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Niall Horan to face off against Bono at the Billboard Music Awards

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Bono and Niall Horan will face off at the Billboard Music Awards next month as U2 and One Direction are both up for awards.

Both groups are nominated forĀ  Top Duo/Group and Top Touring Artist at the ceremony which will be held at the T-mobile Arena in Las Vegas on May 22.

In the Top Touring Artist award, the lads will face off against heavyweights Madonna, the Rolling Stones and Taylor Swift.

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Also nominated in the Top Duo/Group category is Maroon 5, the Rolling Stones and twenty one pilots.

Billboard finalists are based on fan interactions with music, including song and album sales, radio airplay and streaming and social media interactions.

It comes after Bono recently praised actress Jennifer Lawrence for speaking out against Hollywood’s pay gap.