Shakira Added to 2014 "Billboard" Music Awards

By Andrea Dresdale

ABC/Dick Clark ProductionsShakira is the latest star to join the lineup of the 2014 Billboard Music Awards.

The singer and The Voice coach has been added to a bill that already includes, among others, Imagine Dragons, Lorde, John Legend, Jennifer Lopez, OneRepublic, Ricky Martin and, via satellite, Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus. Lorde and Imagine Dragons are the leading nominees, with 12 apiece.

The show will be hosted by rapper and actor Ludacris.

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 Samsung 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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