2012 Billboard Music Awards red carpet + backstage access | Live Stream

In just a couple hours, the 2012 Billboard Music Awards kick off live from the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas. For those of us not able to attend the ceremony, Billboard.biz is hosting an exclusive live stream of the show’s star-studded red carpet arrivals. As if that weren’t enough, you’ll also be given unprecedented backstage access as host Downtown Julie Brown interviews your favorite artists and celebrities.

What’s even more, viewers will have the opportunity to interact and submit questions to Brown via Ustream’s social stream or by tweeting @billboard using the #BBMA hashtag.

The red carpet coverage begins at 6:30pm EST and the backstage coverage starts at 8pm, same time as the show. Don’t miss it!