The nominees for the 2018 Billboard Music Awards have been revealed. The 2018 Billboard Music Awards will air on NBC for the first time this year, broadcasting live from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 20, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. The three-hour event -- produced by dick clark productions -- will commemorate 60 years of Billboard charts.
Nominees for the BBMAs are selected through a number of factors, including key interactions with music fans, album and digital song sales, radio airplay, streaming, touring and social engagement, as tracked by Billboard and its data partners over a 12-month period.
See the full list of nominations for the Christian and Gospel music categrories below:
Top Christian Artist:
Top Gospel Artist:
Anthony Brown & group therAPy
J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise
Tasha Cobbs Leonard
Top Christian Song:
Elevation Worship, "O Come To The Altar"
Hillsong Worship, "What A Beautiful Name"
Lecrae ft. Tori Kelly, "I'll Find You"
MercyMe, "Even If"
Zach Williams, "Old Church Choir"
Top Gospel Song:
Anthony Brown & group therAPy, "Trust In You"
Travis Greene, "You Waited"
J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise, "You Deserve It"
Tamela Mann, "Change Me"
Charlie Wilson, "I'm Blessed"
Top Christian Album:
Elevation Worship, There Is A Cloud
Hillsong UNITED, Wonder
Hillsong Worship, Let There Be Light
Alan Jackson, Precious Memories Collection
Top Gospel Album:
Anthony Brown & group therAPy, A Long Way From Sunday
Travis Greene, Crossover: Live From Music City
J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise, You Deserve It
Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Heart. Passion. Pursuit
Marvin Sapp, Close
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