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.
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.
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