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Billboard Music Awards 2021 Nominees List

The 2021 Billboard Music Awards nominees have been released, and will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, May 23, at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.

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The Weekend leads with several nominations. Checkout the complete nominees list below.

2021 Billboard Music Awards Nominees

Top Artist

  • Drake
  • Juice WRLD
  • Pop Smoke
  • Taylor Swift
  • The Weeknd

Top New Artist

  • Gabby Barrett
  • Doja Cat
  • Jack Harlow
  • Pop Smoke
  • Rod Wave

Top Male Artist

  • Drake
  • Juice WRLD
  • Lil Baby
  • Pop Smoke
  • The Weeknd

Top Female Artist

  • Billie Eilish
  • Ariana Grande
  • Dua Lipa
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group

  • AC/DC
  • AJR
  • BTSDan + Shay
  • Maroon 5

Top Billboard 200 Artist

  • Drake
  • Juice WRLD
  • Pop Smoke
  • Post Malone
  • Taylor Swift

Top Hot 100 Artist

  • DaBaby
  • Drake
  • Dua Lipa
  • Pop Smoke
  • The Weeknd

Top Streaming Songs Artist

  • DaBaby
  • Drake
  • Lil Baby
  • Pop Smoke
  • The Weeknd

Top Song Sales Artist

  • Justin Bieber
  • BTS
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Morgan Wallen
  • The Weeknd

Top Radio Songs Artist

  • Justin Bieber
  • Lewis Capaldi
  • Dua Lipa
  • Harry Styles
  • The Weeknd

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Top Social Artist (Fan Voted)

  • BLACKPINK
  • BTS
  • Ariana Grande
  • SB19
  • Seventeen

Top R&B Artist

  • Jhené Aiko
  • Justin Bieber
  • Chris Brown
  • Doja Cat
  • The Weeknd

Top R&B Male Artist

  • Justin Bieber
  • Chris Brown
  • The Weeknd

Top R&B Female Artist

  • Jhené Aiko
  • Doja Cat
  • SZA

Top Rap Artist

  • DaBaby
  • Drake
  • Juice WRLD
  • Lil Baby
  • Pop Smoke

Top Rap Male Artist

  • Juice WRLD
  • Lil Baby
  • Pop Smoke

Top Rap Female Artist

  • Cardi B
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Saweetie

Top Billboard 200 Album

  • Juice WRLD “Legends Never Die”
  • Lil Baby “My Turn”
  • Pop Smoke “Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon”Taylor Swift “folklore”
  • The Weeknd “After Hours”

Top R&B Album

  • Jhené Aiko “Chilombo”
  • Chris Brown & Young Thug “Slime & B”
  • Doja Cat “Hot Pink”
  • Kehlani “It Was Good Until It Wasn’t”
  • The Weeknd “After Hours”

Top Rap Album

  • DaBaby “BLAME IT ON BABY”
  • Juice WRLD “Legends Never Die”
  • Lil Baby “My Turn”
  • Lil Uzi Vert “Eternal Atake”
  • Pop Smoke “Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon”

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Top Hot 100 Song Presented by Rockstar

  • 24kGoldn ft. iann dior “Mood”
  • Gabby Barrett ft. Charlie Puth “I Hope”
  • Chris Brown & Young Thug “Go Crazy”
  • DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch “ROCKSTAR”
  • The Weeknd “Blinding Lights”

Top Streaming Song

  • Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion “WAP”
  • DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch “ROCKSTAR”
  • Future ft. Drake “Life Is Good”
  • Jack Harlow ft. DaBaby, Tory Lanez, & Lil Wayne “WHATS POPPIN”
  • The Weeknd “Blinding Lights”

Top Selling Song

  • Gabby Barrett ft. Charlie Puth “I Hope”
  • BTS “Dynamite”
  • Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion “WAP”
  • Megan Thee Stallion “Savage”
  • The Weeknd “Blinding Lights”

Top Radio Song

  • Gabby Barrett ft. Charlie Puth “I Hope”
  • Chris Brown & Young Thug “Go Crazy”
  • Dua Lipa “Don’t Start Now”
  • Harry Styles “Adore You”
  • The Weeknd “Blinding Lights”

Top Collaboration (Fan Voted)

  • 24kGoldn ft. iann dior “Mood”
  • Gabby Barrett ft. Charlie Puth “I Hope”
  • Chris Brown & Young Thug “Go Crazy”
  • DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch “ROCKSTAR”
  • Jack Harlow ft. DaBaby, Tory Lanez, & Lil Wayne “WHATS POPPIN”

Top R&B Song

  • Jhené Aiko ft. H.E.R. “B.S.”
  • Justin Bieber ft. Quavo “Intentions”
  • Chris Brown & Young Thug “Go Crazy”
  • Doja Cat “Say So”
  • The Weeknd “Blinding Lights”

Top Rap Song

  • 24kGoldn ft. iann dior “Mood”
  • Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion “WAP”
  • DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch “ROCKSTAR”
  • Jack Harlow ft. DaBaby, Tory Lanez, & Lil Wayne “WHATS POPPIN”
  • Megan Thee Stallion “Savage”

Top Gospel Song

  • Koryn Hawthorne “Speak To Me”
  • Jonathan McReynolds & Mali Music “Movin’ On”
  • Marvin Sapp “Thank You For It All”
  • Tye Tribbett “We Gon’ Be Alright”
  • Kanye West ft. Travis Scott “Wash Us In The Blood”

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