BTS, Duran Duran, The Weeknd and DJ Khaled featuring H.E.R. and Migos are also set to perform. P!nk will both perform and receive the Icon Award.
twenty one pilots will perform their current single “Shy Away” at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards, set for May 23. The song, from the duo’s upcoming sixth studio album Scaled and Icy, was released April 7 and quickly became their eighth No. 1 hit on Billboard’s Alternative Airplay songs chart.
twenty one pilots, consisting of Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun, are seven-time BBMA winners. Their biggest night at the BBMAs to date came in 2017, when they won five awards. Only Drake won more awards that night (13). Beyoncé also won awards five that night.
The duo had a big crossover hit last year, “Level of Concern,” which reached No. 23 on the Billboard Hot 100. The duo has cracked the top five on that chart with three previous hits: “Stressed Out,” “Ride” and “Heathens.”