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'Modern Family' stars Ty Burrell and Julie Bowen to host Billboard Music Awards -- EXCLUSIVE



The Billboard Music Awards is adding a Modern touch for this year’s ceremony.

EW has learned exclusively that Emmy Award-winning pair Julie Bowen and Ty Burrell, best known as Claire and Phil Dunphy on Modern Family, will host the 2012 Billboard Music Awards on May 20

The pair, who won Emmys in the Supporting Actor categories last year, are following in the footsteps of Community actor Ken Jeong, who helmed the award show and received largely favorable reviews.

The Billboard Music Awards will air on ABC at 8 p.m. ET. And Modern Family airs Wednesdays.

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Originally posted April 25 2012 — 10:00 AM EDT


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