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19 May 2017

Drake's "One Dance" hit song has earned Nigerian superstar Wizkid seven Billboard Music Awards nominations.

The Chainsmokers' nominations include double nods in six categories: Top Dance/Electronic Album, Top Hot 100 Song, Top Selling Song, Top Radio Song, Top Collaboration and Top Dance/Electronic Song, with single nominations in 10 other categories. The one and only Nicki Minaj will open the highly-anticipated 2017 Billboard Music Awards. Among these, Drake is competing for Top Artist, Top Male Artist and Top Billboard 200 Artist awards. When Billboard Music Awards 2017 announced nominations that included three nods for Shawn Mendes, nobody contacted him to break the news. Like, on the Top Artist-level liked it.

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"It's such an honor to be nominated, because it really feels like true recognition of the success my music has had over the past year, and for the growth from my first album to Illuminate", Mendes tells Billboard over email.

The annual awards ceremony will take place on Sunday, May 21.

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Fans are desperately looking forward to the jam-packed list of performers. The BMAs will air just days after it was announced that Shawn Mendes received four nominations at next month's iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards, according to Billboard.

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Billboard Music Awards on RTL-CBS Entertainment