Drake, The Chainsmokers rule Billboard Music Award nominations

| Updated: Apr 11, 2017 08:41 IST

Washington D.C. [USA], Apr. 11 (ANI): With 22 nominations each, Drake and The Chainsmokers are the top contenders at the Billboard Music Awards. Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy and singer-songwriter Julia Michaels dropped by 'Good Morning America' on Monday to share the first round of nominees for the 2017 awards show. Twenty One Pilots landed 17 nods, followed by Rihanna with 14, The Weeknd with 13, and Beyonce with 8. Check out the full list of nominees, as reported by People Magazine, below. -Top Female Artist Adele Beyonce Ariana Grande Rihanna Sia -Top Male Artist Nominees 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 & Wizkid & 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 Roses 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 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 (ANI)