The Billboard Music Awards are on ABC this year! Here’s everything you need to know about the show, including how to watch and who is performing.
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The Billboard Music Awards are on ABC this year
The Billboard Music Awards are an annual awards show that is produced by Dick Clark Productions and broadcast live on ABC. The show honors the top artists in the music industry as determined by the Billboard charts, and it is one of the major award shows that is televised live each year. This year’s show will be held on May 20, 2018, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The show will air live on May 21
This will be the first time in eight years that the show will air on ABC. The last time the show was on ABC was in 2011, when it aired live from Las Vegas. The show will air live from Las Vegas on May 21 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
It will be the first time the show has aired on ABC in 17 years
The Billboard Music Awards are returning to ABC this year after a 17-year absence, the network announced on Tuesday.
The show, which will air live on May 20 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, will be produced by dick clark productions in partnership with ABC. This marks the first time dick clark productions has produced the show for a network other than NBC, where it aired from 1990 to 2006.
“We’re thrilled to welcome back the Billboard Music Awards to ABC,” Karey Burke, president of entertainment for ABC Entertainment and Freeform, said in a statement. “It’s been more than a decade since we’ve had live music on our air on a big scale, and there’s no better partner than dick clark productions to produce this annual event celebrating some of music’s biggest stars.”
The show will feature performances by some of the biggest names in music, as well as awards in numerous categories. Among the artists who have been announced as performers so far are Ariana Grande, Kendrick Lamar and Billie Eilish. Hosting duties have not yet been announced.
The show will be hosted by Kelly Clarkson
The Billboard Music Awards are an annual awards show hosted by Billboard magazine. This year, the show will be hosted by Kelly Clarkson and will take place on May 20, 2018. The awards recognize the most popular music of the year, as well as the top-selling albums and artists.
The nominees have been announced
The nominations for the 2019 Billboard Music Awards were announced on Wednesday morning, and Cardi B leads the pack with 21 nods. The “I Like It” rapper is followed by Drake and Post Malone, who have 17 and 16 nominations, respectively.
This year’s awards show will be broadcast live on ABC from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 1 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. It’s the first time in 20 years that the network will air the show.
The ceremony will feature performances by a number of this year’s nominees, including Drake, Post Malone, Alicia Keys, Halsey, Maroon 5, Panic! at the Disco and Ariana Grande. Grande is also up for several awards, including top artist.
This year’s show will mark the return of host Kelly Clarkson, who hosted last year’s ceremony. Clarkson is also nominated for several awards, including top female artist and top pop artist.
The full list of nominees is below.
Cardi B is leading the pack with 21 nominations
The Billboard Music Awards are back for their 29th installment on ABC this year. And, like always, the competition is fierce. Leading the pack with 21 nominations is “Bodak Yellow” rapper Cardi B.
She’s closely followed by Drake and Post Malone with 20 nods each. Meanwhile, Kendrick Lamar has earned 18 nominations, making him the most nominated artist in a single year in Billboard Music Awards history.
Other artists with multiple nominations include Imagine Dragons, Ed Sheeran, Maroon 5, and Florida Georgia Line.
The show will feature performances by BTS, Halsey, Khalid, Panic! at the Disco, and more
The Billboard Music Awards are back on ABC this year after a one-year stint on NBC, and the show is packed with performances.
BTS, Halsey, Khalid, Panic! at the Disco, Lil Nas X, Wiz Khalifa, Imagine Dragons, and all of the evening’s other performers will take the stage at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday. The three-hour show will air live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
This year’s BBMAs will be hosted by Kelly Clarkson for the second time in a row. She previously hosted the show in 2018.
The show will also feature tributes to Aretha Franklin and Dick Clark
The Billboard Music Awards are broadcast live on ABC this year, after previously airing on NBC. The show will be held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 20 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, and will feature performances by Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Maroon 5 and Panic! at the Disco, among others.
The show will also feature tributes to late musicians Aretha Franklin and Dick Clark. Franklin, who passed away last August, will be honored with a performance by Jennifer Hudson. Clark, who died in 2012, will be remembered with a montage of his work on television.
Tickets are now on sale
The Billboard Music Awards show is set to air on ABC this year, and tickets are now on sale. The awards show will be held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 21.
This will be the first time the awards show has aired on ABC, after previously airing on Fox. The awards show will feature performances from some of the biggest names in music, including Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, Kendrick Lamar, and more.
If you’re interested in attending the awards show, tickets start at $250 and can be purchased through Ticketmaster.
For more information, visit the official website
Get ready for the biggest night in music! The Billboard Music Awards are coming to ABC this year, and we’ve got all the info you need to make sure you don’t miss a single moment.
The awards show will air live on Sunday, May 20 at 8|7c from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. And if you can’t catch the live broadcast, don’t worry – we’ll have full coverage right here on ABC.com.
This year’s show is sure to be one for the history books, with performances by some of today’s biggest artists. Hosted by Ludacris, the night will feature appearances by Justin Bieber, Madonna, Rihanna, Britney Spears and more.
What are you most looking forward to about this year’s show? Let us know in the comments below!