Drake, Rihanna, Beyonce & The Weeknd Dominate First Round of 2017 Billboard Music Awards Nominees
Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz and singer/songwriter Julia Michaels dropped by Good Morning America on Monday morning (Apr. 10) to reveal the nominees for five categories at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards.
Wentz was up first, announcing the Top Female Artist noms, which included: Adele, Beyoncé, Ariana Grande, Rihanna and Sia. Michaels handled the list for Top Male Artist: Justin Bieber, Drake, Future, Shawn Mendes and The Weeknd.
The Top Hot 100 Song competition is sure to be one of the night's most anticipated races, with the following hits in the mix: The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, "Closer,"; The Chainsmokers feat. Daya, "Don't Let Me Down"; Drake feat. WizKid & Kyla, "One Dance"; Justin Timberlake, "Can't Stop the Feeling!" and Twenty One Pilots, "Heathens."
Another exciting race is shaping up in the Top Billboard 200 Album category with the following nominees: Beyoncé, Lemonade; Drake, Views; Rihanna, Anti; Twenty One Pilots, Blurryface and The Weeknd, Starboy.
The nominees for Top Artist include: Adele, Beyoncé, Bieber, The Chainsmokers, Drake, Grande, Mendes, Rihanna, Twenty One Pilots and The Weeknd.
The 2017 Billboard Music Awards will air on ABC live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 21 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.