October 2009 Beyonce was named Billboard's Woman of the Year then declared the Top Female Artist of the Decade in 2009 and now she will be receiving the Billboard Millennium Award at this years Billboard Music Awards. She's being recognized for

achievements and influence in the music industry, from her role as the frontwoman of Destiny's Child to her three-chart-topping solo albums, which have collectively earned her 16 Grammy awards and ASCAP's Pop Songwriter of the Year award.

The Billboard Music Awards have been silent since 2007 but are making a come back this year.  The show will be hosted by Ken Jeong on ABC (KLTV 7) Sunday, May 22nd and include performances from many Mix artists, including:  Cee Lo Green, Jennifer Lopez, Black Eyed Peas, Rihanna, Taio Cruz and more!

Rihanna, Eminem, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber lead the way in nominations.

Check out the Billboard.com site for all of the nominees and performers.