12 Records That Could Be Set at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards

Drake, Florida Georgia Line, DJ Snake and other top artists may make history.

Numerous artists are in position to make history at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards on Wednesday (May 1).   

Drake is vying to become the first three-time winner for top rap artist. He previously won in in 2016 and 2017.   

Romeo Santos is vying to become the first three-time winner for top Latin artist. He and Shakira are the only artists who have won this award twice, in 2011 and 2012.

Florida Georgia Line is vying to become the first three-time winner for top country song. The duo is nominated this year for "Meant to Be," its record-breaking collaboration with Bebe Rexha. It won in 2014 with "Cruise" (featuring Nelly) and in 2017 with "H.O.L.Y." FGL, Brooks & Dunn and Jason Aldean have all won this category twice.

Florida Georgia Line is also vying to become the first duo or group to win twice for top country artist since the Dixie Chicks in 1999 and 2000. FGL previously won in 2015.

The Chainsmokers are vying to become the first three-time winners for top dance/electronic artist. They won in the category the last two years.

DJ Snake is vying to become the first three-time winner for top dance/electronic song. The French DJ is nominated this year for "Taki Taki," which features Selena Gomez, Ozuna and Cardi B.  He previously won for "Turn Down for What" (2015), a collaboration with Lil Jon, and "Lean On" (2016), a collaboration with Major Lazer featuring MØ.

Imagine Dragons is vying to win top duo/group for the third time. That would enable them to tie One Direction as the only three-time winners in the category's history. Imagine Dragons previously won the award in 2014 and 2018.

Imagine Dragons is also vying to become the first act to win back-to-back awards for top rock song since Collective Soul in 1994 and 1995. Imagine Dragons, who won last year for "Believe," has two songs in the running this year, "Natural" and "Whatever It Takes."

Cardi B's Invasion of Privacy is vying to become the first album by a female artist to win as top rap album since Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded in 2013.

The Weeknd is vying to become the third two-time winner for top R&B album, following Whitney Houston (1991 and 1994) and Beyoncé (2012 and 2017). The Weeknd's My Dear Melancholy. is nominated this year. Beauty Behind the Madness won three years ago.

Lauren Daigle is vying to become the first three-time winner for top Christian album since Alan Jackson, who won three times from 2006-2018. Daigle is nominated this year for Look Up Child. She previously won the award in 2016 and 2017 for How Can It Be.

Daigle is also vying to become the first female solo artist to win twice as top Christian artist. She previously won the award in 2017.

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