Skrillex, Baauer, and Swedish House Mafia Among Finalists for 2013 Billboard Music Awards

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On May 19, Billboard will hold the ceremony for their 2013 Billboard Music Awards, and as with everything else on the magazine’s charts, EDM makes a proper showing, with categories for Top Dance Artist, Top EDM Artist, Top EDM Song, and other categories being announced. Among the finalists that were announced this week are Skrillex, Deadmau5, Baauer, Swedish House Mafia, Calvin Harris, and David Guetta. On of the more exciting announcements include Baauer being in the running for Top Streaming Artist (for “Harlem Shake,” which sat atop the Hot 100 chart for almost two months). Here is the full rundown of EDM acts that are BBMA finalists.

Top Dance Artist
David Guetta
Calvin Harris
Madonna
Skrillex
Swedish House Mafia

Top EDM Artist
David Guetta
Deadmau5
Calvin Harris
Skrillex
Swedish House Mafia

Top Dance Album
David Guetta Nothing But The Beat
Deadmau5 Album Title Goes Here
LMFAO Sorry For Party Rocking
Madonna MDNA
Skrillex Bangarang

Top EDM Album
David Guetta Nothing But The Beat
Deadmau5 Album Title Goes Here
Skrillex Bangarang
Skrillex Scary Monsters & Nice Sprites
Swedish House Mafia Until Now

Top Dance Song
Baauer – “Harlem Shake”
David Guetta ft. Sia – “Titanium”
Nicki Minaj – “Starships”
PSY – “Gangnam Style”
Rihanna – “Where Have You Been”

Top EDM Song
Baauer – “Harlem Shake”
David Guetta ft. Sia – “Titanium”
Calvin Harris – “Feel So Close”
Calvin Harris ft. Florence Welch – “Sweet Nothing”
Swedish House Mafia ft. John Martin – “Don’t You Worry Child [Edit]“

(Your EDM)

  • http://www.facebook.com/filipe.sousa.568 Filipe Sousa

    why is scary monsters & nice sprites there since it has been released ages ago?

    • khal

      that’s a great question; all of that is per the Billboard site though, so they must have had some reason.

  • 360BIT

    Skrillex will win at least one