International Flakes!! Wizkid Nominated For Seven Billboard Music Awards

Danny Woods
May 19, 2017

But even with all of his impressive numbers, he's still blown away by the fact that he's nominated in three categories for this year's Billboard Music Awards. Ludacris and Vanessa Hudgens will host the "2017 Billboard Music Awards", along with previously announced performers on the broadcast Camila Cabello, The Chainsmokers, Miley Cyrus, Celine Dion, Drake, Florida Georgia Line, Halsey, Sam Hunt, Imagine Dragons, John Legend, Lorde, Bruno Mars, Julia Michaels, Ed Sheeran and 2017 Billboard Music Awards ICON Award recipient, Cher.

The categories include Top Hot 100 Song, Top Selling Song, Top Radio Song, Top Streaming Song, Top Collaboration, Top R&B Song and Top R&B Collaboration.

The 2017 Billboard Music Awards airs live from Las Vegas on Sunday, May 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET on ABC. Billboard ranks potential winners based on their song sales, streams, radio airplay, live tours and social engagement.

"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. Twenty-One Pilots have 17 nominations, Rihanna earned 14 while The Weeknd and Beyonce have 13 nominations each.

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