The 2017 Billboard Music Awards will open with an “epic nine-minute performance” from pop superstar Nicki Minaj, ABC and dick clark productions announced today, with special guests Jason Derulo, David Guetta and Lil Wayne joining in on the performance.
The ceremony will air live on both coasts from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas this Sunday, May 21, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on ABC.
Minaj recently broke the record long held by Aretha Franklin as the female artist with the most hits charting on the Billboard Hot 100. She will be making her fourth appearance on the Billboard Music Awards stage.
Previously announced performers scheduled to take part in the broadcast include Camila Cabello, The Chainsmokers, Miley Cyrus, Celine Dion, Drake, Florida Georgia Line, Halsey, Sam Hunt, Imagine Dragons, John Legend, Lorde, Bruno Mars, Julia Michaels, Ed Sheeran and 2017 Billboard Music Awards Icon Award recipient Cher.
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