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Billboard Music Awards 2015 Nominations Announced – Taylor Swift Leads Nominees!

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Billboard Music Awards Nominations

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Billboard Music Awards Nominations

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The 2015 Billboard Music Awards nomination were announced on Tuesday by Ludacris and Pete Wentz. They revealed the first round of nominees, and Gossip Cop will continue to update. See the list below.

Chrrisy Teigen, set to host the awards show at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas on May 17, will reveal the remainder of the nominees with “Empire” star Jussie Smollet via Twitter throughout the day. The 2015 Billboard Music Awards are slated to air live on ABC. Check out the full list of nominees below, and tell us what you think so far.

Top Artist:
Ariana Grande
One Direction
Katy Perry
Sam Smith
Taylor Swift

Top Male Artist:
Drake
Pharrell Williams
Ed Sheeran
Sam Smith
Justin Timberlake

Top Female Artist:
Iggy Azalea
Ariana Grande
Katy Perry
Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor

Top 100 Songs:
“Fancy” by Iggy Azalea, featuring Charli XCX
“Stay With Me” by Sam Smith
“Shake It Off” by Taylor Swift
“All About That Bass” by Meghan Trainor

Top Billboard 200 Album
V by Maroon 5
That’s Christmas to Me by Pentatonix
X by Ed Sheeran
In The Lonely Hour by Sam Smith
1989 by Taylor Swift

Top New Artist:
5 Seconds of Summer
Iggy Azalea
Hozier
Sam Smith
Meghan Trainor

Top Duo/Group:
5 Seconds of Summer
Florida Georgia Line
MAGIC!
Maroon 5
one Direction

Top Billboard 200 Artist:
One Direction
Pentatonix
Ed Sheeran
Sam Smith
Taylor Swift

Top Hot 100 Artist:
Iggy Azalea
Ariana Grande
Sam Smith
Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor

Top Digital Songs Artist:
Iggy Azalea
Ed Sheeran
Sam Smith
Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor

Top Radio Songs Artist:
John Legend
Maroon 5
Ed Sheeran
Sam Smith
Taylor Swift

Top Touring Artist:
Lady Gaga
One Direction
Katy Perry
The Rolling Stones
Justin Timberlake

Top Social Artist:
Justin Bieber
Miley Cyrus
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande
Taylor Swift

Top Streaming Artist:
Iggy Azalea
Ariana Grande
Nicki Minaj
Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor

Top R&B Artist:
Beyonce
Chris Brown
John Legend
Trey Songz
Pharrell Williams

Top Rap Artist:
Iggy Azalea
J. Cole
Drake
Nicki Minaj
Rae Sremmurd

Top Country Artist:
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Florida Georgia Line
Brantley Gilbert
Blake Shelton

Top Rock Artist:
Bastille
Coldplay
Fall Out Boy
Hozier
Lorde

Top Latin Artist:
J Balvin
Juan Gabriel
Enrique Iglesias
Prince Royce
Romeo Santos

Top Dance/Electronic Artist:
Avicii
Clean Bandit
Disclosure
Calvin Harris
Lindsey Stirling

Top Christian Artist:
Casting Crowns
Hillsong United
Lecrae
MercyMe
Newsboys

Top Soundtrack:
The Fault in Our Stars
Fifty Shades of Grey

Frozen
Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix: Vol. 1
Into the Woods

Top R&B Album:
Beyonce by Beyonce
X by Chris Brown
Xscape by Michael Jackson
Love in the Future by John Legend
G I R L by Pharrell

Top Rap Album:
Forest Hills Drive by J. Cole
If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late by Drake
The Pinkprint by Nicki Minaj
The New Classic by Iggy Azalea
The Marshall Mathers LP 2 by Eminem

Top Country Album:
Old Boots, New Dirt by Jason Aldean
Man Against Machine by Garth Brooks
Crash My Party by Luke Bryan
Just As I Am by Brantley Gilbert
Platinum by Miranda Lambert

Top Rock Album:
Rock or Bust by AC/DC
Turn Blue by The Black Keys
Ghost Stories by Coldplay
Hozier by Hozier
Pure Heroine by Lorde

Top Latin Album:
Los Dúo by Juan Gabriel
Sex and Love by Enrique Iglesias
Formula: Vol. 2 by Romeo Santos
Corazon by Santana
3.0 by Marc Anthony

Top Dance/Electronic Album:
True by Avicii
Settle by Disclosure
Motion by Calvin Harris
Recess by Skrillex
Shatter Me by Lindsey Stirling

Top Christian Album:
Anomaly by Lecrae
Thrive by Casting Crowns
Welcome to the New by MercyMe
Rivers in the Wasteland by NEEDTOBREATHE
Love Ran Red by Chris Tomlin

Top Digital Song:
Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk!”
Sam Smith, “Stay With Me”
Taylor Swift, “Shake It Off”
Meghan Trainor, “All About That Bass”
Pharrell Williams, “Happy

Top Radio Song:
John Legend, “All of Me”
MAGIC!, “Rude”
Nico & Vinz, “Am I Wrong”
Sam Smith, “Stay With Me”
Pharrell Williams, “Happy

Top Streaming Song (Audio):
Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX, “Fancy”
Hozier, “Take Me to Church”
John Legend, “All of Me”
Sam Smith, “Stay With Me”
Tove Lo, “Habits (Stay High)”

Top Streaming Song (Video):
Idina Menzel, “Let It Go”
Bobby Shmurda, “Hot Boy”
Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”
Taylor Swift, “Shake It Off”
Meghan Trainor, “All About That Bass”

Top R&B Song:
Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne, French Montana, Too $hort & Tyga, “Loyal”
Jason Derulo feat. 2 Chainz, “Talk Dirty”
Jeremih feat. YG, “Don’t Tell ‘Em”
John Legend, “All of Me”
Pharrell Williams, “Happy”

Top Rap Song:
Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX, “Fancy”
Iggy Azalea feat. Rita Ora, “Black Widow”
Big Sean feat. E-40, “I Don’t F— With You”
Nicki Minaj, “Anaconda”
Bobby Shmurda, “Hot Boy”

Top Country Song:
Jason Aldean, “Burnin’ It Down”
Luke Bryan, “Play It Again”
Sam Hunt, “Leave the Night On”
Florida Georgia Line feat. Luke Bryan, “This Is How We Roll”
Florida Georgia Line, “Dirt”

Top Rock Song:
Bastille, “Pompeii”
Coldplay, “A Sky Full of Stars”
Fall Out Boy, “Centuries”
Hozier, “Take Me to Church”
Paramore, “Ain’t It Fun”

Top Latin Song:
J Balvin feat. Farruko, “6 AM”
Enrique Iglesias feat. Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona, “Bailando”
Romeo Santos, “Eres Mía”
Romeo Santos feat. Drake, “Odio”
Romeo Santos, “Propuesta Indecente”

Top Dance/Electronic Song:
Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne, “Rather Be”
Disclosure feat. Sam Smith, “Latch”
DJ Snake & Lil Jon, “Turn Down For What”
Ariana Grande feat. Zedd, “Break Free”
Calvin Harris, “Summer”

Top Christian Song:
Francesca Battistelli, “He Knows My Name”
Hillsong United, “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)”
MercyMe, “Greater”
Newsboys, “We Believe”
Carrie Underwood, “Something in the Water”

Billboard Chart Achievement Award Presented by Samsung Galaxy (Fan-Voted):
Iggy Azalea
Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor

 


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