Billboard Music Awards 2015: Full List of Nominees

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The 2015 Billboard Music Awards air tonight, May 17, at 8pm EST on ABC. The following details the full list of nominees for awards this year.

Top New Artist:

Hozier
Meghan Trainor
Five Seconds of Summer
Sam Smith
Iggy Azalea

Top Male Artist:

Ed Sheeran
Justin Timberlake
Pharrell Williams
Sam Smith
Drake

Top Artist:

Sam Smith
One Direction
Katy Perry
Taylor Swift
Ariana Grande

Top Female Artist:

Taylor Swift
Ariana Grande
Katy Perry
Iggy Azalea
Meghan Trainor

Top Billboard 200 Artist:

Sam Smith
One Direction
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift
Pentatonix

Top Duo/Group:

Florida Georgia Line
One Direction
Maroon 5
Five Seconds of Summer
Magic!

Top Digital Songs Artist:

Taylor Swift
Ed Sheeran
Meghan Trainor
Sam Smith
Iggy Azalea

Top Hot 100 Artist:

Ariana Grande
Meghan Trainor
Taylor Swift
Iggy Azalea
Sam Smith

Top Touring Artist:

The Rolling Stones
One Direction
Katy Perry
Lady Gaga
Justin Timberlake

Top Radio Songs Artist:

Ed Sheeran
John Legend
Sam Smith
Maroon 5
Taylor Swift

Top Social Artist:

Ariana Grande
Justin Bieber
Selena Gomez
Taylor Swift
Miley Cyrus

Top R&B Artist:

Trey Songz
Beyoncé
John Legend
Pharrell Williams
Chris Brown

Top Streaming Artist:

Taylor Swift
Iggy Azalea
Nicki Minaj
Meghan Trainor
Ariana Grande

Top Rap Artist:

Drake
Iggy Azalea
Nicki Minaj
J. Cole
Rae Sremmurd

Top Rock Artist:

Fall Out Boy
Bastille
Lorde
Coldplay
Hozier

Top Country Artist:

Florida Georgia Line
Jason Aldean
Brantley Gilbert
Luke Bryan
Blake Shelton

Top Latin Artist:

Enrique Iglesias
J Balvin
Prince Royce
Juan Gabriel
Romeo Santos

Top Christian Artist:

Hilsong United
MercyMe
Casting Crowns
Newsboys
Lecrae

Top Dance/Electronic Artist:

Calvin Harris
Avicii
Lindsey Stirling
Clean Bandit
Disclosure

Top Billboard 200 Album:

Ed Sheeran, x
Taylor Swift, 1989
Pentatonix, That’s Christmas to Me
Sam Smith, In the Lonely Hour
Maroon 5, V

Top R&B Album:

Chris Brown, X
John Legend, Love in the Future
Beyoncé, Beyoncé
Michael Jackson, Xscape
Pharrell Williams, G I R L

Top Soundtrack:

Fifty Shades of Grey
Into the Woods
Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix: Vol. 1
The Fault in Our Stars
Frozen

Top Rap Album:

Drake, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
Iggy Azalea, The New Classic
J. Cole, 2014 Forest Hills Drive
Eminem, The Marshall Mathers LP 2
Nicki Minaj, The Pinkprint

Top Rock Album:

The Black Keys, Turn Blue
Hozier, Hozier
AC/DC, Rock or Bust
Coldplay, Ghost Stories
Lorde, Pure Heroine

Top Country Album:

Garth Brooks, Man Against Machine
Brantley Gilbert, Just As I Am
Jason Aldean, Old Boots, New Dirt
Luke Bryan, Crash My Party
Miranda Lambert, Platinum

Top Latin Album:

Enrique Iglesias, Sex and Love
Santana, Corazon
Juan Gabriel, Los Dúo
Romeo Santos, Formula: Vol. 2
Marc Anthony, 3.0

Top Christian Album:

Casting Crowns, Thrive
NEEDTOBREATHE, Rivers in the Wasteland
Lecrae, Anomaly
MercyMe, Welcome to the New
Chris Tomlin, Love Ran Red

Top Dance/Electronic Album:

Disclosure, Settle
Skrillex, Recess
Avicii, True
Calvin Harris, Motion
Lindsey Stirling, Shatter Me

Top Hot 100 Song:

John Legend, All of Me
Taylor Swift, Shake It Off
Iggy Azalea feat. Charlie XCX, Fancy
Sam Smith, Stay With Me
Meghan Trainor, All About That Bass

Top Radio Song:

MAGIC!, Rude
Sam Smith, Stay With Me
Nico & Vinz, Am I Wrong
John Legend, All of Me
Pharrell Williams, Happy

Top Digital Song:

Sam Smith, Stay With Me
Meghan Trainor, All About That Bass
Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, Uptown Funk!
Taylor Swift, Shake It Off
Pharrell Williams, Happy

Top Streaming Song (Audio):

Hozier, Take Me to Church
Sam Smith, Stay With Me
Iggy Azalea feat. Charlie XCX, Fancy
John Legend, All of Me
Tove Lo, Habits (Stay High)

Top R&B Song:

Jason Derulo feat. 2 Chainz, Talk Dirty
John Legend, All of Me
Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne, French Montana, Too $hort & Tyga, Loyal
Pharrell Williams, Happy
Jeremih feat. YG, Don’t Tell ‘Em

Top Streaming Song (Video):

Bobby Shmurda, Hot Boy
Taylor Swift, Shake It Off
Idina Menzel, Let It Go
Meghan Trainor, All About That Bass
Taylor Swift, Blank Space

Top Rap Song:

Iggy Azalea feat. Rita Ora, Black Widow
Nicki Minaj, Anaconda
Iggy Azalea feat. Charlie XCX, Fancy
Big Sean feat. E-40, I Don’t F*** With You
Bobby Shmurda, Hot Boy

Top Rock Song:

Coldplay, A Sky Full of Stars
Hozier, Take Me to Church
Bastille, Pompeii
Fall Out Boy, Centuries
Paramore, Ain’t It Fun

Top Country Song:

Luke Bryan, Play It Again
Florida Georgia Line feat. Luke Bryan, This Is How We Roll
Jason Aldean, Burnin’ It Down
Sam Hunt, Leave the Night On
Florida Georgia Line, Dirty

Top Latin Song:

Enrique Iglesias feat. Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona, Bailando
Romeo Santos feat. Drake, Odio
J Balvin feat. Farruko, 6 AM
Romeo Santos, Propuesta Indecente
Romeo Santos, Eres Mía

Top Christian Song:

Hilsong United, Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)
Newsboys, We Believe
Francesca Battistelli, He Knows My Name
MercyMe, Greater
Carrie Underwood, Something in the Water

Top Dance/Electronic Song:

Disclosure feat. Sam Smith, Latch
Ariana Grande feat. Zedd, Break Free
Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne, Rather Be
DJ Snake & Lil. Jon, Turn Down For What
Calvin Harris, Summer

Billboard Achievement Award (Presented by Samsung Galaxy, Voted on by Fans)

Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor
Iggy Azalea

The above list represents every category in which winners will be chosen for various achievements in 2015’s Billboard Music Awards. The award show airs tonight, May 17, on ABC at 8pm EST.

By Chanel van der Woodsen

Sources:

JustJared -Billboard Music Awards 2015 – See the Complete Nominees list!

E! Online – 2015 Billboard Music Awards: 5 Things You Need to Know Before Tonight’s Big Show

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