The Chainsmokers & Drake Lead 2017 Billboard Music Award Nominees
April 11, 2017
The 2017 Billboard Music Award nominees were revealed Monday, with Pete Wentz and Julia Michaels announcing the first five categories' nods on Good Morning America. Drake and The Chainsmokers both lead the way with an eye-popping 22 nominations each. Twenty One Pilots were nominated 17 times, followed by Rihanna with 14, The Weeknd with 13 and Beyoncé with eight.
Among his many nominations, Drake is up for Top Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Radio Songs Artist. The Chainsmokers are nominated for Top Artist, Top 100 Artist, Top Duo/Group, the Billboard Chart Achievement Award and many others.
The Billboard Music Awards will be handed out on May 21 on ABC.