Kelly Clarkson, Lauren Daigle, Khalid, and More Announces as First Performers for Billboard Music Awards 2019
Dick Clark Productions and NBC announced today (April 10) the first round of performers for the Billboard Music Awards 2019, which include top artists Kelly Clarkson, Lauren Daigle, Khalid, Panic! At The Disco and Sam Smith & Normani.
The three-hour telecast will air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Wednesday, May 1 at 8 p.m. local time on NBC and will feature this year’s hottest musical acts, unexpected collaborations and buzzworthy moments.
Five-time BBMA nominee Kelly Clarkson, who performed her sultry song “Whole Lotta Woman” in 2018, will pull double duty this year by performing her new single and hosting the awards show for the second time.
While four-time BBMA 2019 nominee Panic! At The Disco will grace the Billboard stage for the very first time as will Lauren Daigle, a two-time BBMA winner and three-time 2019 nominee.
Following last year’s show-stopping performance of their smash hit “Love Lies,” BBMA winner and six-time 2019 nominee Khalid, as well as Normani a two-time 2019 nominee, will return for separate performances. A Fifth Harmony former member will join Sam Smith, a three-time BBMA winner and first-time BBMA performer this year.
— Billboard Music Awards (@BBMAs) April 9, 2019