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Rapper and actor Ludacris has been tapped to host this weekend's Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. 

Luda is taking time out of his filming schedule for Fast & Furious 7 to host the event.  This year's list of presenters also includes Shania Twain, Phillip Phillips and Josh Groban. 

Performers slated to take the stage include Shakira, who was just added to the lineup, Jennifer Lopez, Lorde, Luke Bryan, Miley Cyrus, Carrie Underwood, Pitbull and Ricky Martin. 

ABC will televise the 2014 Billboard Music Awards Sunday from the MGM Grand Arena, starting at 8:00 pm Eastern.

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