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The 2014 Billboard Music Awards finalists announced

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Who will be victorious?

The 2014 Billboard Music Awards finalists have just been announced, and the event should definitely not be missed. Did your favorite make the cut?
2014 Billboard Music Award finalists have been announced
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It's the moment music fans have been waiting for — the 2014 Billboard Music Awards finalists have been announced. And they could not have been announced in a more exciting way! Jason Derulo stopped by Good Morning America in Times Square on Wednesday morning, April 9, to deliver the good news.

The "Trumpets" hit maker announced the nominees for five categories: Top Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Female Artist, Top R&B Artist and Top Country Artist, and this award show promises to be one that should not be missed!

Imagine Dragons and Lorde are leading the pack, followed by Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Could Imagine Dragons walk away with their first Billboard Music Award this year? Or will New Zealand native Lorde steal the show?

The 2014 Billboard Music Awards will air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sunday, May 18. So, did your favorite make the cut?

See the full list of 2014 Billboard Music Awards finalists here.

Top Artist

Miley Cyrus

Imagine Dragons

Bruno Mars

Katy Perry

Justin Timberlake

Top Male Artist

Luke Bryan

Drake

Eminem

Bruno Mars

Justin Timberlake

Top Female Artist

Beyoncé

Miley Cyrus

Lorde

Katy Perry

Rihanna

Top New Artist

Bastille

Capital Cities

Ariana Grande

Lorde

Passenger

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

Watch Jason Derulo's announcement on Good Morning America here:


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