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The Best, Worst, Weirdest, and Wildest Moments of the Billboard Music Awards 2018

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The MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas was filled with musical legends - and musical legends in the making - on Sunday night for the 2018 Billboard Music Awards. Hosted by Kelly Clarkson, the night was packed with memorable moments and blistering performances including K-pop superstars BTS, Salt-N-Pepa featuring En Vogue, Jennifer Lopez, John Legend, Macklemore & Kesha, Shawn Mendes & Khalid, Christina Aguilera and Demi Lovato, Camila Cabello, Pharrell, and Janet Jackson, who is also taking home a well-deserved icon award. Plus, Taylor Swift made her first red-carpet appearance in two...
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School victims honoured at Billboard Awards; Janet, BTS shine

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The 2018 Billboard Music Awards paid tribute to the students and teachers affected by recent deadly shootings in Texas and Florida, while the night also featured show-stopping performances by iconic singer Janet Jackson and K-pop group BTS.
A tearful and emotional Kelly Clarkson, who hosted the awards, opened the show in honour of the 10 people who died Friday at Santa Fe High School, barely able to speak as she urged the audience and the world to do more to prevent deadly shootings from happening. She said she was asked to hold a moment of silence, but chose instead to call for “a moment...
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‘Let's Have a Moment of Change.' Kelly Clarkson Opens Billboard Music Awards With Powerful Address on Gun Violence

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Kelly Clarkson confronted the recent school shooting in Texas in an emotional opening to the Billboard Music Awards Sunday night. Clarkson called for a “moment of action” to replace the usual “moment of silence” that follows mass shooting tragedies.
“My home state has had so much heartbreak over this past year. And once again, we're grieving for more kids that have died,” the singer and host of The Voice said, referring to the shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas, where 10 people were killed at least 10 others wounded by 17-year-old suspected gunman Dimitrios Pagourtzis on Friday.
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The Latest: Clarkson calls for change at Billboard Awards

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The Latest on the Billboard Music Awards :
5:15 p.m.
Kelly Clarkson tearfully called for a moment of change, instead of a moment of silence for the victims of a school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, at the opening of the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas.
The awards show host, who is from Texas, said as she held back tears that moments of silence are not working, but “why don't we change what's happening”
Ariana Grande then started the Billboard Music Awards with a performance of her new single “No Tears Left To Cry,” in all black with a platinum blonde ponytail.
-- 3:38 a.m.
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Kelly Clarkson honors school victims at Billboard Awards

Kelly Clarkson honors school victims at Billboard Awards

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An emotional and passionate Kelly Clarkson opened the 2018 Billboard Music Awards with a tribute to the recent school children and teachers who died in Texas.
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