The Chainsmokers Tie with Drake for Most Billboard Music Awards Nominations


It is clear that The Chainsmokers have had an incredible past 12 months. With the help of a handful of massive singles and breathtaking performances, the duo has emerged as one of the biggest stars in the music industry today. Their success has translated into countless nominations at music award shows. To top off their year of success, The Chainsmokers are now nominated for 22 awards at this year’s Billboard Music Awards show.

The Chainsmokers embraced their 22 nominations by sharing the news with their fans today throughout their social media formats. Here is a list of all 22 of their nominations:

  • Top Artist
  • Top Duo/Group
  • Top Song Sales Artist
  • Top Radio Songs Artist
  • Top Streaming Songs Artist
  • Top Dance/Electronic Artist
  • Top Dance/Electronic Album (Bouquet & Collage)
  • Top Hot 100 Song (Closer & Don’t Let Me Down)
  • Top Selling Song (Closer & Don’t Let Me Down)
  • Top Radio Song (Closer & Don’t Let Me Down)
  • Top Streaming Song (Audio)
  • Top Streaming Song (Video)
  • Top Dance/Electronic Song (Closer & Don’t Let Me Down)
  • Top Collaboration (Closer & Don’t Let Me Down)
  • Billboard Charts Achievement Award

Their 22 nominations ties with Drake for the most nominations at this year’s Billboard Music Awards. Twenty One Pilots come in second with 17 total nominations while Rihanna tallies up 14 nominations for third place.

You can catch the 2017 Billboard Music Awards on May 21st at 8PM on ABC to see how many awards The Chainsmokers will take home this year.
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