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Billboard Music Awards 2014: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Tonight is the 2014 Billboard Music Awards, aka the BBMAs, and we’ve got all the information on the host, guests, the big awards, performances, and live stream info. Check it all out in the below facts.


1. The Red Carpet Show Can Be Seen Via Live Streamed

Starting at 6:00 p.m. EST/ 3:00 p.m. PT, the red carpet show for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards will be live streamed in the above video. So stay tuned and check it out.

Lindsey Stirling will be performing at the pre-show. Plus, Lance Bass, Jordin Sparks, and Ted Stryker will be hosting the red carpet events.

PHOTOS: Billboard Music Awards 2014 Best Red Carpet Pics

Check out all the best photos of your favorite celebrities from the 2014 Billboard Music Awards red carpet.

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2. Michael Jackson Will Be Performing

That’s right. The legend Michael Jackson will be performing at tonight’s Billboard Music Awards. We’ve heard that a hologram technology will be used for the performance, so it should be a very exciting act. Additional performers include Miley Cyrus, Shakira, Robin Thicke, Jennifer Lopez, Miranda Lambert, Imagine Dragons, Carrie Underwood, Florida Georgia Line, John Legend, Ariana Grande, Luke Bryan, Ricky Martin, OneRepublic, Pitbull, and 5SOS.


3. The New Cast of Rising Star Will Make an Appearance

The judges and host have been announced for the new reality competition series Rising Star. Because the BBMAs’ host this year is Ludacris, the cast will make a small appearance together on stage. The host of Rising Star is Josh Groban and the judges are Kesha, Ludacris, and Brad Paisley.


4. Robin Thicke Is Supposed to Try to Win Wife Paula Patton Back

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Robin Thicke is said to be performing a song called “Get Her Back,” that’s supposedly been written for estranged wife Paula Patton. There are rumors that Thicke will beg for his wife to come back to him on stage. And, this won’t be the first time that Thicke has made a public plea for his wife’s return. There have been several of his concerns where he told the crowd how much he misses his wife and how he wants to win her back somehow.


5. The Nominees for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards

Billboard Music Awards 2014 Winners List

Tune in here as the winners are revealed throughout the night for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards.

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Jennifer Lopez will be the recipient of the Icon Award tonight on the BBMAs. As for the list of nominations for tonight’s show, have a look at them below:

Top Artist
Miley Cyrus
Imagine Dragons
Bruno Mars
Katy Perry
Justin Timberlake


Top New Artist
Bastille
Capital Cities
Ariana Grande
Lorde
Passenger


Top Male Artist
Luke Bryan
Drake
Eminem
Bruno Mars
Justin Timberlake


Top Female Artist
Beyonce
Miley Cyrus
Lorde
Katy Perry
Rihanna


Top Duo/Group
Florida Georgia Line
Imagine Dragons
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
One Direction
OneRepublic


Top Billboard 200 Artist
Beyonce
Luke Bryan
Eminem
One Direction
Justin Timberlake


Top Hot 100 Artist
Miley Cyrus
Imagine Dragons
Lorde
Katy Perry
Justin Timberlake


Top Digital Songs Artist
Miley Cyrus
Imagine Dragons
Lorde
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Katy Perry


Top Radio Songs Artist
Imagine Dragons
Lorde
Bruno Mars
Katy Perry
Justin Timberlake


Top Touring Artist
Beyonce
Bon Jovi
Pink
Rihanna
Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band


Top Social Artist
Justin Bieber
Miley Cyrus
One Direction
Rihanna
Taylor Swift


Top Streaming Artist
Miley Cyrus
Imagine Dragons
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Katy Perry
PSY


Top R&B Artist
Beyonce
Pharrell
Rihanna
Robin Thicke
Justin Timberlake


Top Rap Artist
Drake
Eminem
Jay Z
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Pitbull


Top Country Artist
Luke Bryan
Florida Georgia Line
Darius Rucker
Blake Shelton
Taylor Swift


Top Rock Artist
Capital Cities
Fall Out Boy
Imagine Dragons
Lorde
Passenger


Top Latin Artist
Marc Anthony
Gerardo Ortiz
Jenni Rivera
Prince Royce
Romeo Santos


Top Dance / Electronic Artist
Avicii
Daft Punk
Calvin Harris
Lady Gaga
Zedd


Top Christian Artist
Mandisa
Skillet
tobyMac
Chris Tomlin
Matthew West


Top Billboard 200 Album
Beyonce – “Beyonce”
Luke Bryan – “Crash My Party”
Drake – “Nothing Was The Same”
Eminem – “The Marshall Mathers LP 2″
Justin Timberlake – “The 20/20 Experience”


Top R&B Album
Beyonce – “Beyonce”
R. Kelly – “Black Panties”
Robin Thicke – “Blurred Lines”
Justin Timberlake – “The 20/20 Experience”
Justin Timberlake – “The 20/20 Experience (2 of 2)”


Top Rap Album
J. Cole – “Born Sinner”
Drake – “Nothing Was The Same”
Eminem – “The Marshall Mathers LP 2″
Jay Z – “Magna Carta& Holy Grail”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – “The Heist”


Top Country Album
Garth Brooks – “Blame It All On My Roots: Five Decades of Influences”
Luke Bryan – “Crash My Party”
Florida Georgia Line – “Here’s To The Good Times”
The Robertsons – “Duck The Halls: A Robertson Family Christmas”
Blake Shelton – “Based On A True Story”


Top Rock Album
Lana Del Rey – “Born To Die”
Fall Out Boy – “Save Rock And Roll”
Imagine Dragons – “Night Visions”
Lorde – “Pure Heroine”
Mumford & Sons – “Babel”


Top Latin Album
Marc Anthony – “3.0”
Alejandro Fernandez – “Confidencias”
Jenni Rivera – “1969 – Siempre: En Vivo Desde Monterrey: Parte “
Prince Royce – “Soy El Mismo”
Romeo Santos – “Formula: Vol. 2″


Top Dance / Electronic Album
Avicii – “True”
Daft Punk – “Random Access Memories”
Lady Gaga – “ARTPOP”
Lindsey Stirling – “Lindsey Stirling”
Zedd – “Clarity”


Top Christian Album
Alan Jackson – “Precious Memories: Volume II”
Skillet – “Rise”
Third Day – “Miracle”
Chris Tomlin – “Burning Lights
Various Artists – “WOW Hits 2014″


Top Hot 100 Song
Miley Cyrus – “Wrecking Ball”
Imagine Dragons” – “Radioactive”
Lorde – “Royals”
Katy Perry – “Roar”
Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell – “Blurred Lines”


Top Digital Song
Imagine Dragons – “Radioactive”
Lorde – “Royals”
OneRepublic – “Counting Stars”
Katy Perry – “Roar”
Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell – “Blurred Lines”


Top Radio Song
Avicii – “Wake Me Up”
Lorde – “Royals”
Katy Perry – “Roar”
Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell – “Blurred Lines”
Justin Timberlake – “Mirrors”


Top Streaming Song (Audio)
Daft Punk Featuring Pharrell William – “Get Lucky”
Imagine Dragons – “Radioactive”
Lorde – “Royals”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Ray Dalton, “Can’t Hold Us”
Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell – “Blurred Lines”


Top Streaming Song (Video)
Baauer – “Harlem Shake”
Miley Cyrus – “We Can’t Stop”
Miley Cyrus – “Wrecking Ball”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz – “Thrift Shop”
Katy Perry – “Roar”


Top Rap Song
Eminem Featuring Rihanna – “The Monster”
Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake – “Holy Grail”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Ray Dalton – “Can’t Hold Us”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz – “Thrift Shop”
Pitbull Featuring Ke$ha – “Timber”


Top Country Song
Luke Bryan – “Crash My Party”
Luke Bryan – “That’s My Kind Of Night”
Florida Georgia Line Featuring Nelly – “Cruise”
Darius Rucker – “Wagon Wheel”
Blake Shelton Featuring Pistol Annies & Friends – “Boys ‘Round Here”


Top Rock Song
Capital Cities – “Safe And Sound”
Imagine Dragons – “Demons”
Imagine Dragons – “Radioactive”
Lorde – “Royals”
Passenger – “Let Her Go”


Top Latin Song
Marc Anthony – “Vivir Mi Vida”
Daddy Yankee – “Limbo”
Enrique Iglesias Featuring Romeo Santos – “Loco”
Prince Royce – “Darte Un Beso”
Romeo Santos – “Propuesta Indecente”


Top Dance / Electronic Song
Avicii -“Wake Me Up”
Daft Punk Featuring Pharrell Williams – “Get Lucky”
Icona Pop Featuring Charlie XCX – “I Love It”
Lady Gaga – “Applause”
Zedd Featuring Foxes – “Clarity”


Top Christian Song
Building 429 – “We Won’t Be Shaken”
Mandisa – “Overcomer”
Sidewalk Prophets – “Help Me Find It”
Chris Tomlin – “Whom Shall I Fear (God Of Angel Armies)”
Matthew West – “Hello, My Name Is”


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