The Weeknd, Doja Cat lead the 2022 Billboard Music Awards nominations

Billboard has announced the nominees for the 2022 Billboard Music Awards, with The Weeknd leading the list of nominations with 17, including Top Artist, Top Male Artist and Top R&B Male Artist.

Doja Cat has 13 nominations, including Top Artist, Top Female Artist, Top Streaming Songs Artist and Top R&B Female Artist. Justin Bieber, Kanye West and Olivia Rodrigo also have 13 nominations each, while Drake has 11. Dua Lipa and Ed Sheeran both have nine nominations.

The 29th annual Billboard Music Awards will take place May 15 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and air on NBC. The event will also stream live on Peacock.

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