The Starboy Worldwide Chief, Wizkid, has had it again, as Drake’s “One Dance” hit song has earned the Nigerian superstar a seven Billboard Music Awards nominations. Despite only doing the hook on the track, he attained great heights on the wings of the track which is now being nominated for Top Hot 100 Song, Top Selling Song, Top Radio Song, Top Streaming Song (Audio), Top Collaboration, Top R&B Song and Top R&B Collaboration.
According to Billboard, the nominees are split up into 52 different categories. Potential winners are ranked based on their song sales, streams, radio airplay, live tours and social engagement. Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, Nicki Minaj, Celine Dion, Lorde, Imagine Dragons, Drake, John Legend, Florida Georgia Line and Camila Cabello are expected to perform. The most nominated were Drake and The Chainsmokers who are contesting for awards in 22 categories. They’ll also square up for major categories like Top Artist, Top Male Artist, and Top Billboard 200 Artist. Twenty-One Pilots have 17 nominations, Rihanna earned 14 while The Weeknd and Beyonce have 13 nominations each. The annual awards ceremony is slated for Sunday, May 21.
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