Swift, Bieber, Mars to perform at Billboard Awards
FILE - This March 29, 2013 file photo shows Taylor Swift performing at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. Billboard announced Wednesday, April 3, that Swift, Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars and R&B singer Miguel will perform at the Billboard Music Awards on May 19 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, file)
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber will hit the stage at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on May 19.
Billboard announced Wednesday that Bruno Mars and R&B singer Miguel will also perform at the awards show. Those acts are finalists for the milestone award, a new honor presented to an act who has achieved a landmark on the Billboard charts in the last year.
Other nominees include The Band Perry and Pitbull.
Nominations for other categories haven't been announced.
FILE - This March 28, 2013 file photo shows Canadian singer Justin Bieber performing during the "I Believe Tour " in Munich, southern Germany. Billboard announced Wednesday, April 3, that Bieber, Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars and R&B singer Miguel will perform at the Billboard Music Awards on May 19 in Las Vegas(AP Photo/Matthias Schrader,File)
Prince will receive the icon award at the show, to air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena on ABC at 8 p.m. Eastern.
Online voting is open for the milestone award and will be narrowed to three finalists later this month.