“DAMN” spent four weeks at the top of the Billboard chart and gave Lamar his first Hot 100 No. 1 with “Humble.”
Sheeran is nominated for his third studio album, “÷” (“Divide”). His first single from that album, “Shape of You,” spent 33 weeks in the top 10 on the Billboard charts.
Bruno Mars scored his nominations for his album and singles from “24K Magic,” as well as a remix of “Finesse” featuring Cardi B.
Other top Billboard Music Award nominees included Post Malone (13), Imagine Dragons (11) and Drake (9).
The 2018 Billboard Music Awards will broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 20 on NBC.