Ludacris and Shakira are the latest stars to join the lineup of the 2014 Billboard Music Awards.
The rapper, who also acts under his birth name,
, will host the festivities. He's currently filming his role in
Fast & Furious 7
. As for Shakira, she'll join a list of performers that already includes, among others,
and, via satellite,
. Lorde and Imagine Dragons are the leading nominees, with 12 apiece.
The 2014 Billboard Music Awards will air this Sunday night on ABC, live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, starting at 8 p.m. ET. The festivities, however, get underway at 6 p.m. with the S amsung Galaxy Red Carpet LIVE! @ The 2014 Billboard Music Awards , which will livestream on Yahoo, Billboard.com and BillboardMusicAwards.com . Lance Bass and Jordin Sparks will co-host the show.
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