*Ludacris has been chosen to host Sunday’s 2014 Billboard Music Awards, airing live on ABC from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Lopez, John Legend, Lorde and Carrie Underwood will perform. The show begins at 8 p.m. Eastern time.
Lorde and Imagine Dragons are the top contenders, competing in 12 categories. Imagine Dragons will battle Cyrus, Perry, Bruno Mars and Justin Timberlake, who is nominated for 11 awards.
Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience” will compete against efforts from Beyonce, Eminem, Drake and Luke Bryan for top Billboard 200 album.