Taylor Swift has been nominated for the prestigious Billboard Milestone award, which, according to a rep for the company, "recognize[s] truly creative artists that are breaking boundaries with their contribution to today's musical landscape."
Others nominated for the honor include the Band Perry, Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars and Pitbull. Fans can vote at Billboard's website with the top three moving on to a semi-final, which determines the winner. The three semi-finalists will be unveiled in mid-April, according to Billboard.
"These awards are for artists who have created music and accomplishments that are part of history," noted Billboard editorial director Bill Werde.
The 2013 Billboard Music Awards will broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 19 at 8 p.m. EST on ABC.
by RTT Staff Writer
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