2015 BBMA’s: Live Streaming, Red Carpet, Performances & More

The 2015 Billboard Music Awards take place this Sunday, May 17th, live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. This year’s show is packed with the biggest names and some can’t-miss moments.

In addition to the world premiere of Taylor Swift’s highly- anticipated “Bad Blood” music video (rumored to be packed with celebrity cameos), Mariah Carey is expected to perform, Wiz Khalifa and show co-host Ludacris will perform their tribute song for Paul Walker, and the cast of HBO’s Entourage will present an award.

Here’s everything you need about where and when to watch, including show time, free live streaming options, red carpet shows information, performances and nominees.

Show Time: 8 P.M. (EST) / 5 P.M. (PST) on ABC.  The show will be hosted by Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen.

Free Live Streaming: Free live streaming options are available on your PC through abc.go.com and on your smartphone or tablet through the WATCH ABC app for iOS, Android and Windows.

Streaming is free, but you will need to sign-in using a participating cable provider;  live streaming is also available on the official Billboard Music Awards website.

Red Carpet: There are 2 red carpet shows this year- one from the E! Channel and one from Yahoo.

·”E!’s Live From The Red Carpet” show starts at 6 P.M. (EST) / 3 P.M. (PST) with hosts Giuliana Rancic and Terrence Jenkins.

Fans can also go to E! Online  or use the E! online app for iOS and Android  to catch exclusive footage, interviews and show updates.

· “Samsung Galaxy Red Carpet LIVE! @ The 2015 Billboard Music Awards” will stream for free exclusively on Yahoo Live starting at  6 P.M. (EST) / 3 P.M. (PST).

Fans can also access the 2-hour show through the Yahoo Screen app for iOS and Android.  The show will be hosted by Chelsea Briggs, Chelsea Cannell, Bailee Madison, Jeannie Mai, Jennette McCurdy, M. Tye Comer, Bonnie McKee and Ted Stryker.

The show will have a Fan Pit for fans to interact with the stars, special musical performances, interviews and more.

Performances & Nominees:  Taylor Swift leads all nominees with 14, followed by Sam Smith (13), Iggy Azalea (12) and Meghan Trainor (9).

Performances include the above mentioned acts, along with  Imagine Dragons, who will pay tribute to the late Ben E. King by singing “Stand by Me”, Iggy Azalea and Brittney Spears singing their new song, “Pretty Girls”, Nicki Minaj with David Guetta, singing “Hey Mama” and Kanye West, Kelly Clarkson, Ed Sheeran and more.

Will you be watching the 2015  Billboard Music Awards?  Tell us who you want to see perform or win below.

Consumer Expert Tracy Ortiz

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