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Apr232013

Taylor Swift & Bruno Mars Are Among Remaining Finalists for "Billboard" Milestone Award

ABC/ Lou RoccoAnd then there were three.  Taylor Swift and Bruno Mars, along with Justin Bieber, are the three remaining finalists for the Billboard Milestone Award, which will be presented at the Billboard Music Awards May 19 in Las Vegas.

There were initially six nominees for the fan-voted award, which recognizes an artist who has achieved a major chart milestone over the past year.   In addition to Taylor, Bruno and Justin Bieber, country-pop act The Band Perry, R&B star Miguel and rapper Pitbull were also in the running. 

A Billboard executive said in a statement, "All six finalists achieved admirable milestones in their own right over the past year, but the fans have spoken, and these final three innovative artists have captured the most votes to date."

Voting will continue from now right up until the end of the May 19 ABC telecast, when Cee Lo Green will present the trophy toward the end of the show, along with a lucky contest winner.

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