Carrie Underwood, Ellie Goulding among finalists for Billboard’s Milestone Award

Billboard, dick clark productions and Chevrolet have announced that Carrie Underwood, Ellie Goulding and OneRepublic are the top three finalists for the Milestone Award presented by Chevrolet at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 18th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV and broadcast live on ABC at 8 pm ET. Fan voting for the three finalists will continue online with the winner being announced during this year’s broadcast.

This is the second year that this editorial award will go to an innovative artist who achieved a notable chart milestone in the past year. In addition to the three finalists, the other nominees for the 2014 Milestone Award presented by Chevrolet included Imagine Dragons, John Legend, and Luke Bryan.

Voting for the three finalists is now open on Billboard.com/milestone. Voting will continue through the first two hours of the live Billboard Music Awards telecast, closing at 10 pm ET/9 pm CT. The 2014 Milestone Award will be announced toward the end of the show and presented to the winner by superstar artist, Kelly Rowland. Tune in for the announcement of a special sweepstakes during the show.

“The Milestone Award presented by Chevrolet is a one hundred percent fan voted category putting the final selection process in the hands of the music fans themselves,” said Larry Klein, producer of the 2014 Billboard Music Awards. “Carrie Underwood, Ellie Goulding and OneRepublic have made a tremendous impact on music over the past year making it an exciting race completely determined by the fans voting right up through the first two hours of the live broadcast.”

The 2014 Billboard Music Awards will broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 18th at 8 pm ET on ABC.

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Author: Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.

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