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Yahoo Live To Exclusively Live Stream Two-Hour Red Carpet Pre-Show “Samsung Galaxy Red Carpet Live! @ The 2015 Billboard Music Awards”

dick clark productions announced today that the “Samsung Galaxy Red Carpet LIVE! @ The 2015 Billboard Music Awards” red carpet pre-show will stream LIVE online for fans worldwide on Yahoo Live (www.yahoo.com/live) beginning at 6pm ET/3PM PT on Sunday, May 17. The two-hour digital stream can also be watched at Yahoo.com/Live, ABC.com, BillboardMusicAwards.com, Billboard.com and additional online destinations via the Yahoo Screen App. available on iOS and Android, and connected devices including Apple TV, Roku and Xbox. The red carpet live stream pre-show precedes the “2015 Billboard Music Awards,” which will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, and is hosted by Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen on Sunday, May 17, on ABC at 8:00 PM ET/PT.

Superstar Artist Kanye West To Close The “2015 Billboard Music Awards”

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today superstar Kanye West will close this year’s Billboard Music Awards. Recognized worldwide as one of the great live performers of his generation, this will mark Kanye’s first ever performance on the BBMA stage. 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.

Nicki Minaj To Perform “The Night Is Still Young” And Dance Hit “Hey Mama” Featuring David Guetta

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today superstar duet performances by Nicki Minaj featuring David Guetta, Wiz Khalifa with Charlie Puth and Lindsey Stirling, and a special tribute performance by Imagine Dragons, have been added to the lineup at this year’s Billboard Music Awards.

Los Premios Sesac Latina 2015 Regresan Al Histórico Beverly Hills Hotel El Miércoles 17 De Junio, 2015

Celebrando un año de grandiosos éxitos y con su elenco creativo dominando las listas de popularidad, SESAC Latina realiza este 17 de junio la entrega anual de los Premios SESAC Latina a los logros de sus talentosos compositores y editoras una vez más en el histórico Beverly Hills Hotel. Con este regreso a la ciudad de las estrellas, además estará celebrando la impresionante cantidad de canciones que han alcanzado el #1 en las listas de popularidad gracias a su alta rotación radial en Estados Unidos y Puerto Rico.

Tori Kelly To Perform As “Kia’s One To Watch” On The “2015 Billboard Music Awards”

Billboard, dick clark productions and Kia Motors announced today that new music act, Tori Kelly, will perform as “Kia’s One To Watch” on the “2015 Billboard Music Awards.” Kelly will sing her new hit “Nobody Love,” and joins previously announced musical performers Mariah Carey, Kelly Clarkson, Hozier, Nick Jonas, Ed Sheeran, 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 show will also include a special moment with Molly Ringwald introducing Simple Minds who will pay tribute to the 30th anniversary of “The Breakfast Club” with their iconic song “Don’t You (Forget About Me). 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.

Redfoo To Release His Debut Solo Album Where The Sun Goes Summer 2015

In a video message to Billboard, multi-zillion selling producer/writer/DJ Redfoo, whose wild 50s rock/EDM infused Juicy Wiggle has racked up nearly 3 million views on YouTube, announced that he will be releasing his first solo album Where The Sun Goes, this summer on his very own Party Rock Records.

Volvo Cars’ New Beginning Brand Campaign Featuring Avicii Goes Live

The creative collaboration between Swedish artist/producer Avicii and Volvo Cars for their new brand campaign features a reworking of the classic song Feeling Good. Filmed on location in Stockholm and Osterlen, southern Sweden, the music video visits places of personal significance for Avicii and tells his own story of renewal, following several years of hard touring. The music video also features members of his family and close friends.

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.