Halsey, Ciara & More Added To 2019 Billboard Music Awards Performers Lineup
By Paris Close
April 23, 2019
According to Billboard, who announced the additions Tuesday (April 23), Halsey will deliver her chart-topping smash hit "Without Me" at the show, with Ciara to command the stage with the first-ever television premiere of her new single "Thinkin Bout You" from her upcoming seventh studio album Beauty Marks. What's more, the alt-pop songbird will also take the stage with BTS to perform their new collab "Boy With Luv."
Additionally, Grammy-winning recording artist Tori Kelly will sing alongside country duo Dan + Shay, who is nominated for seven trophies at this year's awards ceremony, being hosted for the second time by Kelly Clarkson on May 1.
These stars will be joining previously announced performers including the Jonas Brothers, Khalid, Panic! at the Disco, Lauren Daigle, Clarkson, and Sam Smith and Normani, who will deliver a live rendition of their collab "Dancing With a Stranger" at the show.
The 2019 BBMAs nominees were unveiled earlier this month, with rap's finest dominating this year. Cardi B leads the pack with 21 nominations; Drake and Post Malone follow after with 17 nods each; Travis Scott bagged 12 nominations and the late XXXTentacion earned 10.
The 2019 BBMAs airs live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 1 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.
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