Nick Jonas will host the 2021 Billboard Music Awards.
The 28-year-old singer and actor has been lined up as MC of the present, which can happen on Could 23rd in Los Angeles.
Billboard shared the information on Twitter, posting a video of Nick with the caption: “Introducing the 2021 @BBMAs host… @nickjonas ! Prepare for an unimaginable night of music on Sunday, Could 23rd at 8pm ET/5pm PT on NBC.”
Within the accompanying article, Billboard mentioned: “That is Jonas’ first time as host of the Billboard Music Awards, which is 2 years older than he’s. (He’s 28; the present launched 30 years in the past). However he is had a number of awards present expertise, together with teaming along with his spouse, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, to announce this 12 months’s Oscar nominations.”
Nick – who’s taking up from Kelly Clarkson as presenter – joked: “Actually an honor to have already acquired the primary preemptive 2021 #BBMAs award. Finest host ever?! Wow! Tune-in Could 23rd at 8pm ET/5pm PT on @NBC.”
In the meantime, The Weeknd leads the Billboard Music Awards nominations with 16 nods.
The ‘Save Your Tears’ hitmaker’s acclaimed album ‘After Hours’ – which was snubbed on the Grammys – is in rivalry for Prime Billboard 200 Album and Prime R&B Album.
The 31-year-old megastar can be up for Prime Male Artist, Prime R&B Artist, and Prime Sizzling 100 tune for ‘Blinding Lights’.
DaBaby is up for 11 prizes and Pop Smoke has posthumously acquired 10 nominations.
Meghan Thee Stallion has landed 9 nods, together with Prime Rap Tune and Prime Promoting Tune for ‘Savage’.
The ‘Sizzling Woman Summer time’ hitmaker will go up in opposition to herself within the two classes, as her Cardi B collaboration ‘WAP’ can be nominated for the 2 awards.
Taylor Swift – who’s up for 4 prizes in complete – will go head-to-head with The Weeknd’s ‘After Hours’, Lil Child’s ‘My Flip’ and the late Juice WRLD’s ‘Legends By no means Die’ for Prime Billboard 200 Album.
And the coveted Prime Artist prize will both go to Drake, Juice WRLD, Pop Smoke, Taylor Swift or The Weeknd.