Nicki Minaj, Drake & Lil Wayne All Nominated At The 2015 Billboard Music Awards

April 7, 2015 by Danny M

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Nicki Minaj, Drake & Lil Wayne All Nominated At The 2015 Billboard Music Awards

The 2015 Billboard Music Awards nominations were revealed today! Out of Young Money, Nicki Minaj received 4 nominations, Drake received 3 nominations, and Lil Wayne received 1 nomination for Chris Brown’s “Loyal” song in the “Top R&B Song” category.

Nicki was nominated in the “Top Streaming Artist” category, the “Top Rap Song” category for “Anaconda“, and she will be going against Drizzy in the “Top Rap Artist” and “Top Rap Album” categories for their albums If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late and The Pinkprint. Drizzy Drake has also been nominated for “Top Male Artist”.

This year’s Billboard Music Awards will air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday, May 17th from 8PM EST on ABC. You can check out how the nominations for the categories are picked and the full list of nominations below!

Billboard Music Awards finalists are based on album and digital song sales, radio airplay, streaming, touring and social-media interactions — measurements that are tracked year-round by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound. The awards are based on the reporting period of March 10, 2014, through March 8, 2015.

TOP MALE ARTIST:
Drake
Pharrell Williams
Ed Sheeran
Sam Smith
Justin Timberlake

TOP STREAMING ARTIST:
Iggy Azalea
Ariana Grande
Nicki Minaj
Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor

TOP RAP ARTIST:
Iggy Azalea
J. Cole
Drake
Nicki Minaj

Rae Sremmurd

TOP RAP ALBUM:
J. Cole, 2014 Forest Hills Drive
Drake, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
Nicki Minaj, The Pinkprint

Iggy Azalea, The New Classic
Eminem, The Marshall Mathers LP 2

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

TOP RAP SONG:
Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX, “Fancy”
Iggy Azalea feat. Rita Ora, “Black Widow”
Big Sean feat. E-40, “I Don’t Fuck With You”
Nicki Minaj, “Anaconda”
Bobby Shmurda, “Hot Boy”

Via Billboard

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5 Responses to “Nicki Minaj, Drake & Lil Wayne All Nominated At The 2015 Billboard Music Awards”

  1. RIP Magnolia Shawty girl Says:

    who takes this awards show serious when Iggy Azalea is nominated twice in all the rap categories????

    Reply

  2. KelisPunk Says:

    What the fuck! That fake white bitch been nominated twice on a top rap song? Shit is crazy

    Reply

  3. Chinaza Arisa Says:

    they didnt put Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp A Butterfly” album dahts fcked up

    Reply

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