Julie Bowen and Ty Burrell, also known as Claire and Phil Dunphy on the ABC comedy “Modern Family,” will be hosting the The 2012 Billboard Music Awards which airs live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas tonight, MAY 20.
Finalists for the “2012 Billboard Music Awards” are based on key fan interactions with music, including album, single and digital sales, airplay, touring, streaming and social interactions on MySpace, Facebook and many of the other most popular online destinations for music. The awards will be based on the reporting period of February 28, 2011 through March 1, 2012.
Whoopi Goldberg, Swizz Beatz, Charlie Sheen, Jason DerŸlo, Zooey Deschanel, Kris Kristofferson, Lisa Marie Presley, Wiz Khalifa, Luke Bryan, Robin Thicke, Brandy, Monica, Miley Cyrus, Taio Cruz, Gavin DeGraw, Gladys Knight, Julianne Hough, Natasha Bedingfield and Jeremy Sisto have been announced as presenters at the awards show.
Performing on the show will be Jordin Sparks, John Legend, Kelly Clarkson, Linkin Park, Nelly Furtado, Usher, Carrie Underwood, Justin Bieber, LMFAO and The Wanted.
The evening will be star-studded with Alicia Keys presenting the Billboard Icon Award to Stevie Wonder and joining him on stage for an unforgettable performance.
The 2012 Billboard Music Awards Nominees and Winners!!