May 1, 2017


Drake, Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran to Perform at Billboard Music Awards 2017

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The 2017 Billboard Music Awards announced the first round of performers for their big night, and they include a lot of your favorite artists. DrakeBruno Mars and Ed Sheeran are just the handful of names revealed today.

Celine Dion, Florida Georgia Line, Nicki MinajImagine DragonsJohn LegendLorde and Camila Cabello surprisingly sans MGK (could she be dropping her debut solo single soon?) are also on the lineup. Billboard states they will roll out the additional performers in the coming weeks leading up to the award show.

The full list of nominations were revealed last month, with Drake and The Chainsmokers leading with 22 nods apiece. Twenty One Pilots are trailing right behind with 17 nominations, followed by Rihanna with 14, The Weeknd with 13 and Beyoncé with 8. The 2017 Billboard Music Awards will air on May 21 at 8 p.m. on ABC.

Next up, watch Ty Dolla $ign talk about performing with Fifth Harmony at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards: