The 2023 Billboard Music Awards will take place Sunday.

The annual awards show honors music artists based on album and digital song sales, streaming, radio airplay, touring and social engagement, as tracked by Billboard.

This year's event will follow a new format where the winners will be announced on Billboard's social media channels and, along with performances and interviews.

Mariah Carey, Karol G, Morgan Wallen, Stray Kids and other artists will perform.

Taylor Swift leads the nominees with 20 nominations, followed by Wallen and SZA with 17 nominations each. The Weeknd has 16 nominations.

How to watch

This year's BBMAs will roll out on Billboard's social media channels and beginning Sunday at 8 p.m. EST.

Billboard is collaborating with Spotify's "Fans First" to bring fans up close and personal with their favorite artists at performances and awards celebrations taking place across the globe.

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David Guetta, Bebe Rexha, Karol G, Morgan Wallen, Peso Pluma, NewJeans, Stray Kids, Mariah Carey and Tate McRae will perform.

Carey will perform her hit "All I Want for Christmas is You," while Stray Kids will take to the stage with their songs "S-Class" and "LaLaLaLa." McRae will perform her song "Greedy."


Taylor Swift leads the nominees with 20 nominations, including Top Hot 100 Song for "Anti-Hero." The singer may surpass Drake for the most BBMAs wins of all time (34) if she takes home at least five awards this year.

Morgan Wallen and SZA have 17 nominations each, while The Weeknd has 16. Drake and Luke Bryan both have 14, followed by Luke Combs with 10 and 21 Savage, Metro Boomin and Miley Cyrus with nine each.