Kelly Clarkson set to host Billboard Music Awards

Kelly Clarkson set to host Billboard Music Awards


A second like this requires Kelly Clarkson. Sizzling off her look on Sunday’s Academy of Nation Music Awards, the hit-making singer has been tapped to host the 2018 Billboard Music Awards.

NBC is airing the trophy present this 12 months for the primary time, so it is smart that Clarkson — a coach on the community’s singing competitors “The Voice” — bought the gig. The {hardware} will likely be handed Might 20 on the MGM Grand Backyard Enviornment in Las Vegas. The Peacock will air the three-hour trophy present reside at eight p.m. ET/5 PT.

“Kelly Clarkson has lengthy been a Billboard chart phenomenon and has a firsthand understanding of what issues most in music in the present day,” mentioned Paul Telegdy, president of Various and Actuality Group at NBC Leisure. “Her enthusiasm for all genres of music and her innate humorousness will make for a really memorable evening.”

Mentioned Clarkson, who received the primary “American Idol” competitors in 2002: “To organize for internet hosting the Billboard Music Awards, I have already got 20 costume adjustments deliberate. I will likely be flying in like my woman P!nk and calling Amy Schumer and Sarah Silverman for jokes. Nicely, or I’m simply gonna present up and have a good time my favourite artists and get to know just a few extra. Yeah, perhaps I’ll go along with that plan.”

The 2018 Billboard Music Awards is produced by dick clark productions. Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, Mark Bracco, Barry Adelman and Robert Deaton are govt producers.

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