Billboard Music Awards 2013 Live Stream: Time, Channel, Red Carpet, Nominees, Performers

on May 19 2013 12:55 PM

The Billboard Music Awards 2013 will be broadcast Sunday evening on ABC, beginning at 8 p.m. EDT, from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Madonna will be honored for her MDNA tour, which grossed more than $305 million, and she was also named Billboard’s Top Money Maker of 2012,  Billboard.com wrote.

The galaxy of music luminaries on hand for the Tracy Morgan-hosted event includes Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Prince, Bruno Mars, Miguel, Jennifer Lopez, Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Ed Sheeran, David Guetta, Ne-Yo, Akon, Icona Pop, Pitbull, Christina Aguilera, Selena Gomez, The Band Perry, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Kacey Musgraves. Prince will be given the Billboard Icon Award for his groundbreaking achievements in the music industry.

Taylor Swift, fun. and Maroon 5 are all tied for the most nominations with 11 award categories, trailed by Rihanna, who is nominated 10 times, Carly Rae Jepsen with nine and One Direction with eight.  Bieber, Swift and Mars are the finalists in a new category, the Milestone Award. It is given to the artist  who has had the most success on the Billboard charts the past year. 

For live stream footage of the event and its red carpet starting at 7 p.m. EDT , click here. Here is a list of categories and their nominees:

Top Artist:

Justin Bieber

Maroon 5

One Direction

Rihanna

Taylor Swift

 

Top Hot 100 Song:

“Some Nights,” Fun.

“Somebody That I Used To Know,” Gotye feat. Kimbra

“Call Me Maybe,” Carly Rae Jepsen

“One More Night,” Maroon 5

“Payphone,” Maroon 5, featuring Wiz Khalifa

 

Top Billboard 200 Album:

21, Adele

Babel, Mumford & Sons

Take Me Home, One Direction

Up All Night, One Direction

Red, Taylor Swift

 

Top Duo/Group:

Coldplay

Fun.

Maroon 5

Mumford & Sons

One Direction

 

Top New Artist:

Gotye

Carly Rae Jepsen

The Lumineers

One Direction

PSY

 

Top Male Artist:

Jason Aldean

Justin Bieber

Drake

Flo Rida

Bruno Mars

 

Top Female Artist:

Adele

Carly Rae Jepsen

Nicki Minaj

Rihanna

Taylor Swift

 

Top 100 Artist:

Flo Rida

Fun.

Maroon 5

Rihanna

Taylor Swift

 

Top Billboard 200 Artist:

Adele

Justin Bieber

Mumford & Sons

One Direction

Taylor Swift

 

Top Digital Songs:

Flo Rida

Fun.

Carly Rae Jepsen

Maroon 5

Taylor Swift

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