Billboard Half Year Award Nominations

Billboard Half Year Award Nominations

New York City : NY : USA | Jun 26, 2012 at 12:18 AM PDT
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Katy Perry at Billboard Music Awards 2012 (receiving the Spotlight Award)

Each week Billboard Magazine prints the charts for the top selling singles and albums in numerous genres; and at the end of the year the magazine posts the best in music for that year. With the first six months of the year only one week away, Billboard is asking fans to cast their vote for the Mid Year Music Awards. Billboard will announce…or print the winners in July on their website –

Billboard has offered some suggestions for the nominees in each category but invites fans to enter their own suggestions for the winner.

Favourite Number 1 Hot 100 Song:
”Set Fire to the Rain” by Adele
”Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen
”We are Young” by fun. With Janelle Monae
”Somebody that I Used to Know” by Gotye and Kimbra
”Part of Me” by Katy Perry
”Stronger” by Kelly Clarkson
”Sexy and I Know it” by LMFAO
”We Found Love” by; Rihanna and Calvin Harris

Favourite Number 1 Billboard 200 Album:
”Trespassing” by Adam Lambert
”21” by Adele
”Wrecking Ball” by Bruce Springsteen
”Blown Away” by Carrie Underwood
”Blunderbuss” by Jack White
”Born and Raised” by John Mayer
”Tuskegee” by Lionel Richie
”MDNA” by Madonna
”Christmas” by Michael Buble
”Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded” by Nicki Minaj
”Up All Night” by One Direction
”Songs from District 12 and Beyond” Soundtrack to “The Hunger Games”

Best Newcomer:
Carly Rae Jepsen
Lana Del Rey
One Direction
Azealia Banks

The Wanted

Best Music Video:
”Part of Me” by Katy Perry
”Payphone” by Maroon 5 and Wiz Khalifa
”Where Have You Been” by Rihanna

Best Comeback:
Lionel Richie
Fiona Apple
The Beach Boys
Boy Bands

Best Memorable Feud:
Drake vs. Chris Brown
Madonna vs. Lady Gaga

Nicki Minaj vs. Hot 97 Summer Jam

Most Shocking Moment:
Whitney Houston’s death
Chris Brown/Rihanna remixes
Katy Perry/Russell Brand divorce
M.I.A. Super Bowl finger

Best Festival Performance:
Avicii with Mmadonna at the Ultra Music Festival
D’Angelo at Bonnaroo
Tupoc Hologram at Coachella

Best Style:
Justin Bieber

Best Tour:
Drake’s Club Paradise tour
Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw’s Brothers of the Sun tour
Bruce Springsteen’s Wrecking Ball tour

Best Televised Performance:
Adele at the Grammy Awards
Jordin Sparks and John Legend at the Billboard Music Awards
Madonna at the Super Bowl
Wiz Khalifa at the MTV Movie Awards

Best Music Reality Show:
”American Idol”
”The Voice”

“America’s Got Talent”

Most Overrated Artist:
Justin Bieber
Lana Del Rey

Most Anticipated Music Event of the Second Half of 2012:
Britney Spears on “X Factor”
”¡Uno! ¡Dos! ¡Tré!” album from Green Day
”Born this Way” Ball tour from Lady Gaga
”GOOD Music” album by Kanye West

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Carly Rae Jepsen celebrates after winning the award for video of the year during the MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto
Carly Rae Jepsen celebrates after winning the award for video of the year during the MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto
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