The nominations for the Billboard Music Awards have been announced and The Chainsmokers are probably celebrating somewhere at this moment. The only person that received as many noms as them is Drake. They’ve each received 22 nominations. Twenty One Pilots received 17 nominations followed by Rihanna with 14, and The Weeknd with 13. If you are wondering how many nominations Beyonce received, that magical number is 8.
Unlike other award shows, this show is based on actual sales as well as streaming, radio airplay, touring and social engagement.
You can view a complete list of the nominations here.
The Billboard Music Awards will air on ABC on Sunday May 21st.