Kelly Clarkson Returns to Host the 2019 Billboard Music Awards

The show will air LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS -- Season 2019 -- Pictured: Kelly Clarkson -- (Photo by: Joseph Cultice/NBC)

Kelly Clarkson is back to host the 2019 Billboard Music Awards!

The entertainer revealed her exciting return during her “Minute + Glass of Wine” segment at her concert in Dallas, Texas on Facebook Live last night. Clarkson is currently on her Meaning of Life World Tour with special guests Kelsea Ballerini and Brynn Cartelli

“I had so much fun hosting the ‘Billboard Music Awards’ last year that I’m back for more,” Clarkson said. “We’re turning it up a notch this year and I can’t wait to celebrate all of my fellow amazing artists for another unforgettable night of live music.”

Clarkson, who recently released her critically acclaimed eighth studio album, “Meaning of Life,” is among the most popular artists of this era with total worldwide sales of more than 25 million albums and 36 million singles. She is one of pop’s top singles artists, with 17 singles boasting multi-platinum, platinum and gold certifications around the world. Clarkson has released eight studio albums (“Thankful,” “Breakaway,” “My December,” “All I Ever Wanted,” “Stronger,” “Wrapped in Red,” “Piece By Piece,” “Meaning of Life”), one greatest hits album and two children’s books (New York Times Top 10 bestseller “River Rose and the Magical Lullaby” and the recent follow up, “River Rose and the Magical Christmas”).

The 2019 Billboard Music Awards air Wednesday, May 1st @ 8PM ET/PT on NBC.

Check out the video below for the full announcement!

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.