Rihanna, Adele, LMFAO Leads Billboard Award Nominations. Rihanna Gets 13!


Rihanna is among the lead finalists for the 2012 Billboard Music Awards, nominated in 13 categories, after leading the pack with 18 category appearances in 2011. The 2012 Billboard Music Awards will take place at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand and be broadcast live Sunday May 20, 8/7c on ABC.


Watch Rihanna opening last year’s show and see the full list of Rihanna’s 2012 Billboard Music Awards nominations below!

Top Artist:
Adele
Lady Gaga
Lil Wayne
Katy Perry
Rihanna

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

Top Hot 100 Artist:

Adele
LMFAO
Bruno Mars
Katy Perry
Rihanna


Top Digital Songs Artist:

Adele
LMFAO
Bruno Mars
Katy Perry
Rihanna

Top Radio Songs Artist:

Adele
Katy Perry
Bruno Mars
Nicki Minaj
Rihanna

Top Social Artist:
Justin Bieber
Eminem
Lady Gaga
Rihanna
Shakira

Top Streaming Artist:

Lil Wayne
LMFAO
Nicki Minaj
Bruno Mars
Rihanna

Top Digital Media Artist:

Adele
Justin Bieber
Lady Gaga
Lil Wayne
Rihanna

Top Pop Artist:
Adele
Lady Gaga
LMFAO
Katy Perry
Rihanna

Top R&B Artist:
Beyonce
Chris Brown
Cee Lo Green
Miguel
Rihanna

Top Dance Artist:
David Guetta
Lady Gaga
LMFAO
Rihanna
Britney Spears

Top R&B Album:
Beyonce “4″
Mary J. Blige “My Life II…The Journey Continues (Act 1)”
Chris Brown “F.A.M.E.”
Jennifer Hudson “I Remember Me”
Rihanna “Talk That Talk”

Top Radio Song:
Adele “Rolling in the Deep”
LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock “Party Rock Anthem”
Maroon 5 Featuring Christina Aguilera “Moves Like Jagger”
Pitbull Feat. Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer “Give Me Everything”
Rihanna Feat. Calvin Harris “We Found Love”

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.

Rihanna’s performance last year

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