Taking place on January 8th, 2014, the 40th annual People's Choice Award nominations were recently announced, and in the music sector, Katy Perry leads the pack with 5 nominations. One Direction follow up her lead with 3 nominations, and popular artists included in the nominees list are Britney Spears, Demi Lovato, Miley Cyrus, and Justin Timberlake. Here's the full list of nominees, where fans can vote for their picks off the People's Choice website, as well as on Twitter and their Facebook page: Favorite Male Artist Avicii Blake Shelton Bruno Mars Justin Timberlake Michael Bublé Favorite Female Artist Britney Spears Demi Lovato Katy Perry P!nk Selena Gomez Favorite Breakout Artist Ariana Grande Austin Mahone Icona Pop Imagine Dragons Lorde Favorite Pop Artist Britney Spears Bruno Mars Demi Lovato Justin Timberlake Katy Perry Favorite Country Artist The Band Perry Blake Shelton Carrie Underwood Lady Antebellum Taylor Swift Favorite Country Music Icon Alan Jackson George Strait Tim McGraw Toby Keith Willie Nelson Favorite Hip-Hop Artist Drake Jay Z Kanye West Lil Wayne Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Favorite R&B Artist Alicia Keys Ciara Justin Timberlake Rihanna Robin Thicke Favorite Band Imagine Dragons Maroon 5 One Direction OneRepublic Paramore Favorite Alternative Band Fall Out Boy Imagine Dragons Mumford & Sons Muse Paramore Favorite Song "Just Give Me A Reason" - P!nk feat. Nate Ruess "Mirrors" - Justin Timberlake "Radioactive" - Imagine Dragons "Roar" - Katy Perry "When I Was Your Man" - Bruno Mars Favorite Album The 20/20 Experience, Justin Timberlake Bangerz, Miley Cyrus Based on a True Story…, Blake Shelton Blurred Lines, Robin Thicke To Be Loved, Michael Bublé Favorite Music Video "Best Song Ever" - One Direction "Heart Attack" - Demi Lovato "Just Give Me A Reason" - P!nk feat. Nate Ruess "Roar" - Katy Perry "Wrecking Ball" - Miley Cyrus Favorite Music Fan Following Britney Army (Britney Spears) Directioners (One Direction) KatyCats (Katy Perry) Little Monsters (Lady Gaga) Lovatics (Demi Lovato)

Artists: Blake Shelton, Britney Spears, Demi Lovato, Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke

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