Coldplay, Fall Out Boy Among Finalists for “Billboard” Music Awards

Dick Clark ProductionsThe full list of finalists for the 2015 Billboard Music Awards has been revealed, and Coldplay scored a nomination in each of the three rock categories.  The band is up for Top Rock artist, while their record Ghost Stories and its single, "A Sky Full of Stars," are up for Top Rock Album and Top Rock Song, respectively.

Fall Out Boy is also a multiple-nominee, receiving nods for Top Rock Artist and Top Rock Song for "Centuries." The band is also scheduled to perform during the telecast.  Pete Wentz, who announced the initial BBMA finalists with rapper Ludacris Tuesday morning on Good Morning America, says FOB will be performing their hit "Uma Thurman."

Other nominees in the rock categories include AC/DC, The Black Keys, Hozier, Bastille, Lorde, and Paramore.  In addition, The Rolling Stones are among the finalists for the Top Touring Artist prize, while Santana's Corazon is a finalist for the Top Latin Album honor.

The 2015 Billboard Music Awards air May 17 live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on ABC.  Here are the nominees for the rock categories:

Top Rock Artist
Fall Out Boy

Top Rock Album
AC/DC, Rock or Bust
The Black Keys, Turn Blue
Coldplay, Ghost Stories
Hozier, Hozier
Lorde, Pure Heroine

Top Rock Song
Bastille, "Pompeii"
Coldplay, "A Sky Full of Stars"
Fall Out Boy, "Centuries"
Hozier, "Take Me to Church"
Paramore, "Ain’t It Fun"

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