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Rita Kokshanian
Apr 11, 2016 @ 11:45 am

The Billboard Music Awards finalists were announced live on Good Morning America this morning, and it looks like it's going to be one for the books. Host Ciara and Ludacris stopped by the news program to reveal a handful categories, and some of our favorite artists are on top. 

The Weeknd leads the pack of nominees with 19 total in 16 categories, including Top Artist and Top Billboard 200 Album. Justin Bieber came in second with 12 nominations total, while Drake, Fetty Wap, Adele, and Taylor Swift rounding out the top six. Swift is currently the BBMAs record holder, with 20 wins total under her belt—more than any other artist in the award show's history.

The Billboard Music Awards will take place on May 22nd at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Keep reading to see more of the nominees, then head over to billboard.com for the full list.

Top Artist:

Adele

Drake 

Taylor Swift

Justin Bieber

The Weeknd

Top Billboard 200 Album:

Adele

Justin Bieber

Ed Sheeran

Taylor Swift

The Weeknd

Top Hot 100 Song:

Adele, "Hello"

Fetty Wap, "Trap Queen" 

Wiz Khalifa, "See You Again" 

The Weeknd, "Can’t Feel My Face" 

The Weeknd, "The Hills" 

Top Male Artist:

Justin Bieber

Drake

Fetty Wap

Ed Sheeran

The Weeknd

Top Female Artist:

Adele

Selena Gomez

Ariana Grande

Rihanna

Taylor Swift

Top New Artist:

Fetty Wap

Omi

Charlie Puth

Silento

Bryson Tiller

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