The Billboard Music Awards will be broadcast on NBC on the 14th of October at 8 p.m. ET.
Elton is up for Top Rock Tour, as are Metallica and the Rolling Stones.
He has also been nominated for Top Touring Artist. So have the Rolling Stones, Metallica, Pink, and Ed Sheeran.
Post Malone has received the most nominations of any artist--16, including Top Artist.
Among other categories are Top New Artist; Top Male Artist; Top Female Artist; Top Gospel Arist; Top Country Duo/Group; Top Latin Artist; Top Rock Artist; Top Rap Album; Top Streaming Song; and Top Soundtrack.