Kissmas Bash 2012 is upon us. The annual multi-act show presented by Top 40 station Kiss 98.5 FM will take over First Niagara Center beginning at 6 p.m. Monday.

This year’s concert features a headlining set from Jamaican-American pop-reggae-rap star Sean Kingston. Sharing the lineup are Massachusetts pop-rock quartet Boys Like Girls; British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran; a pair of YouTube sensations in the form of 16-year-old dance-pop singer Austin Mahone, and fraternal twins Megan & Liz; the electro-pop of Owl City; and “American Idol” Season 11 winner Phillip Phillips, whose freshly released debut album charted at No. 4 on the Billboard chart last week.

Tickets are $15 to $80 (box office, or

Jeff Miers