Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry and One Direction are among the acts competing for the Major Tour of the Year honor at the 26th Annual Pollstar Awards, MusicRow.com reports.
The awards ceremony will take place Saturday, February 21, 2015, at Nashville's famed Ryman Auditorium. Also nominated for the top prize are Beyonce and hubby Jay Z, for their joint tour, plus rock legends Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band and Paul McCartney, and country star Jason Aldean.
Katy and Justin are also nominated in the category of Most Creative Stage Production, alongside '80s metal icons Motley Crue, rappers Drake and Lil Wayne, and alternative rockers Arcade Fire and Nine Inch Nails. Artists competing in the Best New Touring Artist category include Bastille, Lorde and Sam Smith.
The Pollstar Awards honor artists and power players in the touring industry. The ceremony is the closing event of the annual Pollstar Live! conference, which is held at Nashville's Omni Hotel.
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