Followers who tune in to the 2023 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday will see performances by Morgan Wallen, Mariah Carey, Peso Pluma, Tate McRae, Bebe Rexha & David Guetta, Stray Kids, NewJeans and KAROL G. Performances and awards will roll out throughout BBMAs and Billboard social channels, in addition to through BBMAs.watch, on Sunday (Nov. 19) starting at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.
The performances will likely be tailor-made to every artist. Wallen will carry out “98 Braves” from the Braves’ house area, Truist Park in Atlanta, whereas the nation famous person is within the midst of his sold-out U.S. tour.
Carey will give a festive, Aspen-inspired efficiency of “All I Need for Christmas Is You,” which can mark the primary time the vacation perennial has ever been carried out on an awards present. Legendary choreographer (and onetime R&B chart hitmaker) Debbie Allen will oversee artistic course of the sequence.
Peso Pluma’s efficiency of “Rubicón” will embrace a particular visitor look by boxing legend Mike Tyson, who’s a self-declared Pluma superfan. Over the summer season, Tyson posted a video selling Pluma’s album, Génesis, saying, “Ahhh, it’s my sh–!” when one of many songs began taking part in.
McRae will make her BBMAs debut by performing her hit “grasping,” which leaps from No. 22 to No. 11 on this week’s Billboard Hot 100. The efficiency was filmed on the new Moxy Lodge in downtown Los Angeles.
Rexha and Guetta will carry out their world hit “I’m Good (Blue)” and their follow-up “One in a Million.”
Stray Youngsters will make their BBMAs debut with an action-packed efficiency that includes two of their hit singles, “S-Class” and “LALALALA.” It will mark the primary time “LALALALA” has been carried out on an awards present.
NewJeans will carry out “Tremendous Shy” and “OMG,” two of their 5 songs that made the Sizzling 100 this 12 months.
The lineup consists of two Ok-pop acts (NewJeans and Stray Youngsters) and two Latin artists (Peso Pluma and Karol G), which says lots concerning the elevated diversification of the up to date music scene.
Taylor Swift is the top finalist on the 2023 BBMAs with nods in 20 classes. Wallen and SZA are runners-up, with 17 entries every. They’re adopted by The Weeknd (16); Drake and Zach Bryan (14); Luke Combs (10); 21 Savage, Metro Boomin and Miley Cyrus (9 every); Beyoncé and Rema (seven every); Dangerous Bunny and Pluma (six every); and Ariana Grande, Guetta, Eslabon Armado, Karol G, NewJeans and Selena Gomez (5 every).
The 2023 BBMAs will honor the 12 months’s hottest names in music decided by year-end efficiency metrics on the Billboard charts. This system, produced by Dick Clark Productions, will ship a reimagined award present idea that can entertain followers with music and unique content material. Performances and award celebrations will happen in world areas, within the midst of sold-out excursions, and in customized venues.
In a first-of-its-kind collaboration, the BBMAs and Spotify Followers First have teamed as much as determine followers who’ve consumed essentially the most hours of music over the previous 12 months and helped drive their favourite artists to the highest spots on the Billboard charts. These followers acquired a “golden ticket” granting them entry to attend a efficiency curated by their favourite artists, expressly for the 2023 BBMAs.
Marriott Bonvoy, Marriott’s journey program and market, is presenting this 12 months’s BBMAs. Different sponsors embrace Lexus, who shocked one fortunate fan with VIP remedy with a personal experience in a luxurious Lexus automobile to the one-of-a-kind efficiency.
Right here’s the total checklist of 2023 Billboard Music Awards performers:
Bebe Rexha & David Guetta