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Billboard Music Awards 2015: First Nominations Revealed!

Billboard Music Awards 2015: First Nominations Revealed!

The first finalists and nominees for the 2015 Billboard Music Awards have just been revealed!

Ludacris and Pete Wentz stopped by Good Morning America to reveal some of the finalists for the big awards.

Ludacris will be back as host this year along with co-host Chrissy Teigen!

The 2015 Billboard Music Awards returns to ABC on Sunday, May 17 at 8pm ET. Be sure to tune in! We’ll be live blogging the whole show as well.

The first five categories were just revealed – stay tuned for the whole list after they’re revealed later today!

Click inside for the list of nominees for the 2015 Billboard Music Awards…

TOP ARTIST
Ariana Grande
One Direction
Katy Perry
Sam Smith
Taylor Swift

TOP MALE ARTIST
Drake
Pharrell Williams
Ed Sheeran
Sam Smith
Justin Timberlake

TOP FEMALE ARTIST
Iggy Azalea
Ariana Grande
Katy Perry
Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor

TOP BILLBOARD 200 ALBUM
Maroon 5, V
Pentatonix, That’s Christmas to Me
Ed Sheeran, x
Sam Smith, In the Lonely Hour
Taylor Swift, 1989

TOP HOT 100 SONG
Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX, “Fancy”
John Legend, “All of Me”
Sam Smith, “Stay With Me”
Taylor Swift, “Shake It Off”
Meghan Trainor, “All About That Bass”

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