Drake, BTS and 5 things to know about the Billboard Music Awards






Will Drake or the Chainsmokers be the night’s big winners — or will be the boy band BTS that everyone will be talking about?

For that, you’ll want to tune into ABC to watch the 2017 Billboard Music Awards live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas 5 p.m. Sunday May 21. And to give you a head start on all the trivia you’ll be soaking in, here are 5 things you should know.

Ludacris and Vanessa Hudgens are this year’s co-hosts: It’s the fourth consecutive time that Ludacris has reigned over the event and Hudgens’ first.

Prince Jackson is coming: Michael Jackson’s eldest son will be one of the award presenters. Others include Kevin Hart, Olivia Munn, Hailee Steinfeld and Josh Duhamel.

Drake and The Chainsmokers are tied: These two acts share the all-time record for most nominations in a single year with 22 each and are going up against each other in 10 categories. Twenty One Pilots has 17 nominations and Rihanna has 14.

BTS is representing: The group is nominated for Top Social Artist, a category whose winner is determined by fans’ votes. The boy band’s album, “Wings,” entered the Billboard 200 chart at No. 26, which is the highest chart position for any K-pop act. What makes this even more interesting is that the group sings primarily in Korean.

Imagine Dragons will honor Chris Cornell: The group will share how he influenced them and then perform some of his music. The special moment is among the performances to catch during the show,…

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