The Billboard Music Awards, one of the premiere events for the entertainment industry has just announced their nominees for 2011.
Rihanna proved that her impact on the music industry was legit this year, dominating all other nominees with an impressive 18 nominations.
Meanwhile, Lady Gaga received 12 nominations and will join Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and others for “Top Artist of the Year”.
And in case you were wondering…The Biebs earned 11 nominations.
The 2011 Billboard Music Awards take place Sunday, May 22 (ABC).