Ludacris is back for another round. The Atlanta rapper will make his return as host of the Billboard Music Awards for the third straight year, and this time, he will have some help from fellow ATLien Ciara.
This year’s show will be held May 22 at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena, and Luda couldn’t be more thrilled. “It is my honor to host the Billboard Music Awards for the third year and a pleasure to host with my good friend Ciara,” he said in a statement. “I’m looking forward to another great show in a new and exciting venue.”
His “Ride” collaborator is also excited to reunite with him onstage. “The Billboard Music Awards is one of best awards shows to honor chart success. My great friend Ludacris and I have also shared songs together on the Billboard chart,” said Ciara. “I look forward to sharing the stage with him on this special night. It will definitely be a night to remember!”
Last year, Kanye West, Chris Brown, Iggy Azalea, and Nicki Minaj performed at the Billboard Music Awards. This year’s event will air live at 8 p.m. EST/5 p.m. PST on ABC.