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Drake & Nicki Minaj Earn Nominations At The 2018 Billboard Music Awards

April 20, 2018 by Danny M

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Drake & Nicki Minaj Earn Nominations At The 2018 Billboard Music Awards

Billboard have revealed the nominations for their Music Awards show and Young Money’s Lil Wayne, Drake, and Nicki Minaj have all received nominations.

Weezy earned 1 nod in the “Top Rap Song” category, Nicki earned 1 nod in the “Top Rap Female Artist” category, and Drizzy earned a total of 9 nominations.

The categories that the 6 God was nominated in were: “Top Artist”, “Billboard Chart Achievement Award”, “Top Male Artist”, “Top Billboard 200 Artist”, “Top Streaming Songs Artist”, “Top Rap Artist”, “Top Rap Male Artist”, “Top Billboard 200 Album”, and “Top Rap Album”.

You can see which competition they all have after the jump below. The 2018 BBMAs will air live on Sunday, May 20th from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas at 8:00PM EST on NBC!

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Drake Won 13 Awards At The 2017 BBMAs, Breaks The Record For Most Wins At The Show In A Year

May 22, 2017 by Danny M

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Drake Won 13 Awards At The 2017 BBMAs, Breaks The Record For Most Wins At The Show In A Year

Yesterday, Drake broke a new record by taking home 13 awards at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards. Adele held the record previously with winning 12 awards back in 2012.

Out of his 22 nominations, Drizzy won awards in the categories: “Top Billboard 200 Artist”, “Top Hot 100 Artist”, “Top Song Sales Artist”, “Top Streaming Songs Artist”, “Top Rap Artist”, “Top Rap Album”, “Top Rap Tour”, “Top Streaming Song (Audio)”, “Top R&B Song”, “Top R&B Collaboration”, “Top Male Artist”, “Top Billboard 200 Album”, and “Top Artist”.

You can see Drizzy Drake accepting 3 of his awards in clips after the jump below. When accepting the “Top Artist” award, the 6 God brought up his Young Money label-mates on stage with him!

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Drake & Nicki Minaj Are Both Nominated At The 2017 Billboard Music Awards

April 10, 2017 by Danny M

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Drake & Nicki Minaj Are Both Nominated At The 2017 Billboard Music Awards

The nominations for the 2017 Billboard Music Awards have been announced today and Drake was one of the most nominated music artists.

Drizzy was nominated a total of 22 times in the categories: “Top Artist”, “Top Male Artist”, “Top Billboard 200 Artist”, “Top Hot 100 Artist”, “Top Song Sales Artist”, “Top Radio Songs Artist”, “Top Streaming Songs Artist”, “Top Rap Artist”, “Top Rap Tour”, “Top Billboard 200 Album”, “Top Rap Album”, “Top Hot 100 Song”, “Top Selling Song”, “Top Radio Song”, “Top Streaming Song (Audio)”, “Top Collaboration”, “Top R&B Song”, “Top R&B Collaboration”, and “Top Rap Song”.

Nicki Minaj also received a nomination in the “Billboard Chart Achievement Award” category. This year’s Billboard Music Awards will air May 21st at 8:00PM on ABC. You can see who the Young Money artists’ competition is to win their awards below!

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Drake Receives 11 & Nicki Minaj Earns 1 Nomination At The 2016 Billboard Music Awards

April 12, 2016 by Danny M

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Drake Receives 11 & Nicki Minaj Earns 1 Nomination At The 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Yesterday, the finalists for the 2016 Billboard Music Awards were announced and Young Money’s Drake and Nicki Minaj both picked up nominations. This year’s awards show will be hosted by Ludacris and Ciara at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 22nd.

Drizzy earned 11 nominations in the categories: “Top Artist”, “Top Male Artist”, “Top Billboard 200 Artist”, “Top Hot 100 Artist”, “Top Song Sales Artist”, “Top Streaming Songs Artist”, “Top Rap Artist”, “Top Rap Album”, “Top Streaming Song”, and “Top Rap Song”.

The Barbie picked up 1 nomination in the “Top Dance/Electronic Song” category for David Guetta’s “Hey Mama” single. If you are wondering how Billboard choose their finalists, it is explained below. You can also see who Drizzy Drake and Nicki will be going up against in their categories for their awards after the jump below!

Billboard Music Awards finalists are based on key fan interactions with music, including album and digital songs sales, radio airplay, streaming, touring and social interactions on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Spotify and other popular online destinations for music. These measurements 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 tracking dates March 23, 2015 through March 17, 2016 and Billboard chart dates April 11, 2015 through April 2, 2016. Since 1940, the Billboard charts have been the go-to guide for ranking the popularity of songs and albums, and are the ultimate measure of a musician’s success.

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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.

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Drake Receives Five Nominations At The 2014 Billboard Music Awards

April 10, 2014 by Danny M

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Drake Receives Five Nominations At The 2014 Billboard Music Awards

Billboard have announced the nominations for their 2014 Billboard Music Awards, which will air live on ABC at 8PM EST from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday, May 18th.

The only artist from Young Money to receive nominations at this year’s Billboard Music Awards is Drizzy Drake – who racked up a total of five.

Drake was nominated in the categories “Top Male Artist”, “Top Rap Artist”, “Top Billboard 200 Album” for Nothing Was The Same, “Top Rap Album” for Nothing Was The Same, and “Top R&B Song” for “Hold On, We’re Going Home” featuring Majid Jordan.

There is no word just yet on if Drizzy will be attending or even performing at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards. Hopefully he takes home all the awards that he is up for!

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Nicki Minaj Picks Up Three Awards At The 2013 Billboard Music Awards

May 20, 2013 by Danny M

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Nicki Minaj Picks Up Three Awards At The 2013 Billboard Music Awards

Out of seven nominations, Nicki Minaj won three awards last night at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Young Money Barbie picked up an award for “Top Rap Artist”, “Top Streaming Artist”, and “Top Rap Album” for Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded.

Congratulations Nicki! Click here to watch her perform “High School” live with Lil Wayne at the awards show and also give him a lap dance.

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