Billboard Music Awards 2016 Nominations List: The Weeknd & Justin Bieber Lead!

12 April 2016, 10:22

Billboard Music Award Nominations 2016

Plus the likes of Adele and Drake have scored multiple nods at this year’s show.

The Billboard Music Awards 2016 nominations are out and it looks like it could be The Weeknd’s year to shine!

The Canadian singer has earned a HUGE 16 nominations in total for this year’s event, with Justin Bieber behind him having 11 to his name.

Drake has ten nominations while both Adele and Taylor Swift both have eight nods each.

The Billboard Music Awards 2016 takes place in Las Vegas on Sunday 22nd May.

 

Check out ALL the nominations for the Billboard Music Awards 2016 below:

Top Artist

  • Adele
  • Justin Bieber
  • Drake
  • Taylor Swift
  • The Weeknd

 

Top New Artist

  • Fetty Wap
  • OMI
  • Charlie Puth
  • Silento
  • Bryson Tiller

 

Top Male Artist

  • Justin Bieber
  • Drake
  • Fetty Wap
  • Ed Sheeran
  • The Weeknd

 

Top Female Artist

  • Adele
  • Selena Gomez
  • Ariana Grande
  • Rihanna
  • Taylor Swift

 

Top Duo/Group

  • Maroon 5
  • One Direction
  • Twenty One Pilots
  • The Rolling Stones
  •  U2

 

Top Billboard 200 Artist

  • Adele
  • Justin Bieber
  • Drake
  • Taylor Swift
  • The Weeknd

 

Top Hot 100 Artist

  • Justin Bieber
  • Drake
  • Fetty Wap
  • 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 Streaming Songs Artist

  • Justin Bieber
  • Drake
  • Fetty Wap
  • Silento
  • The Weeknd

 

Top Social Media Artist

  • Justin Bieber
  • Selena Gomez
  • Ariana Grande
  • Demi Lovato
  • Taylor Swift

 

Top Touring Artist

  • Madonna
  • One Direction
  • The Rolling Stones
  • Taylor Swift
  • U2

 

Top R&B Artist

  • Chris Brown
  • Jeremih
  • Rihanna
  • Bryson Tiller
  • The Weeknd

 

Top Rap Artist

  • Drake
  • Fetty Wap
  • Future
  • Wiz Khalifa
  • Silento

 

Top Rock Artist

  • Fall Out Boy
  • Elle King
  • Twenty One Pilots
  • Walk The Moon
  • X Ambassadors

 

Top Billboard 200 Album

  • Adele - ’25’
  • Justin Bieber - ‘Purpose’
  • Ed Sheeran - ‘X’
  • Taylor Swift - ‘1989’
  • The Weeknd - ‘Beauty Behind The Madness’
  • Brian Courtney Wilson - ‘Worth Fighting For’

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