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The 2012 Billboard Music Awards will air Live from MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas on May 20th and will feature the most popular music artists in the industry. Adele leads all artists as a finalist in 18 categories followed by LMFAO, Rhianna and Lil Wayne who are finalist in 17, 13, and 10 categories respectively. Wiz Khalifa and Big Sean are features in the Best New Artist category…Tune in!
According to Billboard.com, the BBMA will “reflect Billboard’s chart rankings based on key fan interactions with music, including album sales and downloads, track downloads, radio airplay and touring as well as streaming and social interactions on Facebook, Twitter, Vevo, Youtube, Spotify and other popular online destinations for music.” Genres will include R&B, Rap, Pop, Country, Rock, Latin and Alternative recongnizing the top artists in each.