Dick Clark Productions and NBC have announced the full line-up presenters for the 2018 Billboard Music Awards. The film, television and music stars slated to take the stage throughout the night include Hailey Baldwin, Tyra Banks, Alison Brie, The Chainsmokers, Ciara, Andy Cohen, Simon Cowell, Darren Criss, Halsey, Tip âT.I.â Harris, Justin Hartley & Chrissy Metz, Nick Jonas & Mustard, Chloe Kim, Mila Kunis, Padma Lakshmi, Des Linden, Julia Michaels, French Montana, Ne-Yo, Derek Hough & Jenna Dewan, Evan Ross & Ashlee Simpson, Grace VanderWaal and Rebel Wilson.
They joinÂ host, performer and The Voice coachÂ Kelly Clarkson along withÂ previously announced performersÂ BTS, Camila Cabello, Kelly Clarkson, Ariana Grande, John Legend, Dua Lipa, Jennifer Lopez, and Ed Sheeran, with collaborations from Christina Aguilera featuring Demi Lovato, Macklemore and Kesha, Salt-N-Pepa featuring En Vogue and Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey, on a night filled with musicâs biggest names. It was also announced that global superstar Janet Jackson will receive this yearâs ICON Award and will take the stage for a highly anticipated performance her greatest hits, marking her first performance on television in nine years.
T-Mobile will provide fans exclusive, behind-the-scenes content with Macklemore and Kesha in addition to an inside look at the BBMAs throughout the evening. Fans can keep up with and join the conversation by using #AreYouWithUs and following T-Mobileâs social channels.
Hosted by The VoiceÂ coach Kelly Clarkson, the 2018 Billboard Music Awards will broadcast live from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 20th at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT on NBC. The three-hour telecast will feature performances from this yearâs hottest musical acts, unexpected collaborations and buzzworthy moments that celebrate 60 years the Billboard Hot 100.
Nominations for the 2018 Billboard Music Awards were announced last month on NBCâs TODAY ShowÂ and on a livestream from Billboardâs NY fice. Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars and Ed Sheeran tie for the most nominations this year with 15 each.
Voting for theÂ Billboard Chart Achievement AwardÂ andÂ Top Social ArtistÂ is open. Fans can vote online and/or onÂ TwitterÂ through May 20th at 8:30 pm ET/5:30 pm PT (half an hour into the live broadcast).
Billboard Music Awards nominees are based on key fan interactions with music, including album and digital song sales, streaming, radio airplay, touring and social engagement, tracked by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound. The finalists and award winners are determined using data reflecting a 12-month tracking period. The awards are based on the reporting period April 8, 2017 through March 31, 2018. Since 1940, the Billboard charts have been the go-to guide for ranking the popularity artists, songs and albums, and are the ultimate measure success in music.
Tickets to the 2018 BBMAs are available axs.com.