Ariana Grande to open the 2018 Billboard music awards
Ariana Grande has just been announced as the opening artist for the 2018 Billboard Music Awards. The singer broke the news during her Tuesday night (May 1st) takeover of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, on which she also gave the television debut performance of her new song “No Tears Left To Cry”.
Grande joins the star-studded schedule with previously announced performances from BTS, Camila Cabello, Dua Lipa and Shawn Mendes for the coveted awards.
The 2018 Billboard Music Awards will air live on NBC on May 20. Hosted by Kelly Clarkson, it will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT.
On April 20 Ariana Grande released “No Tears Left to Cry” as the lead single from her upcoming fourth studio album. It debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 3 and is Grande’s ninth song to reach the top ten. The title of her upcoming album is ‘Sweetener’ and is expected to be released in summer.