NextRadio Users Predict the Billboard Music Award Winners

Billboard will host their 25th annual music award ceremony, set to take place this Sunday, May 20th at 8/7c. We let our NextRadio users predict who you think will win the BBMAs. Billboard finalists are chosen based on a number of elements including digital song sales, streaming and radio airplay counts, tours and social engagement. Listed below are the official Billboard Music Nominees for multiple categories and the winner is chosen based on the highest percentage of "likes" each song or artist received within the NextRadio app throughout 2017!

Take a look at our results below and tune in to the Billboard Music Awards® on Sunday night to watch your favorite pop artists and see how closely NextRadio’s picks aligned!

Top Artist Nominees:
  • Drake
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Bruno Mars
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Taylor Swift
And NextRadio’s vote for Top Artist goes to... Ed Sheeran.
Top New Artist Nominees:
  • 21 Savage
  • Camila Cabello
  • Cardi B
  • Khalid
  • Kodak Black
And NextRadio’s vote for Top New Artist goes to... Khalid.
Top Radio Songs Artist Nominees:
  • Halsey
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Bruno Mars
  • Charlie puth
  • Ed Sheeran
And NextRadio’s vote for Top Radio Songs Artist goes to... Ed Sheeran.
Top Country Song Nominees:
  • What Ifs – Kane Brown ft. Lauren Alaina
  • Body Like a Back Road – Sam Hunt
  • Small Town Boy – Dustin Lynch
  • Meant to Be – Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line
  • In Case You Didn’t Know – Brett Young
And NextRadio’s vote for Top Country Song goes to... Body Like a Back Road.
Top Latin Song Nominees:
  • Mi Gente – J Balvin & Willy William ft. Beyonce
  • Mayores – Becky G ft. Bad Bunny
  • Despacito – Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber
  • Felices Los 4 – Maluma
  • Escapate Conmigo – Wisin ft. Ozuna
And NextRadio’s vote for Top Latin Song goes to... Despacito.


Top Radio Song Nominees:
  • Something Just Like This – The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
  • Believer – Imagine Dragons
  • That’s What I Like – Bruno Mars
  • Attention – Charlie Puth
  • Shape of You – Ed Sheeran
And NextRadio’s vote for Top Radio Song goes to... That’s What I Like.


Top Rap Song Nominees:
  • Bodak Yellow (Money Moves) – Cardi B
  • I’m The One – DJ Khaled Ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne
  • Unforgettable – French Montana ft. Swae Lee
  • Humble – Kendrick Lamar
  • Rockstar – Post Malone ft. 21 Savage
And NextRadio’s vote for Top Rap Song goes to... Bodak Yellow (Money Moves).


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Topics: Entertainment, Top Songs, Awards, Music Entertainment, music genres