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    Taylor Swift, Maroon 5, Fun. Lead Nominees for 2013 Billboard Music Awards

    Maroon 5, Taylor Swift, Fun. Kevin Winter/Getty Images; Dave J Hogan/Getty Images

    What do Maroon 5, Taylor Swift and Fun. have in common?

    All three artists are tied with 11 nominations apiece to lead all finalists for the 2013 Billboard Music Awards!

    Coming in close behind them is Rihanna, who'll compete in 10 categories this year. She'll face off against the threesome for the Top Artist prize. While "Call Me Maybe" singer Carly Rae Jepsen snagged 9 nods, including Top Pop song, and will compete with PSY, Gotye, The Lumineers and One Direction for Top New Artist.

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    In one of the evening's highlights, Prince will also be honored with the Billboard Icon Award.

    Billboard bases its nominations on fan interactions with music, including album and digital single sales, radio airplay and touring, as well as streaming and social interactions on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.

    This year's kudofest, hosted by Tracy Morgan, will air live on ABC from Las Vegas' MGM Grand on May 19.

    Below is a roundup of some of the biggest categories. For the full list, click here.

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    Artist
    Justin Bieber
    Maroon 5
    Rihanna
    Taylor Swift
    One Direction

    Hot 100 Song
    Fun., "Some Nights"
    Gotye feat. Kimbra, "Somebody That I Used to Know"
    Carly Rae Jepsen, "Call Me Maybe"
    Maroon 5, "One More Night"
    Maroon 5 feat. Wiz Khalifa, "Payphone"

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

    Duo/Group
    Coldplay
    Fun.
    Maroon 5
    Mumford & Sons
    One Direction

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    New Artist 
    Gotye
    Carly Rae Jepsen
    PSY
    One Direction
    The Lumineers 

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

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

    Hot 100 Artist
    Flo Rida
    Fun.
    Maroon 5
    Rihanna
    Taylor Swift

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

    Digital Songs Artist
    Flo Rida
    Fun.
    Carly Rae Jepsen
    Maroon 5
    Taylor Swift

    Radio Songs Artist
    Flo Rida
    Fun.
    Maroon 5
    Nicki Minaj
    Rihanna

    Social Artist
    Justin Bieber
    One Direction
    Katy Perry
    Rihanna
    Taylor Swift

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    Streaming Artist
    Baauer
    Drake
    Nicki Minaj
    PSY
    Rihanna

    Pop Artist
    Adele
    Justin Bieber
    Maroon 5
    Bruno Mars
    One Direction

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

    Rap Artist
    Drake
    Flo Rida
    Nicki Minaj
    Pitbull
    PSY

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

    Rock Artist
    Coldplay
    Fun.
    Gotye
    Mumford & Sons
    Bruce Springsteen

    Latin Artist
    Don Omar
    Prince Royce
    Jenni Rivera
    Shakira
    Romeo Santos 

    Dance Artist
    David Guetta
    Calvin Harris
    Madonna
    Skrillex
    Swedish House Mafia

    PICS: 2012 Billboard Music Award arrivals

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