The Billboard Music Awards are set to return to ABC and will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, May 19 (8 p.m.), sponsored by Chevrolet and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. The show will also honor Prince with the Billboard Icon Award. This Billboard chart-topper will also deliver an unforgettable performance during the broadcast, which will be executive produced by Don Mischer.
ABC's three-hour broadcast of The 2012 Billboard Music Awards ran a dominant No. 1 in its 8-11 p.m. time period in adults 18-49 (2.7/7), leading Fox by 23 percent (2.2/6), NBC by 42 percent (1.9/5) and CBS by 108 percent (1.3/4).