billboard music awards

Kelly Clarkson Is Hosting The 2018 Billboard Music Awards & She Is SUCH A Perfect Choice

Kelly Clarkson has ruled the Billboard charts with her hit songs and now, she's set to take the stage in a different way. On Tuesday, April 17, NBC announced that Kelly Clarkson is hosting the 2018 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 20. According …
By Mallory Carra

Drake Breaks Adele's BBMAs Record

Looks like a certain rapper just reached another musical milestone. At the 2017 ceremony, Drake broke the record for most Billboard Music Awards won in a single year. Based on the music from his 2016 album Views, Drake managed to take home 13 awards …
By Kayla Hawkins

Drake's Speech Got Bleeped At The BBMAs

Talk about having a big night. Drake made history at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, but when accepting his trophy, his speech got cut short. What did Drake say that got bleeped out? Fans on Twitter are eagerly trying to find out, and I can't help b…
By Jamie Primeau

Twitter Is Obsessed With Cher At The BBMAs

During the 2017 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night, Cher accepted the Icon Award while singing her hits, including "Believe" and "If I Turn Back Time." But is Cher lip syncing during the 2017 Billboard Music Awards? Bustle has reached out to the …
By Mallory Carra

Chris Cornell Is Remembered At 2017 Billboard Music Awards

Just four days after his untimely death, artist Chris Cornell was honored at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards. Audience members took a moment of silence during the show to reflect on the performer and his legacy. This tribute also comes five days befo…
By Taylor Ferber

Twitter Is Trying To 'Ship Vanessa Hudgens & Drake

After more than one flirty exchange between Drake and Vanessa Hudgens at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, fans were confused about what exactly is going on between them. So are Vanessa Hudgens and Drake dating, or is this just a little friendly appre…
By Nicole Pomarico

You Need To See Céline's BBMAs Performance

If you're one of those people who still watches (and cries at) Titanic on a regular basis like me, you're going to love this. In celebration of the movie's 20-year anniversary, Céline Dion performed "My Heart Will Go On" at the 2017 Billboard Music A…
By Nicole Pomarico

Celine Dion Is Making Everyone Cry

Céline Dion belted her iconic song "My Heart Will Go On" in a show-stopping performance at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards on May 21. The legendary singer gave the throwback performance in honor of the 20th anniversary of the hit song from the Titani…
By Mallory Carra

Notorious B.I.G.'s Son Honors Him At The BBMAs

Christopher Jordan Wallace, known as CJ Wallace, appeared at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards to honor his late father Notorious B.I.G. On what would be a significant day for the fallen iconic rapper, his son stepped out alongside Diddy to create an i…
By Taylor Ferber

Diddy Pays Tribute To One Of His Hip-Hop Heroes

On the 20th anniversary of his death and what would have been his 45th birthday, Diddy introduced the Billboard Music Awards' Biggie Smalls tribute, which included a long monologue and an appearance from Smalls' son. The tribute didn't have any music…
By Kayla Hawkins

Drake & Vanessa Hudgen Have Chemistry At The BBMAs

On Sunday night, Vanessa Hudgens co-hosted the 2017 Billboard Music Awards with Ludacris, but she happened to have a bit more chemistry with a different artist. Vanessa Hudgens and Drake were super flirty when he accepted his awards, so what's going …
By Nicole Pomarico

Drake Hints At Past Drama With Ludacris During The BBMAs

It's usually obvious when two rappers don't get along, from 50 Cent and Kanye West, to Drake and Meek Mill (and, of course, the all-time standard bearers, Biggie and Tupac). But when Drake was accepting a Billboard Music Award on Sunday, he called ov…
By Kayla Hawkins

Nicki Minaj Has The *Best* Reaction To This Drake Moment

I'm currently thanking the awards show heavens that Nicki Minaj is at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards. The uncensored queen of everything mouthed the perfect expression during Drake's acceptance speech, and it captures everyone's mood quite perfectly…
By Taylor Ferber

Drake Gets His Flirt On At The BBMAs

On Sunday night, Drake won the 2017 Billboard Music Award for Top Billboard 200 Album for Views. In his acceptance speech, the Canadian rapper used the opportunity to turn on the charm. In case you missed it, Drake flirted with Vanessa Hudgens and Ni…
By Mallory Carra

Miley Gets Emotional While Performing "Malibu"

Miley Cyrus' reinvention is more like a de-invention, since she's back to performing country-folk ballads that sound a lot more like her Hannah Montana era, as opposed to her more controversy-courting Bangerz and Dead Petz phase. And at the 2017 Bill…
By Kayla Hawkins

Camila Cabello Rocks The BBMAs Stage

Camila Cabello officially made her TV debut as a solo artist. In her first televised performance since splitting from the band Fifth Harmony, Cabello performed "Crying In The Club" at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night, and she absolutel…
By Mallory Carra

Nicki Minaj Opens The BBMAs With A Perfect Medley

Without even having the singer onstage, Nicki Minaj's music opened the 2017 Billboard Music Awards. The performance started with a collection of her biggest hits to date, from "Bees in the Trap" and her verse on "Monster," to "Anaconda" and "Moment f…
By Kayla Hawkins

You Need To Hear Vanessa Hudgens' Impressions

This just happened. Host with the most, Vanessa Hudgens, opened the 2017 Billboard Music Awards with some amazing impersonations of Nicki Minaj and Céline Dion. If there's one thing fans learned from the opening of the Las Vegas award show (besides t…
By Taylor Ferber

Bieber Has A Solid Excuse For Missing The Billboard Awards

Even though Justin Bieber is nominated for four Billboard Music Awards, the singer is nowhere to be found at the event on May 21. So, why isn't Justin Bieber at the 2017 BBMAs? According to his Instagram account, the singer recently got diagnosed wit…
By Mallory Carra

Adele Seems To Be MIA During The BBMAs

The Las Vegas award show may have a star-studded lineup, but it seems like Adele isn't at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards to catch all the action. But is it really an awards show without Adele? It's questionable. Although the singer wasn't spotted on…
By Taylor Ferber