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The Billboard Music Award nominations are here. The Weeknd leads the pack with 17 nominations while Doja Cat, who recently won a Grammy for her and SZA’s hit “Kiss Me More,” follows close behind with 14.

Other household names on the list include Olivia Rodrigo, Justin Bieber and Kanye “Ye” West, who are each finalists in 13 categories. West is a finalist for Top Christian Artist and Top Gospel Artist and his album “Donda” is nominated for Top Rap Album, Top Christian Album and Top Gospel Album.

This year marks the first time Rodrigo has been a finalist for the Billboard Music Awards. At the 2022 Grammy Awards, she won Best New Artist, Pop Vocal Album, and Pop Solo Performance. Drake, who is the most decorated artist at the Billboard Music Awards with 29, has been a finalist 11 times this year, including Top Artist and Top Male Artist.

Full List of 2022 Billboard Music Awards Nominees

ARTIST AWARD

Best Artist
Doja Cat
Duck
Olivia Rodrigue
Taylor Swift
The weekend

Best New Artist
Overlook
masked wolf
Olivia Rodrigue
Pooh Shiesty
Kid LAROI

Best Male Artist
Duck
Ed Sheeran
justin bieber
Lil Nas X
The weekend

Best Female Artist
Adele
Doja Cat
Doua Lipa
Olivia Rodrigue
Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group
BTS
glass animals
imagine Dragons
migos
Sonic Silk (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak)

Billboard 200 Top Artist
Adele
Duck
Juice WRLD
Morgan Wallen
Taylor Swift

Top Hot 100 Artist
Doja Cat
Duck
justin bieber
Olivia Rodrigue
The weekend

Top Streaming Songs Artist
Doja Cat
Duck
Lil Nas X
Olivia Rodrigue
The weekend

Top Song Sales Artist
Adele
BTS
Doua Lipa
Ed Sheeran
Walker Hayes

Best Radio Songs Artist
Doja Cat
Ed Sheeran
justin bieber
Olivia Rodrigue
The weekend

Billboard Global 200 Top Artist (NEW)
Doja Cat
Ed Sheeran
justin bieber
Olivia Rodrigue
The weekend

Billboard’s Top Global Artist (Non-US) (NEW)
BTS
Doua Lipa
Ed Sheeran
Olivia Rodrigue
The weekend

Top Tour
Eagles (California Hotel Tour)
Genesis (The Last Domino? Tour)
Green Day, Fall Out Boy & Weezer (The Hella Mega Tour)
Harry Styles (love on tour)
The Rolling Stones (visit without filter)

Top R&B Artist
Doja Cat
Overlook
Sonic Silk (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak)
summer walker
The weekend

Best Male R&B Artist
Overlook
Khalid
The weekend

Best Female R&B Artist
Doja Cat
summer walker
SZA

Best R&B Tour
Bruno Mars (Bruno Mars at Park MGM)
Omarion & Bow Wow (The Millennium Tour 2021)
Usher (The Vegas Residence)

Best Rap Artist
Duck
Juice WRLD
Little baby
Moneybagg Yo
Polo G

Best Male Rap Artist
Duck
Juice WRLD
Polo G

Best Female Rap Artist
Cardi B
Latte
Megan you stallion

Best Rap Tour
J. Cole (The Off-Season Tour)
Lil Baby (The Back Outside Tour)
Omarion & Bow Wow (The Millennium Tour 2021)

Best Country Artist
Chris Stapleton
Luc Combes
Morgan Wallen
Taylor Swift
Walker Hayes

Best Country Male Artist
Chris Stapleton
Luc Combes
Morgan Wallen

Best Country Female Artist
Carrie Underwood
Miranda Lambert
Taylor Swift

Top Country Duo/Group
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Zac Brown Band

Best Country Tour
Luke Bryan (Proud To Be Here Tour)
Eric Church (Gather Again Tour)
Chris Stapleton (All-American Road Show Tour)

Best Rock Artist
glass animals
imagine Dragons
Machine Gun Kelly
Maneskin
twenty one pilots

Top Rock Tour
Genesis (The Last Domino? Tour)
Green Day, Fall Out Boy & Weezer (The Hella Mega Tour)
The Rolling Stones (visit without filter)

Best Latin Artist
bad bunny
farruko
Kali Uchis
Karl G.
Rauw Alejandro

Best Latin Male Artist
bad bunny
farruko
Rauw Alejandro

Best Latin Female Artist
Kali Uchis
Karl G.
Rosalia

Best Latin Duo/Group
Caliber 50
Eslabon Armado
Group Firm

Best Latin Tour
Bad Bunny (El Ultimo Tour Del Mundo)
Enrique Iglesias & Ricky Martin (live concert)
Los Bukis (Una Historia Cantada Excursion)

Best Dance/Electronic Artist
calvin harris
David Guetta
Lady Gaga
Marshmallow
Tiesto

Best Christian Artist
Carrie Underwood
worship of elevation
for king and country
Lauren Daigle
you

Best Gospel Artist
CeCe Winans
worship of elevation
kirk franklin
Maverick Town Music
you

ALBUMS AWARDS

Billboard 200 Top Album
Adele, “30”
Doja Cat, “Planet She”
Drake, “certified lover”
Morgan Wallen, “Dangerous: The Double Album”
Olivia Rodrigo, “SOUR”

Best Soundtrack
“Arcane League of Legends”
“Encanta”
“In the Heights”
“Sing 2”
“Tick, tick… BOOM!

Best R&B Album
Doja Cat, “Planet She”
Givēon, “When all is said and done… Take the time”
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak), “An Evening with Silk Sonic”
Summer Walker, “Always On It”
On weekends, “Dawn FM”

Best Rap Album
Drake, “certified lover”
Moneybagg Yo, “A Gangsta’s Pain”
Rod Wave, “SoulFly”
The Kid LAROI, “F*ck Love”
Yes, “Donda”

Best Country Album
Florida Georgia Line, “Life Goes On”
Lee Brice, “Hey World”
Taylor Swift, “Fearless (Taylor Version)”
Taylor Swift, “Red (Taylor’s Version)”
Walker Hayes, “Country Stuff: The Album”

best rock album
AJR, “OK Orchestra”
Coldplay, “Music of the Spheres”
Imagine Dragons, “Mercury – Act 1”
John Mayer, “Sob Rock”
twenty-one pilots, “Scaled and Icy”

Best Latin Album
Eslabon Armado, “Corta Venas”
J Balvin, “Jose”
Kali Uchis, “Sin Miedo (del Amor y Otros Demonios) ∞”
Karol G, “KG0516”
Rauw Alejandro, “Vice Versa”

Best Dance/Electronic Album
C418, Minecraft – “Alpha Volume”
FKA twigs, “Caprisongs”
Illenium, “Fallen Embers”
Porter Robinson, “Feed”
Rüfüs Du Sol, “Surrender”

Best Christian Album
Carrie Underwood, “My Savior”
CeCe Winans, “Believe It”
Elevation Worship & Maverick City Music, “Old Church Basement”
Phil Wickham, “Anthem of Heaven”
Yes, “Donda”

Best Gospel Album
CeCe Winans, “Believe It”
Elevation Worship & Maverick City Music, “Old Church Basement”
Maverick City Music, “Jubilee: Juneteenth Edition”
Maverick City Music & Upperroom, “move your heart”.
Yes, “Donda”

SONG AWARD

Best Song of the Top 100
Doja Cat ft. SZA, “Kiss Me More”
Dua Lipa, “Levitation”
Olivia Rodrigo, “good 4 u”
Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber, “Stay”
The Weeknd & Ariana Grande, “Save Your Tears”

Best Streaming Song
Dua Lipa, “Levitation”
Glass Animals, “Heat Waves”
Olivia Rodrigo, “good 4 u”
Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber, “Stay”
The Weeknd & Ariana Grande, “Save Your Tears”

Top Selling Song
BTS, “Butter”
BTS, “Permission to Dance”
Dua Lipa, “Levitation”
Ed Sheeran, “Bad Habits”
Walker Hayes, “Fancy Like”

Best Radio Song
Dua Lipa, “Levitation”
Ed Sheeran, “Bad Habits”
Olivia Rodrigo, “good 4 u”
Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber, “Stay”
The Weeknd & Ariana Grande, “Save Your Tears”

Better cooperation
Doja Cat ft. SZA, “Kiss Me More”
Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar & GIVĒON, “Peaches”
Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow, “Industry Baby”
Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber, “Stay”
The Weeknd & Ariana Grande, “Save Your Tears”

Billboard Global 200 Top Song (NEW)
Dua Lipa, “Levitation”
Ed Sheeran, “Bad Habits”
Olivia Rodrigo, “good 4 u”
Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber, “Stay”
The Weeknd & Ariana Grande, “Save Your Tears”

Billboard Global Top Song (Non-US) (NEW)
BTS, “Butter”
Ed Sheeran, “Bad Habits”
Lil Nas X, “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”
Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber, “Stay”
The Weeknd & Ariana Grande, “Save Your Tears”

Best Viral Song (NEW)
Doja Cat ft. SZA, “Kiss Me More”
Gayle, “abcdefu”
Glass Animals, “Heat Waves”
Masked Wolf, “Astronaut in the Ocean”
Walker Hayes, “Fancy Like”

Best R&B Song
Doja Cat & The Weeknd, “You’re Right”
Givēon, “Anniversary of Sorrow”
Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar & Giveon, “Peaches”
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak), “Leave the Door Open”
WizKid featuring Justin Bieber & Tems, “Essence”

best rap song
Drake ft. 21 Savage, Project Pat, “Knife Talk”
Drake ft. Future & Young Thug, “Way 2 Sexy”
Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow, “Industry Baby”
Masked Wolf, “Astronaut in the Ocean”
Polo G, “Rapstar”

Best Country Song
Chris Stapleton, “You Probably Should Leave”
Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood, “If I Didn’t Love You”
Jordan Davis with Luke Bryan, “Buy Dirt”
Luke Combs, “Forever After All”
Walker Hayes, “Fancy Like”

Best Rock Song
Coldplay X BTS, “My Universe”
Elle King and Miranda Lambert, “Drunk (and I don’t want to go home)”
Imagine dragons, “Follow you”
Måneskin, “Beggin'”
Anxiety: Willow and Tyler Cole, “Meet Me at Our Spot”

Best Latin Song
Aventura x Bad Bunny, “Volvi”
Bad Bunny, “Yonaguni”
Farruko, “Pepas”
Kali Uchis, “telepathy”
Rauw Alejandro, “Todo De Ti”

Top Dance / Electronic Song
Elton John and Dua Lipa, “Cold Heart – PNAU Remix”
Farruko, “Pepas”
Regard x Troye Sivan x Tate McRae, “You”
Tiësto, “The Company”
Travis Scott & HVME, “Goosebumps”

Best Christian Song
Anne Wilson, “My Jesus”
Yes, “Hurricane”
Yes, “Moon”
Yes, “Off Grid”
Yes, “Glory to God”

best gospel song
Elevation Worship & Maverick City Music featuring Chandler Moore & Naomi Raine, “Jireh”
Yes, “Hurricane”
Yes, “Moon”
Yes, “Off Grid”
Yes, “Glory to God”

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