(LAS VEGAS) -- Rihanna leads the way with 18 nominations for the 2011 Billboard music Awards, including top artist. Her collaboration with Eminem on "Love the Way You Lie," picked up six nominations alone. Eminem earned 16 nominations, while Lady Gaga notched a dozen. Justin Bieber and Bruno Mars scored 11 nods apiece.
The 2011 Billboard Music Awards will air May 22nd at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
Here's a look at some of the nominees in the major categories:
Top New Artist:
Top Male Artist:
Top Female Artist:
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