Although Adele topped the Billboard Music Award list in 18 categories after the success of her album, 21, party clubbers LMFAO follow close behind in 17 categories, according to Billboard. Next on the Billboard finalist list is Rihanna in 13 categories followed by Lady Gaga and Lil Wayne with finalist nominations in 10 categories apiece.
Adele heads up the Billboard Music Awards finalist list in such high profile categories as Top Female Artist, Top Billboard 100 Artist, and Top Artist while LMFAO competes with Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep” in the Top Hot 100 with their “Party Rock Anthem”. LMFAO also leads the Top Duo/Group category among other finalists Coldplay, Lady Antebellum, Maroon 5, and The Black Eyed Peas.
In the Top Artist category, Adele competes with Lady Gaga, Lil Wayne, Rihanna, and Katy Perry.
For the full list of Billboard Music Awards finalists, head to Billboard.