2016 Billboard Music Awards live from the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas
This is definitely going to be a busy weekend in Sin City! The 2016 Billboard Music Awards are going to return to ABC and will be broadcast live from the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 22 at 8:00pm ET/PT with host Ludacris and new host Ciara, who replaces Chrissy Teigen. The show will showcase this year’s hottest and biggest music stars. Billboard Music Awards finalists are based on key fan interactions with music, including album and digital songs sales, radio airplay, streaming, touring and social engagement. Las Vegas regular The Weeknd, who had a residency at Drai’s Live at the Cromwell, could be the big winner with 19 nominations in 16 categories. Drake and Fetty Wrap have 11 nods in 10 categories, with Taylor Swift and Adele finalists for eight awards. The five finalists for Top Artist are the amazing Adele, Justin, Drake, Taylor and The Weeknd. Music-lovers get ready to see some of your favorite artist!