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Lil Wayne, Drake & Nicki Minaj Nominated At 2012 Billboard Music Awards

Fri, Apr 20, 2012 by

Lil Wayne, Drake & Nicki Minaj Receive Nominations At 2012 Billboard Music Awards

Billboard have just announced the nominees for their 2012 Music Awards, which will air live May 20th from the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas on ABC. Lil Wayne is a lead finalist at the event by receiving nominations in 10 different categories. His Young Money artists Drake and Nicki Minaj also received a total of 13 nominations together. Confirmed performers at the show are Justin Bieber, The Wanted and LMFAO. More performers will be announced in the next few weeks, so it is possible that YMCMB could be in attendance. Hit the jump to see which categories Weezy, Drizzy and Nicki have been placed in.

Top Artist:
Adele
Lady Gaga
Lil Wayne
Katy Perry
Rihanna

Top Male Artist:
Justin Bieber
Chris Brown
Drake
Lil Wayne

Bruno Mars

Top Female Artist:
Adele
Lady Gaga
Nicki Minaj
Katy Perry
Rihanna

Top Billboard 200 Artist:
Adele
Justin Bieber
Michael Buble
Lady Gaga
Lil Wayne

Top Radio Songs Artist:
Adele
Katy Perry
Bruno Mars
Nicki Minaj
Rihanna

Top Streaming Artist:
Lil Wayne
LMFAO
Nicki Minaj
Bruno Mars
Rihanna

Top Digital Media Artist:
Adele
Justin Bieber
Lady Gaga
Lil Wayne
Rihanna

Top Rap Artist:
Drake
Lil Wayne

LMFAO
Nicki Minaj
Wiz Khalifa

Top Billboard 200 Album:
Adele “21”
Michael Buble “Christmas”
Drake “Take Care”
Lady Gaga “Born This Way”
Lil Wayne “Tha Carter IV”

Top Rap Album:
Bad Meets Evil “Hell: The Sequel”
Drake “Take Care”
Jay Z & Kanye West “Watch The Throne”
Lil Wayne “Tha Carter IV”
LMFAO “Sorry For Party Rocking”

Top Streaming Song (Audio):
Adele “Rolling in the Deep”
David Guetta Feat. Usher “Without You”
Lil Wayne “How To Love”
LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock “Party Rock Anthem”
Nicki Minaj “Super Bass”

Top Streaming Song (Video):
Adele “Someone Like You”
LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock “Party Rock Anthem”
LMFAO “Sexy And I Know It”
Bruno Mars “The Lazy Song”
Nicki Minaj “Super Bass”

Top R&B Song:
Chris Brown “She Ain’t You”
Cee Lo Green “Fk You (Forget You)
Jeremih Feat. 50 Cent “Down On Me”
Miguel “Sure Thing”
Kelly Rowland Feat. Lil Wayne “Motivation”

Top Rap Song:
Flo Rida “Good Feeling”
LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock “Party Rock Anthem”
LMFAO “Sexy And I Know It”
Nicki Minaj “Super Bass”
Pitbull Feat. Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer “Give Me Everything”

The awards will reflect Billboard’s chart rankings based on key fan interactions with music, including album sales and downloads, track downloads, radio airplay and touring as well as streaming and social interactions on Facebook, Twitter, Vevo, Youtube, Spotify and other popular online destinations for music. These measurements are tracked year-round by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Entertainment and Next Big Sound. The awards will be based on the reporting period of March 1, 2011 through February 29, 2012. Top artists will be recognized in a variety of genres, including R&B, Rap, Pop, Country, Rock, Latin and Alternative.

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  • Simz

    YMCMB rules..!!

  • Simz

    and am first hahaha south africa..!! we rock..!! YMCMB

  • Simz South Africa

    am I first??

  • SAVAGE

    YMCMB IS ALL OVER THE CHART 1st

  • DOPE

    YMCMB For Life!!

    Hope they win something

  • blunt blowin

    is that toy a’s brother in the pic?

  • C4

    Congratz

  • thacarter

    top rap song – “Superbass” is nominated?
    wtf..

  • Maps

    The best rapper alive Lil Wayne. I love you Weezy F baby, please come back to S.A. Y.M.C.M Cash Money Business<3

  • 3 CHAINZ

    YMCMB WE WINNING

  • if it’s ranked like that Wayne “should win… Top Male Artist, 80% chance he’ll win top Rap Artist, Top Rap Album based on album sales alone, top r&b song maybe” so a good for out of 10 ian’t bad.

  • Joachim

    Go weezy go! Indeed u are the best rapper alive. When are coming 2 Ghana?

  • marc

    He should win at least five awards.

    When will we know if he is performing?

  • CHECK OUT ME MUSIC!

  • Shazia

    SOOOOOOO PROUD OF MY TEAM!!!!

    YMCMB ’til the death of me <3

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  • Ey wayniacs can u pls support our group we really trying to make it…plz watch our video n like it…we promise you wont be dissapointed thanx 4 the support:)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGqjeo7bbZI&context=C4d98120ADvjVQa1PpcFNzO9XqP3ul0X7ejmha0u3aqd2mSA-nJxI=

  • JasonMoral

    If billboard try’s to pull some f**king stunt and give best rap artist to wiz Khalifa I am glnna flip.

  • Birdman

    We the business

  • Fuck yeah 🙂

  • how is LMFAO rap? thats more like pop

  • jc

    where the fuck is dedicationnnnnn 444444444444?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?

  • Haha

    justin beiber, LMFAO, LADY GAGA HAHA WTF the music industry is so blind and deaf how could people actually listen to some weak ass artist like that damn are people listening to these techno lyrics its like damn after the 90’s and all the legends of music died so has music smh next thing i know soulja boy is on their for best rapper on earth haha all the underground rappers rape these silly mainstream artist when it comes to the lyrics i swear stop bobbing your head to the beat and listen to the artist is that real to u??? Listen to real shit I’ll give u names go check out vinnie paz, immortal technique, jus Allah, apathy, la coka nostra go check them real artist out that’s real hop hop & hopefully u get out of this brainwashing commercial hip hop your stuck on peace!

  • lilwayne>allrappers

    wayne drop that d4. its time.

  • lilwayne>allrappers

    D4!!! swear to god i suk some blak dik to get dat d4 no homo

  • Tunechiluver#1

    YAYYY!!! i hope Tunechi wins a lot of them, i hope drake then Nicki Minaj will win the rest.

  • FIRST.

    Even tho im not and who the fuck cares if i am.

    Drake should have more nominations. fuck LMFAO.

  • YMCMB DEEP ON THIS LIST

  • YCsep27

    -Yes Wayne is best rapper alive.

  • F U Haha

    @haha u really just come to this site to tell us we should listen to some other shit…?

    Bitch please u could also ask The pope to change his religion lol…

    Get the f**k out this site hater

  • Wigg Monsta

    Im from NEW ORLEANS and been ghost writin for TUNECHI for 3 years. Peep ma YouTube videos, search: Wigg Monsta

  • Ed!

    Ymcmb kill every Body!!! We the best

  • @KrayzieTwin (LONDON)

    Lil Wayne Will Definitely Win Billboard Album Or Rap Album Based on Sales But Almost All The Awards Will Go To Adele. And That’s Being Realistic!

  • ineye gabriel

    its good seeing lil Wayne winning things good one tunechi

  • Weezy f,is the bestest

  • ROMAN ZOLANSKI

    NICKI nominated for 7 awards!!! DRAKE nominated for 4 awards!!! LIL WAYNE nominated for 10 awards!!! YMCMB winning !!!