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Billboard Music Awards 2017: Complete List of Nominees

Billboard Music Awards 2017: Complete List of Nominees
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The nominees for the 2017 Billboard Music Awards have just been announced!

Drake and the Chainsmokers tied for the all-time record for the most nominations in one year, with 22. Other top nominees include Twenty One Pilots and Rihanna.

The 2017 Billboard Music Awards, held at T-Mobile Arena, will broadcast live May 21 on ABC.

Check out the list of nominees below!

Top Artist:

  • Adele
  • Beyoncé
  • Justin Bieber
  • The Chainsmokers
  • Drake
  • Ariana Grande
  • Shawn Mendes
  • Rihanna
  • Twenty One Pilots
  • The Weeknd

Top New Artist:

  • Alessia Cara
  • Desiigner
  • Lil Uzi Vert
  • Lukas Graham
  • Zayn

Billboard Chart Achievement Award Presented by Xfinity (Fan Voted Category — Voting Opens May 1):

  • Luke Bryan
  • The Chainsmokers
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Twenty One Pilots
  • The Weeknd

Top Male Artist:

  • Justin Bieber
  • Drake
  • Future
  • Shawn Mendes
  • The Weeknd

Top Female Artist:

  • Adele
  • Beyoncé
  • Ariana Grande
  • Rihanna
  • Sia

Top Duo/Group:

  • The Chainsmokers
  • Coldplay
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Guns N’ Roses
  • Twenty One Pilots

Top Billboard 200 Artist:

  • Beyoncé
  • Drake
  • Prince
  • Twenty One Pilots
  • The Weeknd

Top Hot 100 Artist:

  • The Chainsmokers
  • Drake
  • Rihanna
  • Twenty One Pilots
  • The Weeknd

Top Song Sales Artist:

  • The Chainsmokers
  • Drake
  • Prince
  • Justin Timberlake
  • Twenty One Pilots

Top Radio Songs Artist:

  • Justin Bieber
  • The Chainsmokers
  • Drake
  • Rihanna
  • Twenty One Pilots

Top Streaming Songs Artist:

  • The Chainsmokers
  • Desiigner
  • Drake
  • Rihanna
  • Twenty One Pilots

Top Social Artist (Fan Voted Category — Voting Opens May 1):

  • Justin Bieber
  • BTS
  • Selena Gomez
  • Ariana Grande
  • Shawn Mendes

Top Touring Artist:

  • Justin Bieber
  • Beyoncé
  • Coldplay
  • Guns N’ Roses
  • Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band

Top R&B Artist:

  • Beyoncé
  • Bruno Mars
  • Frank Ocean
  • Rihanna
  • The Weeknd

Top R&B Tour:

  • Beyoncé
  • Lionel Richie
  • Rihanna

Top Rap Artist:

  • J. Cole
  • Desiigner
  • Drake
  • Future
  • Rae Sremmurd

Top Rap Tour:

  • Drake
  • Future
  • Kanye West

Top Country Artist:

  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Blake Shelton
  • Keith Urban
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Jason Aldean

Top Country Tour:

  • Luke Bryan
  • Kenny Chesney
  • Dixie Chicks

Top Rock Artist:

  • Coldplay
  • The Lumineers
  • Metallica
  • Twenty One Pilots
  • X Ambassadors

Top Rock Tour:

  • Coldplay
  • Guns N’ Roses
  • Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

Top Latin Artist:

  • J Balvin
  • Juan Gabriel
  • Los Plebes Del Rancho De Ariel Camacho
  • Maluma
  • Nicky Jam

Top Dance/Electronic Artist:

  • The Chainsmokers
  • Calvin Harris
  • Major Lazer
  • DJ Snake
  • Lindsey Stirling

Top Christian Artist:

  • Lauren Daigle
  • Hillsong Worship
  • Hillary Scott & The Scott Family
  • Skillet
  • Chris Tomlin

Top Gospel Artist:

  • Jekalyn Carr
  • Kirk Franklin
  • Travis Greene
  • Tamela Mann
  • Hezekiah Walker

ALBUM AWARDS

Top Billboard 200 Album:

  • Beyoncé, “Lemonade”
  • Drake, “Views”
  • Rihanna, “Anti”
  • Twenty One Pilots, “Blurryface”
  • The Weeknd, “Starboy”

Top Soundtrack/Cast Album:

  • “Hamilton: An American Musical”
  • “Moana”
  • “Purple Rain”
  • “Suicide Squad: The Album”
  • “Trolls”

Top R&B Album:

  • Beyoncé, “Lemonade”
  • Bruno Mars, “24K Magic”
  • Frank Ocean, “Blonde”
  • Rihanna, “Anti”
  • The Weeknd, “Starboy”

Top Rap Album:

  • J. Cole, “4 Your Eyez Only”
  • Drake, “Views”
  • Kevin Gates, “Islah”
  • DJ Khaled, “Major Key”
  • A Tribe Called Quest, “We Got It from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service”

Top Country Album:

  • Jason Aldean, “They Don’t Know”
  • Florida Georgia Line, “Dig Your Roots”
  • Blake Shelton, “If I’m Honest”
  • Chris Stapleton, “Traveller”
  • Keith Urban, “Ripcord”

Top Rock Album:

  • The Lumineers, “Cleopatra”
  • Metallica, “Hardwired… to Self-Destruct”
  • Radiohead, “A Moon Shaped Pool”
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers, “The Getaway”
  • Twenty One Pilots, “Blurryface”

Top Latin Album:

  • J Balvin, “Energia”
  • CNCO, “Primera Cita”
  • Juan Gabriel, “Los Dúo 2”
  • Juan Gabriel, “Vestido De Etiqueta: Por Eduardo Magallanes”
  • Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho, “Recuerden Mi Estilo”

Top Dance/Electronic Album:

  • The Chainsmokers, “Bouquet (EP)”
  • The Chainsmokers, “Collage (EP)”
  • Flume, “Skin”
  • Kygo, “Cloud Nine”
  • Lindsey Stirling, “Brave Enough”

Top Christian Album:

  • Casting Crowns, “The Very Next Thing”
  • Lauren Daigle, “How Can It Be”
  • Joey + Rory, “Hymns”
  • Hillary Scott & The Scott Family, “Love Remains”
  • Skillet, “Unleashed”

Top Gospel Album:

  • Tamela Mann, “One Way”
  • Kirk Franklin, “Losing My Religion”
  • Travis Greene, “The Hill”
  • Tasha Cobbs, “One Place: Live”
  • Hezekiah Walker, “Better: Azusa — The Next Generation 2”

SONG AWARDS

Top Hot 100 Song:

  • The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey, “Closer”
  • The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya, “Don’t Let Me Down”
  • Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla, “One Dance”
  • Justin Timberlake, “Can’t Stop the Feeling!”
  • Twenty One Pilots, “Heathens”

Top Selling Song:

  • The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey, “Closer”
  • The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya, “Don’t Let Me Down”
  • Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla, “One Dance”
  • Justin Timberlake, “Can’t Stop the Feeling!”
  • Twenty One Pilots, “Heathens”

Top Radio Song:

  • The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey, “Closer”
  • The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya, “Don’t Let Me Down”
  • Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla, “One Dance”
  • Sia Featuring Sean Paul, “Cheap Thrills”
  • Justin Timberlake, “Can’t Stop the Feeling!”

Top Streaming Song (Audio):

  • The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey, “Closer”
  • Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla, “One Dance”
  • D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty, “Broccoli”
  • Rihanna, “Needed Me”
  • The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk, “Starboy”

Top Streaming Song (Video):

  • The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey, “Closer”
  • Desiigner, “Panda”
  • Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall, “JuJu on That Beat (TZ Anthem)”
  • Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane, “Black Beatles”
  • Twenty One Pilots, “Heathens”

Top Collaboration:

  • The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey, “Closer”
  • The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya, “Don’t Let Me Down”
  • Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla, “One Dance”
  • Sia Featuring Sean Paul, “Cheap Thrills”
  • The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk, “Starboy”

Top R&B Song:

  • Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla, “One Dance”
  • Bruno Mars, “24K Magic”
  • Rihanna, “Needed Me”
  • Rihanna Featuring Drake, “Work”
  • The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk, “Starboy”

Top R&B Collaboration:

  • Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla, “One Dance”
  • PARTYNEXTDOOR Featuring Drake, “Come and See Me”
  • Rihanna Featuring Drake, “Work”
  • The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk, “I Feel It Coming”
  • The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk, “Starboy”

Top Rap Song:

  • Desiigner, “Panda”
  • Drake, “Fake Love”
  • D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty, “Broccoli”
  • Migos Featuring Lil Uzi Vert, “Bad and Boujee”
  • Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane, “Black Beatles”

Top Rap Collaboration:

  • D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty, “Broccoli”
  • Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall, “JuJu on That Beat (TZ Anthem)”
  • Machine Gun Kelly & Camila Cabello, “Bad Things”
  • Migos Featuring Lil Uzi Vert, “Bad and Boujee”
  • Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane, “Black Beatles”

Top Country Song:

  • Kenny Chesney Featuring P!nk, “Setting the World on Fire”
  • Florida Georgia Line, “H.O.L.Y.”
  • Florida Georgia Line Featuring Tim McGraw, “May We All”
  • Little Big Town, “Better Man”
  • Keith Urban, “Blue Ain’t Your Color”

Top Country Collaboration:

  • Dierks Bentley Featuring Elle King, “Different for Girls”
  • Kenny Chesney Featuring P!nk, “Setting The World on Fire”
  • Eric Church Featuring Rhiannon Giddens, “Kill a Word”
  • Florida Georgia Line Featuring Tim McGraw, “May We All”
  • Chris Young Featuring Vince Gill, “Sober Saturday Night”

Top Rock Song:

  • Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons with Logic & Ty Dolla $ign Feat. X Ambassadors, “Sucker for Pain”
  • Twenty One Pilots, “Heathens”
  • Twenty One Pilots, “Ride”
  • Twenty One Pilots, “Stressed Out”
  • X Ambassadors, “Unsteady”

Top Latin Song:

  • Daddy Yankee, “Shaky Shaky”
  • Enrique Iglesias Featuring Wisin, “Duele el Corazon”
  • Nicky Jam, “Hasta el Amanecer”
  • Shakira Featuring Maluma, “Chantaje”
  • Carlos Vives & Shakira, “La Bicicleta”

Top Dance/Electronic Song:

  • The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey, “Closer”
  • The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya, “Don’t Let Me Down”
  • Calvin Harris Featuring Rihanna, “This Is What You Came For”
  • Major Lazer Featuring Justin Bieber & MØ, “Cold Water”
  • DJ Snake Featuring Justin Bieber, “Let Me Love You”

Top Christian Song:

  • Lauren Daigle, “Trust in You”
  • Hillary Scott & The Scott Family, “Thy Will”
  • Skillet, “Feel Invincible”
  • Ryan Stevenson Featuring GabeReal, “Eye of the Storm”
  • Zach Williams, “Chain Breaker”

Top Gospel Song:

  • Jekalyn Carr, “You’re Bigger”
  • Tasha Cobbs Featuring Kierra Sheard, “Put a Praise on It”
  • Kirk Franklin, “Wanna Be Happy?”
  • Travis Greene, “Made a Way”
  • Hezekiah Walker, “Better”

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