Another Billboard Music Awards is in the books! With Ed Sheeran the night's big winner, taking home six awards including the evening's most coveted award, Top Artist.
Other multiple award winners - Bruno Mars, Imagine Dragons and Taylor Swift. BTS-wins top social artist award and award to me for the loudest fans EVER- Totally enjoy their passion!
Of course more than the winners, the night was about performances and there were certainly plenty of them. The night's performances included:
Ariana Grande opened the show with “No Tears Let To Cry,” which she started from on top of floating umbrellas, and had her dancing all around the stage as cameras followed close up.
Dua Lipa performed her hit “New Rules” surrounded by a bevy of female dancers and one giant flamingo.
Khalid and Normani Kordei took the stage for a steamy performance of their collaboration “Love Lies.”
Christina Aguilera and Demi Lovato brought their high-powered voices for a Diva-off on their collaboration “Fall In Line,” surrounded by dancers dressed as soldiers. The performance certainly left the audience wowed and on their feet. Even Tyra Banks could be seen saying it was “powerful.”
Shawn Mendes and Khalid returned to the stage for a powerful performance of “Youth” and were joined by the show choir from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
Camila Cabelo and Pharrell debuted their new track “Sangria Wine,” on a set that looked like two big pink lumps on the stage, with Pharrell once again making a fashion statement in a strange floral top and basketball shorts. Camila followed up that performance with a sultry take on her hit “Havana”
BTS performed the world premiere of their single “Fake Love,” which resulted in deafening screams from the crowd, with many female members in the audience near tears.
Finally Salt-N-Pepa closed the show with a celebration of their 30thanniversary of becoming the first female rap artists to land in the “Billboard” Hot 100 Top 40. The grop had the audience dancing as they performed a medley of some of their biggest hits including “Shoop,” “Let’s Talk About Sex,” “Push It,” and “Whatta Man,” featuring En Vogue and an appearance by Clarkson.
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