalid tied with 12 each.

The awards show this year is being broadcast live from NBC on Wednesday after being postponed from April 29 due to the pandemic.

Kelly Clarkson is back for her third time as award show host.

Check out PEOPLE's full Billboard Music Awards coverage to get the latest news on one of music's biggest nights.

Last year, Drake took home the most awards with 12. At 27 trophies, he set a record-high for the artist with the most awards beating out Taylor Swift, who has 23. Cardi B, who led the nominations list with 21 in 2019, came home with six trophies.

The Canadian rapper is only up for five awards, Cardi B is nominated for just one and Swift has six noms this year.

Be sure to check out PEOPLE’s Billboard Music Awards coverage to get the latest news on music’s big night.

See who took home what prize Wednesday night!

Top Artist:

Billie Eilish

Jonas Brothers

Khalid

Post Malone

Taylor Swift

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Top New Artist:

DaBaby

Billie Eilish

Lil Nas X

Lizzo

Roddy Ricch

Billboard Chart Achievement Award (Fan Voted):

Mariah Carey

Luke Combs

Lil Nas X

Harry Styles

Taylor Swift

Top Male Artist:

DaBaby

Khalid

Lil Nas X

Post Malone

Ed Sheeran

Top Female Artist:

Billie Eilish

Ariana Grande

Halsey

Lizzo

Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group:

BTS

Dan + Shay

Jonas Brothers

Maroon 5

Panic! at The Disco

Top Billboard 200 Artist:

Drake

Billie Eilish

Khalid

Post Malone

Taylor Swift

Top Hot 100 Artist:

DaBaby

Billie Eilish

Khalid

Lil Nas X

Post Malone

Top Streaming Songs Artist:

DaBaby

Billie Eilish

Lil Nas X

Post Malone

Travis Scott

Top Song Sales Artist:

Billie Eilish

Lil Nas X

Lizzo

Post Malone

Taylor Swift

Top Radio Songs Artist:

Jonas Brothers

Khalid

Lizzo

Shawn Mendes

Post Malone

Top Social Artist (Fan Voted):

BTS

Billie Eilish

EXO

GOT7

Ariana Grande

Top Touring Artist:

Elton John

Metallica

P!nk

The Rolling Stones

Ed Sheeran

Top R&B Artist:

Chris Brown

Khalid

Lizzo

Summer Walker

The Weeknd

Top R&B Male Artist:

Chris Brown

Khalid

The Weeknd

Top R&B Female Artist:

Beyoncé

Lizzo

Summer Walker

Top R&B Tour:

B2K

Janet Jackson

Khalid

Top Rap Artist:

DaBaby

Juice WRLD

Lil Nas X

Post Malone

Roddy Ricch

Top Rap Male Artist:

DaBaby

Lil Nas X

Post Malone

Top Rap Female Artist:

Cardi B

City Girls

Megan Thee Stallion

Top Rap Tour:

Drake

Post Malone

Travis Scott

Top Country Artist:

Kane Brown

Luke Combs

Dan + Shay

Maren Morris

Thomas Rhett

Top Country Male Artist:

Kane Brown

Luke Combs

Thomas Rhett

Top Country Female Artist:

Maren Morris

Kacey Musgraves

Carrie Underwood

Top Country Duo/Group:

Dan + Shay

Florida Georgia Line

Old Dominion

Top Country Tour:

Eric Church

Florida Georgia Line

George Strait

Top Rock Artist:

Imagine Dragons

Panic! At The Disco

Tame Impala

Tool

twenty one pilots

Top Rock Tour:

Elton John

Metallica

The Rolling Stones

Top Latin Artist:

Anuel AA

Bad Bunny

J Balvin

Ozuna

Romeo Santos

Top Dance/Electronic Artist:

Avicii

The Chainsmokers

DJ Snake

Illenium

Marshmello

Top Christian Artist:

Lauren Daigle

Elevation Worship

for KING & COUNTRY

Hillsong UNITED

Kanye West

Top Gospel Artist:

Kirk Franklin

Koryn Hawthorne

Tasha Cobbs Leonard

Sunday Service Choir

Kanye West

ALBUM AWARDS

Top Billboard 200 Album:

Billie Eilish “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?”

Ariana Grande “thank u, next”

Khalid “Free Spirit”

Post Malone “Hollywood’s Bleeding”

Taylor Swift “Lover”

Top Soundtrack:

“Aladdin”

“Descendants 3”

“Frozen II”

“K-12” by Melanie Martinez

“The Dirt” by Mötley Crüe

Top R&B Album:

Beyoncé “Homecoming: The Live Album”

Justin Bieber “Changes”

Chris Brown “Indigo”

Khalid “Free Spirit”

Summer Walker “Over It”

Top Rap Album:

DaBaby “KIRK”

Juice WRLD “Death Race For Love”

Post Malone “Hollywood’s Bleeding”

Roddy Ricch “Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial”

Young Thug “So Much Fun”

Top Country Album:

Kane Brown “Experiment”

Luke Combs “What You See Is What You Get”

Maren Morris “GIRL”

Thomas Rhett “Center Point Road”

Morgan Wallen “If I Know Me”

Top Rock Album:

The Lumineers “III”

Slipknot “We Are Not Your Kind”

Tame Impala “The Slow Rush”

Tool “Fear Inoculum”

Vampire Weekend “Father of the Bride”

Top Latin Album:

J Balvin & Bad Bunny “Oasis”

Farruko “Gangalee”

Maluma “11:11”

Romeo Santos “Utopía”

Sech “Sueños”

Top Dance/Electronic Album:

Avicii “TIM”

The Chainsmokers “World War Joy”

Illenium “Ascend”

Marshmello “Marshmello: Fortnite Extended Set”

Alan Walker “Different World”

Top Christian Album:

Bethel Music “Victory: Recorded Live”

Casting Crowns “Only Jesus”

Hillsong UNITED “People”

Skillet “Victorious”

Kanye West “Jesus is King”

Top Gospel Album:

Kirk Franklin “Long Live Love”

Donald Lawrence & The Tri-City Singers “Goshen”

William McDowell “The Cry: A Live Worship Experience”

Sunday Service Choir “Jesus Is Born”

Kanye West “Jesus is King”

SONG AWARDS

Top Hot 100 Song:

Lewis Capaldi “Someone You Loved”

Billie Eilish “bad guy”

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”

Lizzo “Truth Hurts”

Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello “Señorita”

Top Streaming Song:

Chris Brown ft. Drake “No Guidance”

Billie Eilish “bad guy”

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”

Lil Tecca “Ran$om”

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

Top Selling Song:

Lewis Capaldi “Someone You Loved”

Billie Eilish “bad guy”

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”

Lizzo “Truth Hurts”

Blake Shelton “God’s Country”

Top Radio Song:

Lewis Capaldi “Someone You Loved”

Jonas Brothers “Sucker”

Khalid “Talk”

Lizzo “Truth Hurts”

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

Top Collaboration (Fan Voted):

Chris Brown ft. Drake “No Guidance”

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”

Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello “Señorita”

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

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

Top R&B Song:

Chris Brown ft. Drake “No Guidance”

Doja Cat & Tyga “Juicy”

Khalid “Talk”

Lizzo “Good As Hell”

The Weeknd “Heartless”

Top Rap Song:

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”

Lil Tecca “Ran$om”

Lizzo “Truth Hurts”

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

Post Malone “Wow.”

Top Country Song:

Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber “10,000 Hours”

Maren Morris “The Bones”

Old Dominion “One Man Band”

Blake Shelton “God’s Country”

Morgan Wallen “Whiskey Glasses”

Top Rock Song:

Imagine Dragons “Bad Liar”

Machine Gun Kelly x YUNGBLUD x Travis Barker “I Think I’m Okay”

Panic! At The Disco “Hey Look Ma, I Made It”

twenty one pilots “Chlorine”

twenty one pilots “The Hype”

Top Latin Song:

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

Bad Bunny & Tainy “Callaita”

Daddy Yankee ft. Snow “Con Calma”

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

Sech ft. Darell, Nicky Jam, Ozuna, Anuel AA “Otro Trago”

Top Dance/Electronic Song:

Black Eyed Peas x J Balvin “Ritmo (Bad Boys For Life)”

Ellie Goulding x Diplo ft. Swae Lee “Close To Me”

Illenium & Jon Bellion “Good Things Fall Apart”

Kygo x Whitney Houston “Higher Love”

Marshmello ft. CHVRCHES “Here With Me”

Top Christian Song:

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

Casting Crowns ft. Matthew West “Nobody”

Lauren Daigle “Rescue”

for KING & COUNTRY “God Only Knows”

Kanye West “Follow God”

Top Gospel Song:

Kirk Franklin “Love Theory”

Kanye West “Closed on Sunday”

Kanye West “Follow God”

Kanye West “On God”

Kanye West “Selah”

The 2020 Billboard Music Awards will broadcast live Oct. 14. at 8 p.m. EST on NBC.