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OTRC: Julie Bowen and Ty Burrell of 'Modern Family' to host the 2012 Billboard Music Awards

"Modern Family" stars Julie Bowen and Ty Burrell have been tapped to host the "The 2012 Billboard Music Awards," set to air live from Las Vegas on May 20.

The on-screen couple, who pay Claire and Phil Dunphy on the series, will be taking on the hosting duties from last year's host, "Hangover" and "Community" actor Ken Jeong.

Both Bowen and Burrell won an Emmy Award in 2011 for Outstanding Supporting Actress and Outstanding Supporting Actor for their roles on the ABC sitcom.

Nominees for the award show were announced on April 20 and its leading nominees include the likes of Adele, Rihanna, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa and last year's "American Idol" winner, Scotty McCreery. Check out the full list here.

Carrie Underwood, is set to perform at the event, as are LMFAO, the British boy band the Wanted and Justin Bieber,

The 2012 Billboard Awards air on May 20 at 8 p.m. on ABC. ABC is the parent company of OnTheRedCarpet.com.

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