Beyonce, Justin Timberlake Lead 2014 Billboard Music Award Nominations

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Nominations have just been announced for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards.

Slated to air in May, the show will highlight some of the year's best music and artists, including Beyonce, Justin Timberlake, Ariana Grande, Jason Derulo, Katy Perry and more.

Leading the pack in R&B are Beyonce and Justin Timberlake.

Scoring a total of six nominations, Beyonce is up for not only her self titled fifth studio album, but a touring artist award.

Joining Justin Timberlake, who has a total of eleven nominations, Beyonce shares categories with Timberlake including Top Billboard 200 Album, Top R&B Album, Top R&B Song, Top R&B Artist and Top Billboard 200 Artist.

Pharrell Williams, Rihanna and Robin Thicke join Beyonce and Justin Timberlake in the Top R&B Artist category. Thicke, Beyonce, Timberlake and R. Kelly are all nominated for Top R&B Album.

Jason Derulo ("Talk Dirty") is the first artist confirmed to perform at the ceremony which will take place Sunday, May 18 on ABC.

Additional performers, as well as presenters, will be announced at a later date.

The Billboard Music Awards are taking place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

For more information and to vote visit billboardmusicawards.com.

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

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 Dance/Electronic Album:
Avicii True
Daft Punk Random Access Memories
Lady Gaga ARTPOP
Lindsey Stirling Lindsey Stirling
Zedd Clarity

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”

For a complete list of nominees visit billboardmusicawards.com.

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