’s 2013 Mid-Year Music Awards

In a few weeks’ time, 2013 will be halfway done — and an incredible year of popular music will already be in the books. From the resurgence of consummate pros like Justin Timberlake and Daft Punk to the breakout success of Icona Pop and Kacey Musgraves to spectacular performances like Beyonce’s Super Bowl soiree and Kanye West’s manic “SNL” takeover, this year has been host to some musical moments that will resonate long after 2013 ends. Now, it’s your turn to sound off on the most unforgettable pieces of pop over the past six months.

With the first half of 2013 nearly complete, cast your vote now in the third annual Mid-Year Music Awards to tell us what artists, songs, albums, videos, tours and fashion choices have defined this year. Which Hot 100 chart-topper was your go-to jam? What single moment shocked you the most? And which new artist do you think demonstrated the best staying power? We’ve offered a few suggestions for each category, but feel free to write in a candidate.

Vote now in the 2013 Mid-Year Music Awards, and we’ll announce all of the winners at the beginning of July on!

Best Style

  • Kanye West
  • Miley Cyrus
  • Daft Punk
  • Rihanna
  • Justin Timberlake
  • Other

Most Overrated Artist

  • Kanye West
  • Taylor Swift
  • Justin Timberlake
  • Justin Bieber
  • Beyonce
  • Other

(Cant believe Billboard would put him in this category. But then again nothing surprises me about Billboard anymore. Just to put everything into perspective, they nominated Miley’s “We cant stop” crap for best video, so everything about this poll or award or whatever is very questionable)

Most Anticipated Music Event of 2013′s Second Half

  • New Music From Britney Spears
  • New Music From Lady Gaga
  • Justin Timberlake’s “20/20 Experience” Part 2
  • Justin Timberlake & Jay-Z’s “Legends of the Summer” Tour
  • Beyonce’s ‘Mrs. Carter” Tour… And Album?
  • U2′s Next Album
  • Other

First-half MVP

Justin Timberlake
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Taylor Swift
Daft Punk
Kanye West
A$AP Rocky

Favorite No. 1 Billboard 200 Album

Taylor Swift, “Red”
Soundtrack, “Les Miserables”
Chris Tomlin, “Burning Lights”
A$AP Rocky, “Long.Live.A$AP”
Gary Allan, “Set You Free”
Justin Bieber, “Believe: Acoustic”
Josh Groban, “All That Echoes”
Mumford & Sons, “Babel”
Bruno Mars, “Unorthodox Jukebox”
Luke Bryan, “Spring Break… Here To Party”
Bon Jovi, “What About Now”
Justin Timberlake, “The 20/20 Experience”
Paramore, “Paramore”
Fall Out Boy, “Save Rock and Roll”
Michael Buble, “To Be Loved”
Kenny Chesney, “Life On A Rock”
Lady Antebellum, “Golden”
Vampire Weekend, “Modern Vampires Of The City”
Daft Punk, “Random Access Memories”
Queens of the Stone Age, “…Like Clockwork”

Best Comeback

Justin Timberlake
Miley Cyrus
Daft Punk
Fall Out Boy
Pharrell Williams

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June 20, 2013