Billboard Music Awards Nominations 2017: See Full List Of BBMAs Nominees!

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Billboard Music Awards Nominations 2017

By Andrew Shuster

Billboard Music Awards Nominations 2017

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The 2017 Billboard Music Awards nominations were announced on Monday, and Gossip Cop has a full list of the BBMAs nominees below!

Pete Wentz and Julia Michaels visited “Good Morning America” on Monday to announce five categories live on-air. An additional 43 categories have been revealed on social media pages for the Billboard Music Awards, while the final four categories were unveiled on Billboard.com to close out the nominations announcement.

Drake and The Chainsmokers lead the pack of nominees with a whopping 22 nominations each. Both are nominated for the biggest honor, Top Artist. They are competing against Adele, Beyoncé, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Rihanna, Twenty One Pilots and The Weeknd. Many of those same acts are also nominated in the Top Female and Top Male categories.

Details about the artists who will be presenting and performing at the ceremony have yet to be revealed, but the annual awards show showcases the hottest musical acts each year, so expect some big names to be announced soon. The 2017 Billboard Music Awards will air live on ABC from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on May 21. Gossip Cop, of course, will have complete coverage. Check out the full list of BBMAs nominees below!

Top Artist
Adele
Beyonce
Justin Bieber
The Chainsmokers
Drake
Ariana Grande
Shawn Mendes
Rihanna
Twenty One Pilots
The Weeknd

Top Female Artist
Adele
Beyonce
ArianaGrande
Rihanna
Sia

Top Male Artist
Justin Bieber
Drake
Future
Shawn Mendes
The Weeknd

Top Hot 100 Song
The Chainsmokers & Halsey – “Closer”
The Chainsmokers & Daya – “Don’t Let Me Down”
Drake & Wizkida & Kyla – “One Dance”
Justin Timberlake – “Can’t Stop The Feeling”
Twenty One Pilots – “Heathens”

Top Billboard 200 Album
Beyonce – “Lemonade”
Drake – “Views”
Rihanna – “Anti”
Twenty One Pilots – “Blurryface”
The Weeknd – “Starboy”

Top Billboard 200 Artist
Beyonce
Drake
Prince
Twenty One pilots
The Weeknd

Top Hot 100 Artist
The Chainsmokers
Drake
Rihanna
Twenty One Pilots
The Weeknd

Top New Artist
Alessia Cara
Desiigner
Uzi London
Lukas Graham
Zayn Malik

Billboard Chart Achievement Award
Luke Bryan
The Chainsmokers
Nicki Minaj
Twenty One Pilots
The Weeknd

Top Duo/Group
The Chainsmokers
Coldplay
Florida Georgia Line
Guns n Rosies
Twenty One Pilots

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
Justin Bieber
BTS
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande
Shawn Mendes

Top Touring Artist
Justin Bieber
Beyonce
Coldplay
Guns n Roses
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

Top R&B Artist
Beyonce
Bruno Mars
Frank Ocean
Rihanna
The Weeknd

Top R&B Tour
Beyonce
Lionel Richie
Rihanna

Top R&B Song
Drake & Wizkid & Kyla – “One Dance”
Bruno Mars – “24k Magic”
Rihanna – “Needed Me”
Rihanna & Drake – “Work”
The Weeknd & Daft Punk – “Starboy”

Top R&B Album
Beyonce – “Lemonade”
Bruno Mars – “24k Magic”
Frank Ocean – “Blonde”
Rihanna – “Anti”
The Weeknd – “Starboy”

Top R&B Collab
Drake & Wizkid & Kyla – “One Dance”
The Weeknd & Daft Punk – “Starboy,” “I Feel It Coming”
Rihanna & Drake – “Work”
PartyNextDoor & Drake – “Come And See Me”

Top Rap Artist
J Cole
Desiigner
Drake
Future
Rae Sremmurd

Top Rap Tour
Drake
Future
Kanye West

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, Thanks 4 Your Service”

Top Rap Song
Desiigner – “Panda”
Drake – “Fake Love”
D.R.A.M & Lil Yachty – “Broccoli”
Migos & Lil Uzi Vert – “Bad And Boujee”
RaeSremmurd & Gucci Mane – “Black Beatles”

Top Rap Collaboration
D.R.A.M & Lil Yachty – “Broccoli”
Zay Hilfigerr & Zayion McCall – “JuJu On That Beat”
D.R.A.M & Lil Yachty – “Broccoli”
Migos & Lil Uzi Vert – “Bad And Boujee”
Machine Gun Kelly & Camila Cabello – “Bad Things”

Top Country Artist
Florida Georgia Line
Blake Shelton
Keith Urban
Chris Stapleton
Jason Aldean

Top Country Tour
Luke Bryan
Kenny Chesney
Dixie Chicks

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 Country Song
Kenny Chesney & Pink – “Setting The World On Fire”
Florida Georgia Line – “H.O.L.Y”
Florida Georgia Line & Tim McGraw – “May We All”
Little Big Town – “Better Man”
Keith Urban – “Blue Ain’t Your Color”

Top Country Collab
Dierks Bentley & Elle King – “Different For Girls”
Kenny Chesney & Pink – “Setting The World On Fire”
Eric Church & Rhiannon Middens – “Kill A Word”
Florida Georgia Line & Tim McGraw – “May We All”
Chris Young & Vince Gill – “Sober Saturday Night”

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 Rock Album
The Lumineers – “Cleopatra”
Metallica – “Hardwired… To Self-Destruct”
Radiohead – “A Moon Shaped Pool”
Red Hot Chilli Peppers – “The Getaway”
Twenty One Pilots – “Blurryface”

Top Rock Song
Lil Tunechi, WizKhalifa, Imagine Dragons, Rap Larry David, Ty Dolla Sign & X Ambassadors – “Sucker For Pain”
Twenty One Pilots – “Heathens”
X Ambassadors – “Unsteady”

Top Latin Artist
J Balvin
Juan Gabriel
Los Plebes Del Rancho De Ariel Camacho
Maluma
Nicky Jam

Top Latin Album
J Balvin – “Energia”
CNCO – “Primera Cita”
Juan Gabriel – “Los Duo 2”
Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho – “Recuerden Mi Estilo”

Top Latin Song
Daddy Yankee – “Shaky Shaky”
Enrique Iglesias & Wisin – “Duele El Corazon”
Nicky Jam – “Hasta El Amanecer”
Shakira & Maluma – “Chantaje”
Carlos Vives & Shakira – “La Bicicleta”

Top Dance/Electronic Artist
The Chainsmokers
Calvin Harris
Major Lazer
DJ Snake
Lindsey Stirling

Top Dance/Electronic Album
The Chainsmokers – “Bouquet/Collage”
Flume – “Skin”
Kygo – “Cloud Nine”
Lindsey Stirling – “Brave Enough”

Top Dance/Electronic Song
The Chainsmokers & Halsey – “Closer”
The Chainsmokers & Daya – “Don’t Let Me Down”
Calvin Harris & Rihanna – “This Is What You Came For”
Major Lazer & Justin Bieber & MO – “Cold Water”
DJ Snake and Justin Bieber – “Let Me Love You”

Top Christian Artist
Lauren Daigle
Hillsong Worship
Hillary Scott & The Scott Family
Skillet
Chris Tomlin

Top Christian Album
Casting Crowns – “The Very Next Thing”
Lauren Daigle – “How Can It Be”
Joey and Rory – “Hymns”
Hillary Scott & The Scott Family – “Love Remains”
Skillet – “Unleashed”

Top Christian Song
Lauren Daigle – “Trust In You”
HillaryScott & The Scott Family – “Thy Will”
Skillet – “Feel Invincible”
Ryan Stevens & Gabereal – “Eye Of The Storm”
Zach Williams – “Chainbreaker”

Top Gospel Artist
Jekalyn Carr
Kirk Franklin
Travis Greene
David and Tamela
Hezekiah Walker

Top Gospel Song
Jekalyn Carr – “You’re Bigger”
Tasha Cobbs & Kierra Sheard – “Put A Praise On It”
Kirk Franklin – “Wanna Be Happy?”
Travis Greene – “Made A Way”
Hezekiah Walker – “Better”

Top Soundtrack/Cast Album
Hamilton Musical
Moana
Purple Rain
Suicide Squad
Trolls

Top Selling Song
The Chainsmokers & Halsey – “Closer”
The Chainsmokers & Daya – “Don’t Let Me Down”
Drake & Wizkid & Kyla – “One Dance”
Justin Timberlake – “Can’t Stop the Feeling”
Twenty One Pilots – “Heathens”

Top Radio Song
The Chainsmokers & Halsey – “Closer”
The Chainsmokers & Daya – “Don’t Let Me Down”
Drake & Wizkid & Kyla – “One Dance”
Sia and Sean Paul – “Cheap Thrills”
Justin Timberlake – “Can’t Stop The Feeling”

Top Streaming Song (Audio)
The Chainsmokers & Halsey – “Closer”
Drake & Wizkid & Kyla – “One Dance”
D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty – “Broccoli”
Rihanna – “Needed Me”
The Weeknd & Daft Punk – “Starboy”

Top Streaming Song (Video)
The Chainsmokers & Halsey – “Closer”
Desiigner – “Panda”
Zay Hilfigerr & Zayion McCall – “JuJu On That Beat”
Rae Sremmurd & Gucci Mane – “Black Beatles”
Twenty One Pilots – “Heathens”

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

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