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Molly Ringwald And Simple Minds Pay Tribute To The 30th Anniversary Of “The Breakfast Club” On The “2015 Billboard Music Awards”

The “2015 Billboard Music Awards” will be Hosted by Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen and Broadcast LIVE on ABC Sunday, May 17 at 8:00 PM ET From The MGM Grand Garden Arena.

50 Cent, Kaitlyn Bristowe And Britt Nilsson From “The Bachelorette,” Laverne Cox, Celine Dion, The Cast Of “Entourage,” Taraji P. Henson, Miss America 2015, Kira Kazantsev, New-Yo, Rita Ora And Ellen Pompeo To Present On The “2015 Billboard Music Awards”

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today a mix of television, music and film stars slated to present on the “2015 Billboard Music Awards.” Presenters include 10-time Billboard Music Award winner 50 Cent, Kaitlyn Bristowe and Britt Nilsson from ABC’s “The Bachelorette,” Laverne Cox, six-time Billboard Music Award winner Celine Dion, the cast of “Entourage” (Kevin Connolly, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara, Adrian Grenier), Taraji P. Henson, Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev, 2012 Billboard Music Award winner NE-YO, 2015 Billboard Music Awards finalist Rita Ora and Ellen Pompeo. They join previously announced must-see musical performers Kelly Clarkson, Hozier, Nick Jonas, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Van Halen, along with special duet performances by “Empire” recording artists Jussie Smollett and Bryshere “Yazz” Gray with Estelle, Fall Out Boy featuring Wiz Khalifa, Little Big Town and Faith Hill, Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea and Meghan Trainor featuring John Legend. The “2015 Billboard Music Awards” will be hosted by Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen and broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 17, on ABC from 8:00 PM–11:00 PM ET.

Global Superstar Mariah Carey Set To Perform On The “2015 Billboard Music Awards”

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that 14-time Billboard Music Award winner and global superstar Mariah Carey will perform on this year’s award show. She joins previously announced musical performers Kelly Clarkson, Hozier, Nick Jonas, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Van Halen, along with special duet performances by “Empire” recording artists Jussie Smollett and Bryshere “Yazz” Gray with Estelle, Fall Out Boy featuring Wiz Khalifa, Little Big Town and Faith Hill, Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea and Meghan Trainor featuring John Legend. The “2015 Billboard Music Awards” will be hosted by Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen and broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 17, on ABC from 8:00 PM–11:00 PM ET.

Indie-Pop Singer Bean to Release “Wildfire” and Play Wango Tango Pre-Show

Emerging singer/songwriter Noelle Bean, aka Bean, is gearing up to release her new indie-pop single, “Wildfire,” on May 19 on STRZ Enterprises. About the song, Bean says, “’Wildfire’ is much more mature than my other songs…it really reflects my personality and artistry. It’s an anthem for the vagabonds, the wanderers, and the hippies of now.” Prior to the song’s release, Bean will take the stage at KIIS-FM’s Wango Tango VILLAGE pre-show at 1:45 p.m. on May 9, along with Fifth Harmony, Jake Miller, Eden xo, and more.

Van Halen To Perform On The “2015 Billboard Music Awards”

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that one of the greatest rock and roll bands of all-time, Van Halen, will perform on the “2015 Billboard Music Awards,” marking the band’s first-ever performance on an awards show with Eddie, Alex, Wolfgang Van Halen and David Lee Roth. Van Halen join previously announced musical performers Kelly Clarkson, Hozier, Nick Jonas, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, along with special duet performances by “Empire” recording artists Jussie Smollett and Bryshere “Yazz” Gray with Estelle, Fall Out Boy featuring Wiz Khalifa, Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea and Meghan Trainor featuring John Legend. The “2015 Billboard Music Awards” will be hosted by Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen and broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 17, on ABC from 8:00 PM–11:00 PM ET.

Vote For Billboard Chart Achievement Award Presented By Samsung!

Billboard, dick clark productions and Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (Samsung) have teamed up to celebrate outstanding achievements on this year’s Billboard music charts with the Billboard Chart Achievement Award Presented by Samsung at the “2015 Billboard Music Awards.” The show will be hosted by Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen and will broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 17 on ABC from 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM ET.

AronChupa’s Worldwide Sensation “I’m An Albatraoz” Remix Contest

Multi-platinum selling newcomer AronChupa is giving fans the chance to reimagine his worldwide sensation, “I’m An Albatraoz,” via a remix contest, in collaboration with WAVO.me and Ultra. Submissions can be made via WAVO and Dancing Astronaut until May 30. The winner will be announced June 5 and will win an official release on Ultra Music and social support from Ultra, WAVO and AronChupa.

Scott Weiland Announces New Guitar Player For The Wildabouts

In a message to fans, Scott Weiland announced that Australian-born guitarist Nick Maybury would be joining his band the Wildabouts when they hit the road this week to play a host of solo and festival dates. The band’s Jeremy Brown passed away unexpectedly last month; a day before Scott Weiland & the Wildabouts’ debut album Blaster was released on March 31.

“Empire” stars JUSSIE SMOLLETT and BRYSHERE “YAZZ” GRAY to perform with Grammy winner ESTELLE at the “2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that “Empire” recording artists Jussie Smollett and Bryshere “Yazz” Gray will perform at this year’s award show for an “Empire” themed performance featuring Grammy Award-winning British songstress Estelle, singing a medley of the show’s biggest hits, “Conqueror” and “You’re So Beautiful.” These stars join previously announced musical performers Iggy Azalea, Fall Out Boy featuring Wiz Khalifa, Kelly Clarkson, Hozier, Nick Jonas, John Legend, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Britney Spears and Meghan Trainor. The “2015 Billboard Music Awards” will be hosted by Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen and broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 17, on ABC from 8:00 PM–11:00 PM ET.

Britney Spears Makes The Worldwide Television Debut Of “Pretty Girls” Ft. Iggy Azalea On The “2015 Billboard Music Awards”

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that music superstar Britney Spears will return to the global television stage for a must-see performance of her new single, “Pretty Girls” featuring Iggy Azalea on the “2015 Billboard Music Awards.” The two singers join an already star-studded lineup of previously announced musical performers that includes Kelly Clarkson, Fall Out Boy featuring Wiz Khalifa, Hozier, Nick Jonas, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, and Meghan Trainor & John Legend. This year’s show will be hosted by Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen and broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 17, on ABC from 8:00 PM–11:00 PM ET.

Kelly Clarkson, Ed Sheeran, And Meghan Trainor & John Legend To Perform On The “2015 Billboard Music Awards”

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that Kelly Clarkson, Ed Sheeran, and Meghan Trainor & John Legend will perform on this year’s show. These stars join previously announced musical performers Fall Out Boy featuring Wiz Khalifa, Hozier, Nick Jonas and Sam Smith. The “2015 Billboard Music Awards” will be hosted by Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen and broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 17, on ABC from 8:00 PM–11:00 PM ET.

iSHi Feat. Pusha T – Push It (iSHi vs Cazzette Remix) Out Today on iTunes

Swedish hip-hop luminary iSHi has teamed up with label mates Cazzette for a full-throttled remix of debut PRMD single, ‘Push It.’

Hozier, Nick Jonas, and Sam Smith To Perform On The “2015 Billboard Music Awards”

Dick clark productions and Billboard announced today that Hozier, Nick Jonas, and Sam Smith will all perform on the “2015 Billboard Music Awards.” These stars join previously announced musical performers Fall Out Boy featuring Wiz Khalifa, along with event hosts Chrissy Teigen and Ludacris. The “2015 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 17, on ABC from 8:00 PM–11:00 PM ET.

Finalists Announced For The “2015 Billboard Music Awards”

With help from hip-hop artist and actor Ludacris, TV host and supermodel Chrissy Teigen, Fall Out Boy musician Pete Wentz, and “Empire” recording artist Jussie Smollett, dick clark productions and Billboard announced the finalists for the “2015 Billboard Music Awards,” honoring the year’s most successful artists in 41 categories, including 15 Latin finalists. The “2015 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 17, on ABC from 8:00 PM–11:00 PM ET. This year’s show will showcase big performances, unexpected collaborations and pop culture moments that will have everyone talking.

Weiland dedicates today’s Blaster release to guitarist Jeremy Brown

“I’d like to dedicate today’s release of our album, Blaster, to my friend and collaborator Jeremy Brown. It breaks my heart that you are not here to receive the recognition you so deserve and worked so hard for,” Scott Weiland