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2017 Nominees

2017 Nominees

See below for the complete list of nominees for the 2017 Billboard Music Awards.

Top Artist

Adele

Adele

Beyoncé

Beyoncé

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber

The Chainsmokers

The Chainsmokers

Drake

Drake

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande

Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes

Rihanna

Rihanna

Twenty One Pilots

Twenty One Pilots

The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Top New Artist

Alessia Cara

Alessia Cara

Desiigner

Desiigner

Lil Uzi Vert

Lil Uzi Vert

Lukas Graham

Lukas Graham

Zayn

Zayn

Billboard Chart Achievement Award

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Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan

The Chainsmokers

The Chainsmokers

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj

The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Twenty One Pilots

Twenty One Pilots

Top Male Artist

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber

Drake

Drake

Future

Future

Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes

The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Top Female Artist

Adele

Adele

Beyoncé

Beyoncé

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande

Rihanna

Rihanna

Sia

Sia

Top Duo/Group

The Chainsmokers

The Chainsmokers

Coldplay

Coldplay

Florida Georgia Line

Florida Georgia Line

Guns N’ Roses

Guns N’ Roses

Twenty One Pilots

Twenty One Pilots

Top Billboard 200 Artist

Beyoncé

Beyoncé

Drake

Drake

Prince

Prince

Twenty One Pilots

Twenty One Pilots

The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Top Hot 100 Artist

The Chainsmokers

The Chainsmokers

Drake

Drake

Rihanna

Rihanna

Twenty One Pilots

Twenty One Pilots

The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Top Song Sales Artist

The Chainsmokers

The Chainsmokers

Drake

Drake

Prince

Prince

Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake

Twenty One Pilots

Twenty One Pilots

Top Radio Songs Artist

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber

The Chainsmokers

The Chainsmokers

Drake

Drake

Rihanna

Rihanna

Twenty One Pilots

Twenty One Pilots

Top Streaming Songs Artist

The Chainsmokers

The Chainsmokers

Desiigner

Desiigner

Drake

Drake

Rihanna

Rihanna

Twenty One Pilots

Twenty One Pilots

Top Social Artist

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber

BTS

BTS

Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande

Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes

Top Touring Artist

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber

Beyoncé

Beyoncé

Coldplay

Coldplay

Guns N’ Roses

Guns N’ Roses

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

Top R&B Artist

Beyoncé

Beyoncé

Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean

Rihanna

Rihanna

The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Top R&B Tour

Beyoncé

Beyoncé

Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie

Rihanna

Rihanna

Top Rap Artist

J. Cole

J. Cole

Desiigner

Desiigner

Drake

Drake

Future

Future

Rae Sremmurd

Rae Sremmurd

Top Rap Tour

Drake

Drake

Future

Future

Kanye West

Kanye West

Top Country Artist

Florida Georgia Line

Florida Georgia Line

Blake Shelton

Blake Shelton

Keith Urban

Keith Urban

Chris Stapleton

Chris Stapleton

Jason Aldean

Jason Aldean

Top Country Tour

Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan

Kenny Chesney

Kenny Chesney

Dixie Chicks

Dixie Chicks

Top Rock Artist

Coldplay

Coldplay

The Lumineers

The Lumineers

Metallica

Metallica

Twenty One Pilots

Twenty One Pilots

X Ambassadors

X Ambassadors

Top Rock Tour

Coldplay

Coldplay

Guns N’ Roses

Guns N’ Roses

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

Top Latin Artist

J Balvin

J Balvin

Juan Gabriel

Juan Gabriel

Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho

Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho

Maluma

Maluma

Nicky Jam

Nicky Jam

Top Dance/Electronic Artist

The Chainsmokers

The Chainsmokers

Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris

Major Lazer

Major Lazer

DJ Snake

DJ Snake

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Top Christian Artist

Lauren Daigle

Lauren Daigle

Hillsong Worship

Hillsong Worship

Hillary Scott & The Scott Family

Hillary Scott & The Scott Family

Skillet

Skillet

Chris Tomlin

Chris Tomlin

Top Gospel Artist

Jekalyn Carr

Jekalyn Carr

Kirk Franklin

Kirk Franklin

Travis Greene

Travis Greene

Tamela Mann

Tamela Mann

Hezekiah Walker

Hezekiah Walker

Top Billboard 200 Album

Beyoncé “Lemonade”

Beyoncé “Lemonade”

Drake “Views”

Drake “Views”

Rihanna “Anti”

Rihanna “Anti”

Twenty One Pilots “Blurryface”

Twenty One Pilots “Blurryface”

The Weeknd “Starboy”

The Weeknd “Starboy”

Top Soundtrack/Cast Album

“Hamilton: An American Musical”

“Hamilton: An American Musical”

“Moana”

“Moana”

“Purple Rain”

“Purple Rain”

“Suicide Squad: The Album”

“Suicide Squad: The Album”

“Trolls”

“Trolls”

Top Billboard 200 Album

Beyoncé “Lemonade”

Beyoncé “Lemonade”

Bruno Mars “24K Magic”

Bruno Mars “24K Magic”

Frank Ocean “Blonde”

Frank Ocean “Blonde”

Rihanna “Anti”

Rihanna “Anti”

The Weeknd “Starboy”

The Weeknd “Starboy”

Top Rap Album

J. Cole “4 Your Eyez Only”

J. Cole “4 Your Eyez Only”

Drake “Views”

Drake “Views”

Kevin Gates “Islah”

Kevin Gates “Islah”

DJ Khaled “Major Key”

DJ Khaled “Major Key”

A Tribe Called Quest “We Got It From Here…Thank You 4 Your Service”

A Tribe Called Quest “We Got It From Here…Thank You 4 Your Service”

Top Country Album

Jason Aldean “They Don’t Know”

Jason Aldean “They Don’t Know”

Florida Georgia Line “Dig Your Roots”

Florida Georgia Line “Dig Your Roots”

Blake Shelton “If I’m Honest”

Blake Shelton “If I’m Honest”

Chris Stapleton “Traveller”

Chris Stapleton “Traveller”

Keith Urban “Ripcord”

Keith Urban “Ripcord”

Top Rock Album

The Lumineers “Cleopatra”

The Lumineers “Cleopatra”

Metallica “Hardwired…To Self-Destruct”

Metallica “Hardwired…To Self-Destruct”

Radiohead “A Moon Shaped Pool”

Radiohead “A Moon Shaped Pool”

Red Hot Chili Peppers “The Getaway”

Red Hot Chili Peppers “The Getaway”

Twenty One Pilots “Blurryface”

Twenty One Pilots “Blurryface”

Top Latin Album

J Balvin “Energia”

J Balvin “Energia”

CNCO “Primera Cita”

CNCO “Primera Cita”

Juan Gabriel “Los Dúo 2”

Juan Gabriel “Los Dúo 2”

Juan Gabriel “Vestido De Etiqueta: Por Eduardo Magallanes”

Juan Gabriel “Vestido De Etiqueta: Por Eduardo Magallanes”

Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho “Recuerden Mi Estilo”

Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho “Recuerden Mi Estilo”

Top Dance/Electronic Album

The Chainsmokers “Bouquet (EP)”

The Chainsmokers “Bouquet (EP)”

The Chainsmokers “Collage (EP)”

The Chainsmokers “Collage (EP)”

Flume “Skin”

Flume “Skin”

Kygo “Cloud Nine”

Kygo “Cloud Nine”

Lindsey Stirling “Brave Enough”

Lindsey Stirling “Brave Enough”

Top Christian Album

Casting Crowns “The Very Next Thing”

Casting Crowns “The Very Next Thing”

Lauren Daigle “How Can It Be”

Lauren Daigle “How Can It Be”

Joey + Rory “Hymns”

Joey + Rory “Hymns”

Hillary Scott & The Scott Family “Love Remains”

Hillary Scott & The Scott Family “Love Remains”

Skillet “Unleashed”

Skillet “Unleashed”

Top Gospel Album

Tamela Mann “One Way”

Tamela Mann “One Way”

Kirk Franklin “Losing My Religion”

Kirk Franklin “Losing My Religion”

Travis Greene “The Hill”

Travis Greene “The Hill”

Tasha Cobbs “One Place: Live”

Tasha Cobbs “One Place: Live”

Hezekiah Walker “Better: Azusa - The Next Generation 2”

Hezekiah Walker “Better: Azusa - The Next Generation 2”

Top Hot 100 Song

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey “Closer”

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey “Closer”

The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya “Don’t Let Me Down”

The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya “Don’t Let Me Down”

Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla “One Dance”

Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla “One Dance”

Justin Timberlake “Can’t Stop The Feeling!”

Justin Timberlake “Can’t Stop The Feeling!”

Twenty One Pilots “Heathens”

Twenty One Pilots “Heathens”

Top Selling Song

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey “Closer”

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey “Closer”

The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya “Don’t Let Me Down”

The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya “Don’t Let Me Down”

Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla “One Dance”

Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla “One Dance”

Justin Timberlake “Can’t Stop The Feeling!”

Justin Timberlake “Can’t Stop The Feeling!”

Twenty One Pilots “Heathens”

Twenty One Pilots “Heathens”

Top Radio Song

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey “Closer”

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey “Closer”

The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya “Don’t Let Me Down”

The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya “Don’t Let Me Down”

Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla “One Dance”

Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla “One Dance”

Sia Featuring Sean Paul “Cheap Thrills”

Sia Featuring Sean Paul “Cheap Thrills”

Justin Timberlake “Can’t Stop The Feeling!”

Justin Timberlake “Can’t Stop The Feeling!”

Top Streaming Song (Audio)

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey “Closer”

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey “Closer”

Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla “One Dance”

Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla “One Dance”

D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty “Broccoli”

D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty “Broccoli”

Rihanna “Needed Me”

Rihanna “Needed Me”

The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk “Starboy”

The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk “Starboy”

Top Streaming Song (Video)

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey “Closer”

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey “Closer”

Desiigner “Panda”

Desiigner “Panda”

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

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

Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane “Black Beatles”

Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane “Black Beatles”

Twenty One Pilots “Heathens”

Twenty One Pilots “Heathens”

Top Collaboration

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey “Closer”

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey “Closer”

The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya “Don’t Let Me Down”

The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya “Don’t Let Me Down”

Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla “One Dance”

Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla “One Dance”

Sia Featuring Sean Paul “Cheap Thrills”

Sia Featuring Sean Paul “Cheap Thrills”

The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk “Starboy”

The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk “Starboy”

Top R&B Song

Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla “One Dance”

Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla “One Dance”

Bruno Mars “24K Magic”

Bruno Mars “24K Magic”

Rihanna “Needed Me”

Rihanna “Needed Me”

Rihanna Featuring Drake “Work”

Rihanna Featuring Drake “Work”

The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk “Starboy”

The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk “Starboy”

Top R&B Collaboration

Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla “One Dance”

Drake Featuring Wizkid & Kyla “One Dance”

PARTYNEXTDOOR Featuring Drake “Come And See Me”

PARTYNEXTDOOR Featuring Drake “Come And See Me”

Rihanna Featuring Drake “Work”

Rihanna Featuring Drake “Work”

The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk “I Feel It Coming”

The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk “I Feel It Coming”

The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk “Starboy”

The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk “Starboy”

Top Rap Song

Desiigner “Panda”

Desiigner “Panda”

Drake “Fake Love”

Drake “Fake Love”

D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty “Broccoli”

D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty “Broccoli”

Migos Featuring Lil Uzi Vert “Bad And Boujee”

Migos Featuring Lil Uzi Vert “Bad And Boujee”

Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane “Black Beatles”

Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane “Black Beatles”

Top Rap Collaboration

D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty “Broccoli”

D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty “Broccoli”

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

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

Machine Gun Kelly & Camila Cabello “Bad Things”

Machine Gun Kelly & Camila Cabello “Bad Things”

Migos Featuring Lil Uzi Vert “Bad and Boujee”

Migos Featuring Lil Uzi Vert “Bad and Boujee”

Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane “Black Beatles”

Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane “Black Beatles”

Top Country Song

Kenny Chesney Featuring P!NK “Setting The World On Fire”

Kenny Chesney Featuring P!NK “Setting The World On Fire”

Florida Georgia Line “H.O.L.Y.”

Florida Georgia Line “H.O.L.Y.”

Florida Georgia Line Featuring Tim McGraw “May We All”

Florida Georgia Line Featuring Tim McGraw “May We All”

Little Big Town “Better Man”

Little Big Town “Better Man”

Keith Urban “Blue Ain’t Your Color”

Keith Urban “Blue Ain’t Your Color”

Top Country Collaboration

Dierks Bentley Featuring Elle King “Different For Girls”

Dierks Bentley Featuring Elle King “Different For Girls”

Kenny Chesney Featuring P!NK “Setting The World On Fire”

Kenny Chesney Featuring P!NK “Setting The World On Fire”

Eric Church Featuring Rhiannon Giddens “Kill A Word”

Eric Church Featuring Rhiannon Giddens “Kill A Word”

Florida Georgia Line Featuring Tim McGraw “May We All”

Florida Georgia Line Featuring Tim McGraw “May We All”

Chris Young Featuring Vince Gill “Sober Saturday Night”

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”

Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons with Logic & Ty Dolla $ign Feat. X Ambassadors “Sucker For Pain”

Twenty One Pilots “Heathens”

Twenty One Pilots “Heathens”

Twenty One Pilots “Ride”

Twenty One Pilots “Ride”

Twenty One Pilots “Stressed Out”

Twenty One Pilots “Stressed Out”

X Ambassadors “Unsteady”

X Ambassadors “Unsteady”

Top Latin Song

Daddy Yankee “Shaky Shaky”

Daddy Yankee “Shaky Shaky”

Enrique Iglesias Featuring Wisin “Duele El Corazon”

Enrique Iglesias Featuring Wisin “Duele El Corazon”

Nicky Jam “Hasta El Amanecer”

Nicky Jam “Hasta El Amanecer”

Shakira Featuring Maluma “Chantaje”

Shakira Featuring Maluma “Chantaje”

Carlos Vives & Shakira “La Bicicleta”

Carlos Vives & Shakira “La Bicicleta”

Top Dance/Electronic Song

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey “Closer”

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey “Closer”

The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya “Don’t Let Me Down”

The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya “Don’t Let Me Down”

Calvin Harris Featuring Rihanna “This Is What You Came For”

Calvin Harris Featuring Rihanna “This Is What You Came For”

Major Lazer Featuring Justin Bieber & MØ “Cold Water”

Major Lazer Featuring Justin Bieber & MØ “Cold Water”

DJ Snake Featuring Justin Bieber “Let Me Love You”

DJ Snake Featuring Justin Bieber “Let Me Love You”

Top Christian Song

Lauren Daigle “Trust In You”

Lauren Daigle “Trust In You”

Hillary Scott & The Scott Family “Thy Will”

Hillary Scott & The Scott Family “Thy Will”

Skillet “Feel Invincible”

Skillet “Feel Invincible”

Ryan Stevenson Featuring GabeReal “Eye Of The Storm”

Ryan Stevenson Featuring GabeReal “Eye Of The Storm”

Zach Williams “Chain Breaker”

Zach Williams “Chain Breaker”

Top Gospel Song

Jekalyn Carr “You’re Bigger”

Jekalyn Carr “You’re Bigger”

Tasha Cobbs Featuring Kierra Sheard “Put A Praise On It”

Tasha Cobbs Featuring Kierra Sheard “Put A Praise On It”

Kirk Franklin “Wanna Be Happy?”

Kirk Franklin “Wanna Be Happy?”

Travis Greene “Made A Way”

Travis Greene “Made A Way”

Hezekiah Walker “Better”

Hezekiah Walker “Better”