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John Legend Among Finalists for Billboard Milestone Award


Sony Music EntertainmentJohn Legend is among the finalists for this year’s Billboard Milestone Award, which will be handed out by Kelly Rowland at this year’s Billboard Music Awards May 18 in Las Vegas.

The Milestone Award is presented to an “innovative artist” who’s achieved a notable milestone this year on the chart.  Fans will determine who takes home the trophy, with voting open now at The six finalists will be cut down to three, who will be announced on April 21. Then, voting will continue through the first two hours of the Billboard Music Awards telecast on ABC, and the winner will be revealed during the last hour of the show.

Legend is being recognized for his ballad, “All of Me,” becoming his biggest hit to date, reaching #3 on the Billboard Hot 100.

There are six finalists in total, including OneRepublic, Imagine Dragons, British pop star Ellie Goulding, and country stars Luke Bryan and Carrie Underwood

Tune into the Billboard Music Awards May 18 on ABC, starting at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

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