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Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, The Weeknd and More Land 2017 Billboard Music Award Nominations

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Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, The Weeknd and More Land 2017 Billboard Music Award Nominations

A lot of big names in music will soon go head-to-head at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards — including Selena Gomez’s boyfriend, The Weeknd, and her ex-boyfriend, Justin Bieber.

On Monday morning, Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz and singer Julia Michaels announced five categories on Good Morning America, while the rest of the nominees were revealed on Twitter. As it turns out, Bieber and The Weeknd will vie for the Top Male Artist and Top Artist awards.

The Weeknd earned quite a few nominations, which also include Top Billboard 200 Album, Billboard Chart Achievement and Top R&B Artist. As for Bieber, he’s up for Top Radio Songs, Top Social Artist — which Gomez is also nominated — and Top Touring Artist.

Drake and The Chainsmokers have tied for the all-time record of 22 nominations each, while Rihanna has 14 noms, Twenty One Pilots has 17, Beyonce has seven and Adele two.

Here’s a look at the steep competition at this year’s Billboard Music Awards:

Top Female Artist
Adele

Beyonce

Ariana Grande

Rihanna

Sia


Top Male Artist

Justin Bieber

Drake

Future

Shawn Mendes

The Weeknd


Top Hot 100 Song

The Chainsmokers & Halsey – “Closer”

The Chainsmokers & Daya – “Don’t Let Me Down”

Drake & Wizkida & Kyla – “One Dance”

Justin Timberlake – “Can’t Stop The Feeling”

Twenty One Pilots – “Heathens”

Top Billboard 200 Album
Beyonce – Lemonade
Drake – Views
Rihanna – Anti
Twenty One Pilots – Blurryface
The Weeknd – Starboy


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

Uzi London

Lukas Graham

Zayn Malik


Billboard Chart Achievement Award

Luke Bryan

The Chainsmokers

Nicki Minaj

Twenty One Pilots

The Weeknd

Top Duo/Group
The Chainsmokers

Coldplay

Florida Georgia Line

Guns n Rosies

Twenty One Pilots


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
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

David and Tamela
Hezekiah
Walker

Top Soundtrack/Cast Album
Hamilton musical

Moana

Purple Rain

Suicide Squad

Trolls

Top R&B Album
Beyonce – 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, Thanks 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 Chilli Peppers – The Getaway
Twenty One Pilots – Blurryface

Top Latin Album
J Balvin – Energia
CNCO – Primera Cita
Juan Gabriel – Los Duo 2
Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho – Recuerden Mi Estilo

Top Dance/Electronic Album
The Chainsmokers – Bouquet/Collage
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 and Rory – Hymns
Hillary Scott & The Scott Family – Love Remains
Skillet – Unleashed

Top Selling Song
The Chainsmokers & Halsey – “Closer”

The Chainsmokers & Daya – “Don’t Let Me Down”

Drake & Wizkid & Kyla – “One Dance”
Justin Timberlake – “Can’t Stop the Feeling”

Twenty One Pilots – “Heathens”

Top Radio Song
The Chainsmokers & Halsey – “Closer”

The Chainsmokers & Daya – “Don’t Let Me Down”

Drake & Wizkid & Kyla – “One Dance”

Sia and Sean Paul – “Cheap Thrills”

Justin Timberlake – “Can’t Stop The Feeling”

Top Streaming Song (Audio)
The Chainsmokers & Halsey – “Closer”

Drake & Wizkid & Kyla – “One Dance”

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

Rihanna – “Needed Me”

The Weeknd & Daft Punk – “Starboy”

Top Streaming Song (Video)
The Chainsmokers & Halsey – “Closer”

Desiigner – “Panda”

Zay Hilfigerr & Zayion McCall – “JuJu On That Beat”

Rae Sremmurd & Gucci Mane – “Black Beatles”

Twenty One Pilots – “Heathens”

Top Collaboration
The Chainsmokers & Halsey – “Closer”

The Chainsmokers & Daya – “Don’t Let Me Down”

Drake & Wizkid & Kyla – “One Dance”

Sia and Sean Paul – “Cheap Thrills”

The Weeknd & Daft Punk – “Starboy”

Top R&B Collab
Drake & Wizkid & Kyla – “One Dance”

The Weeknd & Daft Punk – “Starboy,” “I Feel It Coming”

Rihanna & Drake – “Work”
P
artyNextDoor & Drake – “Come And See Me”

The Billboard Music Awards will air on ABC live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday, May 21 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. ​

Bieber might have a run-in with Gomez and The Weeknd at the awards ceremony, and nearly already did at a GRAMMY after-party earlier this year. Here’s a look back at what could have been a very awkward situation:

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