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Selena Gomez, Christina Aguilera and More Added to Billboard Music Awards Lineup

April 26, 2013 (9:15 am) GMT
Pitbull and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis also join the performers list of the May 19 ceremony led by Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Bruno Mars.

Pop princess , Miami rapper and his "Feel This Moment" collaborator , as well as the rap duo of & Ryan Lewis have all been confirmed to perform for the May 19 ceremony of the 2013 Billboard Music Awards to be staged live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Also joining the star-studded lineup are country music acts and .

Fellow performer bagged the most nominations this year, getting 11 nods in all, along with other top vote getters and . Other top acts getting multiple nominations in several different categories include with 10, one of which is for the Top Artist Award, with 9, most of them due to her viral monster hit "Call Me Maybe", and with 8, who is up for the Top New Artist title.

Pitbull and The Band Perry are likewise both competing with previously announced performers Swift, , and , for this year's Milestone Award, which will be given to the fan favorite who gets the most votes online. A lucky fan will get the chance to present the award personally to the winning artist along with co-presenter Green.

Also performing at the celebrity-filled night is music icon , who will be honored with the Billboard Icon Award during the telecast. The multi-awarded singer-songwriter will be the third recipient of the said award first given to last year's honoree and its first-ever recipient .


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