The chart-breaking, award-winning modern icon XXXTentacion (pronounced “Eks-Eks-Eks-Ten-Tah-See-Ohn”) received 10 Billboard Music Award nominations, including Top Male Artist, Top R&B Album and Top Rap Album. He is one of this year’s top nominees, alongside Drake, Post Malone, Travis Scott and Ariana Grande. X’s nominations honor two of his albums, 17 [Bad Vibes Forever/EMPIRE] and ? [Bad Vibes Forever/Caroline], the latter of which hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Last year alone, 24 of X’s songs reached the Billboard Hot 100 chart, including his first No. 1, “SAD!” His albums have earned over 4.7 million equivalent album units in the U.S., according to Nielsen Music, and his songs have garnered more than 10 billion streams. See all 10 of X’s 2019 Billboard Music Award nominations below.
XXXTentacion’s estate recently celebrated the first anniversary of his sophomore album, ?, with the announcement of a special Deluxe Anniversary Edition [Bad Vibes Forever/Caroline], to be released on July 26 (subject to change). The deluxe box set–which boasts the original tracklisting, instrumentals, A GHETTO CHRISTMAS CAROL EP as well as original, never-before-heard material–is available for pre-order HERE.
XXXTENTACION’S 2019 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARD NOMINATIONS
Top Male Artist
Top Billboard 200 Artist
Top Streaming Songs Artist
Top R&B Artist
Top R&B Male Artist
Top Billboard 200 Album for ?
Top R&B Album for 17
Top Rap Album for ?
Top Streaming Song (Audio) for “SAD!”
Top Streaming Song (Video) for “SAD!”
XXXTentacion remains the voice of his generation. In 2017, he unleashed his debut 17, which bowed at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 and went RIAA platinum. Less than six months later, his second album, ?, bowed at #1 on the Billboard Top 200, went platinum, yielded 5.2 billion global streams, and achieved sales of 3.2 million global equivalent albums. Among its stacked track listing, the record boasted “SAD!” (4x-platinum), “Moonlight” (2x-platinum), and “changes” (2x-platinum). In 2018, the BET Hip Hop Awards crowned him “Best New Hip Hop Artist” as 17 earned “Favorite Album – Soul/R&B” at the American Music Awards. He can count Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Camila Cabello, J. Cole, Billie Eilish and Academy® Award winner Jamie Foxx amongst his supporters and admirers as well. His influence and impact continues to grow.
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