What do The Weeknd, Justin Bieber, Sam Hunt, DJ Snake and Hillsong UNITED all have in common? Besides being 2016 Billboard Music Awards finalists, they also all received multiple nods in a single category for this year’s BBMAs.
The Weeknd has two nods for Top Hot 100 Song with his tracks “Can’t Feel My Face” and “The Hills.” The Weeknd is a finalist in more categories than any other artist this year, with 19 nods in 16 categories.
Three of the five songs up for Top R&B Song are tracks by The Weeknd. “Can’t Feel My Face,” “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)” and “The Hills” all received nods for Top R&B Song.
Sam Hunt has two nods for Top Country Song with “Break Up In A Small Town” and “Take Your Time.” Sam is also a finalist for Top Country Artist and Top Country Album.
DJ Snake worked on two tracks that are up for Top Dance/Electronic Song. “You Know You Like It” by DJ Snake & AlunaGeorge and “Lean On” by Major Lazer & DJ Snake Featuring MØ both received nods in this category. DJ Snake is also finalist for Top Dance/Electronic Artist.
Hillsong UNITED has two songs up for Top Christian Song. “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)” and “Touch The Sky” both received nods in this category. Hillsong UNITED is also a finalist for Top Christian Artist and Top Christian Album.More 2016 BBMAs Player Stats
Check out the full list of 2017 nominees here.
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