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Machine Gun Kelly, Twenty One Pilots, Glass Animals & more nominated for 2022 ’Billboard’ Music Awards


Machine Gun Kelly, Twenty One Pilots and Glass Animals are among the nominees for the 2022 Billboard Music Awards.

All three will compete for the Top Rock Artist prize, alongside Måneskin and Imagine Dragons.

The Top Rock Album nominees are Twenty One Pilots’ Scaled and Icy, Imagine Dragons’ Mercury — Act 1, AJR‘s OK ORCHESTRA, Coldplay‘s Music of the Spheres and John Mayer‘s Sob Rock.

In the Top Rock Song category, the contenders are Måneskin’s “Beggin’,” Imagine Dragons’ “Follow You,” Coldplay and BTS‘ “My Universe,” The Anxiety, WILLOW and Tyler Cole‘s “Meet Me at Our Spot” and, surprisingly, country stars Elle King and Miranda Lambert‘s “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home).”

Rock dominates the all-genre Top Tour category, with nominees including Green Day, Fall Out Boy and Weezer‘s Hella Mega tour, The Rolling Stones‘ No Filter tour, Eagles‘ Hotel California tour and Genesis‘ The Last Domino? tour, as well as Harry Styles‘ Love on Tour.

Hella Mega, No Filter and The Last Domino? are the nominees in the dedicated Top Rock Tour category.

Other nominees include Glass Animals and Imagine Dragons for Top Duo/Group, and Glass Animals’ “Heat Waves” for Top Streaming Song and Top Viral Song.

The 2022 BBMAs will air live May 15 on NBC. The winners will be decided based on Billboard chart figures for the tracking period between March 26, 2021, through March 17, 2022.

For more info, visit Billboard.com.

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