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Adele, Alicia Keys Nominated for Billboard Music Awards

May 15 2013
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The Billboard Music Awards will take place this Sunday, May 19th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, broadcasting live on ABC beginning at 8pm ET.  Comedic actor Tracy Morgan of "Saturday Night Live" and "30 Rock" fame will host the event.  Adele has five nominations including Top Female Artist and Top Billboard 200 Artist; Rihanna picks up nine nominations including Top Artist; Alicia Keys has three nods including Top R&B Artist and Lionel Richie makes the finalist list for Top Country Album for his top-selling duets set Tuskegee.  Madonna will be honored with the Top Touring Artist Award while Prince will receive the Billboard Icon Award.  There will be live performances from Prince, Christina Aguilera, Bruno Mars, Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift, Ne-Yo and Justin Bieber among others.   

Last changed: May 15 2013 at 5:43 AM

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