Metallica Win Top Rock Album At 2017 Billboard Music Awards

The 2017 Billboard Music Awards were held tonight (May 21) in Las Vegas, NV, and Metallica took home the Top Rock Album award for “Hardwired…To Self-Destruct.” The band also got nominated for the Top Rock Artist award as well, but they lost to Twenty One Pilots, who also won several other awards. Guns N’ Roses and Red Hot Chili Peppers were nominated for awards too, but both lost.

Metallica, Guns N’ Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Etc. Nominated For 2017 Billboard Music Awards

The nominees have been revealed for the 2017 Billboard Music Awards and several rock acts have been nominated for awards including Metallica, Guns N’ Roses, and Red Hot Chili Peppers. You can find the full list of catagories/nominees HERE, and the catagories featuring the above mentioned bands below. As for the awrds show, it will take place on May 21.

Top Duo/Group:

The Chainsmokers
Coldplay
Florida Georgia Line
Guns N’ Roses
Twenty One Pilots

Top Touring Artist:

Justin Bieber
Beyonce
Coldplay
Guns N’ Roses
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

Top Rock Artist:

Coldplay
The Lumineers
Metallica
Twenty One Pilots
X Ambassadors

Top Rock Tour:

Coldplay
Guns N’ Roses
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

Top Rock Album:

The Lumineers – “Cleopatra”
Metallica – “Hardwired…To Self Destruct”
Radiohead – “A Moon Shaped Pool”
Red Hot Chili Peppers – “The Getaway”
Twenty One Pilots – “Blurryface”