After a wait of seven long months, Billboard Music Award 2021 is back with a bang. The much awaited night packs in some splendid and extraordinary performances, clubbed together with unexpected collaborations featuring the globally renowned faces from the music industry.
This year, after completing – three long years of hosting the BBMA, Kelly Clarkson will pass on the baton to Nick Jonas. Apparently, Nick will be a busy man in the upcoming BBMA 2021 as the artist will not only be hosting the show live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, but he will also be closing the show with the Jonas Brothers. The trio will be performing a medley that will include their latest single, “Leave Before You Love Me,” with Marshmellow.
Other performers include – The Weeknd, BTS, Doja Cat, SZA, AJR, Bad Bunny and Karol G, DJ Khaled featuring H.E.R. and Migos, Duran Duran, Glass Animals, Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis with Sounds Of Blackness featuring Ann Nesby and Twenty One Pilots.
When will the BBMA 2021 start?
The 2021 Billboard Music Awards will air on Sunday, May 23 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on NBC. The show will go live simultaneously on the East Coast and West Coast, though West Coast viewers can tune into a replay 8 p.m. PST as well.
Where to watch BBMA 2021?
You can watch BBMA 2021 either using a traditional cable package or else, you can watch it on NBC through a digital antenna, if you have one.
For those who do not have access to the above mentioned sources, do not worry, there are other ways as well to stream the live coverage of BBMA 2021. Here’s the list:
1. BBMA 2021 – Peacock
You can stream the event live on Peacock for free through the app, which includes viewing from a laptop, smartphone, or smart TV. Peacock has a 7-day free trial to watch the Billboard Music Awards 2021 online, but getting Peacock Premium will let you access everything on the streamer ad-free.
2. BBMA 2021 – Hulu + Live TV
The streaming service’s Hulu + Live TV plan will get you access to NBC through which you will be able to watch the live streaming of BBMA 2021. Hulu is currently offering a 7-day free trial so you can watch the Billboard Music Awards 2021. Hulu lets you watch the show from your TV, tablet, laptop or other connected device.
3. BBMA 2021 – Fubo TV
Subscription of fubo will give you access to 200+ TV channels, which includes NBC, where you can stream the Billboard Music Awards 2021 live. Apart from this, fubo also gets you access to E! that will allow you to watch the BBMAs red carpet online, in addition to post-show coverage.
Similar to the other streaming platforms, fubo TV also has a 7-day trial that you can use to stream the Billboard Music Awards 2021 online for free.
4. BBMA 2021 – Sling TV
SlingTV allows you to customize the channels you want to watch on your plan. You can watch the BBMAs for free on NBC. SlingTV’s app can easily pair with any device, virtually, allowing you to watch the Billboard Music Awards 2021 live from your phone, computer, tablet, and more. Sling TV is currently offering a 7-day free trial.
In the new changes that have been made in BBMA 2021, one big change is the shift in location. The 2021 BBMAs telecast will have a new location. The MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas – which was the home of the Billboard Music Awards, will no longer be a part of the show. The main location has been moved to the – Microsoft Theater, in downtown Los Angeles.