Complete list of 2017 Billboard Music Award nominees

Apr 12, 2017, 00:15
Complete list of 2017 Billboard Music Award nominees

It was found that the five main categories are Top Female and Male Artists, Top Hot 100 Song, Top Billboard 200 Album and Top Artist.

Finally, The Top Billboard 200 Album nominees are Rihanna's Anti, Twenty One Pilots' Blurryface, The Weeknd's Starboy, Beyoncé's Lemonade and Drake's streaming juggernaut Views. As it turns out, with the pair dominating a number of categories, the music awards will seemingly be the celebration of Drake and Rihanna. With Billboard Music Awards nominations culled from numerous measurements tracked by Billboard and its data partners, Franklin and Greene garner three nominations each, across all three Gospel categories for: Top Gospel Artist, Top Gospel Album, and Top Gospel Song. In the "Top Touring Artist" category, they're up against Justin Bieber, Beyonce, Coldplay and Guns N' Roses, while "Top Rock Tour" sees them battling Coldplay and Guns N' Roses.

Top new artist nominations went to Alessia Cara, Desiigner, Lil Uzi Vert, Lukas Graham and Zayn. The duo, comprised of Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard, also landed two nominations within Top Country Song for their hits "H.O.L.Y." and "May We All", featuring Tim McGraw.

They are also up for the Top Rock Tour accolade, along with Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band.

Drake, Wizkid and Kyla's One Dance, Justin Timberlake's Can't Stop The Feeling and Twenty One Pilots' Heathens are also in the running.

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

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