The King and Queen of Hip-Hop will be taking the stage at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards this weekend. On Tuesday morning it was announced that Kanye West and Nicki Minaj have been added as performers.

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For Kanye West, whose much-anticipated album Swish is due later this year, he will have the honor of closing the BBMAs. A previous five-time BBMAs winner, this will mark Kanye’s first time performing at the show. Meanwhile for Nicki Minaj, she will do double duty performing her new single “The Night Is Still Young” and joining David Guetta for “Hey Mama.”

Yeezus and Minaj joins a performance lineup that includes Mariah Carey, Wiz Khalifa with Charlie Puth and violinist Lindsey Stirling, Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, Imagine Dragons, Nick Jonas, Van Halen, and Britney Spears with Iggy Azalea.

Ludacris and model Chrissy Teigan will serve as co-hosts at this year’s Billboard Music Awards, taking place this Sunday, May 17 at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena. Catch all the action starting at 8 p.m. EST on ABC.

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