The 2012 Billboard Music Awards will honor the top stars and legends in the music industry. On Sunday, May  at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the Billboard Music Awards will feature several performances and tributes that are worth checking out.

Here are five moments that viewers should look out for during the Billboard Music Awards.

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