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#ICYMI: Drake And The Chainsmokers Lead Billboard Music Awards 2017 Nominations

Drake and The Chainsmokers lead the 2017 Billboard Music Awards nominations.  Both of them have 22 nods. Among those, Drake is up for the Top Artist, Top Male Artist and Top Billboard 200 Artist categories. The Chainsmokers are also up for Top Artist, as well as Top Duo/Group and Top 100 Artist.

Other notable nominees include Twenty One Pilots with 17 nominations, Rihanna with 14, The Weeknd with 13 and Beyonce with 8.

In case you missed it, the first five categories were announced by Pete Wentz and Julia Michaels earlier Monday on Good Morning America.

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

See the full list of nominations below.

Top Artist:

Adele

Beyonce

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:

Luke Bryan

Nicki Minaj

The Chainsmokers

The Weeknd

Twenty One Pilots

 

Top Male Artist:

Justin Bieber

Drake

Future

Shawn Mendes

The Weeknd

 

Top Female Artist:

Adele

Beyonce

Ariana Grande

Rihanna

Sia

 

Top Duo/Group:

The Chainsmokers

Coldplay

Florida Georgia Line

Guns N’ Roses

Twenty One Pilots

 

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 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:

Justin Bieber

Beyonce

Coldplay

Guns N’ Roses

Bruce Springsteen & 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:

  1. 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