Ciara & Ludacis Announce the Billboard Music Awards Nominees on GMA

And you thought award season was done. On May 22nd, The Billboard Music Awards will invade Las Vegas and honor some of the biggest stars in the music industry. This year, Ludacris is returning as the evening’s host and is bringing along longtime friend and collaborator Ciara for the ride.

So, who’s up for what this year? Basically everyone you expect! In typical recent award show fashion, Taylor Swift, The Weeknd, Drake, Justin Bieber, Ed Sheeran, Adele, and every other single popular artist that has dominated every other award show completely saturates this one.

Should make for a fun evening. Here’s to hoping the this year’s performers are more thrilling than the nominees…

2016 Billboard Music Award Nominees

Top New Artists

Fetty Wap
Omi
Charlie Puth
Silento
Bryson Tiller

Top Female Artist

Adele
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande
Rihanna
Taylor Swift

Top Male Artist

Justin Bieber
Drake
Fetty Wap
Ed Sheeran
The Weeknd

Top Artist

Adele
Justin Bieber
Drake
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd

Top Hot 100 Song 

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

Top Billboard 200 Album

Adele – ‘25′
Justin Bieber – ‘Purpose’
Ed Sheeran – ‘X’
Taylor Swift – ‘1989
The Weekend – ‘Beauty Behind The Madness’

Top Streaming Songs Artist

Justin Bieber
Drake
Fetty Wap
Silento
The Weeknd

Top Duo/Group

Maroon 5
One Direction
Twenty One Pilots
Rollings Stones
U2

Top Hot 100 Artist

Justin Bieber
Drake
Fetty Wap
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd

Top Rock Artist

Fall Out Boy
Elle King
Twenty One Pilots
WALK THE MOON
X Ambassadors

Top Song Sales Artist

Adele
Justin Bieber
Drake
Fetty Wap
The Weeknd

Top Radio Songs Artist

Justin Bieber
Ellie Goulding
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd

Top Touring Artist

Madonna
One Direction
Rolling Stones
Taylor Swift
U2

Top R&B Artist

Chris Brown
Jeremih
Rihanna
Bryson Tiller
The Weeknd

Top Rap Artist

Drake
Fetty Wap
Future
Wiz Khalifa
Silento

Top Country Artist

Zac Brown Band
Luke Bryan
Sam Hunt
Chris Stapleton
Carrie Underwood

Top Dance/Electronic Artist

The Chainsmokers
DJ Snake
David Guetta
Major Laxer
Zedd

Top R&B Album

Chris Brown – ‘Royalty’
Rihanna – ‘ANTI’
Bryson Tiller – ‘Trap Soul’
Tyrese – ‘Black Rose’
The Weekend – ‘Beauty Behind The Madness’

Top Rap Album

Drake – ‘If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late’
Drake & Future – ‘What A Time To Be Alive’
Dr. Dre – ‘Compton

Kendrick Lamar – ‘To Pimp A Butterfly
Meek Mill – ‘Dreams Worth More Than Money’

Top Selling Song

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

Top Radio Song

Adele – ‘Hello’
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth – ‘See You Again’
Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars – ‘Uptown Funk’
WALK THE MOON – ‘Shut Up & Dance’
The Weeknd – ‘Can’t Feel My Face’

Top Streaming Song (Audi0)

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

Top Streaming Song (Video)

Fetty Wap – ‘Trap Queen’
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth – ‘See You Again’
Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars – ‘Uptown Funk’
Silento – ‘Watch Me’
The Weeknd – ‘The Hills

Top Rap Song

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

Top Dance/Electronic Song

The Chainsmokers ft. Rozes – ‘Roses’
DJ Snake ft. AlunaGeorge – ‘You Know You Like It’
David Guetta ft. Nicki Minaj & Bebe Rexha – ‘Hey Mama’
Major Lazer & DJ Snake ft. MO – ‘Lean On’
Skrillex & Diplo ft. Justin Bieber – ‘Where Are U Now’

Top Rock Song

Fall Out Boy – ‘Uma Thurman’
Elle King – ‘Ex’s & Oh’s
Twenty One Pilots – ‘Stressed Out’
WALK THE MOON – ‘Shut Up & Dance’
X Ambassadors – ‘Renegades’

Top R&B Song

Alessia Cara – ‘Here’
Omarion ft. Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko – ‘Post To Be’
The Weeknd – ‘Can’t Feel My Face’
The Weeknd – ‘Earned It’
The Weeknd – ‘The Hills’

For a full list of nominees, head on over to Billboard.com.

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