Miley Cyrus, Lorde, Drake Among Finalists for 2014 Billboard Music Awards

By ABC News

Apr 9, 2014 8:50am

Miley Cyrus, Lorde, Luke Bryan and Drake are among the finalists in the 2014 Billboard Music Awards.

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.

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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

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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

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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

 

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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
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