Florida Georgia Line to Team With John Legend for Performance at Billboard Music Awards

Florida Georgia Line to Team With John Legend for Performance at Billboard Music Awards

Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line will team up with John Legend for a performance at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards on May 21.

Tyler, Brian and John are set to serenade the crowd with two ditties: FGL’s smash hit “H.O.L.Y.”, as well as John’s “Surefire.”

FGL, which is nominated for six Billboard Music Awards this year, made the announcement on Twitter today (May 12).

The FGL/Legend tandem joins previously announced performers Sam Hunt, Camila Cabello, Drake, Imagine Dragons, Lorde, Bruno Mars, Nicki Minaj, Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers and Halsey.

The Billboard Music Awards will air on May 21 at 8 p.m. on ABC.

Check out all of the country-centric nominations below.

Billboard Chart Achievement Award

Luke Bryan
Nicki Minaj
The Chainsmokers
The Weeknd
Twenty One Pilots

Top Duo/Group

The Chainsmokers
Florida Georgia Line
Guns N’ Roses
Twenty One Pilots

Top Country Artist

Florida Georgia Line
Blake Shelton
Keith Urban
Chris Stapleton
Jason Aldean

Top Country Tour

Luke Bryan
Kenny Chesney
Dixie Chicks

Top Country Album

Jason Aldean, They Don’t Know
Florida Georgia Line, Dig Your Roots
Blake Shelton, If I’m Honest
Chris Stapleton, Traveller
Keith Urban, Ripcord

Top Country Song

Kenny Chesney Featuring Pink, “Setting The World On Fire”
Florida Georgia Line, “H.O.L.Y.”
Florida Georgia Line Featuring Tim McGraw, “May We All”
Little Big Town, “Better Man”
Keith Urban, “Blue Ain’t Your Color”

Top Country Collaboration

Dierks Bentley featuring Elle King, “Different for Girls”
Kenny Chesney featuring Pink, “Setting the World On Fire”
Eric Church featuring Rhiannon Giddens, “Kill a Word”
Florida Georgia Line featuring Tim McGraw, “May We All”
Chris Young featuring Vince Gill, “Sober Saturday Night”

Top Christian Artist

Lauren Daigle
Hillsong Worship
Hillary Scott & the Family
Chris Tomlin

Top Christian Album

Casting Crowns, The Very Next Thing
Lauren Daigle, How Can It Be
Joey + Rory, Hymns
Hillary Scott & The Family, Love Remains
Skillet, Unleashed

Top Christian Song

Lauren Daigle, “Trust In You”
Hillary Scott & The Family, “Thy Will”
Skillet, “Feel Invincible”
Ryan Stevenson featuring GabeReal, “Eye Of The Storm”
Zach Williams, “Chain Breaker”

main photo by Jayme Casey


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