This year’s 2018 Billboard Music Awards will be held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, on May 20th. Just this past April, the list of nominees was announced. It will be the first ceremony to be broadcasted on NBC; hosted by the American singer and songwriter Kelly Clarkson. The Billboard Awards is known for honoring some of the hottest names in music today. Music lovers are eager to see artist of today such as: Cardi B, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars, and many others take home grand awards. Get ready for some iconic moments coming your way this Sunday! Another glorifying thing about this awards’ show is the platform it establishes for all ranges of music. The level of well-roundedness and inclusion this show exemplifies is exceptional. Look forward to seeing various genres of music honored from: Country, Rap, Rock, Dance/ Electric, R&B, and even Latin. Fans will have the opportunity to vote and select winners of the Billboard Chart Achievement Award and the Top Social Artist Award. There are two ways to vote: online voting and Twitter voting. The media is roaring with what to expect from this year’s Billboard Music Awards and who will be the shining star of 2018. This has been a great year for the music industry. It has been the year of prosperous women, a year of controversial themes, and a year of fearlessness. Therefore, prepare your watch parties for this glorious Sunday of music because this is a show you will not want to miss.
Earlier this week (Jan. 26), Miley Cyrus’ “Flowers” surpassed the top streamed song in Spotify history for a second time. As Spotify announced on Twitter, “It’s official…@MileyCyrus broke the record for the most streams in a single week with #Flowers.”. It was the first week in January that Spotify shared specific numbers for the hit single. Cyrus managed to outdo herself for a second consecutive week after also debuting at No. 1 in the previous frame, making it all the more impressive that she managed to outdo herself for the second consecutive week.