Billboard Music Awards 2021: Everything You Need to Know About the Star-Studded Event

The 2021 Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs) are quickly approaching.

On Sunday, the famed music awards show event will take place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles at 8 p.m. ET.

Set to be hosted by Nick Jonas after a three-year hosting run by Kelly Clarkson, the ceremony will be based on chart data from March 21, 2020 through April 3, 2021 with winners based on “key fan interactions with music,” including song sales, streaming and social engagement. Meanwhile, the top social artist and top collaboration categories are fan-voted.

The 2021 Billboard Music Awards will air live on Sunday, May 23 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on NBC.

onas, 28, will serve as this year’s host after his fellow The Voice coach, Clarkson, 39, previously served in the role over the past three years.

Jonas and Clarkson are two of five musicians who have taken on the role of hosting the BBMAs solo over the years, alongside Phil Collins, LL Cool J and Ludacris, according to Billboard. This is the first time that Jonas will host the famed awards show event.