Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Maroon 5 and fun. among nominees for 2013 Billboard Music Awards

By Sarah Burbank-Douglas,

The 2013 Billboard Music Awards nominations were revealed Monday and feature the likes of Taylor Swift, fun. and Maroon 5 with the most nominations.

Enstarz reports that Swift, fun. and Maroon 5 are each featured in 11 categories while “Stay” songstress Rihanna follows with a nomination in 10 categories.

Contact Music notes that Swift is currently competing for Top Country Artist and Top Social Artist; she will battle the likes of Justin Bieber and Maroon 5 for the latter.

Goyte, Carly Rae Jepsen, The Lumineers, Psy and One Direction will go head-to-head in the category of Top New Artist.

Swift will also compete for the title of Top Female Artist against Rihanna, Adele, Jepsen and American Idol judge and singer Nicki Minaj. Bieber, Bruno Mars, Flo Rida, Drake and Jason Aldean will compete for Top Male Artist.

Tracy Morgan will host the awards ceremony, which will take place on May 13 in Las Vegas.

Swift, Bieber and Bruno Mars are set to perform.

image: Taylor Swift Twitter



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