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2018 Billboard Music Awards

2018 Billboard Music Awards

The biggest names in music gather for the 2018 Billboard Music Awards

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 10:33 AM CDT

BTS Will Debut New Single at 2018 Billboard Music Awards

BTS Will Debut New Single at 2018 Billboard Music Awards

The global sensation BTS is set to perform the world television premiere of their new single at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards Sunday.

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 09:55 AM CDT

Janet Jackson to Get the Billboard Icon Award

Janet Jackson to Get the Billboard Icon Award

Janet Jackson's icon status is being confirmed at the Billboard Awards. The superstar is set to get the Billboard Icon Award at the May 20 ceremony in Las Vegas, hosted by Kelly Clarkson. She'll also reward...

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 09:52 AM CDT

2018 Billboard Music Awards by the Numbers

2018 Billboard Music Awards by the Numbers

With the annual ceremony just a few days away, it's time to learn the stats on this year's show

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 09:52 AM CDT

Ariana Grande to Open the 2018 Billboard Music Awards

Ariana Grande to Open the 2018 Billboard Music Awards

NBC will broadcast the show live from Las Vegas on May 20

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 10:35 AM CDT

Aguilera, Lovato To Perform Duet at Billboard Awards

Aguilera, Lovato To Perform Duet at Billboard Awards

Aguilera has a history of working with strong female musicians like Alicia Keys ("Impossible"), Lil' Kim ("Can't Hold Us Down"), Nicki Minaj ("Woohoo") and Peaches ("My Girls"). "Fall in Line" follows "Accelera...

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