Drake

Kevin Winter/Getty Images

This year's Billboard Music Award nominations are in! 

Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz and songwriter Julia Michaels dropped by Good Morning America Monday morning to announce the top categories for this year's annual awards, including "Top Artist," "Top 100 Song" and "Top Billboard 200 Album."

It came as no surprise that The Chainsmokers, DrakeRihanna and Twenty One Pilots were among the most prominent nominees this year considering their respective albums took the charts by storm in 2017. In addition to the industry veterans, Shawn Mendes scored his first career nominations while Drake and The Chainsmokers tied with the record for most yearly nominations ever with 22 nods each.

Meanwhile, Twenty One Pilots and Rihanna round out the top nominees with 17 and 14 nominations respectively. 

Check out the full list of nominees below and tune into the show airing live on Sunday, May 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET.

Beyonce, Lemonade

HBO

Top Artist:

Adele

Beyoncé

Justin Bieber

The Chainsmokers

Drake

Ariana Grande

Shawn Mendes

Rihanna

Twenty One Pilots

The Weeknd

 

Top Female Artist

Adele

Beyoncé

Ariana Grande

Rihanna

Sia

 

Top Male Artist

Justin Bieber

Drake

Future

Shawn Mendes

The Weeknd

The Weeknd, Coachella 2015

Melissa Hebeler/E!

Top New Artist:

Alessia Cara

Desiigner

Lil Uzi Vert

Lukas Graham

Zayn

 

Billboard Chart Achievement Award:

Luke Bryan

The Chainsmokers

Nicki Minaj

The Weeknd

Twenty One Pilots

 

Top Duo/Group:

The Chainsmokers

Coldplay

Florida Georgia Line

Guns N' Roses

Twenty One Pilots

 

Top Billboard 200 Artist:

Beyoncé

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

Justin Bieber, Purpose

Instagram

Top Social Artist:

Justin Bieber

BTS

Selena Gomez

Ariana Grande

Shawn Mendes

 

Top Touring Artist:

Justin Bieber

Beyoncé

Coldplay

Guns N' Roses

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

 

Top R&B Artist:

Beyoncé

Bruno Mars

Frank Ocean

Rihanna

The Weeknd

 

Top R&B Tour:

Beyoncé

Lionel Richie

Rihanna

 

Top Rap Artist:

J. Cole

Desiigner

Drake

Future

Rae Sremmurd

 

Top Rap Tour:

Drake

Future

Kanye West

Blake Shelton, The Tonight Show

Andrew Lipovsky/NBC

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 Scott Family

Skillet

Chris Tomlin

 

Top Gospel Artist:

Jekalyn Carr

Kirk Franklin

Travis Greene

Tamela Mann

Hezekiah Walker

Prince, Purple Rain

Warner Brothers

Top Billboard 200 Album:

Beyoncé 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:

Beyoncé Lemonade

Bruno Mars 24K Magic

Frank Ocean Blonde

Rihanna Anti

The Weeknd Starboy

 

Top Rap Album:

Cole 4 Your Eyez Only

Drake Views

Kevin Gates Islah

DJ Khaled Major Key

A Tribe Called Quest We Got It From Here…Thank You 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 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 Dúo 2

Juan Gabriel Vestido De Etiqueta: Por Eduardo Magallanes

Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho Recuerden Mi Estilo 

The Chainsmokers, Halsey, 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards, Candids

Christopher Polk/Getty Images for iHeartMedia

Top Dance/Electronic Album:

The Chainsmokers Bouquet (EP)

The Chainsmokers Collage (EP)

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 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 2

Justin Timberlake, Can't Stop the Feeling

Vevo

Top Hot 100 Song:

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey "Closer"

The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya "Don't Let Me Down"

Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla "One Dance"

Justin Timberlake "Can't Stop The Feeling!"

Twenty One Pilots "Heathens"

 

Top Selling Song:

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey "Closer"

The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya "Don't Let Me Down"

Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla "One Dance"

Justin Timberlake "Can't Stop The Feeling!"

Twenty One Pilots "Heathens"

 

Top Radio Song:

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey "Closer"

The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya "Don't Let Me Down"

Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla "One Dance"

Sia Featuring Sean Paul "Cheap Thrills"

Justin Timberlake "Can't Stop The Feeling!"

 

Top Streaming Song (Audio):

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey "Closer"

Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla "One Dance"

D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty "Broccoli"

Rihanna "Needed Me"

The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk "Starboy"

Top Streaming Song (Video):

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey "Closer"

Desiigner "Panda"

Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall "JuJu On That Beat (TZ Anthem)"

Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane "Black Beatles"

Twenty One Pilots "Heathens"

 

Top Collaboration:

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey "Closer"

The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya "Don't Let Me Down"

Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla "One Dance"

Sia Featuring Sean Paul "Cheap Thrills"

The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk "Starboy"

Bruno Mars, 24K Magic

Atlantic Records

Top R&B Song:

Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla "One Dance"

Bruno Mars "24K Magic"

Rihanna "Needed Me"

Rihanna Featuring Drake "Work"

The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk "Starboy"

 

Top R&B Collaboration:

Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla "One Dance"

PARTYNEXTDOOR Featuring Drake "Come And See Me"

Rihanna Featuring Drake "Work"

The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk "I Feel It Coming"

The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk "Starboy"

 

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 "Broccoli"

Zay Hilfigerrr & 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" 

Twenty One Pilots, Josh Dun, Tyler Joseph, 2017 Grammys, Winners

Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NARAS

Top Country Song:

Kenny Chesney Featuring P!NK "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 P!NK "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 Feat. 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 & MØ "Cold Water"

DJ Snake Featuring Justin Bieber "Let Me Love You"

 

Top Christian Song:

Lauren Daigle "Trust In You"

Hillary Scott & The Scott 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"

  • Share
  • Tweet

We and our partners use cookies on this site to improve our service, perform analytics, personalize advertising, measure advertising performance, and remember website preferences. By using the site, you consent to these cookies. For more information on cookies including how to manage your consent visit our Cookie Policy.