Kimbra nominated for five Billboard Music Awards

Kimbra at the Grammy Awards. Photo/AP
Kimbra at the Grammy Awards. Photo/AP

Kimbra is up for more accolades, this time at the Billboard Music Awards

Somebody That I Used To Know, the Hamilton-born singer's duet with Gotye, been has been nominated in five award categories.

It is up for Top Hot 100 Song, Top Digital Song, Top Radio Song, Top Streaming Song (Audio) and Top Rock Song.

Taylor Swift, fun. and Maroon 5 lead the way at the awards with 11 nominations each.

Out of their 11 categories, the three leaders will all compete for Top Hot 100 Artist and Top Digital Songs Artist.

Maroon 5 and fun. will also vie for Top Duo/Group, Top Radio Songs Artist, Top Hot 100 Song, and Top Digital Song while Maroon 5 and Swift will compete for Top Artist and fun. and Swift are both finalists for Top Streaming Song (Video).

Rihanna and Carly Rae Jepsen have received nods in 10 and nine categories respectively while One Direction will compete for eight awards at the ceremony which will be held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 19.

For the first time this year, the Billboard Music Awards will also feature new EDM categories, which will spotlight top electronic dance music artists, albums and songs.

Prince is also set to be presented with the Billboard Icon Award during this year's ceremony.

Billboard Music Awards finalists are based on key fan interactions with music, including album and digital singles sales, radio airplay, touring, streaming and social interactions on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, VEVO, Spotify and other popular online destinations for music.

2013 Billboard Music Awards Finalists

Artist Awards

Top Artist:
Justin Bieber
Maroon 5
One Direction
Rihanna
Taylor Swift

Top New Artist:
Carly Rae Jepsen
Gotye
One Direction
PSY
The Lumineers

Top Male Artist:
Bruno Mars
Drake
Flo Rida
Jason Aldean
Justin Bieber

Top Female Artist:
Adele
Carly Rae Jepsen
Nicki Minaj
Rihanna
Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group:
Coldplay
fun.
Maroon 5
Mumford & Sons
One Direction

Top Billboard 200 Artist:
Adele
Justin Bieber
Mumford & Sons
One Direction
Taylor Swift

Top Hot 100 Artist:
Flo Rida
fun.
Maroon 5
Rihanna
Taylor Swift

Top Digital Songs Artist:
Carly Rae Jepsen
Flo Rida
fun.
Maroon 5
Taylor Swift

Top Radio Songs Artist:
Flo Rida
fun.
Maroon 5
Nicki Minaj
Rihanna

Top Touring Artist:
Bruce Springsteen
Coldplay
Lady Gaga
Madonna
Roger Waters

Top Social Artist:
Justin Bieber
Katy Perry
One Direction
Rihanna
Taylor Swift

Top Streaming Artist:
Baauer
Drake
Nicki Minaj
PSY
Rihanna

Top Pop Artist:
Adele
Bruno Mars
Justin Bieber
Maroon 5
One Direction

Top R&B Artist:
Alicia Keys
Chris Brown
Ne-Yo
Rihanna
Usher

Top Rap Artist:
Drake
Flo Rida
Nicki Minaj
Pitbull
PSY

Top Country Artist:
Carrie Underwood
Hunter Hayes
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Taylor Swift

Top Rock Artist:
Bruce Springsteen
Coldplay
fun.
Gotye
Mumford & Sons

Top Latin Artist:
Don Omar
Jenni Rivera
Prince Royce
Romeo Santos
Shakira

Top Dance Artist:
Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Madonna
Skrillex
Swedish House Mafia

Top EDM Artist:
Calvin Harris
David Guetta
deadmau5
Skrillex
Swedish House Mafia

Top Christian Artist:
Casting Crowns
Chris Tomlin
Matt Redman
MercyMe
tobyMac

Album Awards

Top Billboard 200 Album:
Adele 21
Mumford & Sons, Babel
One Direction, Take Me Home
One Direction, Up All Night
Taylor Swift, Red

Top Pop Album:
Adele, 21
Justin Bieber, Believe
Maroon 5, Overexposed
One Direction, Take Me Home
One Direction, Up All Night

Top R&B Album:
Alicia Keys, Girl On Fire
Chris Brown, Fortune
Frank Ocean, Channel Orange
Rihanna, Unapologetic
Usher, Looking 4 Myself

Top Rap Album:
2 Chainz, Based On A T.R.U. Story
Kendrick Lamar, Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, The Heist
Nicki Minaj, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
Rick Ross, God Forgives, I Don't

Top Country Album:
Carrie Underwood, Blown Away
Jason Aldean, Night Train
Lionel Richie, Tuskegee
Luke Bryan, Tailgates & Tanlines
Taylor Swift, Red

Top Rock Album:
fun., Some Nights
Mumford & Sons, Babel
Of Monsters And Men, My Head Is An Animal
Phillip Phillips, The World From The Side of the Moon
The Lumineers, The Lumineers

Top Latin Album:
Jenni Rivera, Joyas Prestadas: Banda
Jenni Rivera, Joyas Prestadas: Pop
Jenni Rivera, La Misma Gran Senora
Prince Royce, Phase II
Romeo Santos, Formula: Vol. 1

Top Dance Album:
David Guetta, Nothing But The Beat
deadmau5, Album Title Goes Here
LMFAO, Sorry For Party Rocking
Madonna, MDNA
Skrillex, Bangarang

Top EDM Album:
David Guetta, Nothing But The Beat
deadmau5, Album Title Goes Here
Skrillex, Bangarang
Skrillex, Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites
Swedish House Mafia, Until Now

Top Christian Album:
Casting Crowns, Come To The Well
Lecrae, Gravity
MercyMe, The Hurt & The Healer
tobyMac, Eye On It
Various Artists, Wow Hits 2013

Song Awards

Top Hot 100 Song:
Carly Rae Jepsen, Call Me Maybe
fun., Some Nights
Gotye Featuring Kimbra, Somebody That I Used To Know
Maroon 5, One More Night
Maroon 5 Featuring Wiz Khalifa, Payphone

Top Digital Song:
Carly Rae Jepsen, Call Me Maybe
fun. Featuring Janelle Monae, We Are Young
Gotye Featuring Kimbra, Somebody That I Used To Know
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz, Thrift Shop
Maroon 5 Featuring Wiz Khalifa, Payphone

Top Radio Song:
Bruno Mars, Locked Out Of Heaven
Carly Rae Jepsen, Call Me Maybe
Gotye Featuring Kimbra, Somebody That I Used To Know
Maroon 5, One More Night
Maroon 5 Featuring Wiz Khalifa, Payphone

Top Streaming Song (Audio):
Carly Rae Jepsen, Call Me Maybe
Ellie Goulding, Lights
fun., Some Nights
fun.,Featuring Janelle Monae, We Are Young
Gotye Featuring Kimbra, Somebody That I Used To Know

Top Streaming Song (Video):
Carly Rae Jepsen, Call Me Maybe
fun. Featuring Janelle Monae, We Are Young
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz, Thrift Shop
PSY, Gangnam Style
Taylor Swift, We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together

Top Pop Song:
Bruno Mars, Locked Out Of Heaven
Carly Rae Jepsen, Call Me Maybe
Ellie Goulding, Lights
Maroon 5, One More Night
Maroon 5 Featuring Wiz Khalifa, Payphone

Top R&B Song:
Alicia Keys Featuring Nicki Minaj, Girl On Fire
Frank Ocean, Thinking Bout You
Miguel, Adorn
Rihanna, Diamonds
Trey Songz, Heart Attack

Top Rap Song:
Flo Rida, Whistle
Flo Rida Featuring Sia, Wild Ones
Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz, Mercy
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz, Thrift Shop
PSY, Gangnam Style

Top Country Song:
Eric Church, Springsteen
Florida Georgia Line, Cruise
Hunter Hayes, Wanted
Luke Bryan, Drunk On You
Taylor Swift, We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together

Top Rock Song:
fun., Some Nights
fun. Featuring Janelle Monae, We Are Young
Gotye Featuring Kimbra, Somebody That I Used To Know
Phillip Phillips, Home
The Lumineers, Ho Hey

Top Latin Song:
Don Omar, Hasta Que Salga El Sol
Don Omar Featuring Natty Natasha, Dutty Love
Juan Magan Featuring Pitbull & El Cata, Bailando Por El Mundo
Michel Telo, Ai Se Eu Te Pego
Wisin & Yandel Featuring Chris Brown & T-Pain, Algo Me Gusta De Ti

Top Dance Song:
Baauer, Harlem Shake
David Guetta Featuring Sia, Titanium
Nicki Minaj, Starships
PSY, Gangnam Style
Rihanna, Where Have You Been

Top EDM Song:
Baauer, Harlem Shake
Calvin Harris, Feel So Close
Calvin Harris Featuring Florence Welch, Sweet Nothing
David Guetta Featuring Sia, Titanium
Swedish House Mafia Featuring John Martin, Don't You Worry Child

Top Christian Song:
Big Daddy Weave, Redeemed
Building 429, Where I Belong
Matt Redman, 10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)
newsboys, God's Not Dead (Like A Lion)
tobyMac, Me Without You

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