BTS has been added to the performer lineup at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards, where they will give the debut TV performance of their upcoming single Butter on May 23. The K-pop supergroup, who will perform remotely from Korea, is a finalist in four categories at the show: top duo/group, top song sales artist, top social artist and top selling song for their hit Dynamite. They could easily win as it’s up to fan voting and we all know the power of the BTS ARMY. So far, we are also know The Weeknd and Pink, this year’s recipient of the Icon Award, will be performers as well.
(20) billboard on Twitter: “.@BTS_twt has been added to the performer lineup at the 2021 #BBMAs, where they will give the debut television performance of their upcoming English-language single “Butter.” #BillboardNews https://t.co/9DZeiaaaku” / Twitter
Drake rules Billboard’s Top Artists of the 2010s chart and will receive the Artist of the Decade Award at the show. Drake’s dominance during the 2010s wins him top honors in the overall top artist category. Since first appeared on the Billboard charts in 2009, Drake banked nine Billboard 200 No. 1s. He holds the title for most BBMAs with 27. You can watch him take home another. The Nick Jonas-hosted event will air live Sunday, May 23 on NBC at 8PM.
It’s shaping as the year of Billie Eilish, again. On July 30, she returns with her sophomore album Happier Than Ever. She calls her latest single Your Power the most favorite song she’s ever written so far. Earlier this week Eilish was a musical guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert where she performed that new hit. She also talked to Stephen about the explosive reaction to her Vogue. Billie said it makes her not want to post again. She liked it more when less people cared. So it’s the good vs. the bad. Her new Billie Eilish book is out now. Whole lot of Eilish to be enjoying at this time.
Sony’s live-action musical adaptation of Cinderella will bypass a theatrical run, opting instead to debut on Amazon Prime. A release later this year is planned. The film is the latest major studio film to launch on a streamer amid the ongoing fallout from the pandemic. Cinderella stars Camila Cabello in the title role, alongside Billy Porter, Idina Menzel, Pierce Brosnan, Minnie Driver and Missy Elliott. The film was set to dance its way on the big screen in June. No word yet on the streaming date.
(20) camila on Twitter: “so grateful to be included with Gabriella, Exec Director of @qlatinx & such a powerful group of women in @PEOPLE’s Women Changing the World. @MovementVote & I started The Healing Justice Project to give grassroots organizers mental health support as they fight for social justice! https://t.co/PcFwixVctE” / Twitter