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Pete Wentz & Julia Michaels Announce Nominees for 2017 Billboard Music Awards – Full List!

GOOD MORNING AMERICA - Pete Wentz and Julia Michaels announce the nominations for the Billboard Music Awards on "Good Morning America," Monday, April 10, 2017 airing on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Lorenzo Bevilaqua) PETE WENTZ, JULIA MICHAELS

Fall Out Boy‘s Pete Wentz and singer/songwriter Julia Michaels appeared on Good Morning America today to announce the nominees for the 2017 Billboard Music Awards!

On the show, Wentz and Michaels revealed the finalists for Top Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Female Artist, Top Billboard 200 Album and Top Hot 100 Song. Following the broadcast, four additional categories, Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top R&B Song and Top Rock Song, were exclusively announced via Billboard.com. The remaining categories were announced exclusively via the Billboard Music Awards’ Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.

Drake and The Chainsmokers lead the pack with 22 nominations each, tying the all-time record for most nominations in a single year. Rihanna received the fourth most nominations, 14, including Top Artist, Top Female Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Billboard 200 Album and a double nomination for Top R&B Song. Returning winners from 2016, who also received nominations this year, include Adele, Justin Bieber, Luke Bryan, Lauren Daigle, Drake, Kirk Franklin, Enrique Iglesias, Nicky Jam, Wiz Khalifa, Major Lazer, Rihanna, Chris Stapleton, The Weeknd, Twenty One Pilots and more.

Fore more information on voting, visit https://www.billboardmusicawards.com/. The 2017 Billboard Music Awards air LIVE from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 21st @ 8PM ET/PT on ABC.

Scroll down below for the full list of nominees for the 2017 Billboard Music Awards… 

Top Artist:

Adele

Beyoncé

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 (Fan Voted Category – Voting Opens 5/1):

Luke Bryan

The Chainsmokers

Nicki Minaj

Twenty One Pilots

The Weeknd

 

Top Male Artist:

Justin Bieber

Drake

Future

Shawn Mendes

The Weeknd

 

Top Female Artist:

Adele

Beyoncé

Ariana Grande

Rihanna

Sia

 

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

 

Top Social Artist (Fan Voted Category – Voting Opens 5/1):

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

 

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

 

 

ALBUM AWARDS

 

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:

J. 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”

 

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”

 

 

SONG AWARDS

 

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”

 

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”

 

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”

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Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John’s University.

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