Taylor Swift, Maroon 5 and Fun. To Battle It Out At The Billboard Awards!

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These award are definitely going to be FUN.

The Billboard Music Awards aren’t until May 19, but it feels like fun. is already a winner as they lead the pack of the world’s most successful musicians with 13 nominations.

The newcomers are trailed by Taylor Swift and Maroon 5 with 11 nominations each.

But Rihanna, Carly Rae Jepsen, and One Direction certainly aren’t losers! They have 10, nine, and eight trophy noms respectively.

This is going to be one STEEP competition and it’ll be an entertaining too!

Tay Tay, Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars, Miguel AND Prince are all slated to grace the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas with EPIC once-in-a-lifetime performances!!!

Who else will battle it out for top honors??!

Ch-ch-check out the full list of nominees…AFTER THE JUMP!!!

TOP ARTIST

Justin Bieber
Maroon 5
One Direction
Rihanna
Taylor Swift

TOP HOT 100 SONG

Some Nights, Fun.
Somebody That I Used To Know, Gotye feat. Kimbra
Call Me Maybe, Carly Rae Jepsen
One More Night, Maroon 5
Payphone, Maroon 5 feat. Wiz Khalifa

TOP BILLBOARD 200 ALBUM

21, Adele
Babel, Mumford & Sons
Take Me Home, One Direction
Up All Night, One Direction
Red, Taylor Swift

TOP DUO/GROUP

Coldplay
Fun.
Maroon 5
Mumford & Sons
One Direction

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 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

Flo Rida
Fun.
Carly Rae Jepsen
Maroon 5
Taylor Swift

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Apr 22, 2013 2:39pm PDT