The 2018 Billboard Music Award show will take place on Sunday, May 20 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. This year’s host is singer Kelly Clarkson, and the event will be televised on NBC.
The artists with the most Billboard Music nominations are Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars and Ed Sheeran with 15. Drake also comes in with nine nominations and Taylor Swift has five nominations. Janet Jackson will be honored with the Icon Award at this year’s awards event. Jackson has had an album reach No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in each of the last four decades.
This year’s list of performers will set the stage on fire. The announced performers include Shawn Mendes & Khalid, Camila Cabello, BTS, Dua Lipa, John Legend, Jennifer Lopez, Christina Aguilera & Demi Lovato, Ariana Grande, Janet Jackson, Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey, Kelly Clarkson, and Ed Sheeran.
Billboard Music Award 2018 Viewing Details
Date: Sunday, May 20, 2018
Time: 8:00 P.M. ET
TV Channel: NBC
Location: MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas
Host: Kelly Clarkson
How To Watch Billboard Music Award 2018 Awards Online
Your best bet for watching the 2018 Billboard Music Awards is via a live stream at NBC.com/live. You will need your log-in and password information for your cable or satellite provider and you’re good to go.
If you don’t have access to a cable or satellite log-in, you can live stream Billboard Music Awards 2018 online through DIRECTV NOW. DIRECTV offers a free seven-day trial, so you’ll receive a full seven days free before your paid membership begins. If you cancel your subscription within the week, you will not be charged. DIRECTV NOW is available on Desktop, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Chromecast.
If you don’t have access to a cable or satellite log-in, you can watch the game through Sling TV. Sling TV is service that allows subscribers to watch live and on-demand TV channels on TVs, computer or mobile device for a monthly fee. It’s just like a cable or satellite TV service, except it’s delivered over the internet. The service’s Orange package includes NBC and costs $20 a month, but you can sign up for a free seven-day trial. If you cancel your subscription within a week, you will not be charged. Once signed up, simply download the app for your computer to start watching.
Please note NBC on Sling TV & DIRECTV NOW is only available in: Dallas-Ft. Worth, Chicago, Hartford-New Haven, L.A., Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, New York, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, Washington, D.C.
How To Watch Billboard Music Award 2018 on Mobile or Tablet
If you can’t watch the awards show on your TV or computer, NBC has you covered with their NBC app. As long as you have a cable or satellite provider, you can download the app for free in the App Store, the Google Play store, or the Windows Store.
You can also watch the show on the Sling app. Sign up for a free Sling trial and download their app from the App store or Google Play store. There is also a Sling app for Apple TV, Xbox One, Roku, Chromecast, and Amazon Fire TV.
DIRECTV also has a DIRECTV NOW app on App Store and Google Play store where you can watch Billboard Music Awards 2018 for free if you sign up for the seven-day trial and cancel it before the trial period ends.