Kanye West and Nicki Minaj are the latest to join the stellar line-up of performers for the 2015 Billboard Music Awards. Organizers of the annual awards show announced on Tuesday, May 12 that ?Ye would be closing out the festivities on Sunday night, May 17.
Billboard notes that although West has won five Billboard Music Awards during his career, this will be his first time to perform at the event, which this year is returning to Las Vegas? MGM Grand Garden Arena. He?s expected to perform a brand new song from his upcoming album ?Swish?.
As for Minaj, the Young Money raptress will deliver a live rendition of her new single ?The Night Is Still Young? in addition to sharing the stage with David Guetta for their collaboration ?Hey Mama?.
The 2015 Billboard Music Awards is airing live on ABC at 08:00 P.M. Other performers include Mariah Carey, Britney Spears, Iggy Azalea, Ed Sheeran, Meghan Trainor, John Legend, Kelly Clarkson, Wiz Khalifa and Sam Smith. Taylor Swift is scheduled to premiere her star-packed ?Bad Blood? music video too that night.