Kelly Clarkson Returns as Host of ‘Billboard Music Awards’ on NBC

Kelly Clarkson will host the 2020 Billboard Music Awards on NBC April 29. It will be Clarkson’s third straight time hosting the music awards. Dick Clark Productions produces the three-hour live telecast.

Clarkson is a coach on NBC’s The Voice and hosts her eponymous daytime show. A pop star who got her start as a contestant on American Idol--she won in 2002--she has three Grammys to her name.

The Billboard Awards happens in Las Vegas.

The 2019 Billboard Music Awards averaged a 2.1 rating in adults 18-49 and 8.0 million viewers, according to “live plus same day” Nielsens.

Barry Adelman, Mark Bracco, Kelly Clarkson, Robert Deaton and Amy Thurlow are executive producers of the telecast. 

Michael Malone

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.