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Lorde and Imagine Dragons lead Billboard nominations

2014-04-10 14:05
 
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New York - Newcomers Lorde and Imagine Dragons are the top contenders at next month's Billboard Music Awards.

The breakthrough acts are finalists in 12 categories, thanks to Lorde's Grammy-winning multiplatinum hit Royals and Imagine Dragons' Radioactive, also a multiplatinum Grammy winner.

Those smashes are nominated for top Hot 100 song against Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines, Katy Perry's Roar and Miley Cyrus' Wrecking Ball.

Imagine Dragons is also up for top artist and will battle Cyrus, Perry, Bruno Mars and Justin Timberlake, who is nominated for 11 awards.

Timberlake's The 20/20 Experience, last year's best-selling album, will compete against efforts from Beyonce, Eminem, Drake and Luke Bryan for top Billboard 200 album.

The 2014 Billboard Music Awards will air live on ABC from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on 18 May.

Check out a full list of nominees for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards:

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
Beyonce
Miley Cyrus
Lorde
Katy Perry
Rihanna

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

Top Billboard 200 Artist
Beyonce
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
Beyonce
Bon Jovi
Pink
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
Beyonce
Pharrell
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

ALBUM AWARDS

Top Billboard 200 Album
Beyonce - Beyonce
Luke Bryan - Crash My Party
Drake - Nothing Was The Same
Eminem - The Marshall Mathers LP 2
Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience

Top R&B Album
Beyonce - Beyonce
R. Kelly - Black Panties
Robin Thicke - Blurred Lines
Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience
Justin 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 Times
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
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 - Blurred Lines

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

Top Radio Song
Avicii - Wake Me Up
Lorde - Royals
Katy Perry - Roar
Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell - Blurred Lines
Justin Timberlake – Mirrors

Top Streaming Song (Audio)
Daft Punk Featuring Pharrell William - Get Lucky
Imagine Dragons - Radioactive
Lorde - Royals
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Ray Dalton - Can't Hold Us
Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell - 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 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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