Canada’s Drake, The Chainsmokers Lead 2017 Billboard Music Awards Nominations

It has been a record-breaking couple of years for Canada’s Drake, plus The Chainsmokers’ coming-out party continues!

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Drake and The Chainsmokers lead the 2017 Billboard Music Awards with a dizzying 22 nominations. Some of Drizzy’s biggest award nods see him competing for Top Artist, Top-Selling Song and Top Billboard 200 Artist. The Chainsmokers also vie for Top Artist and are also competing against themselves in numerous categories including Top Hot 100 Song and Top Dance/Electronic Album.

Rounding out the top five nominees are Twenty One Pilots with 17 nominations, Rihanna with 14, The Weeknd with 13 and Beyonce with eight. Check out all the nominees below.

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Top Artist:

Adele
Beyonce
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 Presented by Xfinity:

Luke Bryan
Nicki Minaj
The Chainsmokers
The Weeknd
Twenty One Pilots

Top Male Artist:

Justin Bieber
Drake
Future
Shawn Mendes
The Weeknd

Top Female Artist:

Adele
Beyonce
Ariana Grande
Rihanna
Sia

Top Duo/Group:

The Chainsmokers
Coldplay
Florida Georgia Line
Guns N’ Roses
Twenty One Pilots

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 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 Rap Artist:

J. Cole
Desiigner
Drake
Future
Rae Sremmurd

Top Rap Tour

Drake
Future
Kanye West

Top Country Artist:

Florida Georgia Line
Blake Shelton
Keith Urban
Chris Stapleton
Jason Aldean

Top Country Tour:

Luke Bryan
Kenny Chesney
Dixie Chicks

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 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 Christian Artist:

Lauren Daigle
Hillsong Worship
Hillary Scott & the Family
Skillet
Chris Tomlin

Top Gospel Artist:

Jekalyn Carr
Kirk Franklin
Travis Greene
Tamela Mann
Hezekiah Walker

Top Billboard 200 Album:

Beyonce, “Lemonade”
Drake, “Views”
Rihanna, “Anti”
Twenty One Pilots, “Blurryface”
The Weeknd, “Starboy”

Top Soundtrack/Cast Album:

“Hamilton: An American Musical”
“Moana”
“Purple Rain”
“Suicide Squad: The Album”
“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, “Isla”
DJ Khaled, “Major Key”
A Tribe Called Quest, “We Got It From Here…Thank You For Your Service”

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 Rock Album:

The Lumineers, “Cleopatra”
Metallica, “Hardwired…To Self Destruct”
Radiohead, “A Moon Shaped Pool”
Red Hot Chili Peppers, “The Getaway”
Twenty One Pilots, “Blurryface”

Top Latin Album:

J Balvin, “Energia”
CNCO, “Primera Cita”
Juan Gabriel, “Los Duo 2”
Juan Gabriel, “Vestido De Etiqueta: Por Eduardo Magallanes”
Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho, “Recuerden Mi Estilo”

Top Dance/Electronic Album:

The Chainsmokers, “Bouquet”
The Chainsmokers, “Collage ”
Flume, “Skin”
Kygo, “Cloud Nine”
Lindsey Stirling, “Brave Enough”

Top Christian Album:

Casting Crowns, “The Very Next Thing”
Lauren Daigle, “How Can It Be”
Joey + Rory, “Hymns”
Hillary Scott & The Family, “Love Remains”
Skillet, “Unleashed”

Top Gospel Album:

Tamela Mann, “One Way”
Kirk Franklin, “Losing My Religion”
Travis Greene, “The Hill”
Tasha Cobbs, “One Place: Live”
Hezekiah Walker, “Better: Azusa – The Next Generation 2”

Top Hot 100 Song:

The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey, “Closer”
The Chainsmokers ft. Daya, “Don’t Let Me Down”
Drake ft. WizKid & Kyla, “One Dance”
Justin Timberlake, “Can’t Stop The Feeling!”
Twenty One Pilots, “Heathens”

Top Selling Song:

The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey, “Closer”
The Chainsmokers ft. Daya, “Don’t Let Me Down”
Drake ft., WizKid & Kyla “One Dance”
Justin Timberlake, “Can’t Stop The Feeling!”
Twenty One Pilots, “Heathens”

Top Radio Song:

The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey, “Closer”
The Chainsmokers ft. Daya, “Don’t Let Me Down”
Drake ft. WizKid & Kyla, “One Dance”
Sia ft. Sean Paul, “Cheap Thrills”
Justin Timberlake, “Can’t Stop The Feeling!”

Top Streaming Song (Audio):

The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey, “Closer”
Drake ft. WizKid & Kyla, “One Dance”
D.R.A.M. ft. Lil Yachty, “Broccoli”
Rihanna, “Needed Me”
The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk, “Starboy”

Top Streaming Song (Video):

The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey, “Closer”
Desiigner, “Panda”
Zay Hilfigerr & Zayion McCall, “JuJu On That Beat (TZ Anthem)
Rae Sremmurd ft. Gucci Mane, “Black Beatles”
Twenty One Pilots, “Heathens”

Top Collaboration:

The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey, “Closer”
The Chainsmokers ft. Daya, “Don’t Let Me Down”
Drake ft.WizKid & Kyla, “One Dance”
Sia ft. Sean Paul, “Cheap Thrills”
The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk, “Starboy”

Top R&B Song:

Drake ft. WizKid & Kyla, “One Dance”
Bruno Mars, “24K Magic”
Rihanna, “Needed Me”
Rihanna ft. Drake, “Work”
The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk, “Starboy”

Top R&B Collaboration:

Drake ft. WizKid & Kyla, “One Dance”
PARTYNEXTDOOR ft.Drake, “Come And See Me”
Rihanna ft. Drake, “Work”
The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk “I Feel It Coming”
The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk, “Starboy”

Top Rap Song:

Desiigner, “Panda”
Drake, “Fake Love”
D.R.A.M. ft. Lil Yachty, “Broccoli”
Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert, “Bad And Boujee”
Rae Sremmurd ft. Gucci Mane, “Black Beatles”

Top Rap Collaboration:

D.R.A.M. ft. Lil Yachty, “Broccoli”
Zay Hilfigerr & Zayion McCall, “JuJu On That Beat (TZ Anthem)
Machine Gun Kelly & Camila Cabello, “Bad Things”
Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert, “Bad and Boujee”
Rae Sremmurd ft. Gucci Mane, “Black Beatles”

Top Country Song:

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

Top Country Collaboration:

Dierks Bentley ft. Elle King, “Different For Girls”
Kenny Chesney ft. Pink, “Setting The World On Fire”
Eric Church ft. Rhiannon Giddens, “Kill A Word”
Florida Georgia Line ft. Tim McGraw, “May We All”
Chris Young ft. Vince Gill, “Sober Saturday Night”

Top Rock Song:

Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons with Logic & Ty Dolla $ign ft. X Ambassadors, “Sucker For Pain”
Twenty One Pilots, “Heathens”
Twenty One Pilots, “Ride”
Twenty One Pilots, “Stressed Out”
X Ambassadors, “Unsteady”

Top Latin Song:

Daddy Yankee, “Shaky Shaky”
Enrique Iglesias ft. Wisin, “Duele El Corazon”
Nicky Jam, “Hasta El Amanecer”
Shakira ft. Maluma, “Chantaje”
Carlos Vives & Shakira, “La Bicicleta”

Top Dance/Electronic Song:

The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey, “Closer”
The Chainsmokers ft. Daya, “Don’t Let Me Down”
Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna, “This Is What You Came For”
Major Lazer ft. Justin Bieber & MO, “Cold Water”
DJ Snake ft. Justin Bieber, “Let Me Love You”

Top Christian Song:

Lauren Daigle, “Trust In You”
Hillary Scott & The Family, “Thy Will”
Skillet, “Feel Invincible”
Ryan Stevenson ft. GabeReal, “Eye Of The Storm”
Zach Williams, “Chain Breaker”

Top Gospel Song:

Jekalyn Carr, “You’re Bigger”
Tasha Cobbs, ft. Kierra Sheard “Put A Praise On It”
Kirk Franklin, “Wanna Be Happy??”
Travis Greene, “Made A Way”
Hezekiah Walker, “Better”

 

The Billboard Music Awards will air on May 21 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

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