Drake’s Big Night

Neko Licavoli, Reporter

Drake’s Big Night

The 2019 Billboard Music Awards is a place where celebrities look forward to dressing up and showing off their style.

On May 1, Drake was nominated for 17 nominations including: Top Artist, Billboard Chart Achievement Award, Top Male Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top 100 Artist, Top Streaming Songs Artists, Top Song Sales Artist, Top Radio Songs Artists, Top Rap Artist, Top Rap Male Artist, Top Rap Tour, Top Billboard 200 Album, Top Rap Album, Top Streaming Song (Video), Top Selling Song, Top Rap Song, and Top Latin Song (Bad Bunny ft. Drake “Mia”).

In 2017, Drake, alongside with The Chainsmokers, set the all-time Billboard Music awards with 22 nominations. This year, Cardi B just missed the record with 21 nominations. Although some artists had more nominations than Drake, he won the most awards with 12 out of 17. “It was a really lengthy album, so it’s a lot of people to mention, but thank you to everybody who gave me their time, their energy, stayed away from their family and friends, while we were trying to complete this”, Drake  expressed in regards to his most recent album, “Scorpion”.

“Drake is one of my favorite artists and I think he deserved his 12 awards” LCN Student, Matteo Alfred ‘21