Doja Cat will perform a medley of her hits at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards. She’s nominated for the first time and is among the latest additions added to the lineup for the Kelly Clarkson hosted ceremony on October 14 which will air live on NBC. Kane Brown, Swae Lee and Khalid are also set to give the world premiere performance of Be Like That. Alicia Keys, BTS, Demi Lovato, Sia and Post Malone have all been confirmed to take the stage as well.
Shawn Mendes remained coy when asked about a rumored Justin Bieber collab, insisting he cannot confirm or deny the speculation. The two were seen at a recording studio together back in August. Shawn faced numerous questions about the potential single at a recent interview but he dodged them all. If there is a collab he’s keeping it a secret for now. Mendes did say he’s become a lot closer with Bieber in the last six months and calls him a mentor in a lot of ways. But he’s sidetracking on purpose by the time being.
Lady Gaga leads the nominees for this year’s MTV Europe Music Awards with an impressive 7 nods. She’s up for awards including Best Artist, Best Pop, and Biggest Fans and her collab with Ariana Grande is nominated in the Best Song, Best Collaboration and Best Video categories. Her 7th nomination is for Best US Act. BTS and Justin Bieber are just behind with five nods apiece. The nominations were unveiled on Tuesday along with three new categories: Best Latin, Video for Good and Best Virtual Live. The ceremony is set for November 8.
Mac Miller’s family is releasing a box set of his work. The late rapper’s loved ones are proud to present Swimming in Circles which will combine his final two albums because that’s how he always wanted to present the project. The family said it includes the music as well as images of Malcolm taken all over the world by those closest to him as he recorded the albums, memories of him we will forever hold dearly. Fans can pre-order the box set on Mac’s official website ahead of its release on December 18.