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Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez Lead Radio Disney Music Award Nominations

Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez Lead Radio Disney Music Award Nominations
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The 2017 Radio Disney Music Award nomination were announced today during a livestream hosted by Radio Disney's Alli Simpson and Morgan Tompkins on Radio Disney's Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Livel.ly and the Radio Disney app.

Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Meghan Trainor, DNCE, and Kelsea Ballerini lead the nominations.

Several new categories were introduced this year, including "#TRENDING – Favorite Social Media Star," recognizing the biggest names in digital entertainment, and "When the Beat Drops! – Best Dance Track," which celebrates the popularity of electronic dance music with Radio Disney audiences.

Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson of One Direction received nominations for their solo projects in "He's The One – Best Male Artist," and "Mashup! – Best Collaboration,” respectively.

Scoring their first award nominations are "America's Got Talent" winner Grace Vanderwaal, pop singer/songwriter Julia Michaels and 17-year-old singer Noah Cyrus in the category of "The Freshest – Best New Artist.”

Voting is open now at Disney.com/RDMA, the Radio Disney app, Google OneBox, and via Radio Disney's Facebook and Twitter.

The special two-hour telecast, "Disney Channel Presents the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards,” airs Sunday, April 30 from 7:00-9:00 p.m., EDT in the U.S. across multiple Disney-branded platforms.

Below is the full list of nominees.

"You Know You Love Them – Best Group (Presented By KRAFT® Macaroni and Cheese Shapes)"

  • DNCE
  • Fifth Harmony
  • One Direction
  • The Chainsmokers (TCS)
  • Twenty One Pilots

"He's The One – Best Male Artist"

  • Bruno Mars
  • Justin Bieber
  • Niall Horan
  • Nick Jonas
  • Shawn Mendes

"She's The One – Best Female Artist"

  • Ariana Grande
  • Katy Perry
  • Lady Gaga
  • Meghan Trainor
  • Selena Gomez

"The Bestest – Song Of The Year"

  • Cake By The Ocean – DNCE
  • Can't Stop The Feeling! – Justin Timberlake
  • Closer (f. Halsey) – The Chainsmokers (TCS)
  • Sit Still, Look Pretty – Daya
  • Treat You Better – Shawn Mendes

"#SQUADGOALS – Fiercest Fans"

  • Beliebers
  • Harmonizers
  • Mendes Army
  • Megatronz
  • Selenators

"The Buzz - Breakout Artist Of The Year"

  • Alessia Cara
  • Daya
  • DNCE
  • Hailee Steinfeld
  • Kelsea Ballerini

"#TRENDING – Favorite Social Media Star"

  • Alex Aiono
  • Baby Ariel
  • Jacob Sartorius
  • Jake Paul
  • Jiffpom

"The Freshest – Best New Artist"

  • Jon Bellion
  • Jordan Fisher
  • Julia Michaels
  • Noah Cyrus
  • Grace Vanderwaal

"So Happy - Best Song That Makes You Smile"

  • Can't Stop The Feeling! – Justin Timberlake
  • Me Too – Meghan Trainor
  • Handclap – Fitz & The Tantrums
  • 24K Magic – Bruno Mars
  • Juju On That Beat – Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall

"XOXO – Best Crush Song"

  • Let Me Love You (f. Justin Bieber) – DJ Snake
  • On Purpose – Sabrina Carpenter
  • Starving (f. Zedd) – Hailee Steinfeld & Grey
  • Wild (f. Alessia Cara) – Troye Sivan
  • Yeah Boy – Kelsea Ballerini

"Stuck In Our Heads – Best Song To Lip Sync To"

  • Bacon – Nick Jonas
  • Cake By The Ocean – DNCE
  • Closer(f. Halsey) – The Chainsmokers (TCS)
  • No – Meghan Trainor
  • Work – Rihanna

"When The Beat Drops! – Best Dance Track"

  • Alone – Marshmello
  • Cold Water (f. Justin Bieber & MØ) – Major Lazer
  • Don't Let Me Down (f. Daya) – The Chainsmokers (TCS)
  • Millionaire (f. Nelly) – Cash Cash & Digital Farm Animals
  • Never Forget You (f. MNEK) – Zara Larsson

"Heartbreak – Best Breakup Song"

  • I Hate U, I Love U (f. Olivia O'Brien) – Gnash
  • Make Me Cry (f. Labrinth) – Noah Cyrus
  • Shout Out To My Ex – Little Mix
  • Sorry – Justin Bieber
  • We Don't Talk Anymore (f. Selena Gomez) – Charlie Puth

"Play It Again! - Radio Disney Country Favorite Song"

  • 80s Mercedes – Maren Morris
  • From The Ground Up – Dan + Shay
  • H.O.L.Y. – Florida Georgia Line
  • Peter Pan – Kelsea Ballerini
  • Think of You (f. Cassadee Pope) – Chris Young

"The Bestest! - Radio Disney Country Favorite Artist"

  • Dan + Shay
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Maddie & Tae
  • Sam Hunt

"The Freshest! - Radio Disney Country Best New Artist"

  • Lauren Alaina
  • Maren Morris
  • Old Dominion
  • RaeLynn
  • Temecula Road

"I'm With The Band! - Favorite Tour"

  • Hunter Hayes' "21 Tour"
  • Justin Bieber's "Purpose Tour
  • Meghan Trainor's "The Untouchable Tour"
  • Nick Jonas & Demi Lovato's "Future Now Tour"
  • Selena Gomez's "Revival Tour"

"Mashup! - Best Collaboration"

  • Beauty & The Beast – Ariana Grande & John Legend
  • We Don't Walk Anymore – Charlie Puth & Selena Gomez
  • Bad Things – MGK X Camila Cabello
  • Just Hold On – Steve Aoki & Louis Tomlinson
  • I Don't Wanna Live Forever – Zayn & Taylor Swift

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