Bon Jovi, Taylor Swift, U2 Among Billboard Touring Awards Finalists

Bon Jovi, Taylor Swift, U2 Among Billboard Touring Awards Finalists

Bon Jovi, Taylor Swift, U2 Among Billboard Touring Awards Finalists
GRAMMY winners Bon Jovi, Taylor Swift, U2, and Usher are among the finalists for the 2011 Billboard Touring Awards, scheduled to take place Nov. 10 in New York. Bon Jovi and U2 are up for the Top Tour and Top Draw honors along with Take That, and GRAMMY-nominated artist Kenny Chesney, Swift and Usher are among the finalists for Top Package. Other awards finalists are Jason Aldean, Katy Perry and Rihanna. Jane's Addiction's Perry Farrell will receive the inaugural Apple Award, honoring a visionary artist or touring professional, and Journey will receive the Legend Of Live honor. In related awards news, British artist Taio Cruz was named Songwriter of the Year and earned Song of the Year honors for "Dynamite" at the 31st annual ASCAP London Awards on Nov. 2. Belgium artist Selah Sue received France's Prix Constantin music prize for her self-titled debut album. (11/3)

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