Taylor Swift, Fun. And Maroon 5 Dominate Billboard Music Awards 2013 Nominations

23 April 2013, 08:03

The shortlist for this year's industry event has been announced with One Direction and Rihanna also nominated.

Taylor Swift leads the charge at this year's Billboard Music Awards after picking up 11 nominations including the coveted Top Artist prize.

The 'Love Story' singer is also joined on 11 nominations by US group's Fun. and Maroon 5.

British stars such as One Direction will also be hoping to win big after picking up a total of 10 nods alongside the likes of Rihanna.

The 'Live While We're Young' stars will also have two chances to win the Top Pop Album award with both records, 'Up All Night' and 'Take Me Home' nominated.

Justin Bieber, Maroon 5, One Direction, Rihanna and Taylor Swift will all fight it out for the Top Artist award.

PSY, Bruno Mars, Flo Rida, Carly Rae Jepsen and Nicki Minaj are also among the nominees. 

Last year's event saw Adele crowned the big winner of the event – picking up 12 trophies.

Check out the full list of nominations for the Billboard Music Awards 2013 below:

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

  • 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'
  • he 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 Pop Song

  • Ellie Goulding - 'Lights'
  • Carly Rae Jepsen - 'Call Me Maybe'
  • Maroon 5 - 'One More Night'
  • Maroon 5 - 'Payphone'
  • Bruno Mars - Locked Out Heaven'

Top R&B Song

  • Alicia Keys feat. Nicki Minaj - 'Girl On Fire'
  • Miguel - 'Adorn'
  • Frank Ocean - 'Thinin Bout You'
  • Rihanna - 'Diamonds'
  • Trey Songz - 'Heart Attack'

Top Rap Song

  • Flo Rida feat. Sia - 'Wild Ones'
  • 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 Dance Song

  • David Guetta feat. Sia – Titanium'
  • Baauer – 'Harlem Shake'
  • Nicki Minaj – 'Starships'
  • PSY – 'Gangnam Style'
  • Rihanna – 'Where Have You Been' 

The Billboard Music Awards 2013 take place on 19th May from the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas.

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