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Adele, LMFAO, Rihanna, Lady GaGa and Lil Wayne Lead Finalists for Billboard Music Awards

April 19, 2012 | Posted by George H. Sirois

Billboard reports that Adele, LMFAO, Lady GaGa, Rihanna and Lil Wayne are leading the finalists for the 2012 Billboard Music Awards. The show will take place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and will be broadcast live on May 20 on ABC.

Adele is a finalist in 18 award categories, including Top Artist, Top Female Artist and Top Billboard 200 Artist. “Rolling In The Deep,”made her a contender in seven song categories.

LMFAO is a finalist in 17 award categories. They and Adele will face each other in the Top Hot 100 Artist category, which also includes Bruno Mars, Katy Perry and Rihanna.

Rihanna is a finalist in 13 categories this year, after 18 appearances in 2011. Lady GaGa and Lil Wayne were each nominated in 10 categories, and they will compete against Adele, Rihanna and Katy Perry for the Top Artist award.

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