Shawn Mendes On His 'Unreal' Billboard Music Award Nominations

Hosts Ludacris left and Vanessa Hudgens speak at the Billboard Music Awards at the T Mobile Arena on Sunday

Drake and The Chainsmokers dominate the nominations, competing for 22 awards each. Just days after the popular musician was nominated in the best African act category at the BET awards, he received another set of nominations from Billboard music awards.

Shawn Mendes, music sensation of 2017, is up against Adele, Drake, Beyoncé, Justin Bieber, and Rihanna at this year's Billboard Music Award, and the 18-year-old "Stitches" hitmaker is blown away by his BMA nominations. Keep reading to learn how to watch 2017 Billboard Music Awards online!

And Billboard took to Twitter to congratulate him.

According to the official website of Billboard, the nominees are split up into 52 different categories.

The Chainsmokers are also vying for Top Artist, as well as Top Duo/Group and Top 100 Artist.

The annual awards show will air from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. So as these awards enter their 24th edition in some hours, here's all you must know about this year's event. Shawn Mendes has a scheduled performance in Copenhagen, Denmark, as part of his Illuminate World Tour.

Miley Cyrus will make her appearance with her new single, Malibu.

Indian viewers can watch the Billboard Music Awards 2017 on Vh1 on Monday, May 22, 6:30 AM onward-with a prime time repeat at 9 PM on the same day.



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