Nominations List For The 2013 Billboard Music Awards!

April 24, 2013
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It’s that time of year again; Billboard magazine has released this years nominations for their annual Billboard Music Award show. With a total of 47 awards to be won by music’s finest, this is going to be something to mark on your calendars!

The show will kick off on May 19th, 2013 at the infamous MGM Grand in Las Vegas. With a star studded line up of some of the music industry’s hottest and best voices, the nominations for this year’s various categories are well deserved. Taylor Swift, Fun. and Maroon 5 all share a total of 11 nominations each, how crazy is that!?

Being that the awards are chosen based on record sales, tours, radio hits and social media, you can see who came out on top! A few other big names with a staggering amount of nominations include Rihanna, Carly Rae Jepsen, Psy, Gotye, The Lumineers, Justin Bieber and One Direction; all of which who deserve these awards equally.

If this newly found information hasn’t gotten you excited than I don’t know what will! Be sure to watch the Billboard Music Awards on May 19th and comment below or tweet us at @weknowthedj and let us know who you want to win.

Here is a complete list of the nominations of this year’s Billboard Music Awards:

Top Artist
Justin Bieber
Maroon 5
Rihanna
Taylor Swift
One Direction

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

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

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

Top New Artist
Gotye
Carly Rae Jepsen
Psy
One Direction
The Lumineers

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

Top Radio Songs 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

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

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

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

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

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

Top Latin Album
Prince Royce, “Phase II”
Jenni Rivera, “Joyas Prestadas: Banda”
Jenni Rivera, “Joyas Prestadas: Pop”
Jenni Rivera, “La Misma Gran Senora”
Romeo Santos, “Formula, Vol. 1”

Top Dance Album
David Guetta, “Nothing But the Beat”
Deadmau5, “>Album Title Goes Here<”
LMFAO, “Sorry for Party Rocking”
Madonna, “MDNA”
Skrillex, “Bangarang”

Top EDM Album

David Guetta, “Nothign But the Beat”
Deadmau5, “>Album Title Goes Here<”
Skrillex, “Bangarang”
Skrillex, “Scary Monsters & Nice Sprites”
Swedish House Mafia, “Until Now”

Top Christian Album
Casting Crowns, “Come to the Well”
Lecrae, “Gravity”
MercyMe, “The Hurt & the Healer”
tobyMac, “Eye On It”
Various Artists, “Wow Hits 2013”

Top Digital Song

Fun. feat. Janelle Monae, “We Are Young”
Gotye feat. Kimbra, “Somebody That I Used to Know”
Carly Rae Jepsen, “Call Me Maybe”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz, “Thrift Shop”
Maroon 5 feat. Wiz Khalifa, “Payphone”

Top Radio Song

Gotye feat. Kimbra, “Somebody That I Used to Know”
Carly Rae Jepsen, “Call Me Maybe”
Maroon 5, “One More Night”
Maroon 5 feat. Wiz Khalifa, “Payphone”
Bruno Mars, “Locked Out of Heaven”

Top Streaming Song (Audio)

Fun., “Some Nights”
Fun. feat. Janelle Monae, “We Are Young”
Gotye feat. Kimbra, “Somebody That I Used to Know”
Ellie Goulding, “Lights”
Carly Rae Jepsen, “Call Me Maybe”

Top Streaming Song (Video)

Fun. feat. Janelle Monae, “We Are Young”
Carly Rae Jepsen, “Call Me Maybe”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz, “Thrift Shop”
Psy, “Gangnam Style,”
Taylor Swift, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

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

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

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

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

Top Rock Song
Fun., “Some Nights”
Fun. feat. Janelle Monae, “We Are Young”
Gotye feat. Kimbra, “Somebody That I Used to Know”
The Lumineers, “Ho Hey”
Phillip Phillips, “Home”

Top Latin Song
Juan Magan feat. Pitbull & El Cata, “Bailando por el Mundo”
Don Omar feat. Natty Natasha, “Dutty Love”
Don Omar, “Hasta Que Salga El Sol”
Michel Telo, “Ai Se Eu Te Pego”
Wisin & Yandel feat. Chris Brown & T-Pain, “Algo Me Gusta De Ti”

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

Top EDM Song
Baauer, “Harlem Shake”
David Guetta feat. Sio, “Titanium”
Calvin Harris, “Feel So Close”
Calvin Harris feat. Florence Welch, “Sweet Nothing”
Swedish Mafia House feat. John Martin, “Don’t You Worry Child”

Top Christian Song
Big Daddy Weave, “Redeemed”
Building 429, “Where I Belong”
Newsboys, “God’s Not Dead (Like a Lion)”
Matt Redman, “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)”
tobyMac, “Me Without You”

Nominations List credit: Billboard.com

-Alana K.

@alanaWKTDJ

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