... and the Top New Artist category features a diverse collection of fresh talent, with Bad Meets Evil, Big Sean, Foster The People, Scotty McCreery and Wiz Khalifa serving as the 2012 finalists.
Scotty is also nominated for Top Country Album! "Clear As Day" is up against Jason Aldean's "My Kinda Party", The Band Perry's "The Band Perry", Luke Bryan's "Tailgates & Tanlines" and Lady Antebellum's "We Own The Night"!
The awards will reflect Billboard's chart rankings based on key fan interactions with music, including album sales and downloads, track downloads, radio airplay and touring as well as streaming and social interactions on Facebook, Twitter, Vevo, Youtube, Spotify and other popular online destinations for music. These measurements are tracked year-round by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Entertainment and Next Big Sound. The awards will be based on the reporting period of March 1, 2011 through February 29, 2012. Top artists will be recognized in a variety of genres, including R&B, Rap, Pop, Country, Rock, Latin and Alternative.
The 2012 Billboard Music Awards will air live from the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas on May 20.
Complete article: http://www.billboard.com/news/adele-rihanna-lil-wayne-lead-2012-billboard-1006820552.story#/news/adele-rihanna-lil-wayne-lead-2012-billboard-1006820552.story
Thursday, April 19, 2012
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Click on the link below to vote for The Best ‘Turn It Up’ Song on the Radio – Readers Poll
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