RadioandMusic
| 22 Jul 2019
Vh1 to air The Billboard Music Awards 2016

MUMBAI: This summer, Vh1 is all set to bring its viewers one of the music industryÆs most career defining award shows - the Billboard Music Awards 2016. Vh1 is now a proud home to some of the best award shows in the world, across various categories.

Vh1 is geared to air the Billboard Music Awards straight from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on 23 May 2016 at 6:30 am with a primetime repeat at 9 pm.

Looking forward to the extremely popular award show, Ferzad Palia, EVP, Viacom18 & Head û English and Youth Entertainment, shares, ôIn 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 Indiaö

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.

The Joe Jonas-led band, Mendes is set to join performers P!nk and The Go-Go's, together to celebrate the 35th anniversary of æWe Got the BeatÆ û A Go-GoÆs classic hit.

One of the highlights of the event is P!nk gearing up to make the World Television Debut of æJust Like FireÆ, her new single from æAlice Through the Looking GlassÆ. Alongside the glamorous and popular faces, a number of fresh talents such as DNCE and Shawn Mendeswill also be seen performing at the glorious award ceremony.

The Annual Billboard Music Awards is a part of an extravagant award show line-up aired on Vh1 which includes Golden Globe Awards, The American Music Awards, The Annual Grammy Awards, Video Music Awards and Europe Music Awards.