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"COUNTDOWN TO THE 2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS"
AIRING SATURDAY, MAY 16 ON ABC
Featuring Interviews with Taylor Swift, Hozier, Ed Sheeran, Pete Wentz and More
"The Billboard Music Awards" Air Sunday, May 17 on ABC
"Countdown to the 2015 Billboard Music Awards", airing SATURDAY, MAY 16 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network, invites viewers into the exciting and fast-paced worlds of some of today's hottest music stars. Hosted by "Good Morning America" co-anchor Lara Spencer, the one-hour special has something for everyone, including interviews with Taylor Swift, John Legend and Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz. If you've ever wondered what life is really like on the road, Ed Sheeran and Hozier give rare access to cameras backstage during their tours. "Countdown to the 2015 Billboard Music Awards" also takes a look back at some of the most memorable Billboard Music Award moments and explores the role of women in music and the emergence of women across all genres of the industry.
"Countdown to the 2015 Billboard Music Awards" kicks-off the countdown to one of music's biggest nights when "The 2015 Billboard Music Awards" air live from Las Vegas, SUNDAY, MAY 17 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on ABC.
"Countdown to the 2015 Billboard Music Awards" is produced by Lincoln Square Productions for the ABC Television Network. Jeanmarie Condon is the executive producer.
The special will be broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's Selected HD Format, with 5.1 channel surround sound and carries a TV-14,D,L,S parental guideline.