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Vh1 to air The Billboard Music Awards 2016

Catch all the action straight from Las Vegas on Monday, 23rd May at 6.30am primetime and a repeat at 9pm

Vh1 is all set to bring its viewers one of the music industry’s most career defining award shows - the Billboard Music Awards 2016. The channel is geared to air the Billboard Music Awards straight from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on 23rd May at 6.30 AM with a primetime repeat at 9pm.

Looking forward to the extremely popular award show, Ferzad Palia, EVP, Viacom18 & Head – English and Youth Entertainment, shares, “In the past, we have received an incredible response for the live telecast of the Golden Globe Awards and the Grammys. The telecast of Billboards is our endeavor to further our promise of showcasing the best in English Entertainment.”

The 2016 Billboard Awards will see the always eccentric actor and singer Ludacris along with the gorgeous supermodel and singer Ciara as hosts of the show. Top nominees for the show include The Weeknd with a whopping 19 nominations across 16 categories, followed by Justin Bieber with 12 nominations across 11 categories. Drake and Fetty Wap are both nominated 11 times, in 10 categories. Singing sensations Taylor Swift and Adele are competing with each other with 8 nominations each.

The Joe Jonas-led band, Mendes is set to join performers P!nk and The Go-Go's, together to celebrate the 35th anniversary of "We Got the Beat" – A Go-Go’s classic hit.

One of the highlights of the event is P!nk gearing up to make the World Television Debut of "Just Like Fire," her new single from Alice Through the Looking Glass. Alongside the glamorous and popular faces, a number of fresh talents such as DNCE and Shawn Mendes will also be seen performing at the glorious award ceremony.

The Annual Billboard Music Awards is a part of an extravagant award show line-up aired on Vh1 which includes Golden Globe Awards, The American Music Awards, The Annual Grammy Awards, Video Music Awards and Europe Music Awards.

Find the complete list of nominees for the Billboard Music Award here.

Edited by- Debjani Hazarika

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