Stars line up for Billboard Awards

Dec. 9, 2003 at 12:53 PM

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Producers have announced that R. Kelly and Pink will perform Wednesday at the "Billboard Music Awards," airing live on Fox from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

The lineup of performers previously announced includes Clay Aiken, Beyoncé, Evanescence, No Doubt and Shania Twain. The show is also scheduled to feature appearances by The Black Eyed Peas, Adam Brody and OutKast -- as well as Celine Dion, Kelly Clarkson and celebrity couples Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey, and Carmen Electra and Dave Navarro.

Stevie Wonder will present Sting with the Century Award, Billboard's highest honor, in recognition of "the uncommon excellence of an artist's still-unfolding body of work." Past winners include George Harrison, Billy Joel, Annie Lennox, Joni Mitchell, Carlos Santana and James Taylor.

"American Idol's" Ryan Seacrest will host the ceremony.

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