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2016 SESAC Latina Music Awards

SESAC Latina, the world’s most progressive Latin music performing rights organization, will celebrate the impressive achievements of its members at the 2016 SESAC Latina Music Awards, set for June 15 at the historic Beverly Hills Hotel.

T-MOBILE ANNOUNCED AS TITLE SPONSOR FOR “T-MOBILE MAGENTA CARPET LIVE AT THE BBMAs”

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that T-Mobile is the title sponsor of the live stream magenta carpet pre-show at the “2016 Billboard Music Awards.” As the first awards show to be broadcast from the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, the “T-Mobile Magenta Carpet Live at the BBMAs” will feature an all-new magenta carpet and a T-Mobile branded stage hosted by Rachel Platten and Ted Stryker. T-Mobile is working with DJ Khaled to provide fans with exclusive backstage and behind-the-scenes access on social media via Twitter, Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram before and during the show with #MusicFreedom.

JESSICA ALBA, KRISTEN BELL, 2016 MISS AMERICA BETTY CANTRELL, LAUREN COHAN, KATHRYN HAHN, WIZ KHALIFA, MILA KUNIS, ASHTON KUTCHER, IDINA MENZEL, KEKE PALMER, REBECCA ROMIJN, SERAYAH, STEVEN TYLER, LINDSEY VONN AND PETE WENTZ TO PRESENT AT THE “2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that Jessica Alba, Kristen Bell, 2016 Miss America Betty Cantrell, Lauren Cohan, Kathryn Hahn, Wiz Khalifa, Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Idina Menzel, Keke Palmer, Rebecca Romijn, Serayah, Steven Tyler, Lindsey Vonn and Pete Wentz will all present awards at the “2016 Billboard Music Awards.” The award show will broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on ABC. For the first time in Billboard Music Awards history, viewers on the West Coast will watch the show live along with fellow fans on the East Coast. Additional presenters will be announced soon.

NEW ADELE MUSIC VIDEO TO MAKE WORLDWIDE DEBUT AT THE “2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that the video for Adele’s new single “Send My Love (To Your New Lover),” off her latest album 25, will make its worldwide debut during the “2016 Billboard Music Awards.” The video for the song, which was co-written with and produced by Max Martin & Shellback, was shot in London and directed by Patrick Daughters (Feist, Muse, Yeah Yeah Yeahs). The “2016 Billboard Music Awards” will be hosted by Ludacris and Ciara, and will broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on ABC.

Julión Álvarez y su Norteño Band Tour On Sale Today

Tickets go on sale today at 10:00am for Julión Álvarez y su Norteño Banda Mis Ídolos…Hoy Mis Amigos Tour!, just one week after his album of the same name debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Latin Albums chart. The 22 city tour kicks off July 15 at the SAP Center in San Jose, then heads out to The Forum in Los Angeles (July 16), Viejas Arena in San Diego (July 17) and the Toyota Center in Houston (July 22). This will make the first time that Alvarez will play legendary venues like The Theater at MSG in NYC (July 30) and EagleBank Arena in Washington DC. See below for full itinerary. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster (unless otherwise noted).

MULTI-PLATINUM POP SUPERSTAR MEGHAN TRAINOR TO PERFORM ON THE “2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that pop superstar Meghan Trainor will perform her new smash hit “No” on the “2016 Billboard Music Awards.” The “2016 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on ABC. For the first time in Billboard Music Awards history, viewers on the West Coast will watch the show live along with fellow fans on the East Coast. This year’s show, which will be hosted by hip-hop artist Ludacris and international music sensation Ciara, will showcase big performances, unexpected collaborations and much-discussed pop culture moments. Trainor joins previously announced performers Justin Bieber, Celine Dion, DNCE, The Go-Go’s, Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes, P!nk, “Kia’s One to Watch” Troye Sivan, Britney Spears, and collaborations with Fifth Harmony featuring Ty Dolla $ign, Nick Jonas with Tove Lo, and Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani, and Madonna will pay tribute to Prince.

INTERNATIONAL MEGASTAR RIHANNA TO PERFORM ON THE “2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that international music sensation Rihanna will perform on the “2016 Billboard Music Awards”, almost ten years to the day since her first No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 (“SOS” hit the charts on May 13, 2006 and spent a total of three weeks at No. 1). The “2016 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on ABC. For the first time in Billboard Music Awards history, viewers on the West Coast will watch the show live along with fellow fans on the East Coast. This year’s show, which will be hosted by hip-hop artist Ludacris and international music sensation Ciara, will showcase big performances, unexpected collaborations and much-discussed pop culture moments. Rihanna joins previously announced performers Justin Bieber, Celine Dion, DNCE, The Go-Go’s, Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes, P!nk, “Kia’s One to Watch” Troye Sivan, Britney Spears, and collaborations with Fifth Harmony featuring Ty Dolla $ign, Nick Jonas with Tove Lo, and Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani, and Madonna will honor Prince.

ARIANA GRANDE, BLAKE SHELTON & GWEN STEFANI TO PERFORM ON THE “2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that Ariana Grande, Blake Shelton, and Gwen Stefani have been added to the star-studded lineup of performers at the “2016 Billboard Music Awards.” Grande is set to perform new music, and Shelton and Stefani will take to the stage for the awards show debut of “Go Ahead And Break My Heart,” a song they wrote and perform on Shelton’s new album If I’m Honest. The “2016 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on ABC. For the first time in Billboard Music Awards history, viewers on the West Coast will watch the show live along with fellow fans on the East Coast. This year’s show, which will be hosted by hip-hop artist Ludacris and international music sensation Ciara, will showcase big performances, unexpected collaborations and much-discussed pop culture moments.

Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike Win Three Empo Awards + EDC NY

Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike continue to dominate dance music across the globe and their recent wins at Mexico’s EMPO Awards are further proof of the Belgian duo’s impressive international reach. The brothers picked up three awards including ‘Best Global DJ’ for a second year in a row, as well as ‘Best Big Room DJ’ and ‘Best Music Video’ their unmissable collaboration with Ummet Ozcan ‘The Hum’, which reached #1 in the singles chart in Belgium and earned the guys a Platinum record in their home country. The brothers will be performing live this Saturday, May 14th, at EDC New York.

MADONNA TO HONOR PRINCE ON THE “2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that Madonna will pay tribute to her friend and fellow artist, Prince, at the “2016 Billboard Music Awards.” The “2016 Billboard Music Awards” will be hosted by Ludacris and Ciara, and will broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on ABC.

VOTING OPENS TODAY FOR THE BILLBOARD CHART ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Billboard and dick clark productions announced that fans will be able to vote for this year’s Billboard Chart Achievement Award at the “2016 Billboard Music Awards” starting today. Finalists include Adele, Drake, Little Big Town, Rihanna and The Weeknd. Fans can vote for their favorite artist who has accomplished an outstanding and rare achievement on the Billboard music charts over the past year. The “2016 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on ABC. For the first time in Billboard Music Awards history, viewers on the West Coast will watch the show live along with fellow fans on the East Coast. This year’s show, which will be hosted by hip-hop artist Ludacris and international music sensation Ciara, will showcase big performances, unexpected collaborations and much-discussed pop culture moments.

TROYE SIVAN TO PERFORM AS “KIA’S ONE TO WATCH” ON THE “2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”

Billboard, dick clark productions and Kia Motors announced today that new music sensation, Troye Sivan, will perform as “Kia’s One to Watch” on the “2016 Billboard Music Awards.” The “2016 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on ABC. For the first time in Billboard Music Awards history, viewers on the West Coast will watch the show live with fellow fans on the East Coast. This year’s show, which will be hosted by hip-hop artist Ludacris and international music sensation Ciara, will showcase big performances, unexpected collaborations and much-discussed pop culture moments. Sivan joins previously announced performers Justin Bieber, Celine Dion, DNCE, The Go-Go’s, Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes, P!nk, Britney Spears and collaborations with Nick Jonas and Tove Lo.

MULTI-PLATINUM RECORDING ARTISTS FIFTH HARMONY TO BRING THEIR SMASH HIT “WORK FROM HOME” WITH TY DOLLA $IGN TO THE STAGE FOR THEIR FIRST EVER “BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS” PERFORMANCE

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that multi-platinum recording artists Fifth Harmony will bring their smash hit “Work From Home” featuring Ty Dolla $ign to the stage for their first ever “Billboard Music Awards” performance. The “2016 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on ABC. For the first time in Billboard Music Awards history, viewers on the West Coast will watch the show live along with fellow fans on the East Coast. This year’s show, which will be hosted by hip-hop artist, Ludacris and international music sensation, Ciara, will showcase big performances, unexpected collaborations and much-discussed pop culture moments. Fifth Harmony join previously announced musical performers Justin Bieber, Celine Dion, DNCE, The Go-Go’s, Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes, P!nk, Britney Spears and collaborations with Nick Jonas and Tove Lo.

DEADLINE FOR REQUESTING CREDENTIALS FOR “2016 Billboard Music Awards” IS TOMORROW!!! Friday, May 6 2016

We would love to invite you to request credentials to cover the 2016 Billboard Music Awards taking place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on SUNDAY, MAY 22nd. Please note that pre-coverage will be in consideration during the approval process for the red carpet.

JULIÓN ÁLVAREZ Y SU NORTEÑO BANDA KICKS OFF Mis Ídolos…Hoy Mis Amigos Tour! JULY 15 TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY, MAY 13

Superstar Julión Álvarez was in Los Angeles today to announce that Julión Álvarez y su Norteño Banda and surprise guests will kick off the U.S. segment of his critically acclaimed Mis Idolos…Hoy Mis Amigos Tour! Friday July 15 at the SAP Center in San Jose.