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With only six weeks left until today’s hottest artists take over Las Vegas, Billboard announced this year’s nominees for the 2016 Billboard Music Awards.

While The Weeknd and Justin Bieber are tied for the lead with 11 nominations, Drake and Fetty Wap are tied for second place with 10. The all boys club is almost broken up by Adele, who scored 8 nominations for Top Artist, Top Female Artist, and of course, Top Billboard 200 Artist.

This morning, Ciara and Ludacris, who are hosting this year’s show, appeared on Good Morning America to announce the nominees for top categories, including Top Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Female Artist, Top New Artist, Top Billboard 200 Album, and Top Hot 100 Song.

All the action will air live from Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena on May 22 at 8 P.M. EST on ABC. Check out the full list of nominees below.

2016 Billboard Music Awards Nominees:

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 R&B Artist:

Chris Brown

Jeremih

Rihanna

Bryson Tiller

The Weeknd

Top Rap Artist:

Drake

Fetty Wap

Future

Wiz Khalifa

Silentó

Top Billboard 200 Album:

Adele, 25

Justin Bieber, Purpose

Ed Sheeran, x

Taylor Swift, 1989

The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the Madness

One Direction, Made in the AM cover Syco Entertainment

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 and Future – What a Time to Be Alive

Dr. Dre – Compton

Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly

Meek Mill – Dreams Worth More Than Money

Top Hot 100 Song:

Adele, “Hello”

Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”

Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth, “See You Again”

The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face”

The Weeknd, “The Hills”

Top Selling Song:

Adele – “Hello”

Wiz Khalifa (Feat. Charlie Puth) – “See You Again”

OMI – “Cheerleader”

Rachel Platten – “Fight Song”

The Weeknd – “The Hills”

Top Radio Song:

Adele – “Hello”

Wiz Khalifa (Feat. Charlie Puth) – “See You Again”

Mark Ronson (Feat. 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 (Feat. Charlie Puth) – “See You Again”

Mark Ronson (Feat. Bruno Mars) – “Uptown Funk!”

Silentó – “Watch Me”

The Weeknd – “The Hills”

Top R&B Song:

Alessia Cara “Here”

Omarion (Feat. Chris Brown and Jhené 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 (Feat. Remy Boyz) – “679”

Silentó – “Watch Me”

Wiz Khalifa (Feat. Charlie Puth) – “See You Again”

Top Dance/Electronic Song:

The Chainsmokers (Feat. ROZES) – “Roses”

DJ Snake and AlunaGeorge – “You Know You Like It”

David Guetta (Feat. Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha and Afrojack) – “Hey Mama”

Major Lazer and DJ Snake (Feat. MØ) – “Lean On”

Skrillex and Diplo (Feat. Justin Bieber) – “Where Are Ü Now”

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