Beyoncé to be Honored By Top Names at Billboard Music Awards

Beyoncé to be Honored By Top Names at Billboard Music Awards

Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga and Bono among those who will pay tribute.

Published May 22, 2011

Beyoncé is due for a tribute and tonight the Billboard Music Awards is pulling all the stops to honor the Millenium Award honoree. Bono, Stevie Wonder, Barbra Streisand and "Telephone" collaborator Lady Gaga are among the big names who will come onstage to salute the "Run the World (Girls)" singer, Access Hollywood reports. Even First Lady Michelle Obama will be taking part in the festivities. Beyoncé recently teamed up with Obama and the National Education Foundation to fight against childhood obesity and serenaded the first couple with Etta James' "At Last" during their inauguration ball in January 2009.

The show, hosted by Hangover 2's Ken Jeong, will air from Las Vegas tonight at 8 p.m. EST on ABC and will include perfromances by Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Cee Lo Green and the Black Eyed Peas. Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez and Glee star Matthew Morrison are set to present awards.

(Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Written by Dorkys Ramos


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