The finalists in several top categories - top artist, top male artist, top female artist, top R&B artist and top country artist - were announced this morning on " Good Morning America" by Jason Derulo.
The awards are presented by Billboard, a magazine covering the music industry. According to Billboard.com, finalists are based on "key fan interactions with music, including album and digital singles sales, radio airplay, touring, streaming and social interactions on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, VEVO, Spotify and other popular online destinations for music."
The awards will be presented at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas on May 18, and will be broadcast live on ABC at 8 p.m. Eastern.
Below are names of all the finalists in all of the Artist categories.
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 R&B Artist Beyonce Pharrell Williams Rihanna Robin Thicke Justin Timberlake
Top Country Artist Luke Bryan Florida Georgia Line Darius Rucker Blake Shelton Taylor Swift
Top Rap Artist Drake Eminem Jay Z Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Pitbull
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 Imagine Dragons John Legend Luke Bryan Ellie Goulding OneRepublic Carrie Underwood
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