Tate McRae will take the stage at the 2023 Billboard Music Awards on Nov. 19 at 8 p.m. EST/5 p.m. PST.
The breakout Canadian star will be performing her hit song “Greedy” from her sophomore album “Think Later,” which will be released on Dec. 8 via RCA Records in advance of her 2024 world tour. McRae is a “2023 Billboard Music Awards” finalist for Top Dance/Electronic Song for the second consecutive year for her Tiësto-led track “10:35.”
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Along with McRae, Mariah Carey will put on an Aspen-inspired and surprise-filled performance of “All I Want For Christmas Is You,” which will mark the first time in history the iconic single has ever been performed on an awards show. During the ceremony, Carey will also be honored with the Billboard Chart Achievement Award for the chart-topping holiday hit.
K-pop supergroup Stray Kids will also perform during the award show. The boy group will join acts like David Guetta and Bebe Rexha, Karol G, NewJeans, Peso Pluma and Morgan Wallen. Stray Kids will be performing their hit song “S-Class” and their new song “Lalalala,” from the group’s 2023 EP, “Rock-Star.”
Stray Kids debuted in 2018 under JYP Entertainment with their song “District 9.” The boyband comprises eight members, including Bang Chan, Lee Know, Changbin, Hyunjin, Han, Felix, Seungmin, and I.N. The K-pop act rose to prominence with the release of their hit song “Miroh” in 2019.
Since then, the band has played some of the biggest stages in the world, including Lollapalooza. Beyond Felix, Stray Kids’ Hyunjin was recently tapped as Versace’s brand ambassador.
Announced on Monday, Morgan Wallen will perform a hometown rendition of “98 Braves” and former ‘98 Braves players will watch as Wallen takes the stage at the team’s current MLB home field, Truist Park, in Atlanta.
Wallen, this year’s leading BBMAs male finalist, is up for 16 awards with 17 entries, including Top Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist, and Top Hot 100 Artist.
In addition to Wallen, K-pop supergroup NewJeans and Bebe Rexha will also perform. This marks NewJeans’ U.S. award show debut. They will perform their hit songs “Super Shy” and “Omg.” The group is up for five awards, including Top K-Pop Album, Top Global K-Pop Artist, Top Billboard Global (Excl. U.S.) Artist and Top Global K-Pop Song.
NewJeans is a South Korean girl group comprising Minji, Hanni, Danielle, Haerin and Hyein formed under Hybe Entertainment. The group officially debuted in 2022 with the single “Attention” and has since risen to superstardom thanks to tracks like “Hype Boy” and “Super Shy.” All the girls are brand ambassadors for prestigious brands, including Gucci, Chanel and Armani Beauty. The “Cookie” singers are just one of many K-pop acts to be given ambassadorship status by a prominent brand.
Meanwhile, Bebe Rexha will be joined onstage by David Guetta. They both have collaborated on “I’m Good (Blue),” which was nominated for Top Collaboration, Top Billboard Global (excl. U.S.) Song and Top Dance/Electronic Song.
Singer Peso Pluma was also confirmed as one of the performers. Pluma is currently nominated at this year’s awards for five trophies, including the Top New Artist, Top Latin Artist and Top Latin Album honors.
The 2023 Billboard Music Awards presented by Marriott Bonvoy will celebrate music’s greatest achievements, honoring the year’s hottest names in music determined by year-end performance metrics on the Billboard charts.
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