2020 Billboard Music Awards Nominees Announced

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The nominees have been announced for tis year's 2020 Billboard Music Awards. Kelly Clarkson will return as host for the 2020 Billboard Music Awards, which will broadcast live from The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on October 14th at 8pm ET on NBC.

This year's awards are based on the chart period of March 23, 2019 through March 14, 2020, which was intended the originally scheduled April 29, 2020 show, postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. 

Kanye West's Jesus Is King album allows him to grab nine nominations in Christian categories including top Christian artist, top gospel artist, top Christian album, top gospel album and top Christian song. West also competes against himself for top gospel song, in which "Closed on Sunday," "Follow God," "On God" and "Selah" are all nominated. 

Here are the nominations for the Christian/Gospel Music categories:

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 

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" 

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"








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