Ludacris, Hozier Among LouFest Headliners

Ludacris, Hozier, The Avett Brothers, and Young the Giant have been named as headliners for the LouFest in St. Louis, Missouri. The festival will take place at Forest Park’s Central Field on September 12th and 13th. Some of the other artists on the lineup include Nate Ruess (Fun.), Billy Idol, Brandon Flowers (The Killers), Nico & Vinz, Blue October, Robert Delong, Misterwives, Pokey LaFarge, Lord Huron, and Umprey’s McGee. Tickets for the event can be purchased on the LouFest website, and fans can also view the full artist lineup on the website as well.

Before he takes the stage at the LouFest in September, Ludacris will co-host the Billboard Music Awards alongside Chrissy Teigen this Sunday night. The awards show will broadcast on ABC at 8pm (Eastern standard time) from Las Vegas, Nevada. Chris Brown and Pitbull have just been named to the list of performers, and the two artists will perform their hit single “Fun.” Fifth Harmony will also take the stage, and the pop group will perform “Worth It.” The other artists on the long list of performers include Mariah Carey, Ed Sheeran, Britney Spears with Iggy Azalea, Nick Jonas, Hozier, Fall Out Boy, Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, Tori Kelly, and several other artists.

Some of the categories at this year’s Billboard Music Awards show include Top R&B Song- Chris Brown featuring Lil Wayne and Tyga “Loyal,” Jason Derulo featuring 2 Chainz “Talk Dirty,” Jeremih featuring YG “Don’t Tell ‘Em,” John Legend “All of Me,” and Pharrell Williams “Happy.” Top Rock Song- Bastille “Pompeii,” Coldplay “A Sky Full of Stars,” Fall Out Boy “Centuries,” Hozier “Take Me to Church,” and Paramore “Ain’t It Fun.” Top Digital Song- Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk!,” Sam Smith “Stay With Me,” Taylor Swift “Shake It Off,” Meghan Trainor “All About That Bass,” and Pharrell Williams “Happy.” Top Social Artist- Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, and Taylor Swift. Top Touring Artist- Lady Gaga, One Direction, Katy Perry, The Rolling Stones, and Justin Timberlake. Top Radio Songs Artist- John Legend, Maroon 5, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, and Taylor Swift.

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