2012 Billboard Music Awards nominations list revealed, Adele, LMFAO, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Lil Wayne lead

By on Apr 20, 2012 in Entertainment, Hollywood, Music, United States Comments

Updated: May 21, 2012 12:00 p.m.

Read 2012 Billboard Music Awards winners revealed, led by Adele and LMFAO (Complete List)

The full list of the 2012 Billboard Music Awards nominations was revealed on Thursday, April 19, 2012, with Adele, LMFAO, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, and Lil Wayne leading the most number of nominations.



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As announced by Billboard on its official website that day, Adele has 18 nominations for the upcoming 2012 Billboard Music Awards, which includes Top Artist, Top Female Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist trophies among others.

As noted in the report, Adele, who won six Grammy awards last February and recently named as among the Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in 2012, will compete with Lady Gaga, Lil Wayne, Katy Perry, and Rihanna for the 2012 Billboard Top Artist award.

On the other hand, pop duo LMFAO has 17 nominations including the Top Duo/Group, Top Hot 100 Artist, and Top Streaming Artist; while Rihanna has 13 nominations including the Top Female Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Digital Songs Artist, among others.

Meanwhile, Lady Gaga and Lil Wayne have 10 nominations each, with Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Chris Brown, Drake, Foo Fighters, and Bruno Mars are among those that have more than one nomination each.

Below is the partial list of the 2012 Billboard Music Awards nominations and the complete list can be found at Billboard.com, with the awards night to be held take place at MGM Grand in Las Vegas and will be broadcast live Sunday, May 20 at 8/7c on ABC.

* Top Artist:

Adele
Lady Gaga
Lil Wayne
Katy Perry
Rihanna

* Top New Artist:
Bad Meets Evil
Big Sean
Foster The People
Scotty McCreery
Wiz Khalifa

* Top Male Artist:
Justin Bieber
Chris Brown
Drake
Lil Wayne
Bruno Mars

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

* Top Duo/Group:
The Black Eyed Peas
Coldplay
Lady Antebellum
LMFAO
Maroon 5

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

* Top Hot 100 Artist:
Adele
LMFAO
Bruno Mars
Katy Perry
Rihanna

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

* Top Pop Album:
Adele “19”
Adele “21”
Michael Buble “Christmas”
Lady Gaga “Born This Way”
Justin Bieber “Under The Mistletoe”

* 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 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 Country Album:
Jason Aldean “My Kinda Party”
The Band Perry “The Band Perry”
Luke Bryan “Tailgates & Tanlines’
Lady Antebellum “We Own The Night”
Scotty McCreery “Clear As Day”

* Top Hot 100 Song:
Adele “Rolling in the Deep”
LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock “Party Rock Anthem”
Maroon 5 Featuring Christina Aguilera “Moves Like Jagger”
Kay Perry Feat. Kanye West “E.T.”
Pitbull Feat. Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer “Give Me Everything”



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