Billboard Music Award Nominations: The Chainsmokers and Drake Lead with 22 Noms (Complete List)
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The duo The Chainsmokers racked up an incredibly impressive 22 nominations for this year's Billboard Music Awards, tying with Drake. Twenty One Pilots, Beyonce, Adele and Justin Bieber all on their tail.

The awards will air on ABC live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 21.

And the nominees are ...

Top Artist

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

Top Female Artist

  • Adele
  • Beyonce
  • Ariana Grande
  • Rihanna
  • Sia

Top Male Artist

  • Justin Bieber
  • Drake
  • Future
  • Shawn Mendes
  • The Weeknd

Top Hot 100 Song

  • The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey, Closer
  • The Chainsmokers ft. Days, Don’t Let Me Down
  • Drake ft. Wizkid and 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 Weekend, 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
  • Lil Uzi Vert
  • Lukas Graham
  • Zayn

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’ Roses
  • 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 Nominees

  • Justin Bieber
  • Beyonce
  • Coldplay
  • Guns N' Roses
  • Bruce Springstreet and 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 Stremmurd

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 and 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 Scott Family
  • Skillet
  • Chris Tomlin

Top Gospel Artist

  • Jekalyn Carr
  • Kirk Franklin
  • Travis Greene
  • David and Tamela
  • Hezekiah Walker

Top Soundtrack/Cast Album

  • Hamilton Musical
  • Moana
  • Purple Rain
  • Suicide Squad
  • 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, Thanks 4 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, Hardwided ... to Self-Destruct
  • Radiohead, A Moon Shaped Pool
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Getaway
  • Twenty One Pilots, Blurryface

Top Latin Album

  • J Balvin, Entergie
  • CNCO, Primera Cita
  • Juan Gabriel, Los Duo 2
  • 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 and Rory, Hymns
  • Hilary Scott & The Scott 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

Top Selling Song

  • The Chainsmokers & Halsey, Closer
  • The Chainsmokers & Daya, Don't Let Me Down
  • Drake ft. Wizkid and Kyla, One Dance
  • Justin Timberlake, Cant' Stop the Feeling
  • Twenty One Pilots, Heathens

Top Radio Song

  • The Chainsmokers & Halsey, Closer
  • The Chainsmokers & Daya, Don't Let Me Down
  • Drake ft. Wizkid and 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. ft. Lil Yachty, Broccoli
  • Rihanna, Needed Me
  • The Weeknd & Daft Punk, Starboy

Top Streaming Song (Video)

  • The Chainsmokers & Halsey, Closer
  • Desiigner, Panda
  • Zay Hilfiger & Zayion McCall, JuJu on That Beat
  • Rae Sremmurd & Gucci Mane, Black Beatles
  • Twenty One Pilots, Heathens

Top Collaboration Nominees

  • 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

Top R&B Collaboration

  • 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 Song

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

Top Rap Collaboration

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

Top Country Song:

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

Top Country Collaboration

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

Top Rock Song:

  • Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons with Logic & Ty Dolla $ign Featuring 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 Featuring Wisin, Duele El Corazon
  • Nicky Jam, Hasta El Amanecer
  • Shakira Featuring Maluma, Chantaje
  • Carlos Vives & Shakira, La Bicicleta

Top Dance/Electronic Song

  • The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey, Closer
  • The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya, Don’t Let Me Down
  • Calvin Harris Featuring Rihanna, This Is What You Came For
  • Major Lazer Featuring Justin Bieber & MO, Cold Water
  • DJ Snake Featuring 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 Featuring GabeReal, Eye Of The Storm
  • Zach Williams, Chain Breaker

Top Gospel Song

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

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