Written by Giavanna Foster

Kelly Clarkson is going to host the 2020 Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs). Garth Brooks will also receive the Icon Award. Here’s the scoop:

Kelly Clarkson is a popular award-winning singer/ songwriter. Clarkson currently has a Las Vegas residency and hosts her own television show, The Kelly Clarkson Show. Kelly Clarkson will be hosting the 2020 Billboard Music Awards. This year is Clarkson’s third consecutive year of hosting the show. Last year, she performed “Broken & Beautiful” from the UglyDolls movie. In 2018, Clarkson received the Radio Disney Music Icon Award. Also, Billboard stated that Clarkson is “one of pop music’s greatest singers”. Throughout her career, Clarkson landed more than one hundred No. 1 hits on Billboard’s music charts.

After Kelly Clarkson was asked about her thoughts on hosting the 2020 Billboard Music Awards, she responded with great enthusiasm:

“I’m thrilled to be back with my Billboard family,” Kelly Clarkson said. “I love being part of an event that celebrates our greatest artists and entertains our fans. This a night of music that you won’t want to miss!”

GRAMMY®-winning artist Garth Brooks will be receiving the Icon Award during this year’s telecast. As a record-breaking country superstar, Brooks has made history. Nine of his albums are diamond-certified in the U.S., including Double Live (which is 21x platinum). Brooks has also received 17 American Music Awards and sold over 170 million records. The 2020 Billboard Music Awards is set to take place in Las Vegas. It will also air live at Las Vegas’s MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 29 at 5:00PM on NBC. Stay tuned for more updates.

Update: The 2020 BBMAs has officially been rescheduled. Now, the 2020 Billboard Music Awards will be held on October 14 at Los Angeles’s Dolby Theatre. Click here to watch Garth Brooks accept the Icon Award.