Nominees Announced For the 2014 Billboard Music Awards

billboard-awardsWith help from pop R&B singer Jason Derulo live this morning on “Good Morning America,” dick clark productions and Billboard, the ultimate authority in music and home of the iconic Billboard charts defining success in music, today announced the finalists for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards, honoring the year’s most successful artists in 40 categories.

Derulo appeared in the 8:00 a.m., ET hour of “Good Morning America” today to announce his participation as a performer in this year’s Billboard Music Awards. Derulo also announced five of the 40 finalist categories, including: Top Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Female Artist, Top R&B Artist, and Top Country Artist.

The 2014 Billboard Music Awards will broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on SUNDAY, MAY 18 on ABC from 8:00–11:00 p.m., ET, with performances from music’s biggest stars.

THE “2014 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS” FINALISTS:

ARTIST 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:

  • 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:

  • 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”
  • Justin 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”
  • 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 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 Charli 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”

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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