The 2017 Billboard Music Awards will be held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on May 21, 2017. The ceremony will be televised on ABC and hosted by Chrissy Teigen and Ludacris.
The nominees were announced April 10. Drake and The Chainsmokers lead the pack with 22 nominations apiece. Cher is set to receive the Billboard Icon award to celebrate her 50-plus years in the business. Performances will be given by a who’s who of music’s biggest stars including: Camila Cabello, Celine Dion, Cher, Drake, Ed Sheeran, Imagine Dragons, Florida Georgia Line, John Legend, Lorde, Bruno Marks, Niki Minaj and Miley Cyrus.
The Billboard Music Awards is an awards ceremony held by Billboard, a publication and music popularity chart covering the music business. They have been held annually since 1989 in December, until it went dormant in 2007. However, the awards would later returned in 2011.
Billboard Music Award 2017 Time, TV Channel & Viewing Details
Date: Sunday, May 21, 2016
Time: 8:00 p.m. ET
TV Channel: ABC
Location: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada
Hosts: Ludacris & Chrissy Teigen
How To Watch Billboard Music Award 2017 Awards Online
You can live stream the Billboard Music Awards 2017 on ABC.com, where you will need to log in with your cable provider information.
If you don’t have access to a cable or satellite log-in, you can live stream the episode online through DIRECTV NOW. DIRECTV offers a free seven-day trial, so you’ll receive a full seven days free before your paid membership begins. If you cancel your subscription within the week, you will not be charged. DIRECTV NOW is available on Desktop, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Chromecast.
You can also watch the Billboard Music Awards 2017 through Sling TV. Sling TV is service that allows subscribers to watch live and on-demand TV channels on TVs, computer or mobile device for a monthly fee. It’s just like a cable or satellite TV service, except it’s delivered over the internet. The service’s Blue package includes ABC and costs $25 a month, but like DIRECTV NOW you can sign up for a free seven-day trial and if you cancel your subscription within a week, you will not be charged. Once signed up, simply download the app for your computer to start watching.
Please note ABC on Sling TV & DIRECTV NOW is only available in: Chicago, Fresno, Houston, L.A., New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, Raleigh-Durham.
How To Watch Billboard Music Award 2017 on Mobile or Tablet
To watch Billboard Music Awards on your mobile device, you can download the WATCH ABC App. The WATCH ABC App is available for download on Google Play and iTunes.
You can also watch the TV show on the Sling app. Sign up for a free Sling trial and download their app from the App store or Google Play store. There is also a Sling app for Apple TV, Xbox One, Roku, Chromecast, and Amazon Fire TV.
DIRECTV also has an DIRECTV NOW app on App Store and Google Play store where you can watch Billboard Music Awards 2017 for free if you sign up for the seven-day trial and cancel it before the trial period ends.