No rating panels. No telephone votes. The Billboard Music Awards are the prizes that are awarded based on who was at the top in the past year. Making a hit-topping song or album is of course not easy, but luckily it's a lot easier to get a live stream from the 2019 Billboard Music Awards … and you're in the right place find a place to discover how BBMA ' s are caught every minute.
For the second year in a row, Kelly Clarkson presents the three-hour BBMA show that will be filled with performances from this year's top acts, including DJ Khalid, Panic! At the disco, the Jonas Brothers, Normani, BTS and Halsey. Mariah Carey will also accept the Icon Award and play a mashup of some of her most celebrated hits and Paula Abdul will play a medley of her biggest songs to commemorate the 30-year anniversary of her debut album.
So what about the nominees? Cardi B leads the pack with 21 BBMA nominations followed by Drake and Post Malone with 17 and Travis Scott with 12.
Whether you're listening to rock, hip hop, country, EDM or even gospel, there's something for you during the show and we'll help you stream the 2019 Billboard Music Awards show from around the world live.
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How to view the 2019 Billboard Music Awards: live stream in the US.
While in previous years the Billboard Music Awards were broadcast by Fox and ABC, NBC took the mantle last year and the network will again show the award show this year.
This means that if you have a cable subscription, you can watch the 2019 Billboard Music Awards on NBC from 8:00 pm ET / PT. If you prefer to stream the event on your computer or mobile devices, you can do so on the NBC website but you must log in with the login details of your cable provider.
Don't feel like paying too much for a premium cable subscription? Don't worry, because many streaming services give you access to NBC for a fraction of the cost of the cable. For your convenience, we have listed all of our favorites that include NBC below.
- Hulu with Live TV $ 44.99 per month – Hulu with Live TV gives you access to NBC and the service it supports a wide range of streaming devices and even includes its own Hulu Originals.
- Playstation Vue from $ 44.99 per month – Playstation Vue offers four different bundles to choose from, but luckily they all contain NBC. The service also has a 5-day free trial version.
- DirecTV Now $ 50 per month – All seven DirecTV Now bundles contain NBC, so whichever you choose is up to you. New customers can take advantage of a seven-day trial period, but you will first have to purchase a package from DirecTV Now.
- Sling TV from $ 15 per month – the blue and orange bundles of both Sling TV ' s contain NBC, so you can choose one or combine the two for $ 25 per month.
- fuboTV $ 44.99 for the first month – fuboTV gives you access to NBC and the service even offers a free 7-day trial so you can try it out for yourself.
- YouTube TV $ 49.99 per month – YouTube TV gives you access to NBC and other TV channels and a free 14-day trial is available.
See how these can be compared in our guide to the best TV streaming services
How to view the 2019 Billboard Music Awards live stream from outside your country
If you're an American out of the country this weekend and don't want to miss the 2019 Billboard Music Awards, don't worry, we can help you avoid annoying geo-blocking. By using a VPN, you can change your IP address to an address in the United States that you can use to stream the event on NBC.com or on one of the above streaming services. Keep reading and we'll show you how.
How to watch a Billboard Music Awards music live in the UK
Unfortunately for British music fans, the 2019 Billboard Music Awards will not be shown on TV, as there is no official British broadcaster for the awards show. But look on the positive side … that means you don't have to stay until 4 o'clock in the morning to look.