NBC Sets May Date for Network’s First-Ever ‘Billboard Music Awards’

BBMAs aired on ABC for the last seven years

Last Updated: January 16, 2018 @ 11:49 AM

The “Billboard Music Awards” will make its NBC debut on May 20, 2018, the new host-network and show producers announced on Tuesday.

NBC acquired the rights to the BBMAs — which had been airing on ABC for the past seven years — in November. The broadcaster scored the special via a new multi-year deal with Dick Clark Productions.

The Billboard Music Awards aired on Fox from 1990-2006.

Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, Mark Bracco, Barry Adelman and Robert Deaton are executive producers for the “Billboard Music Awards.”

The 2018 BBMAs will air live coast-to-coast on Sunday, May 20 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

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