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Timberlake Leads Billboard Music Awards Nominations

by Joe Cassady

The Billboard Music Awards nominees have been announced.

Justin Timberlake leads in three categories: Top Male Artist, Top R&B Artist and Top Artist.

Nominations are determined by the year's most successful artists in different music genres, based on album and single sales, radio airplay, touring, streaming, and social media interaction.

Here are the nominees so far:

Top Female Artist:

Beyonce

Miley Cyrus

Lorde

Katy Perry

Rihanna

Top Male Artist:

Luke Bryan

Drake

Eminem

Bruno Mars

Justin Timberlake

Top Country Artist:

Luke Bryan

Florida Georgia Line

Darius Rucker

Blake Shelton

Taylor Swift

Top R&B Artist:

Beyonce

Pharrell Williams

Rihanna

Robin Thicke

Justin Timberlake

Top Artist:

Miley Cyrus

Imagine Dragons

Bruno Mars

Katy Perry

Justin Timberlake

The Billboard Music Awards will air live on ABC Sunday, May 18 th .

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