Rihanna to perform at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

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Rihanna will perform at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards. Rihanna, currently on her ANTI World Tour, will join such already announced performers as Ariana Grande, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani, Justin Bieber, Celine Dion, DNCE, Fifth Harmony, The Go-Go’s, Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes, Pink, Britney Spears and Troye Sivan. Additionally, Madonna will be on hand to honor Prince.

This year’s ceremony will air live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on Sunday, May 22, from TMobile Arena in Las Vegas. The show will be hosted by BBMA vet Ludacris and first-time host Ciara and produced by dick clark productions.

Rihanna scored 3 nominations for this year’s award show:

  • Top R&B Album – ANTI
    Chris Brown, Royalty
    Rihanna, Anti
    Bryson Tiller, T R A P S O U L
    Tyrese, Black Rose
    The Weeknd, Beauty Behind The Madness
  • Top Female Artist
    Selena Gomez
    Ariana Grande
    Taylor Swift
  • Top R&B Artist
    Chris Brown
    Bryson Tiller
    The Weeknd

Additionally, she was named the finalist of the Billboard Chart Achievement Award.


This is the ONLY fan voted category for the #BBMAs so don’t forget to VOTE! There are two ways you can vote:

  1. Vote on the #BBMAs website 
  2. Vote on Twitter and make sure to include @rihanna, Vote, and #BBMAs

Last time Rihanna attended the show was in 2011 when she performed S&M remix with Britney Spears.

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I am a fan since 2005, a stan since 2007. She is empowering, daring, fearless and anything anyone always dreams to be in their lives. She also makes amazing music and never fails to surprise her fans.

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