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Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Meghan Trainor Lead Radio Disney Music Awards Nominations

Justin BieberSelena Gomez, Meghan Trainor, Kelsea Ballerini, and DNCE lead the nominations for the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards. Bieber nabbed the most nods with five (including two as a featured artist), while Gomez (two as featured), Trainor, Ballerini, and DNCE tied for runner-up with four.

The announcement was made on Friday during a live stream hosted by Radio Disney’s Alli Simpson and Morgan Tompkins on Radio Disney’s Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, and Livel.ly accounts, as well as the Radio Disney app.

The family-oriented awards show features major categories such as best group, best new artist, and song of the year. Several new categories were introduced his year, including “#trending – favorite social media star,” which recognizes the biggest names in digital entertainment, and “when the beat drops! – best dance track,” which celebrates EDM.

The ceremony will be held on April 29 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The two-hour ceremony will be broadcast the day after at 7 p.m. ET across multiple Disney platforms. Voting is open now through April 9 at Disney.com/RDMA, the Radio Disney app, Google OneBox, and via Radio Disney’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

Here’s the complete list of 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards nominations.

You Know You Love Them – Best Group

DNCE

Fifth Harmony

One Direction

The Chainsmokers (TCS)

Twenty One Pilots

He’s The One – Best Male Artist

Bruno Mars

Justin Bieber

Niall Horan

Nick Jonas

Shawn Mendes

She’s The One – Best Female Artist

Ariana Grande

Katy Perry

Lady Gaga

Meghan Trainor

Selena Gomez

The Bestest – Song Of The Year

“Cake By The Ocean” – DNCE

“Can’t Stop The Feeling!” – Justin Timberlake

“Closer” (f. Halsey) – The Chainsmokers (TCS)

“Sit Still, Look Pretty” – Daya

“Treat You Better” – Shawn Mendes

#Squadgoals – Fiercest Fans

Beliebers

Harmonizers

Mendes Army

Megatronz

Selenators

The Buzz – Breakout Artist Of The Year

Alessia Cara

Daya

DNCE

Hailee Steinfeld

Kelsea Ballerini

#TRENDING – Favorite Social Media Star

Alex Aiono

Baby Ariel

Jacob Sartorius

Jake Paul

Jiffpom

The Freshest – Best New Artist

Jon Bellion

Jordan Fisher

Julia Michaels

Noah Cyrus

Grace Vanderwaal

So Happy – Best Song That Makes You Smile

Can’t Stop The Feeling! – Justin Timberlake

Me Too – Meghan Trainor

Handclap – Fitz & The Tantrums

24K Magic – Bruno Mars

Juju On That Beat – Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall

XOXO – Best Crush Song

Let Me Love You (f. Justin Bieber) – DJ Snake

On Purpose – Sabrina Carpenter

Starving (f. Zedd) – Hailee Steinfeld & Grey

Wild (f. Alessia Cara) – Troye Sivan

Yeah Boy – Kelsea Ballerini

Stuck In Our Heads – Best Song To Lip Sync To

Bacon – Nick Jonas

Cake By The Ocean – DNCE

Closer (f. Halsey) – The Chainsmokers (TCS)

No – Meghan Trainor

Work – Rihanna

When The Beat Drops! – Best Dance Track

“Alone” – Marshmello

“Cold Water” (f. Justin Bieber & MØ) – Major Lazer

“Don’t Let Me Down” (f. Daya) – The Chainsmokers (TCS)

“Millionaire” (f. N elly) – Cash Cash & Digital Farm Animals

“Never Forget You” (f. MNEK) – Zara Larsson

Heartbreak – Best Breakup Song

“I Hate U, I Love U” (f. Olivia O’Brien) – Gnash

“Make Me Cry” (f. Labrinth) – Noah Cyrus

“Shout Out To My Ex” – Little Mix

“Sorry”– Justin Bieber

“We Don’t Talk Anymore” (f. Selena Gomez) – Charlie Puth

Play It Again! – Radio Disney Country Favorite Song

“80s Mercedes” – Maren Morris

“From The Ground Up”– Dan + Shay

“H.O.L.Y.” – Florida Georgia Line

“Peter Pan” – Kelsea Ballerini

“Think of You” (f. Cassadee Pope) – Chris Young

The Bestest! – Radio Disney Country Favorite Artist

Dan + Shay

Florida Georgia Line

Kelsea Ballerini

Maddie & Tae

Sam Hunt

The Freshest! – Radio Disney Country Best New Artist

Lauren Alaina

Maren Morris

Old Dominion

RaeLynn

Temecula Road

I’m With The Band! – Favorite Tour

Hunter Hayes’ “21 Tour”

Justin Bieber’s “Purpose Tour

Meghan Trainor’s “The Untouchable Tour”

Nick Jonas & Demi Lovato’s “Future Now Tour”

Selena Gomez’s “Revival Tour”

Mashup! – Best Collaboration

“Beauty & The Beast” – Ariana Grande & John Legend

“We Don’t Walk Anymore” – Charlie Puth & Selena Gomez

“Bad Things” – MGK X Camila Cabello

“Just Hold On” – Steve Aoki & Louis Tomlinson

“I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” – Zayn & Taylor Swift

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