Billboard Music Awards 2017 Nominations List: The Chainsmokers & Drake Up For Most Awards!

19 May 2017, 12:24

Billboard Music Awards 2017

Rihanna and Twenty One Pilots also have a tonne of nominations...

So it's that time of year again where we get a peak of the Billboard Music Awards nominations and the 2017 list is VERY interesting.

With so many great artists nominated for load sof different awards, chosing between them is almost an impossible task!

Drake and The Chainsmokers are heading up the list with 22 nominations each, whilst Twenty One Pilots (17) and Rihanna (14) are their nearest rivals.The Billboard Music Awards 2017 take place in Las Vegas on Sunday 21st May.

 

The race is on. Will @champagnepapi, @TheChainsmokers, @twentyonepilots or @badgalriri re-write #BBMAs history this year?

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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 (Fan Voted Category):

- 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 Hot 100 Song

- The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey – Closer
- The Chainsmokers feat. Daya – Don’t Let Me Down
- Drake feat. Wizkid & Kyla – One Dance
- Justin Timberlake – Can’t Stop The Feeling
- Twenty One Pilots – Heathens

Top Billboard 200 Album
- Beyonce – Lemonade
- Drake – Views
- Rihanna – Anti
- The Weeknd – Starboy
- Twenty One Pilots – BlurryFace

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 Rap Artist

- J Cole
- Desiigner
- Drake
- Future
- Rae Sremmurd

Top Rock Artist

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

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 Soundtrack/Cast Album

- Hamilton – An American Musical
- Suicide Squad
- Moana
- Purple Rain
- Trolls

Top R&B Album

- Beyonce – 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 For Your Service

Top Dance/Electronic Album

- The Chainsmokers – Bouquet (EP)
- The Chainsmokers – Collage (EP)
- Flume – Skin
- Lindsey Stirling – Brave Enough
- Kygo – Cloud Nine

Top Collaboration

- The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey – Closer
- The Chainsmokers feat. Daya – Don’t Let Me Down
- Drake feat. Wizkid & Kyla – One Dance
- Sia feat. Sean Paul – Cheap Thrills
- The Weeknd feat. Daft Punk – Starboy

Top R&B Collaboration

- Drake feat. Wizkid & Kyla – One Dance
- PartyNextDoor feat. Drake – Come And See Me
- Rihanna feat. Drake – Work
- The Weeknd feat. Daft Punk – Starboy

Top Rap Song

- Desiigner – Panda
- Drake – Fake Love
- D.R.A.M. feat. Lil Yatchy – Broccoli
- Migos feat. Lil Uzi Vert – Bad and Boujee
- Rae Sremmurd feat. Gucci Mane – Black Beatles

Top Rap Collaboration

- D.R.A.M. feat. Lil Yatchy – Broccoli
- Zay Hilfigerrr feat. Zayion McCall – Juju On That Beat (TZ Anthem)
- Machine Gun Kelly & Camilla Cabello – Bad Things
- Migos feat. Lil Uzi Vert – Bad and Boujee
- Rae Sremmurd feat. Gucci Mane – Black Beatles

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