Beyonce, Iggy Azalea Rule's 2014 Mid-Year Music Poll

Robin Harper


Lana Del Rey, Miley Cyrus & Lady Gaga also score big wins in the annual mid-year poll.

Females once again dominated's annual Mid-Year Music Poll, with two very different divas -- Beyonce and Iggy Azalea -- rising to the top after the first six months of the year.

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The 2014 edition of the poll, which allowed fans to weigh in on their favorite artists, songs, albums and performances of the first half of the year, brought in hundreds of thousands of votes in 15 categories. When all was said and done, Beyonce -- who rocked the music world last December by releasing her self-titled fifth full-length without warning -- was named the First-Half MVP, capping off a run that included a Top 10 smash with "Drunk In Love," blockbuster album sales, sold-out tour dates and a magnetic Grammy performance, among many other accomplishments for Queen Bey. "Beyonce" was also voted the Favorite No. 1 Billboard 200 album of 2014 so far, while Beyonce and Jay Z's recently kicked-off 'On The Run' co-headlining tour was named the most anticipated music event of 2014's second half when fans cast their votes back in June.

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Close behind Beyonce for First-Half MVP, however, was hip-hop upstart Iggy Azalea, who finished second in the biggest category but was voted the Breakout Star of 2014's first half, while her chart-topping anthem "Fancy" was named the Favorite No. 1 Hot 100 Song of the year and snagged Best Music Video as well. The Australian rapper's Billboard Music Awards performance next to Ariana Grande and Charli XCX was also voted the half-year's best televised performance, even topping Bruno Mars' show-stopping Super Bowl performance.

Meanwhile, pop stars like Lana Del Rey, Miley Cyrus, Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga posted strong showings in the mid-year poll. Del Rey's breakout performance at Coachella was named the best festival performance of the year so far, while Cyrus once again snagged the Best Style vote. Grande's name popped up in multiple categories -- her sophomore album "My Everything" is one of the most anticipated music events of 2014's second half, according to voters -- while Lady Gaga's ARTPOP run was named the best tour of the half year. Voters were apparently bummed about the U.S. "X Factor" being cancelled, hopeful that Nicki Minaj's "Pills N Potions" will dominate 2014's second half, and thankful that Jason Derulo's multiple Top 10 hits gave him a comeback to remember.

Check out the full results below -- including the percentage of the votes that each candidate received -- and let us know if you approve of the final tallies!

Here are the final results for's 2014 Mid-Year Music Poll:

First-Half MVP

1. Beyonce (17%)
2. Iggy Azalea (16%)
3. Ariana Grande (11%)

Favorite No. 1 Hot 100 Song

1. Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX, "Fancy" (19%)
2. Katy Perry feat. Juicy J, "Dark Horse" (12%)
3. Pharrell, "Happy" (11%)

Favorite No. 1 Billboard 200 Album

1. Beyonce, "Beyonce" (18%)
2. Soundtrack, "Frozen" (14%)
3. Coldplay, "Ghost Stories" (9%)

Breakout Star

1. Iggy Azalea (34%)
2. Sam Smith (13%)
3. 5 Seconds of Summer (11%)

Best Music Video

1. Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX, "Fancy" (28%)
2. Katy Perry, "Dark Horse" (19%)
3. Ariana Grande feat. Iggy Azalea, "Problem" (18%)

Best Comeback

1. Jason Derulo (15%)
2. Jennifer Lopez (13%)
3. Lily Allen (10%)

Most Memorable Feud

1. Drake vs. Jay Z (26%)
2. Justin Bieber vs. Seth Rogen (17%)
3. Azealia Banks vs. T.I. (12%)

Most Buzzed-About Moment

1. Lady Gaga's paint-vomiting SXSW performance (26%)
2. Jay Z and Solange fight in an elevator (20%)
3. Michael Jackson's "Xscape" album release (12%)

Best Festival Performance

1. Lana Del Rey at Coachella (23%)
2. Pharrell at Coachella (16%)
3. Outkast at Governors Ball (13%)

Best Style

1. Miley Cyrus (21%)
2. Rihanna (17%)
3. Beyonce (16%)

Best Tour

1. Lady Gaga's ARTPOP tour (18%)
2. Demi Lovato's Neon Lights tour (12%)
3. Beyonce's Mrs. Carter tour (11%)

Best Televised Performance

1. Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande and Charli XCX at Billboard Music Awards (21%)
2. Michael Jackson hologram at Billboard Music Awards (20%)
3. Bruno Mars at the Super Bowl (14%)

Most Disappointing of 2014

1. U.S. "X Factor" cancelled (24%)
2. Justin Bieber's racist video leaks (23%)
3. Mariah Carey's "Elusive" sales (13%)

Most Anticipated Music Event of 2014's Second Half

1. Beyonce & Jay Z's 'On The Run' Tour (16%)
2. Ariana Grande's Next Album (14%)
3. "Glee's" final season (11%)

Song That Will Dominate 2014's Second Half

1. Nicki Minaj, "Pills N Potions" (18%)
2. Sam Smith, "Stay With Me (12%)
3. Fifth Harmony, "Bo$$" (11%)