Get ready for May 23rd! The Billboard Music Awards are ready to take the stage with The Weeknd leading the way with an astounding 16 nominations!
— Billboard Music Awards (@BBMAs) April 29, 2021
The artist with the second most nominations goes to Pop Smoke, who passed away last February, with 10 noms including a nomination for Top Male Artist.
Country singer Morgan Wallen has received 6 nominations but according to Billboard Music Awards show producers, Wallen is not allowed to participate in the show.