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Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift go head to head at 2022 Billboard Awards

The 2022 Billboard Awards will take place in Las Vegas on May 15

Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift will go head to head as the only three nominees for Top Country Female Artist at the 2022 Billboard Awards.

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The annual ceremony will take place in Las Vegas on May 15, and this year's nominees include The Weeknd who is nominated for an incredible 17 awards including Top Artist, Top Male Artist and Top 100 Artist.

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Doja Cat is the leading female artist as a finalist in 14 categories, including Top Artist, Top Female Artist and Top 100 Artist. First-time nominee Olivia Rodrigo was named in 13 categories total — including Top New Artist, Top Female Artist and Top 100 Artist — and her album SOUR is a finalist for Top Billboard 200 album along with Adele's 30 and Morgan Wallen's Dangerous: The Double Album.

Carrie is up for four including Top Christian Artist, and Miranda is also nomnated for Top Rock Song for her duet with Elle King.

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Drake holds the record for most number of Billboard wins ever with 29, and he is nominated for 11 this year, but if he wins none and Taylor Swift wins five of the seven she is up for, she may take that record.

Top Country Artist nominees this year are Chris Stapleton, Luke Combs, Morgan, Walker Hayes and Taylor. Chris, Luke and Morgan are also up for Top Country Male Artist, while Dan+Shay, Florida Georgia Line and Zac Brown Band are up for Top Country Duo/Group.

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Carrie is up for four awards

Five new categories have been introduced to the award show this year: Top Billboard Global 200 Artist, Top Billboard Global Excl. U.S. Artist, Top Billboard Global 200 Song, and Top Billboard Global Excl U.S. Song.

ARTIST AWARDS

Top Artist
Doja Cat
Drake
Olivia Rodrigo
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd

Top New Artist
GIVĒON
Masked Wolf
Olivia Rodrigo
Pooh Shiesty
The Kid LAROI

Top Male Artist
Drake
Ed Sheeran
Justin Bieber
Lil Nas X
The Weeknd

Top Female Artist
Adele
Doja Cat
Dua Lipa
Olivia Rodrigo
Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group
BTS
Glass Animals
Imagine Dragons
Migos
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak)

Top Billboard 200 Artist
Adele
Drake
Juice WRLD
Morgan Wallen
Taylor Swift

Top Hot 100 Artist
Doja Cat
Drake
Justin Bieber
Olivia Rodrigo
The Weeknd

Top Streaming Songs Artist
Doja Cat
Drake
Lil Nas X
Olivia Rodrigo
The Weeknd

Top Song Sales Artist
Adele
BTS
Dua Lipa
Ed Sheeran
Walker Hayes

Top Radio Songs Artist
Doja Cat
Ed Sheeran
Justin Bieber
Olivia Rodrigo
The Weeknd

Top Billboard Global 200 Artist (NEW)
Doja Cat
Ed Sheeran
Justin Bieber
Olivia Rodrigo
The Weeknd

Top Billboard Global (Excl. U.S.) Artist (NEW)
BTS
Dua Lipa
Ed Sheeran
Olivia Rodrigo
The Weeknd

Top Tour
Eagles (Hotel California Tour)
Genesis (The Last Domino? Tour)
Green Day, Fall Out Boy & Weezer (The Hella Mega Tour)
Harry Styles (Love on Tour)
The Rolling Stones (No Filter Tour)

Top R&B Artist
Doja Cat
GIVĒON
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak)
Summer Walker
The Weeknd

Top R&B Male Artist
GIVĒON
Khalid
The Weeknd

Top R&B Female Artist
Doja Cat
Summer Walker
SZA

Top R&B Tour
Bruno Mars (Bruno Mars at Park MGM)
Omarion & Bow Wow (The Millennium Tour 2021)
Usher (The Vegas Residency)

Top Rap Artist
Drake
Juice WRLD
Lil Baby
Moneybagg Yo
Polo G

Top Rap Male Artist
Drake
Juice WRLD
Polo G

Top Rap Female Artist
Cardi B
Latto
Megan Thee Stallion

Top Rap Tour
J. Cole (The Off-Season Tour)
Lil Baby (The Back Outside Tour)
Omarion & Bow Wow (The Millennium Tour 2021)

Top Country Artist
Chris Stapleton
Luke Combs
Morgan Wallen
Taylor Swift
Walker Hayes

Top Country Male Artist
Chris Stapleton
Luke Combs
Morgan Wallen

Top Country Female Artist
Carrie Underwood
Miranda Lambert
Taylor Swift

Top Country Duo/Group
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Zac Brown Band

Top Country Tour
Luke Bryan (Proud To Be Right Here Tour)
Eric Church (Gather Again Tour)
Chris Stapleton (All-American Road Show Tour)

Top Rock Artist
Glass Animals
Imagine Dragons
Machine Gun Kelly
Måneskin
twenty one pilots

Top Rock Tour
Genesis (The Last Domino? Tour)
Green Day, Fall Out Boy & Weezer (The Hella Mega Tour)
The Rolling Stones (No Filter Tour)

Top Latin Artist
Bad Bunny
Farruko
Kali Uchis
KAROL G
Rauw Alejandro

Top Latin Male Artist
Bad Bunny
Farruko
Rauw Alejandro

Top Latin Female Artist
Kali Uchis
KAROL G
ROSALÍA

Top Latin Duo/Group
Calibre 50
Eslabon Armado
Grupo Firme

Top Latin Tour
Bad Bunny (El Último Tour Del Mundo)
Enrique Iglesias & Ricky Martin (Live in Concert)
Los Bukis (Una Historia Cantada Tour)

Top Dance/Electronic Artist
Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Lady Gaga
Marshmello
Tiësto

Top Christian Artist
Carrie Underwood
Elevation Worship
for KING & COUNTRY
Lauren Daigle
Ye

Top Gospel Artist
CeCe Winans
Elevation Worship
Kirk Franklin
Maverick City Music
Ye

ALBUM AWARDS

Top Billboard 200 Album
Adele “30”
Doja Cat “Planet Her”
Drake “Certified Lover Boy”
Morgan Wallen “Dangerous: The Double Album”
Olivia Rodrigo “SOUR”

Top Soundtrack
“Arcane League of Legends”
“Encanto”
“In The Heights”
“Sing 2”
“tick, tick…BOOM!”

Top R&B Album
Doja Cat “Planet Her”
GIVĒON “When It’s All Said And Done…Take Time”
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak) “An Evening With Silk Sonic”
Summer Walker “Still Over It”
The Weeknd “Dawn FM”

Top Rap Album
Drake “Certified Lover Boy”
Moneybagg Yo “A Gangsta’s Pain”
Rod Wave “SoulFly”
The Kid LAROI “F*CK LOVE”
Ye “Donda”

Top Country Album
Florida Georgia Line “Life Rolls On”
Lee Brice “Hey World”
Taylor Swift “Fearless (Taylor’s Version)”
Taylor Swift “Red (Taylor’s Version)”
Walker Hayes “Country Stuff: The Album”

Top Rock Album
AJR “OK ORCHESTRA”
Coldplay “Music Of The Spheres”
Imagine Dragons “Mercury – Act 1”
John Mayer “Sob Rock”
twenty one pilots “Scaled And Icy”

Top Latin Album
Eslabon Armado “Corta Venas”
J Balvin “JOSE”
Kali Uchis “Sin Miedo (del Amor y Otros Demonios) ∞”
KAROL G “KG0516”
Rauw Alejandro “VICE VERSA”

Top Dance/Electronic Album
C418 “Minecraft – Volume Alpha”
FKA twigs “CAPRISONGS”
ILLENIUM “Fallen Embers”
Porter Robinson “Nurture”
RÜFÜS DU SOL “Surrender”

Top Christian Album
Carrie Underwood “My Savior”
CeCe Winans “Believe For It”
Elevation Worship & Maverick City Music “Old Church Basement”
Phil Wickham “Hymn Of Heaven”
Ye “Donda”

Top Gospel Album
CeCe Winans “Believe For It”
Elevation Worship & Maverick City Music “Old Church Basement”
Maverick City Music “Jubilee: Juneteenth Edition”
Maverick City Music & UPPERROOM “move your heart.”
Ye “Donda”

SONG AWARDS
 

Top Hot 100 Song
Doja Cat ft. SZA “Kiss Me More”
Dua Lipa “Levitating”
Olivia Rodrigo “good 4 u”
The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber “STAY”
The Weeknd & Ariana Grande “Save Your Tears”

Top Streaming Song
Dua Lipa “Levitating”
Glass Animals “Heat Waves”
Olivia Rodrigo “good 4 u”
The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber “STAY”
The Weeknd & Ariana Grande “Save Your Tears”

Top Selling Song
BTS “Butter”
BTS “Permission to Dance”
Dua Lipa “Levitating”
Ed Sheeran “Bad Habits”
Walker Hayes “Fancy Like”

Top Radio Song
Dua Lipa “Levitating”
Ed Sheeran “Bad Habits”
Olivia Rodrigo “good 4 u”
The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber “STAY”
The Weeknd & Ariana Grande “Save Your Tears"

Top Collaboration
Doja Cat ft. SZA “Kiss Me More”
Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar & GIVĒON “Peaches”
Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow “INDUSTRY BABY”
The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber “STAY”
The Weeknd & Ariana Grande “Save Your Tears”

Top Billboard Global 200 Song (NEW)
Dua Lipa “Levitating”
Ed Sheeran “Bad Habits”
Olivia Rodrigo “good 4 u”
The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber “STAY”
The Weeknd & Ariana Grande “Save Your Tears”

Top Billboard Global (Excl. U.S.) Song (NEW)
BTS “Butter”
Ed Sheeran “Bad Habits”
Lil Nas X “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)”
The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber “STAY”
The Weeknd & Ariana Grande “Save Your Tears”

Top Viral Song (NEW)
Doja Cat ft. SZA “Kiss Me More”
GAYLE “abcdefu”
Glass Animals “Heat Waves”
Masked Wolf “Astronaut In The Ocean”
Walker Hayes “Fancy Like”

Top R&B Song
Doja Cat & The Weeknd “You Right”
GIVĒON “Heartbreak Anniversary”
Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar & GIVĒON “Peaches”
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak) “Leave The Door Open”
WizKid ft. Justin Bieber & Tems “Essence”

Top Rap Song
Drake ft. 21 Savage, Project Pat “Knife Talk”
Drake ft. Future & Young Thug “Way 2 Sexy”
Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow “INDUSTRY BABY”
Masked Wolf “Astronaut In The Ocean”
Polo G “RAPSTAR”

Top Country Song
Chris Stapleton “You Should Probably Leave”
Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood “If I Didn’t Love You”
Jordan Davis ft. Luke Bryan “Buy Dirt”
Luke Combs “Forever After All”
Walker Hayes “Fancy Like”

Top Rock Song
Coldplay X BTS “My Universe”
Elle King & Miranda Lambert “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)”
Imagine Dragons “Follow You”
Måneskin “Beggin’”
THE ANXIETY: WILLOW & Tyler Cole “Meet Me At Our Spot”

Top Latin Song
Aventura x Bad Bunny “Volví”
Bad Bunny “Yonaguni”
Farruko “Pepas”
Kali Uchis “telepatía”
Rauw Alejandro “Todo De Ti”

Top Dance/Electronic Song
Elton John & Dua Lipa “Cold Heart – PNAU Remix”
Farruko “Pepas”
Regard x Troye Sivan x Tate McRae “You”
Tiësto “The Business”
Travis Scott & HVME “Goosebumps”

Top Christian Song
Anne Wilson “My Jesus”
Ye “Hurricane”
Ye “Moon”
Ye “Off The Grid”
Ye “Praise God”

Top Gospel Song
Elevation Worship & Maverick City Music ft. Chandler Moore & Naomi Raine “Jireh”
Ye “Hurricane”
Ye “Moon”
Ye “Off The Grid”
Ye “Praise God”

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