2013 Billboard Music Awards Nominees List Revealed!

Only weeks away until the 2013 Billboard Music Awards and we have to say we are pretty excited to see the final nominations list. We also weren’t too surprised that some of our favorite musical artists (Taylor Swift, Maroon 5 & fun.) are in the lead with 11 noms! Check out the full list of categories down below and let us know who YOU will be rooting for!

Don’t forget to watch the 2013 Billboard Music Awards airing May 19 beginning at 8/7c on ABC.

Top Artist

Justin Bieber
Maroon 5
One Direction
Rihanna
Taylor Swift 

Top New Artist 

Gotye
Carly Rae Jepsen
The Lumineers
One Direction
PSY

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

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

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

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 Pop Album 
“21,” Adele
“Overexposed,” Maroon 5
“Take Me Home,” One Direction
“Up All Night,” One Direction
“Believe,” Justin Bieber

Top R&B Album
“Fortune,” Chris Brown
“Girl on Fire,” Alicia Keys
“Channel Orange,” Frank Ocean
“Unapologetic,” Rihanna
“Looking 4 Myself,” Usher

Top Rap Album
“Based on a T.R.U. Story,” 2 Chainz
“Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City,” Kendrick Lamar
“The Heist,” Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
“Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded,” Nicki Minaj
“God Forgives, I Don’t,” Rick Ross

Top Country Album 
“Night Train,” Jason Aldean
“Tailgates & Tanlines,” Luke Bryan
“Tuskegee,” Lionel Richie
“Red,” Taylor Swift
“Blown Away,” Carrie Underwood

Top Rock Album
“Some Nights,” Fun.
“The Lumineers,” The Lumineers
“Babel,” Mumford & Sons
“My Head is an Animal,” Of Monsters and Men
“The World From The Side of the Moon,” Phillip Phillips

Top Pop Song
“Lights,” Ellie Goulding
“Call Me Maybe,” Carly Rae Jepsen
“One More Night,” Maroon 5
“Payphone,” Maroon 5
“Locked Out of Heaven,” Bruno Mars

Top R&B Song 
“Girl on Fire,” Alicia Keys feat. Nicki Minaj
“Adorn,” Miguel
“Thinkin Bout You,” Frank Ocean
“Diamonds,” Rihanna
“Heart Attack,” Trey Songz

Top Rap Song 
“Wild Ones,” Flo Rida feat. Sia
“Whistle,” Flo Rida
“Mercy,” Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz
“Thrift Shop,” Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz
“Gangnam Style,” PSY

Top Country Song 
“Drunk on You,” Luke Bryan
“Springsteen,” Eric Church
“Cruise,” Florida Georgia Line
“Wanted,” Hunter Hayes
“We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” Taylor Swift

Top Dance Song 
“Titanium,” David Guetta feat. Sia
“Harlem Shake,” Baauer
“Starships,” Nicki Minaj
“Gangnam Style,” PSY
“Where Have You Been,” Rihanna

 

What do you think of the noms for this year’s Billboard Music Awards?