Friday, May 1, 2015

Van Halen to perform at 2015 Billboard Music Awards

Van Halen will perform at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on May 17.

The band’s first-ever performance on an awards show will promote their latest release, “Tokyo Dome Live In Concert”,as well as their summer tour of North America, which begins in Seattle on July 5.

Van Halen join a list of previously announced musical performers that includes Kelly Clarkson, Hozier, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and others.

Hosted by Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen, the 2015 awards are based on the reporting period of March 10, 2014 through March 8, 2015.

Finalists are based on album and digital song sales, radio airplay, streaming, touring and social-media interactions.

The 2015 Billboard Music Awards will air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 17, from 8-11 p.m. ET on ABC.

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