Billboard Music Awards 2016 Finalists Revsealed


The weekend of the Billboard Music Awards 2016 could turn out to be really big for The Weeknd because the Canadian hit-maker is a finalist in total 16 categories and for a total of 19 times. After The Weeknd, there is Justin Bieber who has been nominated 12 times in 11 categories. Fetty Wap and Drake have also been nominated 11 times in 10 categories whereas Adele and Taylor Swift are nominated for 8 awards. The 2016 Billboard Music Awards will be hosted by Ciara asnd Ludacris on May 22nd at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The full list of nominees for this year’s awards can be found below:

Top Artist

Taylor Swift
Adele
Justin Bieber
The Weeknd
Drake

Top Male Artist

Justin Bieber
Fetty Wap
Ed Sheeran
The Weeknd
Drake

Top Female Artist

Selena Gomez
Taylor Swift
Rihanna
Adele
Ariana Grande

Top New Artist

Fetty Wap
Silentó
OMI
Bryson Tiller
Charlie Puth

Top Group/Duo

The Rolling Stones
Maroon 5
One Direction
U2
Twenty one Pilots

Top Hot 100 Artist

The Weeknd
Taylor Swift
Drake
Justin Bieber
Fetty Wap

Top Billboard 200 Artist

Taylor Swift
Drake
The Weeknd
Adele
Justin Bieber

Top Radio Songs Artist

Ellie Goulding
The Weeknd
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift
Justin Bieber

Top Song Sales Artist

The Weeknd
Drake
Justin Bieber
Adele
Fetty Wap

Top Streaming Songs Artist

The Weeknd
Silentó
Drake
Justin Bieber
Fetty Wap

Top Touring Artist

The Rolling Stones
Madonna
U2
One Direction
Taylor Swift

Top Social Media Artist

Ariana Grande
Justin Bieber
Taylor Swift
Selena Gomez
Demi Lovato

Top Rap Artist

Wiz Khalifa
Fetty Wap
Drake
Silentó
Future

Top R&B Artist

Jeremih
Byrson Tiller
Chris Brown
The Weeknd
Rihanna

Top Rock Artist

Twenty one Pilots
Fall Out Boy
X Ambassadors
Elle King
Walk the Moon

Top Country Artist

Luke Bryan
Chris Stapleton
Zac Brown Band
Carrie Underwood
Sam Hunt

Top Electronic/Dance Artist

DJ Snake
Zedd
David Guetta
The Chainsmokers
Major Lazer

Top Latin Artist

Juan Gabriel
Romeo Santos
Banda Sinaloense MS De Sergio Lizárraga
Ariel Camacho y Los Plebes del Rancho
Nicky Jam

Top Gospel Artist

Tasha Cobbs
Marvin Sapp
Kirk Franklin
Anthony Brown and group therAPy
Travis Greene

Top Christian Artist

Hillsong United
Chris Tomlin
Casting Crowns
MercyMe
Lauren Daigle

Top Soundtrack

Fifty Shades of Grey
Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1
Empire: Original Soundtrack from Season 1
Furious 7
Pitch Perfect 2

Top Billboard 200 Album

Taylor Swift, 1989
Adele, 25
The Weeknd, Beauty Behind The Madness
Justin Bieber, Purpose
Ed Sheeran, x

Top Rap Album

Drake & Future, What a Time to be Alive
Meek Mill, Dreams Worth More than Money
Dr. Dre, Compton
Drake, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly

Top R&B Album

Rihanna, Anti
The Weeknd, Beauty Behind The Madness
Chris Brown, Royalty
Tyrese, Black Rose
Bryson Tiller, T R A P S O U L

Top Latin Album

Gerardo Ortiz, Hoy Más Fuerte
Juan Gabriel, Los Dúo
Mana, Cama Incendiada
Romeo Santos, Formula, Vol. 2
Juan Gabriel, Mis Número 1…40 Aniversario

Top Rock Album

Mumford & Sons, Wilder Mind
David Bowie, Blackstar
Twenty one Pilots, Blurryface
Alabama Shakes, Sound & Color
Coldplay, A Head Full of Dreams

Top Country Album

Zack Brown Band, Jekyll + Hyde
Chris Stapleton, Traveller
Carrie Underwood, Storyteller
Sam Hunt, Montevallo
Luke Bryan, Kill the Lights

Top Gospel Album

Tasha Cobbs, One Place Live
Marvin Sapp, You Shall Live
Anthony Brown & Group therAPy, Everyday Jesus
Jonathan McReynolds, Life Music: Stage Two
Kirk Franklin, Losing my Religion

Top Christian Album

TobyMac, This Is Not A Test
Lauren Daigle, How Can It Be
Joey + Rory, Hymns That Are Important To Us
Chris Tomlin, Adore: Christmas Songs of Worship
Hillsong UNITED, Empires

Top Dance/Electronic Album

Zedd, True Colors
ODESZA, In Return
David Guetta, Listen
Skrillex & Diplo, Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü
Major Lazer, Peace Is The Mission

Top Selling Song

OMI, ‘Cheerleader’
The Weeknd, ‘The Hills’
Adele, ‘Hello’
Rachel Platten, ‘Fight Song’
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, ‘See You Again’

Top Hot 100 Song

The Weeknd, Can’t Feel My Face
Fetty Wap, Trap Queen
The Weeknd, The Hills
Adele, Hello
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, See you Again

Top Radio Song

The Weeknd, Can’t Feel My Face
Walk the Moon, Shut Up And Dance
Adele, Hello
Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars, Uptown Funk
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, See You Again

Top Streaming Song (Video)

Silentó, Watch Me
Fetty Wap, Trap Queen
The Weeknd, The Hills
Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars, Uptown Funk
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, See You Again

Top Streaming Song (Audio)

Drake, Hotline Bling
Fetty Wap, Trap Queen
Justin Bieber, Sorry
The Weeknd, The Hills
Justin Bieber, What Do You Mean

Top Rap Song

Silentó, Watch Me
Drake, Hotline Bling
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, See You Again
Fetty Wap, ‘679’ feat. Remy Boyz
Fetty Wap, Trap Queen

Top R&B Song

The Weeknd, The Hills
The Weeknd, Can’t Feel My Face
Alessia Cara, Here
The Weeknd, Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)
Omarion Featuring Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko, Post to Be

Top Rock Song

X Ambassadors, Renegades
Elle King, Ex’s & Oh’s
Walk the Moon, Shut Up And Dance
Fall Out Boy, Uma Thurman
Twenty one Pilots, Stressed Out

Top Country Song

Chris Young, I’m Comin’ Over
Little Big Town, Girl Crush
Sam Hunt, Break Up Is a Small Town
Thomas Rhett, Die A Happy Man
Sam Hunt, Take Your Time

Top Latin Song

Maluma, Borro Cassette
J Balvin, Ginza
Romeo Santos, Propuesta Indecente
Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias, El Perdon
Ariel Camacho y Los Plebes del Rancho, Te Metiste

Top Gospel Song

Travis Greene, Intentional
Erica Campbell feat Big Shizz, I Luh God
Brian Courtney Wilson, Worth Fighting For
Kirk Franklin, Wanna Be Happy?
Anthony Brown and group therAPy, Worth

Top Christian Song

MercyMe, Flawless
Hillsong UNITED, Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)
Chris Tomlin, Good Good Father
Hillsong UNITED, Touch the Sky
NEEDTOBREATHE Featuring Gavin DeGraw, Brother

Top Dance/Electronic Song

Major Lazer & DJ Snake Featuring MØ, Lean On
The Chainsmokers Featuring ROZES, Roses
David Guetta feat. Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha & Afrojack, Hey Mama
Skrillex & Diplo, Where Are Ü Now with Justin Bieber
DJ Snake & AlunaGeorge, You Know You Like It

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