Ahead of the May 21 show at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena, co-host Ludacris weighs in on the stacked roster of performers, including Bruno, Nicki and other chart-toppers.
On Deck: The 24K Magic World Tour launches July 15 in Las Vegas.
Luda’s Take: “We stayed at the same hotel years ago, and I remember doing shots together — great f—ing time.”
Chart Coup: The EDM duo’s “Closer” spent 12 weeks atop the Hot 100 — the most in the top five for any song in the chart’s history.
On Deck: Following the recent release of their debut LP, Memories…Do Not Open, Alex Pall and Drew Taggart will hit arenas on their Memories Tour through Aug. 25.
Chart Coup: With the debuts of “Shape of You” and “Castle on the Hill,” Sheeran became the first act to achieve two top 10s in one week.
On Deck: Sheeran is touring his Billboard 200-topping ÷ through March 2018.
Luda’s Take: “His writing skills are out of this world — very unique.”
Chart Coup: “Cruise” and “H.O.L.Y.” notched FGL two of the three longest-ruling No. 1s on Hot Country Songs.
Chart Coup: The rapper’s More Life — his seventh consecutive No. 1 on the Billboard 200 — scored a record number of U.S. song streams for a single week: 384.8 million.
On Deck: Drake teased a possible OVO Fest in London at one of his Boy Meets World Tour shows there in February.
Luda’s Take: “She’s representing for women in hip-hop. We need more.”