2017 Billboard Music Awards; Nick Minaj to feature Darulo, Lil Wayne and Guetta

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LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 17: Recording artist Nicki Minaj performs onstage during the 2015 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 17, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

World most famous music awards since 1990 the Billboard annual awards to take place this Sunday 21st,  will kick start with Nick Minaj 9 minutes perfomance at the highly anticipated 27th edition show at the T-Mobile arena in Las Vegas, USA.

It’s in her plan to be joined by a couple of prominent arts involving superstar Jason Darulo, Lil Wayne and David Guetta.

Jason Darulo in live performance

Her latest “Light up my body” that features David Guetta and Lil Wayne so is likely to pop up on the set list, and reportedly Jason Derulo’s “Swalla”.

Other arts to perform include, Miley Cyrus and new song, Malibu, and Camila Cabello, former Fifth Harmony member will make her debut as a solo artist.

Cher, Drake, Lorde, John Legend, Ed Sheeran, Florida Georgia Line, Imagine Dragons and Bruno Mars wil

Rihanna one of the contenders

l also be taking to the stage. at the T-Mobile arena in Las Vegas.

Guetta on a live performance

The Billboard Music Awards have been celebrating music’s biggest artists since 1989, with huge performances and a high caliber of talent

Rapper Ludacris will co-host the awards alongside actress, Vanessa Hudgens.

Adele doing her best

However, the nominies are, Adele, Coldplay, Calvin Harris, Flume and Zayn Malik flying the British flag in the list, with Adele going up against Beyonce for Top Female Artist and Top Artist for the second time.



Top Female Artist:
Adele, Beyonce, Ariana Grande,Rihanna,Sia

Top Male Artist:
Justin Bieber, Drake, Future, Shawn Mendes
Top Hot 100 Song:
The Chainsmokers & Halsey – ‘Closer’, The Chainsmokers & Daya – ‘Don’t Let Me Down’
Drake & Wizkid & Kyla – ‘One Dance’,Justin Timberlake – ‘Can’t Stop The Feeling’
Twenty One Pilots – ‘Heathens’

Top Billboard 200 Album:
Beyonce – ‘Lemonade’,Drake – ‘Views’, Rihanna – ‘Anti’,Twenty One Pilots – ‘Blurryface’
The Weeknd – ‘Starboy’


Top Artist:
Adele, Beyonce, Justin Bieber, The Chainsmokers, Drake, Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Rihanna,Twenty One Pilots, The Weeknd

Top New Artist: 
Alessia Cara, Desiigner, Uzi London,Lukas Graham, Zayn Malik

Billboard Chart Achievement Award:
Luke Bryan,The Chainsmokers, Nicki Minaj, Twenty One Pilots, The Weeknd

Top Duo/Group

The Chainsmokers, Coldplay, Florida Georgia Line, Guns N’ Roses, Twenty One Pilots

Top Song Sales Artist:
The Chainsmokers, Drake,Prince, Justin Timberlake, Twenty One Pilots


Top Radio Songs Artist: 
Justin Bieber, The Chainsmokers, Drake, Rihanna,Twenty One Pilots

Top Streaming Songs Artist: 
The Chainsmokers, Desiigner, Drake,Rihanna,Twenty One Pilots

Top Social Artist: 
Justin Bieber, BTS, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande,Shawn Mendes

Top Touring Artist: 
Justin Bieber, Beyonce, Coldplay, Guns N’ Roses, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

Top R&B Artist: 

Beyonce, Bruno Mars,Frank Ocean, Rihanna,The Weeknd

Top R&B Tour:
Beyonce, Lionel Richie, Rihanna

Top Rap Artist: 

J Cole, Desiigner, Drake, Future,Rae Sremmurd

Top Rap Tour: 
Drake, Future,Kanye West

Top Country Artist: 
Florida Georgia Line, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban,Chris Stapleton,Jason Aldean

Top Country Tour: 
Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Dixie Chicks

Top Rock Artist: 
Coldplay, The Lumineers, Metallica, Twenty One Pilots, X Ambassadors

Top Rock Tour: 
Coldplay, Guns n Roses, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band


Top Latin Artist: 
J Balvin, Juan Gabriel, Los Plebes Del Rancho De Ariel Camacho, Maluma, Nicky Jam

Top Dance/Electronic Artist: 
The Chainsmokers, Calvin Harris, Major Lazer, DJ Snake, Lindsey Stirling

Top R&B Album: 
Beyonce – ‘Lemonade’, Bruno Mars – ’24k Magic’, Frank Ocean – ‘Blonde’, Rihanna – ‘Anti’
The Weeknd – ‘Starboy’


Top Rap Album: 
J Cole – ‘4 Your Eyez Only’, Drake – ‘Views’, Kevin Gates – ‘Islah’, DJ Khaled – ‘Major Key’
A Tribe Called Quest – ‘We Got It From Here, Thanks 4 Your Service’

Top Country Album: 
Jason Aldean – ‘They Don’t Know’, Florida Georgia Line – ‘Dig Your Roots’, Blake Shelton – ‘If I’m Honest’, Chris Stapleton – ‘Traveller’, Keith Urban – ‘Ripcord’

Top Rock Album: 
The Lumineers – ‘Cleopatra’, Metallica – ‘Hardwired… To Self-Destruct’, Radiohead – ‘A, Moon Shaped Pool’, Red Hot Chilli Peppers – ‘The Getaway’, Twenty One Pilots – ‘Blurryface’

Top Dance/Electronic Album: 
The Chainsmokers – ‘Bouquet/Collage, Flume – ‘Skin’, Kygo – ‘Cloud Nine’, Lindsey Stirling – ‘Brave Enough’

Top Selling Song:
The Chainsmokers & Halsey – ‘Closer’, The Chainsmokers & Daya – ‘Don’t Let Me Down’
Drake & Wizkid & Kyla – ‘One Dance’, Justin Timberlake – ‘Can’t Stop the Feeling’
Twenty One Pilots – ‘Heathens’.

In the last year event Adele was the top artist winner and “The Weekend” coming out to be the multiple winners.

The historical awards started way back in 1990 with Janet Jackson taking the day to become the first artist to grab the Billbord overall winner.


Kasirye Alex/kmaupdates