NEW YORK —
Taylor Swift's mega-selling "1989'' album has earned her a nomination for top artist at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards.
Swift's competition includes Sam Smith, Ariana Grande, One Direction and Katy Perry. Ludacris and Pete Wentz announced some of the nominees Tuesday on ABC's "Good Morning America'' program.
Swift's "1989'' is a finalist for top Billboard 200 album, where it will battle efforts from Smith, Ed Sheeran, Maroon 5 and Pentatonix.
Swift is also up for top female artist and top hot 100 song for the hit "Shake It Off.'' Smith also earned multiple nominations, including top male artist and top hot 100 song for "Stay With Me.'' More finalists will be announced later Tuesday.
The show will air live on ABC on May 17 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen will host the awards show.