Billboard Music Awards 2016 to Air on Vh1

Posted at May 19th, 2016 | by Shivani Goel | in

This summer, Vh1 is all set to bring its viewers one of the music industry’s most career defining award shows – the Billboard Music Awards 2016. Vh1 is geared to air the Billboard Music Awards straight from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on 23rd May at 6.30 AM with a primetime repeat at 9pm.

Looking forward to the extremely popular award show, Ferzad Palia, EVP, Viacom18 & Head – English and Youth Entertainment, shares, “In the past, we have received an incredible response for the live telecast of the Golden Globe Awards and the Grammys. The telecast of Billboards is our endeavor to further our promise of showcasing the best in English Entertainment. Award shows have a huge impact on the music industry as it witnesses the union of numerous talented musicians from across the globe. We, at Vh1, are thrilled to telecast the grand celebration of music to our audience in India”

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The 2016 Billboard Awards will see the always eccentric actor and singer Ludacris along with the gorgeous supermodel  and singer Ciara as hosts of the show. Top nominees for the show include The Weeknd with a whopping 19 nominations across 16 categories, followed by Justin Bieber with 12 nominations across 11 categories. Drake and Fetty Wap are both nominated 11 times, in 10 categories. Singing sensations Taylor Swift and Adele are competing with each other with 8 nominations each.

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The complete list of nominees for the Billboard Music Award can be browsed here.

Shivani Goel

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