News Nuggets: Taylor Swift, Maroon 5, Fun. top Billboard nominees

Taylor SwiftMaroon 5, and Fun. lead the Billboard Music Awards. They’re finalists in 11 categories apiece. Associated Press

Focus Features acquires “Dallas Buyers Club” for a fall release. The drama stars Matthew McConaughey as a man fighting the medical establishment after he’s diagnosed with HIV. Indiewire

Netflix hopes to invade HBO’s Emmy territory this year, but the online service has already surpassed HBO in domestic subscribers. Variety

Seth MacFarlane has been asked to return as Oscars host despite criticism of his performance, but Scott Feinberg thinks the controversial emcee should come back. Hollywood Reporter

Saturday Night Live” comedian Will Forte discusses his dramatic turns in upcoming films “Run & Jump” and Alexander Payne‘s “Nebraska,” the latter of which will compete at the Cannes Film Festival next month. Indiewire

Comedy Central revived “Futurama” after it was cancelled by Fox, but the animated sci-fi comedy gets the axe once again. Variety

Legendary musician Leonardy Cohen wins twice at the Juno Awards, the Canadian equivalent of the Grammys. He took Artist of the Year and Songwriter of the Year, while Carly Rae Jepsen claimed three prizes. CBC News

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