One Direction, Taylor Swift and more lead the Billboard Music Awards 2016 nominations

1D still comin' for those awards

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Fans of insanely long lists, LISTEN UP. This year's Billboard Music Awards nominations have been announced and we've got One Direction,Taylor Swift, The Weeknd and Justin Bieber leading the pack.

Yup - on May 22nd the cream of the pop crop will be T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for one of the biggest music events of the year; and even though this whole hiatus malarky's going on 1D are still up for two awards (Best Group/Duo and Best touring Act.) Hoorah.

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One Direction is a finalist for top duo/group at the #BBMAs | Photo: @austinhargrave

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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

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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

Taylor Swift is a finalist in eight #BBMAs categories including top artist 💋 | Photo: @sarahbarlow

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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

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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

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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 TestC

hris 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"

Christ alive.

What d'ya make of that lot, then? Give us a tweet over @sugarscape or drop a comment in the box thing below, please and ta very much.

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