Billboard Music Awards 2020 Live Stream: How to Watch Online Free

Kelly Clarkson hosts the 2020 Billboard Music Awards live for NBC Wednesday, October 14 at 8 p.m. ET/PT

NBC Kelly Clarkson hosts the 2020 Billboard Music Awards live for NBC Wednesday, October 14 at 8 p.m. ET/PT

Despite everyone still mostly staying at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, awards shows are forging ahead with socially distant broadcasts. The latest is the 2020 Billboard Music Awards, which airs Wednesday, October 14 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.

If you don’t have cable, here’s how you can watch a live stream of the 2020 Billboard Music Awards online for free:

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FuboTV

You can watch a live stream of NBC (live in most markets) and 100-plus other TV channels on FuboTV, which you can use for free with a seven-day trial right here:

FuboTV Free Trial

Once signed up for FuboTV, you can watch the 2020 Billboard Music Awards live on the FuboTV app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV, or Firestick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, Samsung Smart TV, Android TV, iPhone, Android phone, iPad, or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the FuboTV website.

If you can’t watch live, FuboTV comes with 250 hours of cloud DVR space, as well as a 72-hour look-back feature, which allows you to watch most new shows on-demand within three days (and sometimes longer) of their conclusion, even if you don’t record them.


Hulu With Live TV

You can watch a live stream of NBC (live in most markets) and 65+ other TV channels via Hulu With Live TV, which you can try out for free with a seven-day trial:

Hulu With Live TV Free Trial

Once signed up for Hulu With Live TV, you can watch the 2020 Billboard Music Awards live on the Hulu app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV, or Firestick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Samsung Smart TV, LG Smart TV, Android TV, iPhone, Android phone, iPad, or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the Hulu website.

If you can’t watch live, Hulu with Live TV comes with both its extensive on-demand library (which includes most shows after they air) and 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage (with the ability to upgrade to “Enhanced Cloud DVR,” which gives you 200 hours of DVR space and the ability to fast forward through commercials).


Sling TV

You can watch a live stream of NBC (live in select markets) and 40-plus other TV channels via Sling TV’s “Sling Blue” bundle. It comes with a free 3-day trial, but if you bypass that, you can get it for $20 for the first month (normally $30), and get Showtime, Starz and Epix included for free:

Get Sling TV

Once signed up for Sling TV, you can watch the 2020 Billboard Music Awards live on the Sling TV app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Firestick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, Samsung Smart TV, LG Smart TV, Android TV, airTV Mini, Oculus, Portal, iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the Sling TV website.

If you can’t watch live, Sling TV comes included with 10 hours of cloud DVR.


2020 Billboard Music Awards Preview

The 2020 Billboard Music Awards: First LookHost Kelly Clarkson gives an inside look into how this year's show will be different, feel more intimate and be an event that you don't want to miss. Watch the Billboard Music Awards on Wednesday, October 14 at 8/7c on NBC. » Subscribe for More: http://bit.ly/NBCSub » Stream on Peacock: https://bit.ly/StreamPeacock NBC ON SOCIAL: YouTube:…2020-10-10T02:29:48Z

Hosted by Kelly Clarkson, the 2020 Billboard Music Awards will bring together the hottest acts in music for a star-studded night. Clarkson opens the show with Pentatonix and Sheila E., and additional performers include Alicia Keys, Bad Bunny, Brandy feat. Ty Dolla $ign, BTS, Kane Brown feat. Swae Lee and Khalid, Luke Combs, Doja Cat, En Vogue, John Legend, Demi Lovato, Sia, Post Malone feat. Tyla Yahweh, and SAINt JHN.

Country superstar Garth Brooks will be presented with the ICON Award from fellow superstar Cher. Mayor of Atlanta Keisha Lance Bottoms will present rapper and social activist Killer Mike with the inaugural Billboard Change Maker Award. And other presenters include Addison Rae, Cher, Garcelle Beauvais, Jane Lynch, Jay Ellis, Jharrel Jerome, Julia Michaels, Lilly Singh, Nicole Richie, Spencer X, Taraji P. Henson, TwinsthenewTrend, and tWitch.

The three-hour live telecast will showcase this year’s hottest musical acts, unexpected collaborations, and buzzworthy moments. Billboard Music Awards nominees and winners are based on key fan interactions with music, including album and digital song sales, streaming, radio airplay, touring, and social engagement, tracked by Billboard and its data partners, including MRC Data/Nielsen Music. The awards are based on the chart period of March 23, 2019 through March 14, 2020. Since 1940, the Billboard charts have been the go-to guide for ranking the popularity of artists, songs and albums, and are the ultimate measure of success in music.

Kelly Clarkson, Brandy, BTS Prep For 2020 Billboard Music AwardsThis year marks Kelly Clarkson's third time hosting the Billboard Music Awards, and she gives you a look at how all of the stars are prepping for the big night, including Brandy and BTS. SUBSCRIBE to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/ETCanadaOfficial FOLLOW us here: http://www.etcanada.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/etcanada Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/etcanada Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/etcanada #BBMAs #KellyClakrson #BTS2020-10-13T19:23:09Z

As far as nominations go, Post Malone leads all nominees with 16, just missing his personal record of 17 nominations from 2019. He is nominated in categories that include Top Artist, Top Male Artist, and Top Billboard 200 Artist. Other top nominees include Lil Nas X with 13, Billie Eilish and Khalid with 12 each, Lizzo with 11, Kanye West with nine, Taylor Swift with six, and Justin Bieber with four.

The 2020 Billboard Music Awards air live Wednesday, October 14 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.

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