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Kanye West, Nicki Minaj to Perform at Billboard Awards

In this Jan. 24, 2015, file photo, BET Honoree Kanye West accepts the Visonary Award at the BET Honors 2015 at Warner Theater in Washington. West on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, settled a lawsuit filed by a paparazzo who the rapper attacked outside a Los Angeles International Airport terminal in 2013. Daniel Ramos' attorney Gloria Allred wrote in a statement that  the suit was settled in part after West apologized to her client and the pair shook hands.  (Photo by Kevin Wolf/Invision/AP, File)
In this Jan. 24, 2015, file photo, BET Honoree Kanye West accepts the Visonary Award at the BET Honors 2015 at Warner Theater in Washington. (Photo by Kevin Wolf/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Kanye West and Nicki Minaj have been added to the list of performers for Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards.

Dick Clark Productions also announced Tuesday that Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth will perform their No. 1 hit remembering actor Paul Walker, “See You Again,” at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Imagine Dragons will pay tribute to the late Ben E. King by singing “Stand by Me,” and Minaj will perform her latest hit with David Guetta, “Hey Mama.”

Previously announced performers include Mariah Carey, Britney Spears, Iggy Azalea, Ed Sheeran, Nick Jonas, Van Halen, Meghan Trainor, Little Big Town with Faith Hall and “Empire” cast members Jussie Smollett and Bryshere “Yazz” Gray.

The top nominee is Taylor Swift with 14.

The show will air on ABC starting at 8 p.m. Eastern.

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Online:

http://www.billboardmusicawards.com/

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