*Tonight (May 22) Beyonce will receive an all-star tribute when she is honored with the Billboard Millennium Award at the 2011 Billboard Music Awards on ABC at 8-11pm ET/PT from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Among the notables giving Beyonce her props are First Lady Michelle Obama, Barbra Streisand, Lady Gaga; U2’s Bono and Stevie Wonder.
The Billboard Millennium Award will recognize Beyonce’s career achievements and influence in the music industry, from her role as the leader of Destiny’s Child to her three chart-topping solo albums. Madame Bey will release her fourth studio album, “4,” on June 28, while the eye-popping music video for first single “Run the World (Girls)” was unveiled this week.
Also, the 2011 Billboard Music Awards will feature performances from the Black Eyed Peas, Rihanna, Taio Cruz, Cee Lo Green, Nicki Minaj, Ke$ha, Far*East Movement, Pitbull and Mary J. Blige with Lil Wayne among others.
Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Kylie Minogue, Trey Songz, Scott Weiland, and Taylor Swift will be among the presenters at the ceremony.