Only Lorde can pull off an award show performance inside a karaoke booth. “Green Light” shows off the singer’s signature raspy voice in a dance-y track. Of course, Lorde also busted some moves on the Billboard stage.
“Crying in the Club” by Camila Cabello
After the release of the “Crying in the Club” music video, ex-Fifth Harmony member Camila Cabello performed it on stage for the first time. Similar to the video, she shifts from the somber “I Have Questions” to a more electrifying setting and beat. Billboard also noted how her dancing and visuals were a great addition to her performance. Watch out, we may have a new pop icon in our midst.
“Gyalchester” by Drake
Apart from winning 13 awards, how else did Drake wow the everyone in Las Vegas? Answer: performing “Gyalchester” at the Fountains of Bellagio. His performance was accompanied with dancing fire and water. He did promise a memorable performance for the BBMAs, and he surely gave it. Even Nicki Minaj couldn’t stop gushing about it.
“Issues” by Julia Michaels
Julia Michaels isn’t new to the music industry as she wrote hits for Calvin Harris and Rita Ora. For her first foray into singing, her song “Issues” became this year’s self-acceptance anthem. With a voice that’s slightly reminiscent to Ellie Goulding’s, she gives an ethereal yet haunting performance of the song.