2016 Billboard Awards Nominees: The Weeknd Grabs 19 Nominations

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2016 Billboard Awards Nominees – The Weeknd is sure to go home with a lot of awards at the 2016 Billboard Awards after gathering an amazing 19 nominations.

2016 Billboard Awards Nominees
2016 Billboard Awards Nominees

Way behind Abel Tesfaye is Justin Bieber with 12 nominations, while Drake and Fetty Wap have 11 nominations each.

The awards will be holding at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on May 22. See the full nominee list below!

Top Artist:

Adele

Justin Bieber

Drake

Taylor Swift

The Weeknd

Top New Artist:

Fetty Wap

OMI

Charlie Puth

Silentó

Bryson Tiller

Top Male Artist:

Justin Bieber

Drake

Fetty Wap

Ed Sheeran

The Weeknd

Top Female Artist:

Adele

Selena Gomez

Ariana Grande

Rihanna

Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group:

Maroon 5

One Direction

twenty one pilots

The Rolling Stones

U2

Top Billboard 200 Artist:

Adele

Justin Bieber

Drake

Taylor Swift

The Weeknd

Top Hot 100 Artist:

Justin Bieber

Drake

Fetty Wap

Taylor Swift

The Weeknd

Top Song Sales Artist:

Adele

Justin Bieber

Drake

Fetty Wap

The Weeknd

Top Radio Songs Artist:

Justin Bieber

Ellie Goulding

Ed Sheeran

Taylor Swift

The Weeknd

Top Streaming Songs Artist:

Justin Bieber

Drake

Fetty Wap

Silentó

The Weeknd

Top Social Media Artist:

Justin Bieber

Selena Gomez

Ariana Grande

Demi Lovato

Taylor Swift

Top Touring Artist:

Madonna

One Direction

The Rolling Stones

Taylor Swift

U2

Top R&B Artist:

Chris Brown

Jeremih

Rihanna

Bryson Tiller

The Weeknd

Top Rap Artist:

Drake

Fetty Wap

Future

Wiz Khalifa

Silentó

Top Country Artist:

Zac Brown Band

Luke Bryan

Sam Hunt

Chris Stapleton

Carrie Underwood

Top Rock Artist:

Fall Out Boy

Elle King

twenty one pilots

Walk the Moon

X Ambassadors

Top Latin Artist:

Banda Sinaloense MS De Sergio Lizárraga

Juan Gabriel

Nicky Jam

Ariel Camacho y Los Plebes del Rancho

Romeo Santos

Top Dance/Electronic Artist:

The Chainsmokers

DJ Snake

David Guetta

Major Lazer

Zedd

Top Christian Artist:

Casting Crowns

Lauren Daigle

Hillsong United

MercyMe

Chris Tomlin

Top Gospel Artist:

Anthony Brown and group therAPy

Tasha Cobbs

Kirk Franklin

Travis Greene

Marvin Sapp

Top Billboard 200 Album:

Adele, ’25’

Justin Bieber, ‘Purpose’

Ed Sheeran, ‘x’

Taylor Swift, ‘1989’

The Weeknd, ‘Beauty Behind The Madness’

Top Soundtrack:

‘Empire: Original Soundtrack from Season 1’

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

‘Furious 7’

‘Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1’

‘Pitch Perfect 2’

Top R&B Album:

Chris Brown, ‘Royalty’

Rihanna, ‘Anti’

Bryson Tiller, ‘T R A P S O U L’

Tyrese, ‘Black Rose’

The Weeknd, ‘Beauty Behind The Madness’

Top Rap Album:

Drake, ‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late’

Drake & Future, ‘What A Time To Be Alive’

Dr. Dre, ‘Compton’

Kendrick Lamar, ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’

Meek Mill, ‘Dreams Worth More Than Money’

Top Country Album:

Chris Stapleton, ‘Traveller’

Luke Bryan, ‘Kill The Lights’

Sam Hunt, ‘Montevallo’

Zac Brown Band, ‘Jekyll + Hyde’

Carrie Underwood, ‘Storyteller’

Top Rock Album:

Alabama Shakes, ‘Sound & Color’

David Bowie, ‘Blackstar’

Coldplay, ‘A Head Full Of Dreams’

Mumford & Sons, ‘Wilder Mind’

twenty one pilots, ‘Blurryface’

Top Latin Album:

Juan Gabriel, ‘Los Dúo’

Juan Gabriel, ‘Mis Número 1…40 Aniversario’

Mana, ‘Cama Incendiada’

Gerardo Ortiz, ‘Hoy Más Fuerte’

Romeo Santos, ‘Formula, Vol. 2’

Top Dance/Electronic Album:

David Guetta, ‘Listen’

Major Lazer, ‘Peace Is The Mission’

ODESZA, ‘In Return’

Skrillex & Diplo, ‘Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü’

Zedd, ‘True Colors’

Top Christian Album:

Lauren Daigle, ‘How Can It Be’

Hillsong UNITED, ‘Empires’

Joey + Rory, ‘Hymns That Are Important To Us’

TobyMac, ‘This Is Not A Test’

Chris Tomlin, Adore: ‘Christmas Songs of Worship’

Top Gospel Album:

Anthony Brown & group therAPy, ‘Everyday Jesus’

Tasha Cobbs, ‘One Place Live’

Kirk Franklin, ‘Losing My Religion’

Jonathan McReynolds, ‘Life Music: Stage Two’

Marvin Sapp, ‘You Shall Live’

Top Hot 100 Song:

Adele, ‘Hello’

Fetty Wap, ‘Trap Queen’

Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, ‘See You Again’

The Weeknd, ‘Can’t Feel My Face’

The Weeknd, ‘The Hills’

Top Selling Song:

Adele, ‘Hello’

Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, ‘See You Again’

OMI, ‘Cheerleader’

Rachel Platten, ‘Fight Song’

The Weeknd, ‘The Hills’

Top Radio Song:

Adele ‘Hello’

Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, ‘See You Again’

Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars, ‘Uptown Funk!’

Walk the Moon, ‘Shut Up And Dance’

The Weeknd, ‘Can’t Feel My Face’

Top Streaming Song (Audio):

Justin Bieber, ‘Sorry’

Justin Bieber, ‘What Do You Mean’

Fetty Wap, ‘Trap Queen’

The Weeknd, ‘The Hills’

Drake, ‘Hotline Bling’

Top Streaming Song (Video):

Fetty Wap, ‘Trap Queen’

Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, ‘See You Again’

Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars, ‘Uptown Funk!’

Silentó, ‘Watch Me’

The Weeknd, ‘The Hills’

Top R&B Song:

Alessia Cara ‘Here’

Omarion Featuring Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko, ‘Post To Be’

The Weeknd, ‘Can’t Feel My Face’

The Weeknd, ‘Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)’

The Weeknd, ‘The Hills’

Top Rap Song:

Drake, ‘Hotline Bling’

Fetty Wap, ‘Trap Queen’

Fetty Wap, ‘679’ feat. Remy Boyz

Silentó, ‘Watch Me’

Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, ‘See You Again’

Top Country Song:

Sam Hunt, ‘Break Up In A Small Town’

Sam Hunt, ‘Take Your Time’

Little Big Town, ‘Girl Crush’

Thomas Rhett, ‘Die A Happy Man’

Chris Young, ‘I’m Comin’ Over’

Top Rock Song:

Fall Out Boy, ‘Uma Thurman’

Elle King, ‘Ex’s & Oh’s’

twenty one pilots, ‘Stressed Out’

Walk the Moon, ‘Shut Up And Dance’

X Ambassadors, ‘Renegades’

Top Latin Song:

J Balvin ‘Ginza’

Ariel Camacho y Los Plebes del Rancho, ‘Te Metiste’

Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias, ‘El Perdon’

Maluma, ‘Borro Cassette’

Romeo Santos, ‘Propuesta Indecente’

Top Dance/Electronic Song:

The Chainsmokers Featuring ROZES, ‘Roses’

DJ Snake & AlunaGeorge, ‘You Know You Like It’

David Guetta feat. Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha & Afrojack, ‘Hey Mama’

Major Lazer & DJ Snake Featuring MØ, ‘Lean On’

Skrillex & Diplo, ‘Where Are Ü Now’ with Justin Bieber

Top Christian Song:

Hillsong UNITED, ‘Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)’

Hillsong UNITED, ‘Touch The Sky’

MercyMe, ‘Flawless’

NEEDTOBREATHE Featuring Gavin DeGraw, ‘Brother’

Chris Tomlin, ‘Good Good Father’

Top Gospel Song:

Anthony Brown and group therAPy, ‘Worth’

Erica Campbell feat. Big Shizz, ‘I Luh God’

Kirk Franklin, ‘Wanna Be Happy?’

Travis Greene, ‘Intentional’

Brian Courtney Wilson, ‘Worth Fighting For’

Wana

Wana

Quo non Ascendam. Writer. E-mail: wana@360nobs.com

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