Watch Billboard Music Awards Live Streaming Online, Plus Facts You Need To Know About The BBMAs

The Billboard Music Awards 2017 is on Sunday and will bring to the public the hottest musical acts of the year. You can watch the show that streams live on ABC as well as online. The show will honor those musical legends lost while celebrating those who have made notable strides in music. There are many highly anticipated performances that should prove to be viral-worthy and special awards will be given for milestone achievements. Held live at the T-Mobile arena in Las Vegas, the Billboard Music Awards will air on ABC Sunday, May 21, 2017, at 5 p.m. PT and 8 p.m. ET. Ludacris and Vanessa Hudgens will host the show that features a lineup of top performers and presenters. Here’s how to watch the Billboard Music Awards live streaming online, as well as facts you need to know about Sunday night’s big event.

ABC broadcasts the Billboard Music Awards and they have a live stream feature on their official website. Unfortunately, the ABC live stream is only available in certain markets, though they are expanding this service. Check the website to see if you have access to the live stream. If not, there are a few other options available.

Those who have a cable or satellite subscription can use it to watch the Billboard Music Awards live stream. You can download the ABC app that is applicable to your device, log in, and watch your favorite program. There are apps for Android, iPhones, Amazon, Roku, and more. Though there is free content available for those who don’t have a subscription account, you’ll find that having a subscription enables you to access the most content.

Before the main show airs at 8 p.m. ET, you can watch the BBMAs Magenta Carpet LIVE show that will air exclusively on Twitter. The BBMAs Magenta Carpet LIVE show begins at 6 p.m. ET and ends at 8 p.m. ET when the Billboard Music Awards begin. You can follow the excitement and watch as the stars arrive at

Here are facts regarding Sunday’s broadcast of the 2017 Billboard Music Awards.

  • Nicki Minaj is opening the show with Lil Wayne, Jason Derulo, and David Guetta. The performance will last nine minutes.
  • Miley Cyrus will perform “Malibu” for the first time live on national television.
  • Miley Cyrus will perform and her sister Noah Cyrus will present.
  • Camilla Cabello will perform live for the first time as a solo artist since leaving the group Fifth Harmony. She will perform “Crying in the Club.” After the Billboards, Cabello will perform an exclusive, live version of “I Have Questions” on Infinity.
  • Michael Jackson’s son, Prince Michael Jackson, will appear on stage as a presenter.
  • Cher will receive the Billboard ICON award and will also perform “Believe.” It will be her first live, awards-show performance in more than 15 years.
  • BTS is nominated for top social artist.
  • Lindsey Stirling is a nominee and a presenter.
  • Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez are competing against each other as both are nominated for top social artist.
  • Imagine Dragons will perform a tribute to Soundgarden’s and Audioslave’s lead singer Chris Cornell who passed away this week.
  • Celine Dion will perform “My Heart Will Go On” in honor of the movie Titanic’s twentieth anniversary.
  • Lorde will perform.
  • 2016 NAACP Image Award Honorees John Legend and Jussie Smollett will both appear at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards. John Legend will perform and Jussie Smollett is a presenter.
  • Billboard Music Award nominees are selected based on fan interaction with artists and their music. Billboard, Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound use special data tracking to determine artist’s interactions with fans across multiple social mediums. Nominees are based on data obtained between March 18, 2016, and March 16, 2017.

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