‘2020 Billboard Music Awards’ Airs Tonight

The 2020 Billboard Music Awards air live on NBC Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. ET/PT from the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.

Luke Combs, Maren Morris, and Dan + Shay lead this year’s country nominees. Country performers include Combs, as well as Kane Brown feat. Swae Lee and Khalid.

Garth Brooks will be the first country artist to receive the elite ICON Award which recognizes “the cultural impact of an artist whose extraordinary talent as a creator, writer and entertainer has stood the test of time.” Brooks and his band will be in L.A. to perform on the show.

The event will be hosted by Kelly Clarkson who will be joined in her opening performance by Pentatonix and Sheila E.

Additional performers include Alicia Keys, Bad Bunny, Brandy feat. Ty Dolla $ign, BTS, Doja Cat, En Vogue, John Legend, Demi Lovato, Sia, Post Malone feat. Tyla Yahweh, and SAINt JHN.

Post Malone leads this year’s nominees with 16 nominations. Lil Nas X follows with 13 nominations, while Billie Eilish and Khalid earned 12 nominations each.

More on the Country nominees here.

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