The 2019 Billboard Music Awards (Album Awards): And The Winner is…

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With this the 2019 Billboard Music Awards being as immense as it is, list of award winners are presented to you in three separate articles. This article, focusing on the Album Awards section of the ceremony, is the second instalment my series.

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Top Billboard 200 Album: Drake “Scorpion” — WINNER

Cardi B “Invasion of Privacy”
Drake “Scorpion” — WINNER
Post Malone “beerbongs & bentleys”
Travis Scott “ASTROWORLD”
XXXTentacion “?”

Did you know?

Did you know “Scorpion” is Drake’s fifth album? Released on Friday, 29 June 2018 under the record labels Cash Money Records, Republic Records and Young Money Entertainment, the music genre for this fifth album falls under three distinct categories. While the first disc is recognised as hip hop, the second disc has been designated as R&B and pop.

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Top Soundtrack: “The Greatest Showman” — WINNER

“13 Reasons Why: Season 2”
“A Star is Born” by Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
“Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen
“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”
“The Greatest Showman” — WINNER

Did you know?

Did you know the title character in the 2017 Michael Gracey directed biographical period drama “The Greatest Showman,” played by Hugh Jackman, is was an actual historical figure? P.T. Barnum was an American showman, politician and businessman.

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Top R&B Album: XXXTentacion “17” — WINNER

Ella Mai “Ella Mai”
H.E.R. “H.E.R.”
Khalid “American Teen”
The Weeknd “My Dear Melancholy,”
XXXTentacion “17” — WINNER

Did you know?

Did you know this album includes a guest appearance from Trippie Redd and uncredited vocals by Shiloh Dynasty?

Top Rap Album: Drake “Scorpion” — WINNER

Cardi B “Invasion of Privacy”
Drake “Scorpion” — WINNER
Post Malone “beerbongs & bentleys”
Travis Scott “ASTROWORLD”
XXXTentacion “?”

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Top Country Album: Luke Combs “This One’s For You” — WINNER

Jason Aldean “Rearview Town”
Kane Brown “Kane Brown”
Luke Combs “This One’s For You” — WINNER
Dan + Shay “Dan + Shay”
Carrie Underwood “Cry Pretty”

Did you see?

In addition to having the “Top Country Album, Combs walked away with two other awards, Top Country Artist and Top Country Male Artist.

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Top Rock Album: Panic! At This Disco “Pray For The Wicked” — WINNER

Dave Matthews Band “Come Tomorrow”
Imagine Dragons “Origins”
Mumford & Sons “Delta”
Panic! At This Disco “Pray For The Wicked” — WINNER 
Twenty One Pilots “Trench”

Did you know?

Did you know Panic! at the Disco performed at the Shorty Awards in 2015?

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Top Latin Album: Ozuna “Aura” — WINNER

Anuel AA “Real Hasta la Muerte”
Bad Bunny “X 100PRE”
J Balvin “Vibras”
Maluma “F.A.M.E.”
Ozuna “Aura” — WINNER

Did you know?

Did you know Ozuna is currently touring these United States?

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Top Dance/Electronic Album: The Chainsmokers “Sick Boy” — WINNER

Clean Bandit “What Is Love?”
David Guetta “7”
Kygo “Kids in Love”
Major Lazer “Major Lazer Essentials”
The Chainsmokers “Sick Boy” — WINNER

Did you know?

Did you know The Chainsmokers’ song ‘Don’t Let Me Down’ was used in an episode of the long running British soap opera “Coronation Street?

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Top Christian Album: Lauren Daigle “Look Up Child” — WINNER

Cory Asbury “Reckless Love”
Lauren Daigle “Look Up Child” — WINNER
For King & Country “Burn The Ships”
Hillsong Worship “There Is More”
Zach Williams “Chain Breaker”

Did you know?

Did you know “Look Up Child” also earned Lauren Daigle a Grammy Award earlier this year?

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Top Gospel Album: Tori Kelly “Hiding Place” — WINNER

Snoop Dogg & Various Artists “Snoop Dogg Presents Bible of Love”
Aretha Franklin “Gospel Greats”
Koryn Hawthorne “Unstoppable”
Tori Kelly “Hiding Place” — WINNER
Jonathan McReynolds “Make Room”

Did you know?

Did you know the title of this album comes from Psalm 32:7?

The next article, focusing on the Song Awards section of the ceremony, is the third and final instalment my series.