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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.

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.