The 2019 Billboard Music Awards hit the MGM Backyard Enviornment in Las Vegas, Wednesday night (Might 1) and BET had a first-rate spot on the pink carpet.
BET Expertise headliner Cardi B stopped by for a fast facet chat: “I am nominated for a bunch of sh*t!” quipped the Bronx rapper, who lead with 21 nominations in 18 classes. Drake, then again, finally had the largest night time, strolling away with 12 trophies, together with High Male Artist, High 200 Album for Scorpion, and the premier award of the night time, High Artist.
The night was crammed with a number of star-studded performances from Ciara, Khalid and 2019 Icon Award recipient Mariah Carey. Khalid was nominated for six awards, however admitted he was extra excited to carry out than anything: “The truth that I’ve my dancers with me they usually’re my greatest associates—we will hit the stage and have a lot enjoyable.”
An iced-out Lil Child was equally excited to partake in his first-ever Billboard Music Awards expertise, whereas Yung Miami of Metropolis Ladies expressed her bittersweetness, as she and her partner-in-crime JT had been nominated for High Rap Feminine Artist, with JT serving time on fraud prices. “When JT comes house, we might be performing right here. Watch.” Ciara strutted the carpet with child Future in tow; the 2 posed for flicks as Future made like a star within the making. However probably the most stirring second on the carpet was actually Cardi and Offset’s unapologetically sultry make-out sesh. Whew!
Jennifer Hudson, who was dressed to current Mariah Carey with Billboard’s Icon Award, regarded gorgeous as all hell, whereas Quavo and Saweetie regarded all cozy boo’d up. The Migos rapper was nominated for High R&B Track for his collaboration with Justin Bieber and Likelihood The Rapper on DJ Khaled‘s “No Brainer.”
General, the carpet was crammed with a lot Black excellence, and BET captured all of it: