Billboard Music Awards Nominations 2016: See Full List Of BBMAs Nominees!

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Billboard Music Awards Nominees 2016

By Shari Weiss

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Billboard Music Awards Nominees 2016

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The 2016 Billboard Music Awards nominations were announced on Monday, and Gossip Cop has a full list of the nominees!

This year’s ceremony will be hosted by Ludacris and Ciara, who appeared on “Good Morning America” to reveal a few of the categories and their contenders. That included the biggest award, Top Artist. The nominees are Adele, Justin Bieber, Drake, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd.

The Weeknd actually leads this year’s group of nominees, with 19 nods across 16 different categories. Bieber follows with 12 nominations, while Drake and Fetty Wap both earned 11. Adele and Taylor Swift are nominated eight times each.

ABC will broadcast this year’s BBMAs live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on May 22. Check out the full list of nominations, as well as the announcement video, below!

Top Artist
Adele
Justin Bieber
Drake
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd

Top Male Artist
Justin Bieber
Drake
Fetty Wap
Ed Sheeran
The Weeknd

Top Female Artist
Adele
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande
Rihanna
Taylor Swift

Top New Artist
Fetty Wap
Omi
Charlie Puth
Silento
Bryson Tiller

Top Hot 100 Song
Adele, “Hello”
Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, “See You Again”
The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face”
The Weeknd, “The Hills”

Top Billboard 200 Album
Adele, 25
Justin Bieber, Purpose
Ed Sheeran, x
Taylor Swift, 1989
The Weeknd, Beauty Behind The Madness

Top Social Media Artist
Justin Bieber
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande
Demi Lovato
Taylor Swift

Top Streaming Songs Artist
Justin Bieber
Drake
Fetty Wap
Silento
The Weeknd

Top Hot 100 Artist
Justin Bieber
Drake
Fetty Wap
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd

Top Billboard 200 Artist
Adele
Justin Bieber
Drake
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd

Top Song Sales Artist
Adele
Justin Bieber
Drake
Fetty Wap
The Weeknd

Top Radio Songs Artist
Justin Bieber
Ellie Goulding
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd

Top Touring Artist
Madonna
One Direction
Rolling Stones
Taylor Swift
U2

Top Duo/Group
Maroon 5
One Direction
Twenty One Pilots
Rolling Stones
U2

Top R&B Artist
Chris Brown
Jeremih
Rihanna
Bryson Tiller
The Weeknd

Top R&B Album
Chris Brown, Royalty
Rihanna, Anti
Bryson Tiller, T R A P S O U L
​Tyrese, Black Rose
The Weeknd, Beauty Behind The Madness

Top R&B Song
Alessia Cara “Here”
​Omarion Featuring Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko, “Post To Be”
The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face”
The Weeknd, “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)”
The Weeknd, “The Hills”

Top Rap Artist
Drake
Fetty Wap
Future
Wiz Khalifa
Silento

Top Rap Album
Drake, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
Drake & Future, What A Time To Be Alive
Dr. Dre, Compton
Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp A Butterfly
Meek Mill, Dreams Worth More Than Money

Top Rap Song
Drake, “Hotline Bling”
​Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”
​Fetty Wap, “679” feat. Remy Boyz
​Silento, “Watch Me”
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, “See You Again”

Top Country Artist
Zac Brown Band
Luke Bryan
Sam Hunt
Chris Stapleton
Carrie Underwood

Top Country Album
Chris Stapleton, Traveller
Luke Bryan, Kill The Lights
Sam Hunt, Montevallo
Zac Brown Band, Jekyll + Hyde
Carrie Underwood, Storyteller

Top Country Song
Sam Hunt, “Break Up In A Small Town”
Sam Hunt, “Take Your Time”
Little Big Town, “Girl Crush”
Thomas Rhett, “Die A Happy Man”
Chris Young, “I’m Comin’ Over”

Top Rock Artist
Fall Out Boy
Elle King
Twenty One Pilots
Walk The Moon
X Ambassadors

Top Rock Album
Alabama Shakes Sound & Color
David Bowie Blackstar
Coldplay A Head Full Of Dreams
Mumford & Sons Wilder Mind
Twenty One Pilots, Blurryface

Top Rock Song
Fall Out Boy, “Uma Thurman”
Elle King, “Ex’s & Oh’s”
Twenty One Pilots, “Stressed Out”
Walk the Moon, “Shut Up And Dance”
X Ambassadors, “Renegades”

Top Dance/EDM Artist
The Chainsmokers
DJ Snake
David Guetta
Major Lazer
Zedd

Top Dance/EDM Album
David Guetta, Listen
Major Lazer, Peace Is The Mission
​ODESZA, In Return
​Skrillex & Diplo, Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü
​Zedd, True Colors

Top Dance/EDM Song
The Chainsmokers Featuring ROZES, “Roses”
DJ Snake & AlunaGeorge, “You Know You Like It”
David Guetta feat. Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha & Afrojack, “Hey Mama”
Major Lazer & DJ Snake Featuring MO, “Lean On”
Skrillex & Diplo, “Where Are U Now” with Justin Bieber

Top Latin Artist
Banda Sinaloense MS De Sergio Lizarraga
Juan Gabriel
Nicky Jam
Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho
Romeo Santos

Top Latin Album
Juan Gabriel, Los Duo
Juan Gabriel, Mis Número 1…40 Aniversario
​Mana, Cama Incendiada
Gerardo Ortiz, Hoy Mas Fuerte
Romeo Santos, Formula, Vol. 2

Top Latin Song
J Balvin “Ginza”
Ariel Camacho y Los Plebes del Rancho, “Te Metiste”
Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias, “El Perdon”
​Maluma, “Borro Cassette”
Romeo Santos, “Propuesta Indecente”

Top Christian Artist
Casting Crowns
Lauren Daigle
Hillsong United
Mercy Me
Chris Tomlin

Top Christian Album
Lauren Daigle, How Can It Be
​Hillsong United Empires
Joey + Rory, Hymns That Are Important To Us
​TobyMac, This Is Not A Test
Chris Tomlin, Adore: Christmas Songs of Worship

Top Christian Song
Hillsong United, “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)”
​Hillsong United, “Touch The Sky”
​MercyMe, “Flawless”
NEEDTOBREATHE Featuring Gavin DeGraw, “Brother”
Chris Tomlin, “Good Good Father”

Top Gospel Artist
Anthony Brown and group therAPy
Tasha Cobbs
Kirk Franklin
Travis Greene
Marvin Sapp

Top Gospel Album
Anthony Brown & group therAPy, Everyday Jesus
Tasha Cobbs, One Place Live
Kirk Franklin, Losing My Religion
Jonathan McReynolds, Life Music: Stage Two
Marvin Sapp, You Shall Live

Top Gospel Song
Anthony Brown and group therAPy, “Worth”
Erica Campbell feat. Big Shizz, “I Luh God”
Kirk Franklin, “Wanna Be Happy?”
Travis Greene, “Intentional”
Brian Courtney Wilson, “Worth Fighting For”

Top Soundtrack
Empire: Original Soundtrack From Season 1
Fifty Shades of Grey
Furious 7
Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1
Pitch Perfect 2

Top Selling Song
Adele, “Hello”
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, “See You Again”
OMI, “Cheerleader”
Rachel Platten, “Fight Song”
The Weeknd, “The Hills”

Top Radio Song
Adele “Hello”
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, “See You Again”
Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk!”
Walk the Moon, “Shut Up And Dance”
The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face”

Top Streaming Song (Audio)
Justin Bieber, “Sorry”
Justin Bieber, “What Do You Mean”
​Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”
The Weeknd, “The Hills”
Drake, “Hotline Bling”

Top Streaming Song (Video)
​Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, “See You Again”
Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk!”
​Silento, “Watch Me”
The Weeknd, “The Hills”

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