The other day we got the full list of nominees for this year’s Billboard Music Awards and now, some of the performers for the show have been revealed.
Previously, it was announced that Jason Derulo, who broke the news about the nominees on Good Morning America a few days ago, would be performing on the award show. Also joining the “Talk Dirty to Me” singer will be Luke Bryan, John Legend, OneRepublic and Imagine Dragons.
Imagine Dragons leads the pack with a total of 12 nominations including “Top Artist,” “Top Duo/Group,” “Top Hot 100 Artist,” “Top Digital Songs Artist,” “Top Radio Songs Artist,” “Top Streaming Artist,” “Top Rock Artist,” “Top Rock Album,” “Top Hot 100 Song,” “Top Digital Song,” “Top Streaming Song (Audio),” and “Top Rock Song” twice, for “Demons” and “Radioactive.”
The Las Vegas-based band are tied with Lorde for the most nominations at this year’s event that is scheduled to take place on Sunday, May 18 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on ABC at 8 p.m. ET.
Bryan comes in with a total of six nominations this year, the most that any country artist has ever gotten. His nominations include “Top Male Artist,” “Top Billboard 200 Artist,” “Top Country Artist,” “Top Billboard 200 Album,” “Top Country Album” and “Top Country Song” twice.
John Legend is up for one award this year, the Milestone Award while OneRepublic comes in with two nominations for “Top Duo/Group” and “Top Digital Song” for their hit “Counting Stars.”