AceShowbiz - The nominees for the 2018 Radio Disney Music Awards were announced during a live stream on Friday, April 27. Shawn Mendes and Meghan Trainor are leading the pack with three nominations apiece. They are pitted against each other in two categories, The One - Best Artist and #SQUADGOALS - Fiercest Fans.
The duo are battling it out for The One - Best Artist along with Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift. In #SQUADGOALS - Fiercest Fans category, they are joined in the stiff competition by Bangtan Boys a.k.a. BTS and Marshmello.
Shawn is additionally nominated for The Bestest - Song of the Year for his hit single "There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back". The song join other nominated songs in the category, including Selena and Marshmello's "Wolves" and Taylor's "Look What You Made Me Do".
Meanwhile, Meghan scores another nod for So Happy - Best Song That Makes You Smile, thanks to her song "No Excuses". Other nominees in the category include BTS' "DNA", Walk the Moon's "One Foot" and Grace VanderWaal's "So Much More Than This".
Trailing behind Shawn and Meghan is Camila Cabello, who is nominated in two categories. She joins Shawn in The Bestest - Song of the Year category for her hit song "Havana" featuring Young Thug as well as The Buzz - Breakout Artist of the Year.
Fans around the world will be able to vote for their favorite nominees starting from April 27 to June 3 on Disney's official website, the Radio Disney app, the DisneyNOW app, Google Search Voting and Radio Disney's Facebook and Twitter accounts.
The winners will be announced in a live ceremony which will take place on June 23 at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.
You Know You Love Them - Best Duo/group (Presented by KRAFT Macaroni and Cheese Shapes):
The One - Best Artist:
The Bestest Song of the Year:
XOXO - Best Crush Song:
#SQUADGOALS - Fiercest Fans:
The Buzz - Breakout Artist of the Year:
The Freshest - Best New Artist:
So Happy - Best Song That Makes You Smile:
Doubletap - Favorite Social Music Artist:
Stuck in Our Head - Best Song to Lip Sync to:
When the Beat Drops! - Best Dance Track:
Play It Again! - Radio Disney Country Favorite Song:
The Bestest! - Radio Disney Country Favorite Artist:
The Freshest! - Radio Disney Country Best New Artist:
Mashup! - Best Collaboration: