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Ludacris & Ciara To Host 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Ciara will be joining Ludacris as host of the 2016 Billboard Music Awards.

Yesterday it was announced that Ludacris will be hosting the Billboard Music Awards for the third consecutive year and Ciara quickly took to Twitter to share the exciting news.

“It is my honor to host the Billboard Music Awards for the third year and a pleasure to host with my good friend Ciara,” Luda told Billboard.

“The Billboard Music Awards is one of the best award shows to honor chart success. My great friend Ludacris and I have also shared songs together on the Billboard chart.” “I look forward to sharing the stage with him on this special night. It will definitely be a night to remember,” added Ciara.

Catch the BBMAs live from T-Mobile Arena on ABC May 22nd starting at 8PM EST and see the nominees below.

Top Artist:

Adele
Justin Bieber
Drake
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd

Top New Artist:

Fetty Wap
OMI
Charlie Puth
Silentó
Bryson Tiller

Top Male Artist:

Justin Bieber
Drake
Fetty Wap
Ed Sheeran
The Weeknd

Top Female Artist:

Adele
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande
Rihanna
Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group:

Maroon 5
One Direction
twenty one pilots
The Rolling Stones
U2

Top Billboard 200 Artist:

Adele
Justin Bieber
Drake
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd

Top Hot 100 Artist:

Justin Bieber
Drake
Fetty Wap
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd

Top Song Sales Artist:

Adele
Justin Bieber
Drake
Fetty Wap
The Weeknd

Top Radio Songs Artist:

Justin Bieber
Ellie Goulding
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd

Top Streaming Songs Artist:

Justin Bieber
Drake
Fetty Wap
Silentó
The Weeknd

Top R&B Artist:

Chris Brown
Jeremih
Rihanna
Bryson Tiller
The Weeknd

Top Rap Artist:

Drake
Fetty Wap
Future
Wiz Khalifa
Silentó

Top Billboard 200 Album:

Adele, 25
Justin Bieber, Purpose
Ed Sheeran, x
Taylor Swift, 1989
The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the Madness
One Direction, Made in the AM cover Syco Entertainment

Top R&B Album:

Chris Brown – Royalty
Rihanna – ANTI
Bryson Tiller – T R A P S O U L
Tyrese – Black Rose
The Weeknd – Beauty Behind the Madness

Top Rap Album:

Drake – If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
Drake and Future – What a Time to Be Alive
Dr. Dre – Compton
Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly
Meek Mill – Dreams Worth More Than Money

Top Hot 100 Song:

Adele, “Hello”
Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”
Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth, “See You Again”
The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face”
The Weeknd, “The Hills”

Top Selling Song:

Adele – “Hello”
Wiz Khalifa (Feat. Charlie Puth) – “See You Again”
OMI – “Cheerleader”
Rachel Platten – “Fight Song”
The Weeknd – “The Hills”

Top Radio Song:

Adele – “Hello”
Wiz Khalifa (Feat. Charlie Puth) – “See You Again”
Mark Ronson (Feat. Bruno Mars) – “Uptown Funk!”
WALK THE MOON – “Shut Up and Dance”
The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face”

Top Streaming Song (Audio):

Justin Bieber – “Sorry”
Justin Bieber – “What Do You Mean”
Fetty Wap – “Trap Queen”
The Weeknd – “The Hills”
Drake – “Hotline Bling”

Top Streaming Song (Video):

Fetty Wap – “Trap Queen”
Wiz Khalifa (Feat. Charlie Puth) – “See You Again”
Mark Ronson (Feat. Bruno Mars) – “Uptown Funk!”
Silentó – “Watch Me”
The Weeknd – “The Hills”

Top R&B Song:

Alessia Cara “Here”
Omarion (Feat. Chris Brown and Jhené Aiko) – “Post to Be”
The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face”
The Weeknd – “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)”
The Weeknd – “The Hills”

Top Rap Song:

Drake – “Hotline Bling”
Fetty Wap – “Trap Queen”
Fetty Wap (Feat. Remy Boyz) – “679”
Silentó – “Watch Me”
Wiz Khalifa (Feat. Charlie Puth) – “See You Again”

Top Dance/Electronic Song:

The Chainsmokers (Feat. ROZES) – “Roses”
DJ Snake and AlunaGeorge – “You Know You Like It”
David Guetta (Feat. Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha and Afrojack) – “Hey Mama”
Major Lazer and DJ Snake (Feat. MØ) – “Lean On”
Skrillex and Diplo (Feat. Justin Bieber) – “Where Are Ü Now”

See the complete list of nominees here.