TV News Roundup: ‘BattleBots’ Sets Discovery, Science Channel Return Dates

In today’s roundup, Discovery Channel and Science Channel announce return dates for “BattleBots” DATES Robot-fighting series “BattleBots” will return for a new season on May 11 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Discovery Channel and on May 16 at 9 p.m. on Science Channel. The series features the robots from all over the world facing off […]

In today’s roundup, Discovery Channel and Science Channel announce return dates for “BattleBots” DATES Robot-fighting series “BattleBots” will return for a new season on May 11 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Discovery Channel and on May 16 at 9 p.m. on Science Channel. The series features the robots from all over the world facing off […]

Kelly Clarkson to Host 2018 Billboard Music Awards, Nominees Announced

Singer and current coach of “The Voice” Kelly Clarkson will host NBC’s three-hour live telecast of the 2018 Billboard Music Awards, it was announced today. The awards take place on Sunday, May 20 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The 2018 nominees were announced […]

Singer and current coach of “The Voice” Kelly Clarkson will host NBC’s three-hour live telecast of the 2018 Billboard Music Awards, it was announced today. The awards take place on Sunday, May 20 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The 2018 nominees were announced […]

Kelly Clarkson Will Host the 2018 Billboard Music Awards

Kelly Clarkson is hosting the 2018 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 20, NBC announced Tuesday. This is the first year the award ceremony will air on NBC.

“Kelly Clarkson has long been a Billboard chart phenomenon and has a first-hand understanding of what matters most in music today,” said president of Alternative and Reality Group at NBC Entertainment Paul Telegdy said. “Her enthusiasm for all genres of music and her innate sense of humor will make for a truly memorable night.”

“To prepare for hosting the ‘Billboard Music Awards,’ I already have 20 costume changes planned,” Clarkson said.

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“I will be flying in like my girl P!nk, and calling Amy Schumer and Sarah Silverman for jokes,” the pop star added. “Well, or I’m just gonna show up and celebrate my favorite artists and get to know a few more. Yeah, maybe I’ll go with that plan.”

Clarkson is currently a coach on NBC’s “The Voice,” and released a new album, “Meaning of Life,” last fall.

The three-hour live telecast of the 2018 Billboard Music Awards will take place Sunday, May 20, 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The ceremony is produced by dick clark productions, and executive producers include Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, Mark Bracco, Barry Adelman and Robert Deaton.

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Kelly Clarkson is hosting the 2018 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 20, NBC announced Tuesday. This is the first year the award ceremony will air on NBC.

“Kelly Clarkson has long been a Billboard chart phenomenon and has a first-hand understanding of what matters most in music today,” said president of Alternative and Reality Group at NBC Entertainment Paul Telegdy said. “Her enthusiasm for all genres of music and her innate sense of humor will make for a truly memorable night.”

“To prepare for hosting the ‘Billboard Music Awards,’ I already have 20 costume changes planned,” Clarkson said.

“I will be flying in like my girl P!nk, and calling Amy Schumer and Sarah Silverman for jokes,” the pop star added. “Well, or I’m just gonna show up and celebrate my favorite artists and get to know a few more. Yeah, maybe I’ll go with that plan.”

Clarkson is currently a coach on NBC’s “The Voice,” and released a new album, “Meaning of Life,” last fall.

The three-hour live telecast of the 2018 Billboard Music Awards will take place Sunday, May 20, 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The ceremony is produced by dick clark productions, and executive producers include Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, Mark Bracco, Barry Adelman and Robert Deaton.

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Kelly Clarkson Fact-Checks Gay 'Voice' Contestant Who Called Her 'Small Minded'

'The Voice' Blind Auditions: Kelly Clarkson Falls in Love About 2 Notes Into Dude's 'Despacito' (Video)

Why Kelly Clarkson Chose 'The Voice' Over 'American Idol'

'Carpool Karaoke': James Corden Hosts Impromptu Date-Night for Kelly Clarkson, Her Husband (Video)

Kelly Clarkson Set To Host 2018 Billboard Music Awards On NBC

A moment like this calls for Kelly Clarkson. Hot off her appearance on Sunday’s Academy of Country Music Awards, the hitmaking singer has been tapped to host the 2018 Billboard Music Awards.
NBC is airing the trophy show this year for the first time, so it makes sense that Clarkson — a coach on the net’s singing competition The Voice — got the gig. The hardware will be handed May 20 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The Peacock will air the three-hour trophy…

A moment like this calls for Kelly Clarkson. Hot off her appearance on Sunday’s Academy of Country Music Awards, the hitmaking singer has been tapped to host the 2018 Billboard Music Awards. NBC is airing the trophy show this year for the first time, so it makes sense that Clarkson — a coach on the net’s singing competition The Voice — got the gig. The hardware will be handed May 20 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The Peacock will air the three-hour trophy…