Ariana Grande was not left out of the 2021 Billboard Awards: in how many categories does she appear?
The pop star entered the competition this year.
The 2021 Billboard Awards have returned to their regular month after the COVID-19 pandemic postponed last year’s ceremony until October. The 2021 edition will be held on Sunday, May 23 with the purpose of rewarding the best of Anglo music in all its genres and seeing the stars of the moment performing. This year, Ariana Grande’s name is present in three of the competing categories.
The 27-year-old pop star is competing for the Best Female Artist award, which is also up for grabs by Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa, Megan Thee Stallion, and Taylor Swift. He is also present in the Best Social Artist mention along with BLACKPINK, BTS, SB19, and Seventeen. This category is not easy at all, because they all have a good number of followers around the world.
The social networks of the 2021 Billboard Awards announced that voting for this category will begin on May 10. Ariana Grande is also nominated for Top Dance / Electronic Song for “Rain on Me” featuring Lady Gaga. The annual gala will be held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, and for the second year in a row, it will be held under strict sanitary measures due to the pandemic.
Above Ariana, BTS, and Taylor Swift is “Blinding Lights” star The Weeknd, 31. The Canadian singer is a finalist in 16 award categories, including Top Male Artist, Top R&B Artist, Top Male Artist R&B, and Top Hot 100 Artist. For his part, DaBaby is a finalist 11 times in nine categories, with double appearances in both Best Streaming Song and Best Collaboration.
On Friday, April 23, Ariana Grande and The Weeknd released the “Save Your Tears” remix, the original song of which was included by the Canadian on his latest album “After Hours” of 2020. The artists joined for the first time on the second album of Popstar study 2014’s “My Everything” with “Love Me Harder,” which charted at #7 on the Billboard Hot 100.