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LEGENDARY MUSIC SUPERSTAR CELINE DION TO RECEIVE ICON AWARD AT THE “2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that renowned musical performer Celine Dion will be honored with the esteemed ICON Award on the “2016 Billboard Music Awards.” Dion will also take to the stage for a special rendition of Queen’s “The Show Must Go On” after she accepts one of the most prestigious Billboard awards an artist can receive. The ICON Award is a lifetime achievement award that honors the cultural impact of an artist whose extraordinary talent as a creator and entertainer has stood the test of time. Past recipients include Neil Diamond (2011), Stevie Wonder (2012), Prince (2013) and Jennifer Lopez (2014).

BRITNEY SPEARS TO RECEIVE MILLENNIUM AWARD AND PERFORM MEDLEY OF GREATEST HITS AT THE “2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that world renowned superstar and Las Vegas resident, Britney Spears, will receive this year’s Millennium Award at the “2016 Billboard Music Awards.” The Billboard Millennium Award recognizes outstanding career achievements and influence in the music industry. Past Billboard Millennium Award recipients include Beyoncé in 2011 and Whitney Houston in 2012.

JUSTIN BIEBER TO PERFORM MEDLEY OF NEW SINGLE “COMPANY” AND HIT SONG “SORRY” AT “2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that global superstar Justin Bieber will perform a medley of his new single “Company” and his chart-topping hit “Sorry” on the “2016 Billboard Music Awards.” The show will broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00pm 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. Bieber joins previously announced performers DNCE, The Go-Go’s, Shawn Mendes and P!nk, who will debut her new single “Just Like Fire” from Disney’s Alice Through the Looking Glass.

WATCH: Billboard Premieres the Music Video for Wyclef Jean’s “My Girl”

As premiered by Billboard, 10x Grammy-nominated and 3x Grammy-winning recording artist, Wyclef Jean released the music video for his single “My Girl,” the first single off of his forthcoming album, Carnival III.

DNCE, THE GO-GO’S AND SHAWN MENDES TO PERFORM AT “2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that pop group DNCE, iconic female rock band The Go-Go’s and breakout star Shawn Mendes will perform on the “2016 Billboard Music Awards.” The Go-Go’s performance will celebrate the 35th Anniversary of their smash hit “We Got The Beat” and offer viewers a glimpse of their Farewell Tour, which is set to launch later this year. The “2016 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast LIVE from the 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. These artists join previously announced musical performer P!nk, who will make the world television debut of her new single “Just Like Fire.”

INTERNATIONAL POP ICON P!NK TO MAKE WORLD TELEVISION DEBUT OF NEW SINGLE “JUST LIKE FIRE” FROM DISNEY’S UPCOMING FILM ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS AT THE “2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that award-winning singer-songwriter P!nk will make the world television debut of her new single “Just Like Fire” on the “2016 Billboard Music Awards.” The original song will appear in Disney’s upcoming film Alice Through the Looking Glass, which hits theaters May 27. 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 PM 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 East Coast fans.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.

THE “2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS” FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

With help from the show’s hosts hip-hop artist and actor Ludacris and international music sensation Ciara, dick clark productions and ABC announced the finalists for the “2016 Billboard Music Awards,” honoring the year’s most successful artists in 43 categories. The “2016 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast LIVE from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 22 at 8:00 PM ET on ABC. This year’s show will showcase big performances, unexpected collaborations and pop culture moments that will have everyone talking. The “2016 Billboard Music Awards” is produced by dick clark productions. Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, Mark Bracco, Barry Adelman and Robert Deaton are Executive Producers.

Grammy Award Winning Recording Artist Ludacris & Music Superstar Ciara To Host The “2016 Billboard Music Awards”

Dick clark productions and ABC announced today that the “2016 Billboard Music Awards” will be hosted for the third year in a row by Grammy award winning recording artist Ludacris. He will be joined by first-time host and international recording artist, Ciara. It was also announced that this year’s award show will move to the brand new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The award show will be the first-ever broadcast event from the new venue, which officially opened on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. The “2016 Billboard Music Awards” is set to return to ABC and will broadcast live on SUNDAY, MAY 22 at 8pm ET. This year’s show will showcase big performances, unexpected collaborations and pop culture moments that will have everyone talking.

The FADER Premieres Wyclef Jean’s “My Girl”

As premiered by FADER, 10x Grammy-nominated and 3x Grammy-winning recording artist, Wyclef Jean released “My Girl,” the first single off of his forthcoming album, Carnival III. This is Wyclef’s first new album in over 6 years, and is due out later this year.

DJ Mags’ #1 DJs in the world: Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike play The Palladium 4/1

DIMITRI VEGAS & LIKE MIKE the Belgian brothers/DJs who were named #1 by DJ Mag as the #1 DJs in the world will play the Los Angeles Palladium on Friday April 1st. This is their biggest show in L.A. EVER and is an indication of how they are totally exploding in the US. We’d love to have you talk to them to advance the show (which is nearly sold out) and invite you to review.

She Is We’s WAR Debuts Top 10 on iTunes Alternative Album Chart

She is We, with dynamic front woman Rachel Taylor, released their powerful album WAR which promptly debuted in the Top 10 of iTunes Alternative Album chart. In addition, WAR was just added to Spotify’s huge New Music Friday and Weekend Buzz playlists.

Redfoo’s Debut Solo Album ‘Party Rock Mansion’ Out Today!

Today, Grammy-nominated recording artist and King of Party Rock, Redfoo, released his much-anticipated solo album debut Party Rock Mansion, on his own Party Rock Records, distributed worldwide by ADA. With more than 30 million single sales, 2 billion YouTube views, and over 2 million album sales, Redfoo is back in a big way, and continues to redefine the boundaries of contemporary pop music with Party Rock Mansion.

“Taste the Feeling” by Avicii Announced as Anthem for the Coca-Cola UEFA EURO 2016TM Campaign

“Taste the Feeling” by 2x Grammy nominee and 4x RIAA Platinum artist Avicii will be the anthem for the Coca-Cola UEFA EURO 2016TM campaign. “Taste The Feeling by Avicii vs. Conrad Sewell” is an up-beat anthem, which captures the spirit of the campaign and features the soulful voice of Conrad Sewell, the London-born, Australia-raised singer behind the 2015 break-out single “Firestone.” The song is available today via download and stream and will be featured in various television commercials as part of the campaign.

No.1 DJs Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike at House of Madness Amnesia Ibiza

Having embodied the soundtrack of Ibiza for the past two summers with their roadblock House of Madness shows, current world No. 1 DJs Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike are proud to announce that summer 2016 will see them once again at the helm of the Ibiza institution that is Amnesia for a series of colossal shows. Picking up from last year’s run of events, which saw everyone from Diplo and Afrojack to Martin Garrix and Steve Aoki deliver spectacular performances, the Belgian brothers are upping the ante with what will be one of the most insane parties on the island this season.

Wyclef Jean to Perform in Brooklyn for the First Time in a Decade on March 22

It’s a homecoming for 10x Grammy-nominated and 3x Grammy-winning producer, performer, songwriter Wyclef Jean when he plays the Brooklyn Bowl on Tuesday, March 22, following his March 18 performance at SXSW. CLICK HERE FOR TICKET INFO. Wyclef’s show that night is a Caribbean Carnival celebration for fans, as he performs some of his classic tracks plus new music from his upcoming “Carnival 3” album set for release late this year. He’ll also be filming a video for his new single “My Girl,” which he’ll perform on “Good Day New York” on Monday, March 21. By popular demand, a second show at the Brooklyn Bowl has been added for March 29.