The first round of live guests for this year's Billboard Music Awards has been announced and it's a star-studded selection of recent chart-toppers. Imagine Dragons, Luke Bryan, John Legend and OneRepublic have all been confirmed for performances, joining previously announced performer Jason Derulo in the lineup.
April 10, 2014 6:15 PM EDT
Over the last five years, "The Colbert Report" has become an important stop for musicians promoting new albums, tours and films. It is the rare late-night show that consistently includes artist interviews along with performances.
Jason and Keith welcome Billboard staffers Jessica Letkemann, Chris Payne and Alex Gale to preview the summer 2014 festival season ahead of the upcoming Coachella fest. The guys also discuss 5 Seconds of Summer's huge chart debut on the Billboard 200, Sam Smith's quiet takeover of the Hot 100 and Ed Sheeran's hot new single.
The Queen of Pop shared an image on Instagram late in the evening on Wednesday (April 9) with the caption "Working the midnight shift with Natalia Kills. 2 girls on a couch… don't it taste like Holy Water? #artforfreedom #rebelheart #revolutionoflove"
On Wednesday morning (Apr. 9), the U.K. singer (and latest Billboard cover star) shared the standard and deluxe track listings to his new full-length, and revealed that the pre-order for the set will go up on Friday.