rihanna & nicki minaj*It is now official.

The nominees have been revealed for the upcoming 2012 Billboard Music Awards that is set to take place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 20.

And among the nominees are Rihanna, with 13 nods, along with Lil Wayne who is recognized in 10 categories. Also Lady Gaga, Adele, Katy Perry and Nicki Minaj are on the list.

Check out all the nominees and categories below:

 

Top Artist
Adele
Rihanna
Lady Gaga
Lil Wayne
Katy Perry

 

Top Male Artist
Justin Bieber
Chris Brown
Drake
Lil Wayne
Bruno Mars

 

Top Female Artist
Adele
Lady Gaga
Nicki Minaj
Katy Perry
Rihanna

 

Top New Artist
Bad Meets Evil
Big Sean
Foster the People
Scotty McCreery
Wiz Khalifa

 

Top Hot 100 Song
“Rolling in the Deep,” Adele
“Party Rock Anthem,” LMFAO feat. Lauren Bennett and GoonRock
“Moves Like Jagger, “Maroon 5 feat. Christina Aguilera
“E.T.” Katy Perry feat. Kanye West
“Give Me Everything,” Pitbull feat. Ne-Yo, Afrojack, and Nayer

 

Top Billboard 200 Album
21, Adele
Christmas, Michael Bublé
Take Care, Drake
Born This Way, Lady Gaga
Tha Carter IV, Lil Wayne

 

Top Hot 100 Artist
Adele
LMFAO
Bruno Mars
Katy Perry
Rihanna

 

Top Billboard 200 Artist
Adele
Justin Bieber
Michael Bublé
Lady Gaga
Lil Wayne