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How to watch and livestream the 2023 Billboard Music Awards for free
The awards ceremony will be a star-studded affair with performances by Mariah Carey, Tate McRae and more. 2023 BBMAs Pre-Show | Billboard Music Awards 2023
The chart-topping acts in music will be celebrated on Sunday, Nov. 19, with Taylor Swift, Morgan Wallen, SZA, The Weeknd, Drake, and Zach Bryan all up for major awards.
The annual awards show honors the year’s biggest names in music with the winners determined by year-end performance metrics on the Billboard charts.
This year's show has a reimagined look, with performances and award celebrations taking place in global locations, amid sold-out tours and in custom venues.
Check out how you can tune into the 2023 Billboard Music Awards, below.
When are the 2023 Billboard Music Awards?
This year's BBMAs are taking place on Sunday, Nov. 19. They will start at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.
Where can I watch and livestream the 2023 Billboard Music Awards?
You can watch the Billboard Music Awards on the show's official social media platforms: Facebook, X, Instagram, TikTok, Threads and YouTube.
You can also follow along on Billboard's social channels like Instagram and X.
Additionally, viewers can watch the show on BBMAs.watch.
Who is nominated for a 2023 Billboard Music Award?
Taylor Swift leads the list and is a finalist in 20 categories, the most of any artist this year. Her hit “Anti-Hero” is up for five awards, including Top Hot 100 Song.
The singer is the most decorated female BBMAs artist of all time with 29 wins. After this year's ceremony, Swift could surpass Drake for most wins of all-time if she wins at least five.
Morgan Wallen is the leading male finalist this year, nominated for 16 awards, including Top Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist and Top Hot 100 Artist.
SZA is up for 16 awards, Drake is up for 14 awards and The Weeknd is up for 13. First-time BBMA finalists include: Bailey Zimmerman, Coi Leray, Fifty Fifty, Fuerza Regida, Grupo Frontera, Jelly Roll, Ice Spice, Metro Boomin, NewJeans, Peso Pluma and Oliver Anthony Music.
This year, nine new awards were introduced: Top Hot 100 Songwriter, Top Hot 100 Producer, Top Rock Duo/Group, Top Global K-Pop Artist, Top K-Pop Tour, Top K-Pop Album, Top Global K-Pop Song, Top Afrobeats Artist and Top Afrobeats Song.
See the full list here.
Who is performing at the 2023 Billboard Music Awards?
This year’s lineup of performers is a star-studded one. Tate McRae will make her 2023 Billboard Music Awards debut and perform her song “Greedy.” Others taking the stage include David Guetta and Bebe Rexha, Karol G, NewJeans, Morgan Wallen, Peso Pluma and Stray Kids.
Additionally, Mariah Carey will treat fans to a festive “Aspen-inspired performance” of “All I Want For Christmas Is You,” marking the first time in history the single has ever been performed on an awards show.
Hosts Tetris Kelly and Rania Aniftos talk about their favorite Billboard Music Awards moments, the biggest artists of the year based on their chart achievements, new categories in the Billboard Music Awards like K-Pop and Afrobeats, what makes this new reimagined Billboard Music Awards different from other music award shows and more!
Tetris Kelly 0:07
Welcome to the Billboard Music Awards Pre show. I’m Tetris Kelly.
Rania Aniftos 0:11
And I’m Rania Aniftos. Coming to you from the Billboard News studio with all your BBMAs award show coverage
Tetris Kelly 0:17
We’ll run down the biggest finalist of the year, give you a sneak peek at this year’s amazing performances and explain a little bit more about the brand new format for the 2023 Billboard Music Awards.
Rania Aniftos 0:29
Let’s get right into it. The Billboard Music Awards are going to look a little different this year.
Tetris Kelly 0:34
Girl I think that’s a bit of an understatement. They are completely revamped. And we’ve got you covered with an explainer to give you all the details.
The Billboard Music Awards. The show that recognizes artists who have topped the Billboard charts. This year the big event is being reimagined with a new concept, giving fans unprecedented access to their favorite artists. This is Billboard Explains the revamped 2023 Billboard Music Awards.
The Billboard Music Awards are set to deliver an entirely new award show concept. So how will it work? Instead of happening live in one place, the performances and award celebrations will take place at different locations across the globe and feel unique to each individual artist. This year’s BBMAs will also be bigger than ever. The BBMAs will unveil performances and winners across BBMAs and Billboard social channels. Or you can watch it all go down by tuning into bbmas.watch on Sunday, November 19. The Billboard Music Awards and Spotify have teamed up to find the most loyal fans, the ones who have listened to the most hours of music within the past year. Make sure to tune into the 2023 Billboard Music Awards all day on Nov. 19. To watch this one of a kind experience go down.
Watch the full pre-show above!
How to Watch the 2023 Billboard Music Awards
Taylor Swift leads this year's finalists heading into the digital ceremony Sunday night, which will feature performances from Mariah Carey, Morgan Wallen and more.
The Billboard Music Awards are back Sunday night, this year airing in the November window usually reserved for the American Music Awards.
But while the 2022 edition of the BBMAs aired on NBC, the 2023 Billboard Music Awards won’t be televised. Instead, performances and awards celebrations will take place from various locations around the world, including artists’ tour stops as well as other custom venues.
Music fans can catch all of the action on the BBMAs and Billboard social channels as well as via BBMAs.watch. The show starts at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. Before the performances begin, the BBMAs will present exclusive interviews and behind the scenes content starting at 8 a.m. PT and reveal select winners from 2-5 p.m. PT.
The 2023 BBMAs will feature performances from Morgan Wallen, David Guetta and Bebe Rexha, Karol G, Tate McRae, Stray Kids, NewJeans, Peso Pluma and Mariah Carey, who will deliver the first awards show performance of her holiday hit, “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” an “Aspen-inspired,” “surprise-filled,” the BBMAs teased, spectacle that’s creative directed by Debbie Allen.
Carey, who is currently on her Merry Christmas One and All tour, will also be honored with the Billboard Chart Achievement Award for her chart-topping holiday song.
Wallen, who is up for 16 awards after landing 17 entries as a finalist this year, the most for a male performer, in a tie with SZA for the second most nods of any artist this year, will perform “98 Braves” with an audience featuring members of the 1998 Atlanta MLB team at the Braves’ current home of Truist Park in Atlanta.
Rexha and Guetta, who are up for three Billboard Music Awards for their work together with Guetta up for an additional two BBMA prizes, will perform “I’m Good (Blue)” and “One in a Million.”
Peso Pluma, who is a first-time finalist for five awards, will deliver a boxing-inspired “Rubicon” performance, complete with an appearance by fan Mike Tyson.
McRae and Stray Kids will make their BBMA debuts, with McRae performing her song “greedy” and Stray Kids delivering two tracks: “S-Class” and “LALALALA.”
And NewJeans, also first-time finalists for five awards and making their U.S. awards show debut at the BBMAs, will perform “Super Shy” and “OMG.”
In addition to the performers, Ludacris, T.I. and Jermaine Dupri are set to appear during the awards show.
Taylor Swift leads the 2023 BBMA finalists, with nods in 20 categories. Drake, who holds the record for most BBMA wins with 34, is a finalist in 14 categories, while The Weeknd and Zach Bryan are each up for 13 awards, scoring 16 and 14 entries as finalists, respectively. Luke Combs is a 10-time finalist.
Swift, Wallen, SZA, Drake and Combs are all up for top artist.
Swift is the most decorated female BBMAs artist of all time with 29 wins and could surpass Drake as the winningest BBMA artist of all time if she wins five awards this year. And if she wins top artist, she would tie Drake for the most top artist wins with three.
The following artists are first-time finalists in multiple categories and could win their first Billboard Music Award: Bailey Zimmerman, Coi Leray, Fifty Fifty, Fuerza Regida, Grupo Frontera, Jelly Roll, Ice Spice, Metro Boomin, NewJeans, Pluma and Oliver Anthony.
Finalists are determined by year-end performance metrics on the Billboard charts.
See the full list of this year’s BBMA finalists here.
The Billboard Music Awards added nine new awards this year, including top Hot 100 songwriter, top Hot 100 producer, top rock duo/group, top global K-pop artist, top K-pop tour, top K-pop album, top global K-pop song, top Afrobeats artist and top Afrobeats song.
The Billboard Music Awards are produced by Dick Clark Productions. DCP is owned by Penske Media Eldridge, a joint venture between Penske Media Corporation and Eldridge that also owns The Hollywood Reporter.fdfzsdf