AFTER BREAKING THE RECORD FOR FEMALE ARTIST WITH THE MOST BILLBOARD HOT 100 HITS, GLOBAL SUPERSTAR NICKI MINAJ IS SET TO OPEN THE “2017 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”
dick clark productions and ABC today announced that multi-platinum artist Nicki Minaj will open the “2017 Billboard Music Awards“ with an epic 9-minute performance featuring special guests Jason Derulo, David Guetta and Lil Wayne. 2017 marks the fourth appearance for Minaj on the Billboard Music Awards stage, as well as her first television performance since breaking Aretha Franklin’s long-standing record for Female Artist charting the most songs on the Billboard Hot 100. Ludacris and Vanessa Hudgens will host the “2017 Billboard Music Awards along with previously announced performers on the broadcast Camila Cabello, The Chainsmokers,Miley Cyrus, Celine Dion, Drake, Florida Georgia Line, Halsey, Sam Hunt, Imagine Dragons, John Legend, Lorde, Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran and 2017 Billboard Music Awards ICON Award recipient, Cher. The “2017 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast LIVE on both coasts from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on ABC.
COMCAST PARTNERS WITH THE “2017 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS” TO DELIVER A SPECIAL ENCORE PERFORMANCE BY CAMILA CABELLO TO XFINITY X1 CUSTOMERS
dick clark productions today announced that in addition to performing her new music for the very first time on the “2017 Billboard Music Awards,” Camila Cabello will treat fans to an encore performance of her hit single “I Have Questions” exclusively for Xfinity X1 customers. The encore performance will be available live via Xfinity X1 immediately after the Billboard Music Awards air. Cabello is nominated for Top Rap Collaboration for her hit song “Bad Things” with Machine Gun Kelly. The “2017 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast live on both coasts from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday May 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on ABC.
dick clark productions y ABC confirmaron que el artista internacional Ludacris y la cantante y actriz Vanessa Hudgens co-presentarán los “2017 Billboard Music Awards”. Este será el cuarto año consecutive que Ludacris presenta estos premios y la priemra vez para Vanessa. El veterano y la nueva presentadora anunciaron la noticia simultáneamente esta mañana a través de sus redes sociales.
CHRIS DAUGHTRY, JESSIE JAMES DECKER, AJ GIBSON, JEANNIE MAI, LAURA MARANO AND SWAY TO HOST “T-MOBILE MAGENTA CARPET LIVE AT THE BBMAS,” THE OFFICIAL PRE-SHOW OF THE “2017 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”
dick clark productions announced today the hosts of the “T-Mobile Magenta Carpet Live at the BBMAs,” the official pre-show for the “2017 Billboard Music Awards.” Jessie James Decker, AJ Gibson, Jeannie Mai and Sirius XM’s Sway Calloway will host the T-Mobile Stages, while Chris Daughtry and Laura Marano will host the Xfinity Stage. The two hour pre-show will be LIVE from the Magenta Carpet at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 21 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET / 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. PT. The pre-show will be available to logged-in and logged-out audiences on Twitter and connected devices, and can be found at BBMAs.twitter.com or via @BBMAs.
SESAC Latina, the nation’s only Music Rights Organization, will celebrate a year of successes for its songwriters and publishers at the 2017 SESAC Latina Music Awards, Wednesday, June 7 at the historic Beverly Hills Hotel. La Séptima Banda, the acclaimed 19-piece regional Mexican group from Guamúchil Sinaloa, is the first artist confirmed to perform at the event, one of the most anticipated and extraordinary nights of the year.
MUSIC LEGEND CÉLINE DION TO HONOR 20th ANNIVERSARY OF “TITANIC” WITH PERFORMANCE OF THE OSCAR-WINNING GLOBAL HIT “MY HEART WILL GO ON” AT THE “2017 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”
dick clark productions and ABC today announced that seven-time Billboard Music Award-winning artist and current Las Vegas resident, Céline Dion, will perform her colossal hit, “My Heart Will Go On,” at the “2017 Billboard Music Awards.” This year marks the 20th anniversary of the emotional and powerful ballad, which became the anthem of one of the top-grossing films of all-time, “Titanic.” The film’s soundtrack hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart and was named Soundtrack Album of the Year at the 1998 Billboard Music Awards. “Titanic’s” most lauded single, “My Heart Will Go On,” received numerous accolades including an Academy Award for Best Original Song and Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song – Motion Picture. The song reached No. 1 in several countries including Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom, and Australia. It also was a monster hit on Billboard’s charts in the U.S., reaching No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, Adult Contemporary Pop Songs and Radio Songs charts, and spent a total of 20 weeks on the charts. At this year’s awards show, Céline’s powerful voice and commanding presence will once again bring the song to the forefront via an unforgettable live performance. The “2017 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on ABC.
Grammy-winning Ozomatli will release an album of classic and contemporary Mexican hits reimagined with a dancehall reggae feel, on May 5, 2017, on Cleopatra Records: www.ozomatli.com
CHER TO RECEIVE COVETED ICON AWARD AND PERFORM HER MONSTER HIT ‘BELIEVE’ AT THE “2017 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS” MAY 21st
dick clark productions and ABC today announced Cher, the Oscar winning pop music legend and three-time Billboard Music Awards winner, will be honored with the prestigious ICON Award at the “2017 Billboard Music Awards.” One of the most dominant figures in music and entertainment for more than six decades, Cher became the first artist to have a No. 1 single on a Billboard chart in each decade from the 1960s to the 2010s. As part of her appearance, Cher will perform her 1998 single “Believe,” from her 23rd album of the same name; the song, which spent four weeks at No. 1 and 31 weeks total on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, remains one of the best-selling singles of all time with sales of over 20 million worldwide. The “2017 Billboard Music Awards,” which mark Cher’s first awards show performance in over 15 years, will broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on ABC.
VOTING IS NOW OPEN FOR THE “2017 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS’” FAN-VOTED CATEGORIES; BILLBOARD CHART ACHIEVEMENT AWARD PRESENTED BY XFINITY AND TOP SOCIAL ARTIST AWARD
Voting for the Billboard Chart Achievement Award Presented by Xfinity and Top Social Artist at the “2017 Billboard Music Awards” is now open. The winners for each award will be announced at the “2017 Billboard Music Awards,” which will broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on ABC.
DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS Y ABC ANUNCIAN LAS PRIMERAS PRESENTACIONES DE LOS “2017 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”
dick clark productions y ABC anunciaron hoy que Bruno Mars, Camila Cabello, Celine Dion, Drake, Ed Sheeran, Florida Georgia Line, Imagine Dragons, John Legend, Lorde y Nicki Minaj se presentarán en los “2017 Billboard Music Awards”, entrega de premios que honra a los artistas más exitosos en 52 categorías musicales. Los ganadores de estos premios serán anunciados durante los “2017 Billboard Music Awards,” que se transmitirán EN VIVO desde el T-Mobile Arena en Las Vegas el domingo, 21 de mayo a las 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT en ABC. La entrega de premios este año contará con actuaciones espectaculares, colaboraciones inesperadas y momentos de cultura pop que darán mucho que hablar.
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike have scored their second No.1 spot on Billboard Magazine’s Dance Chart with their international smash “Hey Baby” feat. Diplo and Deb’s Daughter. Watch/listen HERE. “Hey Baby” has over 16.2 million YouTube views and 40.2 million streams on Spotify. Listen to Kid Ink’s remix of the track HERE.
“Hey Baby” comes on the heels of Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike’s 2016 No. 1 hit with Ne-Yo, “Higher Place”. A residency with the acclaimed Wynn Nightlife in Las Vegas, and an ambitious international touring schedule is also instore for the heavyweight DJs, with shows through the US, Brazil, Mexico, Europe, and Asia (see below).
The trailblazing brothers have solidified themselves as one of the most in-demand live acts, amassing an audience of over 8 million Facebook “likes,” a collective 3 million Instagram followers, a combined 2.6 million Twitter followers, and in excess of 400 million YouTube views and counting across their videos. The duo has scored a countless number of Beatport No. 1 hits and multiple iTunes number ones, while lighting up main stages of festivals like EDC Las Vegas, Creamfields, Tomorrowland, and many more.
As announced by Billboard.com, Carlos Vives’ international smash “La Bicicleta” (feat. Shakira) has garnered the Colombian superstar his first-ever Billboard Music Award nomination for “Top Latin Song”. The song received “Record of the Year” and “Song of the Year” at the 2016 Latin Grammy Awards, and has over 853 million views on YouTube and over 200 million streams on Spotify.
DRAKE AND THE CHAINSMOKERS TIE THE ALL-TIME RECORD FOR THE MOST NOMINATIONS IN A SINGLE YEAR WITH 22 EACH FOR THE “2017 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS!”
dick clark productions and ABC today released the nominees for the “2017 Billboard Music Awards,” honoring the year’s most successful artists in 52 categories of music. The “2017 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on ABC. This year’s award ceremony will showcase big performances, unexpected collaborations and much-discussed pop culture moments.
2 x Grammy, 12x Latin Grammy winning recording artist/producer Carlos Vives was awarded a Master of Latin Music degree by the prestigious Berklee College of Music at a ceremony at the GML Auditorio (Gaira Music Local, Vives’ venue) in Bogota, Colombia. The award was presented by Berklee president Roger Brown and was followed by a performance of music from Berklee students and Vives at the Julio Mario Santodomingo Theater. The Massachusetts-based Berklee College of Music is the largest private music college in the country and boasts a highly regarded Latin Music Studies program.
Grammy-winning Ozomatli will release an album of classic and contemporary Mexican hits reimagined with a dancehall reggae feel, on May 5, 2017, on Cleopatra Records. Produced by drum & bass reggae legends Sly & Robbie (Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Peter Tosh, Jimmy Cliff, Madonna, No Doubt), Ozo invited friends Gaby Moreno, Juanes, Regulo Caro, Chali 2na, G.Love, Slightly Stoopied and Herb Alpert to perform songs written by Selena, Café Tacuba, Juan Gabriel, Julieta Venegas, Los Tigres del Norte and classic tracks from their youth. The album is Ozomatli’s first album of mostly Spanish language music in their 21-year history. See tracks below.