The “2017 Billboard Music Awards” will showcase this year’s hottest musical acts. Billboard Music Awards finalists are based on key fan interactions with music, including album and digital songs sales, radio airplay, streaming, touring and social engagement, tracked by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound. The awards are based on a 12-month reporting period ending in March of 2017. Since 1940, the Billboard charts have been the go-to guide for ranking the popularity of artists, songs and albums, and are the ultimate measure of success in music.
Ludacris and Vanessa Hudgens will host the show, which is scheduled for 5 p.m. Sunday. Doors open at 3 p.m.