Billboard Music Awards to Air Live on NBC on Oct. 14

Billboard Music Awards to Air Live on NBC on Oct. 14

The 2020 Billboard Music Awards will air live on NBC on Oct. 14. Kelly Clarkson will return to host the event for the third consecutive year.

Originally slated to take place on April 29, the show was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Billboard Music Awards nominees and winners are based on key fan interactions with music, including album and digital song sales, streaming, radio airplay, touring and social engagement, which is tracked by Billboard and its data partners, Nielsen Music/MRC Data.

Nominees are typically announced about one month before the ceremony. In 2019, Luke Combs was the big winner in the country genre, earning three awards: Top Country Artist, Top Country Male Artist and Top Country Album. Additional winners included Carrie Underwood, Florida Georgia Line, Kenny Chesney, Maren Morris and Dan + Shay.

photo by O’Connor, AFF-USA.com

Nash Country Daily

Jennifer Nettles to Receive Inaugural “CMT Equal Play Award”

Jennifer Nettles to Receive Inaugural “CMT Equal Play Award”

Jennifer Nettles will receive the inaugural CMT Equal Play Award during the CMT Awards on Oct. 21. Jennifer will be recognized during the telecast for her ongoing advocacy for women and diverse voices in the music industry. CMT launched its Equal Play initiative in 2019 in response to the lack of female representation in country…More

Playlist