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Itisha Arya

May 14, 2022

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Billboard Music Awards: Everything to know

Date and time

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The awards show is airing live coast-to-coast on Sunday, May 15 which will be May 16, 5:30 AM for India

The awards show will be aired live from Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena

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Where is it taking place?

Diddy will serve as host and executive producer for the night

Host

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Travis Scott, Ed Sheeran, Becky G, and the duo Elle King, Miranda Lambert, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Silk Sonic and more have been added to the performance lineup

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Who Is performing?

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Travis Scott’s Billboard Music Awards performance will be his second public event since the tragedy at his Astroworld Festival in November 2021, which resulted in mass casualties

Controversial comeback

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Morgan Wallen, for his part, hasn’t performed at an awards show since he came under fire in February 2021 for saying the N-word in a leaked video

Another controversial comeback

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Doja Cat, Drake, Olivia Rodrigo, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd have been nominated for the category

Nominations for Top Artist

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Drake, Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, Lil Nas X and The Weeknd have been nominated for the category

Top Male Artist

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Adele, Doja Cat, Dua Lipa, Olivia Rodrigo and Taylor Swift have been nominated for the category

Top Female Artist

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Mary J. Blige will also be performing as she is honored with this year’s Icon Award

Icon Award

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