The Billboard Music Awards air live from Las Vegas May 20 on ABC
(UPI) - Modern Family co-stars Julie Bowen and Ty Burrell are to serve as hosts of the 2012 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, ABC said Wednesday.
The network will air the award show, which is to take place May 20 in the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
"We are thrilled to have television's favorite Emmy Award-winning couple as our hosts for this year's Billboard Music Awards," Richard D. Beckman, chief executive officer of Prometheus Global Media and one of the awards show's producers, said in a statement. "Ty and Julie have captured the hearts of America with their on-screen chemistry and humor - and we look forward to having them bring that magic to the Billboard Music Awards."
Adele leads the field as a finalist in 18 categories, while LMFAO has 17 nods followed by Rihanna with 13 and Lady Gaga and LIl Wayne with 10 each.
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