2014 Billboard Music Award Nominees Revealed

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The finalist for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards were revealed today, and just like almost every music award to come our way over the year, some of the biggest names on Top 20 radio have landed a spot. 

The news broke this morning when “Talk Dirty to Me” singer, Jason Derulo took to ABC’s Good Morning America to make the announcement. While also on the morning show, Derulo announced that he would be taking the stage to perform during the show which will take place in May. 

Taking the lead with a total of 12 nominations out of 40 are newcomers Imagine Dragons and Lorde. Music veterans Justin Timberlake and Katy Perry come away with 11 and ten nominations, respectively while Macklemore and Ryan Lewis have been nominated for a total of eight. If Timberlake scores any of his nominations this year, it will be his first Billboard Music Award for his solo work; with *NSYNC, Timberlake scored five Billboard Music Awards.

There is also one more award that has not been mentioned, the 2014 Milestone Award present by Chevrolet. The award is to be given out to an innovative artist who has achieved a notable chart milestone over the past year.There are six nominees, including: Imagine Dragons, John Legend, Luke Bryan, OneRepublic, Ellie Goulding and Carrie Underwood. All fans need to do is head over to the official site and vote on their favorite. 

From now until April 21, fans can vote on the six, which will then be narrowed down to only three nominees. From April 21 until two hours before the show on May 18, fans can continue voting on their favorite nominee. 

Check out the full list of the 2014 Billboard Music Award nominees.

2014 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARD NOMINEES: 

Top Artist:
Miley Cyrus
Imagine Dragons
Bruno Mars
Katy Perry
Justin Timberlake

Top New Artist: 
Bastille
Capital Cities
Ariana Grande
Lorde 
Passenger

Top Male Artist: 
Luke Bryan 
Drake
Eminem 
Bruno Mars 
Justin Timberlake

Top Female Artist: 
Beyoncé 
Miley Cyrus
Lorde 
Katy Perry
Rihanna

Top Duo/Group:
Florida Georgia Line 
Imagine Dragons 
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis 
One Direction 
OneRepublic

Top Billboard 200 Artist: 
Beyoncé 
Luke Bryan 
Eminem
One Direction
Justin Timberlake

Top Hot 100 Artist: 
Miley Cyrus 
Imagine Dragons
Lorde
Katy Perry 
Justin Timberlake

Top Digital Songs Artist:
Miley Cyrus
Imagine Dragons
Lorde 
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Katy Perry

Top Radio Songs Artist: 
Imagine Dragons 
Lorde
Bruno Mars
Katy Perry
Justin Timberlake

Top Touring Artist:
Beyoncé 
Bon Jovi 
P!nk 
Rihanna 
Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band

Top Social Artist: 
Justin Bieber 
Miley Cyrus
One Direction
Rihanna
Taylor Swift

Top Streaming Artist:
Miley Cyrus 
Imagine Dragons 
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis 
Katy Perry
PSY

Top R&B Artist: 
Beyoncé 
Pharrell Williams 
Rihanna 
Robin Thicke
Justin Timberlake

Top Rap Artist:
Drake
Eminem 
Jay Z
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis 
Pitbull

Top Country Artist: 
Luke Bryan
Florida Georgia Line 
Darius Rucker 
Blake Shelton 
Taylor Swift

Top Rock Artist: 
Capital Cities
Fall Out Boy
Imagine Dragons
Lorde
Passenger

Top Latin Artist:
Marc Anthony
Gerardo Ortiz 
Jenni Rivera
Prince Royce 
Romeo Santos

Top Dance/Electronic Artist:
Avicii 
Daft Punk
Calvin Harris
Lady Gaga
Zedd

Top Christian Artist:
Mandisa 
Skillet 
tobyMac 
Chris Tomlin
Matthew West

Milestone Award presented by Chevrolet:
Imagine Dragons
John Legend 
Luke Bryan
Ellie Goulding
OneRepublic 
Carrie Underwood

ALBUM AWARDS

Top Billboard 200 Album:
Beyoncé “Beyoncé” 
Luke Bryan “Crash My Party”
Drake “Nothing Was The Same” 
Eminem “The Marshall Mathers LP 2” J
ustin Timberlake “The 20/20 Experience”

Top R&B Album:
Beyoncé “Beyoncé” 
R. Kelly “Black Panties” 
Robin Thicke “Blurred Lines” 
Justin Timberlake “The 20/20 Experience” J
ustin Timberlake “The 20/20 Experience (2 of 2)”

Top Rap Album:
J. Cole “Born Sinner”
Drake “Nothing Was The Same” 
Eminem “The Marshall Mathers LP 2” 
Jay Z “Magna Carta…Holy Grail” 
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis “The Heist”

Top Country Album: 
Garth Brooks “Blame It All On My Roots: Five Decades of Influences” 
Luke Bryan “Crash My Party”
Florida Georgia Line “Here’s To The Good Time”
The Robertsons “Duck The Halls: A Robertson Family Christmas” 
Blake Shelton “Based On A True Story”

Top Rock Album: 
Lana Del Rey “Born To Die” 
Fall Out Boy “Save Rock And Roll” 
Imagine Dragons “Night Visions” 
Lorde “Pure Heroine” 
Mumford & Sons “Babel”

Top Latin Album: 
Marc Anthony “3.0”
Alejandro Fernandez “Confidencias” 
Jenni Rivera “1969- Siempre: En Vivo Desde Monterrey: Parte 1 
Prince Royce “Soy El Mismo” 
Romeo Santos “Formula: Vol. 2”

Top Dance/Electronic Album:
Avicii “True” 
Daft Punk “Random Access Memories” 
Lady Gaga “ARTPOP”
Lindsey Stirling “Lindsey Stirling” 
Zedd “Clarity”

Top Christian Album: 
Alan Jackson “Precious Memories: Volume II” 
Skillet “Rise” 
Third Day “Miracle” 
Chris Tomlin “Burning Lights” 
Various Artists “WOW Hits 2014”

SONG AWARDS

Top Hot 100 Song: 
Miley Cyrus “Wrecking Ball” 
Imagine Dragons “Radioactive” 
Lorde “Royals” 
Katy Perry “Roar” 
Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell Williams “Blurred Lines”

Top Digital Song: 
Imagine Dragons “Radioactive” 
Lorde “Royals” 
OneRepublic “Counting Stars” 
Katy Perry “Roar” 
Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell Williams “Blurred Lines”

Top Radio Song: 
Avicii “Wake Me Up!” 
Lorde “Royals”
Katy Perry “Roar” 
Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell Williams “Blurred Lines” 
Justin Timberlake “Mirrors”

Top Streaming Song (Audio):
Daft Punk Featuring Pharrell Williams “Get Lucky” 
Imagine Dragons “Radioactive”
Lorde “Royals” 
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Ray Dalton “Can’t Hold Us” 
Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell Williams “Blurred Lines”

Top Streaming Song (Video): 
Baauer “Harlem Shake”
Miley Cyrus “We Can’t Stop”
Miley Cyrus “Wrecking Ball” 
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz “Thrift Shop”
Katy Perry “Roar”

Top R&B Song: 
Beyoncé Feat. Jay Z “Drunk In Love” 
Drake Featuring Majid Jordan “Hold On, We’re Going Home” 
Pharrell Williams “Happy” 
Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell Williams “Blurred Lines” 
Justin Timberlake Feat. Jay Z “Suit & Tie”

Top Rap Song: 
Eminem Featuring Rihanna “The Monster” 
Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake “Holy Grail” 
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Ray Dalton “Can’t Hold Us” 
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz “Thrift Shop”
Pitbull Featuring Ke$ha “Timber”

Top Country Song: 
Luke Bryan “Crash My Party” 
Luke Bryan “That’s My Kind Of Night” 
Florida Georgia Line Featuring Nelly “Cruise” 
Darius Rucker “Wagon Wheel” 
Blake Shelton Featuring Pistol Annies & Friends “Boys ‘Round Here”

Top Rock Song: 
Capital Cities “Safe And Sound” 
Imagine Dragons “Demons” 
Imagine Dragons “Radioactive” 
Lorde “Royals” 
Passenger “Let Her Go”

Top Latin Song:
Marc Anthony “Vivir Mi Vida” 
Daddy Yankee “Limbo” 
Enrique Iglesias Featuring Romeo Santos “Loco” 
Prince Royce “Darte Un Beso” 
Romeo Santos “Propuesta Indecente”

Top Dance/Electronic Song: 
Avicii “Wake Me Up!”
Daft Punk Featuring Pharrell Williams “Get Lucky”
Icona Pop Featuring Charlie XCX “I Love It” 
Lady Gaga “Applause” 
Zedd Featuring Foxes “Clarity”

Top Christian Song:
Building 429 “We Won’t Be Shaken” 
Mandisa “Overcomer” 
Sidewalk Prophets “Help Me Find It” 
Chris Tomlin “Whom Shall I Fear (God Of Angel Armies)” 
Matthew West “Hello, My Name Is”

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