The Weeknd and Doja Cat are finalists for the Billboard Music Awards

The Weeknd is a top finalist for the 2022 Billboard Music Awards.

The XO singer topped in 17 categories, the most of any artist this year, including Top Artist, Top Male Artist and Top 100 Artist. His collaboration with Ariana Grande, “Save Your Tears (Remix)”, is up for six awards.

Last year, he won 10 awards, including Top Artist and Top Hot 100 Artist, bringing his total wins to 19.

After her first Grammy win, Doja Cat garnered 14 nominations, including Top Artist, Top Female Artist, and Top Hot 100 Song. Her single “Kiss Me More” featuring SZA is up for Top Hot 100 Song and Top Collaboration.

Justin Bieber is not far behind with 13 nominations, including Top Male Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist and Top Streaming Song for “Stay” with The Kid LAROI.

Kanye West aka Ye is also a finalist for 13 awards in gospel, Christian and rap categories. DONDA is up for Best Rap Album, Best Gospel Album and Best Christian Album.

Last year’s Artist of the Decade Drake picked 10 this year, including Top Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist and Top Rap Artist.

The 2022 Billboard Music Awards will air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 15 at 8 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock.

Billboard Music Awards 2022 Finalists

Best Artist
Doja Cat
Duck
Olivia Rodrigue
Taylor Swift
The weekend

Best New Artist
Overlook
masked wolf
Olivia Rodrigue
Pooh Shiesty
Kid LAROI

Best Male Artist
Duck
Ed Sheeran
justin bieber
Lil Nas X
The weekend

Best Female Artist
Adele
Doja Cat
Doua Lipa
Olivia Rodrigue
Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group
BTS
glass animals
imagine Dragons
migos
Sonic Silk (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak)

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

Top Hot 100 Artist
Doja Cat
Duck
justin bieber
Olivia Rodrigue
The weekend

Top Streaming Songs Artist
Doja Cat
Duck
Lil Nas X
Olivia Rodrigue
The weekend

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

Best Radio Songs Artist
Doja Cat
Ed Sheeran
justin bieber
Olivia Rodrigue
The weekend

Billboard Global 200 Top Artist
Doja Cat
Ed Sheeran
justin bieber
Olivia Rodrigue
The weekend

Billboard’s Top Global Artist (Non-US)
BTS
Doua Lipa
Ed Sheeran
Olivia Rodrigue
The weekend

Top R&B Artist
Doja Cat
Overlook
Sonic Silk (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak)
summer walker
The weekend

Best Male R&B Artist
Overlook
Khalid
The weekend

Best Female R&B Artist
Doja Cat
summer walker
SZA

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

Best Rap Artist
Duck
Juice WRLD
Little baby
Moneybagg Yo
Polo G

Best Male Rap Artist
Duck
Juice WRLD
Polo G

Best Female Rap Artist
Cardi B
Latte
Megan you stallion

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

Best Christian Artist
Carrie Underwood
worship of elevation
for king and country
Lauren Daigle
you

Best Gospel Artist
CeCe Winans
worship of elevation
kirk franklin
Maverick Town Music
you

Billboard 200 Top Album
Adele – 30
Doja Cat – planet she
Drake- Certified lover
Morgan Wallen – Dangerous: the double album
Olivia Rodrigue- SOUR

Best R&B Album
Doja Cat – planet she
Overlook – When all is said and done… Take the time
Sonic Silk (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak) – An Evening with Silk Sonic
Summer walker – always on it
The weekend – Dawn FM

Best Rap Album
Drake- Certified lover
Moneybagg Yo – The pain of a gangsta
Stem wave – soul fly
Kid LAROI – fucking love
You – donda

Best Christian Album
Carrie Underwood– My saviour
CeCe Winans – believe it
Elevation Worship and Maverick City Music – Basement of the old church
Phil Wickham– Hymn of Heaven
You – donda

Best Gospel Album
CeCe Winans – believe it
Elevation Worship and Maverick City Music – Basement of the old church
Maverick Town Music – Jubilee: Juneteenth Edition
Maverick City Music & Upperroom – move your heart.
You – donda

Best Song of the Top 100
Doja Cat ft. SZA, “Kiss Me More”
Dua Lipa, “Levitation”
Olivia Rodrigo, “good 4 u”
Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber, “Stay”
The Weeknd & Ariana Grande, “Save Your Tears”

Best Streaming Song
Dua Lipa, “Levitation”
Glass Animals, “Heat Waves”
Olivia Rodrigo, “good 4 u”
Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber, “Stay”
The Weeknd & Ariana Grande, “Save Your Tears”

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

Best Radio Song
Dua Lipa, “Levitation”
Ed Sheeran, “Bad Habits”
Olivia Rodrigo, “good 4 u”
Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber, “Stay”
The Weeknd & Ariana Grande, “Save Your Tears”

Better cooperation
Doja Cat ft. SZA, “Kiss Me More”
Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar & GIVĒON, “Peaches”
Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow, “Industry Baby”
Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber, “Stay”
The Weeknd & Ariana Grande, “Save Your Tears”

Billboard Global 200 Top Song
Dua Lipa, “Levitation”
Ed Sheeran, “Bad Habits”
Olivia Rodrigo, “good 4 u”
Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber, “Stay”
The Weeknd & Ariana Grande, “Save Your Tears”

Billboard Global Top Song (Non-US)
BTS, “Butter”
Ed Sheeran, “Bad Habits”
Lil Nas X, “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”
Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber, “Stay”
The Weeknd & Ariana Grande, “Save Your Tears”

Best Viral Song
Doja Cat ft. SZA, “Kiss Me More”
Gayle, “abcdefu”
Glass Animals, “Heat Waves”
Masked Wolf, “Astronaut in the Ocean”
Walker Hayes, “Fancy Like”

Best R&B Song
Doja Cat & The Weeknd, “You’re Right”
Givēon, “Anniversary of Sorrow”
Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar & Giveon, “Peaches”
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak), “Leave the Door Open”
WizKid featuring Justin Bieber & Tems, “Essence”

best 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”

best gospel song
Elevation Worship & Maverick City Music featuring Chandler Moore & Naomi Raine, “Jireh”
Yes, “Hurricane”
Yes, “Moon”
Yes, “Off Grid”
Yes, “Glory to God”

Best Christian Song
Anne Wilson, “My Jesus”
Yes, “Hurricane”
Yes, “Moon”
Yes, “Off Grid”
Yes, “Glory to God”

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