Katy Perry, the only woman to ever have five singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart from the same album, will be celebrating her success at this year’s Billboard Music Awards with the debut of her new song, “Wide Awake.” She’ll be performing the song, which was written for her upcoming concert film “Katy Perry: Part of Me”, live onstage.
Other artists confirmed to perform on the BBMA stage are Chris Brown, Justin Bieber, Carrie Underwood, LMFAO, Cee Lo Green, Kelly Clarkson, Usher, The Wanted, Linkin Park and Nelly Furtado.
Katy is a finalist in nine categories, including “Top Artist”, “Top Female Artist”, and “Top Pop Artist.”
Among the leading finalists are Adele, who is up for 18 awards, LMFAO, who are finalists in 17 categories, and Rihanna, who has landed a spot in 13 categories this year.
The 2012 Billboard Music Awards will take place at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand and be broadcast live Sunday May 20, 8/7c on ABC.
Will you be tuning in to the BBMAs this Sunday? How excited are you to hear Katy’s new song? Which performance do you think will be the best?