Billboard Award Nominees Named

    If your favorite artist got snubbed by the Grammy Awards this year then he or she might get a chance at redemption with the upcoming 2014 Billboard Music Awards on May 18.

    Many of the same individuals who were nominated for Grammys are once again on the dossier as Robin Thicke, Lorde, TI, Rihanna and Pharrell Williams lead all with five nominations apiece. Imagine Dragons and Katy Perry are next in line with four nominations each. The nods are based on album and digital singles sales, radio airplay, touring, streaming and social media like Twitter and Spotify. The show airs live May 18 on ABC at 8 p.m. ET.

    Below is an abbreviated list of those receiving nods.

    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