An upcoming television program will feature a lineup of top music stars, including a rare TV appearance by Prince. The occasion is the 2013 Billboard Music Awards, which will air live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 19, on ABC.
“In addition to delivering multiple unforgettable performances, the awards show will also honor Billboard chart topper and world-renowned music legend Prince with the Billboard Icon Award, highlighting his unique journey and history of groundbreaking accomplishments in music during the broadcast, which is to be executive-produced by Don Mischer,” ABC announced.
Taylor Swift, Miguel, Justin Bieber and Bruno Mars have been announced as performers. Additional performers and presenters are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.