Taylor Swift, Maroon 5, fun. lead Billboard Awards

It’s a three-way tie: Taylor Swift, Maroon 5 and fun. are finalists in 11 categories at the Billboard Music Awards.

Billboard announced the finalists Monday. Rihanna, Carly Rae Jepsen and One Direction are up for 10, nine and eight trophies, respectively.

Swift, Maroon 5, Rihanna, One Direction and Justin Bieber will compete for the top artist award. Adele’s 10-million selling 2011 album, “21,” won top Billboard 200 album last year and is up for the award this year. It’ll battle Swift’s Red, Mumford & Sons’ Babel as well as One Direction’s albums – Up All Night and Take Me Home – both released last year.

Performers include Swift, Bieber, Bruno Mars, Miguel and Prince.

The Billboard Music Awards will air live May 19 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on ABC.

2013 Billboard Music Award Nominees:

Top Artist:
Justin Bieber
Maroon 5
One Direction
Rihanna
Taylor Swift

Top Hot 100 Song:
“Some Nights,” Fun.
“Somebody That I Used To Know,” Gotye feat. Kimbra
“Call Me Maybe,” Carly Rae Jepsen
“One More Night,” Maroon 5
“Payphone,” Maroon 5 feat. Wiz Khalifa

Top Billboard 200 Album:
21, Adele
Babel, Mumford & Sons
Take Me Home, One Direction
Up All Night, One Direction
Red, Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group:
Coldplay
Fun.
Maroon 5
Mumford & Sons
One Direction

Top New Artist:
Gotye
Carly Rae Jepsen
The Lumineers
One Direction
PSY

Top Touring Artist:
Coldplay
Lady Gaga
Madonna
Bruce Springsteen
Roger Waters

Top Male Artist:
Jason Aldean
Justin Bieber
Drake
Flo Rida
Bruno Mars

Top Female Artist:
Adele
Carly Rae Jepsen
Nicki Minaj
Rihanna
Taylor Swift

Top 100 Artist:
Flo Rida
Fun.
Maroon 5
Rihanna
Taylor Swift

Top Billboard 200 Artist:
Adele
Justin Bieber
Mumford & Sons
One Direction
Taylor Swift

Top Digital Songs Artist:
Flo Rida
Fun.
Carly Rae Jepsen
Maroon 5
Taylor Swift

Top Radio Artist:
Flo Rida
Fun.
Maroon 5
Nicki Minaj
Rihanna

Top Social Artist:
Justin Bieber
One Direction
Katy Perry
Rihanna
Taylor Swift

Top Streaming Artist:
Baauer
Drake
Nicki Minaj
Psy
Rihanna

Top Pop Artist:
Adele
Justin Bieber
Maroon 5
Bruno Mars
One Direction

Top R&B Artist:
Chris Brown
Alicia Keys
Ne-Yo
Rihanna
Usher

Top Rap Artist:
Drake
Flo Rida
Nicki Minaj
Pitbull
Psy

Top Country Artist:
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Hunter Hayes
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Top Rock Artist:
Coldplay
Fun.
Gotye
Mumford & Sons
Bruce Springsteen

Top Latin Artist:
Don Omar
Prince Royce
Jenni Rivera
Shakira
Romeo Santos

Top Dance Artist:
David Guetta
Calvin Harris
Madonna
Skrillex
Swedish House MAfia

Top EDM Artist:
David Guetta
Deadmau5
Calvin Harris
Skrillex
Swedish house Mafia

Top Christian Artist:
Casting Crowns
MercyMe
Matt Redman
tobyMac
Chris Tomlin

For the rest of the nominees, visit Billboard.

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