AC/DC and the Rolling Stones have both been nominated for Billboard Music Awards, it was revealed this week. The awards finalists are based on album and digital song sales, radio airplay, streaming, touring, and social media interaction measurements tracked by Billboard’s data partners.
The Rolling Stones are finalists in the Top Touring Artist category, along with Lady Gaga, One Direction, Katy Perry, and Justin Timberlake.
AC/DC are finalists in the Top Rock Album category for their latest release, Rock or Bust . Also in the category are The Black Keys (“Turn Blue”), Coldplay (“Ghost Stories”), Hozier (“Hozier”), and Lorde (“Pure Heroine”).
The Billboard Music Awards take place Sunday, May 17th at 8pm ET and will air live on ABC.