MILEY CYRUS RETURNS TO THE STAGE FOR WORLDWIDE TELEVISION DEBUT OF HER NEW SINGLE, ‘MALIBU,’ AT THE ‘2017 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS’
The ‘2017 Billboard Music Awards’ Will broadcast LIVE on BOTH COASTS from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 21, at 8:00 p.m. EDT / 5:00 p.m. PDT on ABC
dick clark productions and ABC announced that music superstar Miley Cyrus will take the stage at the “2017 Billboard Music Awards” to perform her highly anticipated new single, “Malibu,” for the first time to a worldwide television audience. An incredibly gifted singer-songwriter, known as much for her talent as for her unconventional style, Miley has continued to push the boundaries throughout her career. She’s tallied 43 entries on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart, and is among only 15 women in the chart’s history with at least 40 charted titles. In 2013, she earned her first No. 1: “Wrecking Ball.” On the Billboard 200 albums, Cyrus has tallied five No. 1 albums, most recently with 2013’s “Bangerz.” In total, she has sold nearly 15 million albums in the U.S., according to Nielsen Music. The “2017 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 21 at 8:00 p.m. EDT / 5:00 p.m. PDT on ABC.
“Miley Cyrus is and always has been an artist that makes an impact. Her incredible talent and imprint on pop culture are undeniable,” said Mark Bracco, executive producer, “2017 Billboard Music Awards.” “We are thrilled to have her debut ‘Malibu’ at the ‘2017 Billboard Music Awards’ and look forward to a raw and honest performance that will likely surprise many.”
Fans can still vote online and on Twitter for Billboard Chart Achievement Award presented by Xfinity, and Top Social Artist. Voting for both categories will remain open until May 21, 2017, at 9:00 p.m. EDT / 6:00 p.m. PDT (one hour into the live broadcast).