Shawn Mendes On His 'Unreal' Billboard Music Award Nominations

19 May, 2017, 18:15 | Author: Benny Bass
  • Andrew Taggart left and Alex Pall of the musical group The Chainsmokers arrive at the 59th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Chainsmok

According to Billboard, the nominees are split up into 52 different categories.

The Billboard Music Awards will be broadcast live on May 21 at 8 PM on ABC.

Mendes is up for top male artist, top social artist and, the biggest honor of the night, top artist. Shawn Mendes, who has had eight of his songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and two of his albums landed at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, admits in his email to Billboard that it felt "unreal to know how far things have come".

Drake's "One Dance" hit song has earned Nigerian superstar Wizkid seven Billboard Music Awards nominations. Like, on the Top Artist-level liked it. Both are contesting for awards in 22 categories.

The awards are set to take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Drake and The Chainsmokers lead the Billboard Music Awards nominations list with 22 nods; followed by Twenty One Pilots (17) and Rihana (14). Shawn Mendes says he's looking forward to seeing Ed Sheeran perform at the BMAs.

Earlier, Vh1 India has exclusively aired awards shows such as Golden Globe Awards, The American Music Awards, The Annual Grammy Awards, Video Music Awards, Brit Awards, MTV Movie & TV Awards and Europe Music Awards.

Miley Cyrus will make her appearance with her new single, Malibu.

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