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Tool Win Billboard Music Awards Honors, Metallica and Slipknot Snubbed

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The 2020 Billboard Music Awards took place in Los Angeles, CA on Wednesday, October 14 — rescheduled from April due to the pandemic — and some notable metal and hard rock acts were among the nominees and winners. Most notably, Tool won the “Top Rock Album” category for Fear Inoculum, while Metallica were nominated in two categories and Slipknot in one but neither picked up any wins. You can take a look at the nominees and winners below.

Top Touring Artist:
P!nk (winner)
Elton John
Metallica
The Rolling Stones
Ed Sheeran

Top Rock Artist:
Panic! At The Disco (winner)
Imagine Dragons
Tame Impala
Tool
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Top Rock Tour:
Elton John (winner)
Metallica
The Rolling Stones

Top Rock Album:
Tool Fear Inoculum” (winner)
The Lumineers III
Slipknot We Are Not Your Kind
Tame Impala The Slow Rush
Vampire Weekend Father of the Bride

[via The PRP]

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