That’s how Blake Shelton, standing onstage at Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards , described his fuzzy understanding of the criteria for winning one of the least impressive prizes in the music business. Particular attention will be paid to how well the music enhances the visual content, the dynamics of the music and how it complements the programme. The three biggest awards of the evening are top artist, top Billboard 200 album and top hot 100 Song – won last year by Adele, her album 25 and Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth’s See You Again,” respectively.
Drake and the Chainsmokers are two of the few top-nominated acts who attended the show. Two songs -‘Just dance’ and ‘Poker Face’ became international hits and the track ‘Just Dance’ was even nominated at Grammy Awards for Best Dance Recording category. In this event, the singer managed to bag award for Best New Artist and also won Best Art Direction Award and Best Special Effects for her famous single Paparazzi.
According to their official website, Chicago has received Grammy’s Lifetime Achievement Award, multiple American Music Awards and they even have their own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Dundee Musicians’ Award has been promoting since February 2008, supporting the professional and creative development of Dundee-based musicians in any genre.
The ACM Awards shifted to the spacious AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on April 19 for its 50th anniversary, celebrated in Texas-sized fashion on CBS. With a brief costume change in between, both songs saw Cher done figure-hugging sheer leotards — including what is perhaps her most iconic look, the G-string / leotard / leather jacket ensemble from the original Turn Back Time video.
The rap star received 22 nominations this year, just behind the Chainsmokers, who led the nominations with 23. The Chainsmokers took home the first award of the night. In her acceptance speech, the crowd roared when Cher reminded them she’s been in the industry for 53 years and turned 71 on Saturday.