Deets: The Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs) honors the hottest names in music today. Unique among music awards shows, honorees are selected by performance on the Billboard Charts, widely considered to be the ultimate authority in the music industry. Consistently ranked as the second largest pop music show of the year, the show celebrates music’s greatest achievements, solidifying the BBMAs as an annual, live entertainment tentpole franchise.
Billboard Music Awards nominees are based on key interactions with music fans, as well as album and digital songs sales, radio airplay, streaming, touring and social engagement, tracked by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound. The awards are based on a 12-month reporting period.
Kelly Clarkson will host this year for the second time, claiming the show really takes it up a notch. Mariah Carey will be receiving the Icon Award
Who You May Spot: Mariah Carey, Drake, Post Malone, Cardi B, Kelly Clarkson, Arianna Grande, Travis Scott, Dua Lipa, Dan + Shay, Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Ed Sheeran, Halsey, Taylor Swift, BTS, Imagine Dragons, Maroon 5, Panic! At the Disco, Beyonce, Jay-Z, Justine Timberlake, Bruno Mars, The Weeknd, Khalid, Nicki Minaj, Childish Gambino, Jason Aldean, Kane Brown, Florida Georgia Line, and many more.
Hint For The Average Socialite: The Billboard Music Awards will be aired live on NBC starting at 8PM.
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