2013 Billboard Music Awards Nominations Announced

Posted Monday April 22, 2013 1:49 PM GMT

As the nominees for the 2013 Billboard Music Awards surface, it appears Taylor Swift, Maroon 5 and fun. have a great chance to rake in a few wins.

All three artists are nominated in 11 categories for the upcoming awards show, with Miss Swift and the “One More Night” performers competing for Top Artist of the Year.

In addition, Rihanna, Carly Rae Jepsen and One Direction are up for 10, nine and eight awards, respectively.

Along with Taylor and Maroon 5, the “Te Amo” singer, Justin Bieber, and the “One Thing” group will also compete for the top prize.

Meanwhile, Swift and Bieber are set to take the stage along with Bruno Mars, Miguel and Prince. The 2013 Billboard Music Awards will air live on ABC from the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas on May 19.

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