Lorde, Imagine Dragons Lead Billboard Award Nominations With 12 Each; Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry Not Far Behind

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis scored nominations in eight categories

Last Updated: August 4, 2014 @ 10:29 AM

Billboard Music Awards newcomers Lorde and Imagine Dragons lead this year’s pack of nominees, which also include the usual suspects Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake, Rihanna, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Beyoncé.

Lorde and Imagine Dragons — both nominated for “Top Hot 100 Artist” — scored 12 nominations this year when R&B singer Jason Derulo unveiled a portion of the categories Wednesday morning on ABC’s “Good Morning America.”

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Timberlake, Perry and Macklemore follow with 11, 10 and 8 nominations, respectively.

ABC is broadcasting the 2014 Billboard Music Awards live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 18 at 8 p.m. ET. Dick Clark Productions is producing the show.

Here are all the nominees:

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:
Imagine Dragons
John Legend
Luke Bryan
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 Charlie 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”

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