Maroon 5 Nominated in 11 Categories at 2013 Billboard Music Awards


Maroon 5 tied with Taylor Swift, fun., and One Direction for the most nominations this year at the BBMA's

Pop rock band Maroon 5 are nominated 11 times this year at the Billboard Music Awards, as country singer Taylor Swift, indie rock trio fun., and One Direction are all tied for the most nominations (for 11), Swift and Maroon 5 are up neck-and-neck for the Top Artist award this year.

Swift is coming off of another blockbuster year in which her album "Red" notched the biggest debut sales week of any album in 2013, while Maroon 5 added more hits to its arsenal with songs like "Payphone," "One More Night" and "Daylight." fun., which scored its first No. 1 single with the anthem "We Are Young," will contend in the Top Hot 100 Artist and Top Duo/Group categories, among others.

"Billboard Music Awards finalists were 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. These measurements were tracked year-round by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Entertainment and Next Big Sound."

The 2013 Billboard Music Awards air live on May 19th at 8:00/7:00pm CPT only on ABC.

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