Kelly Clarkson Kicks Off 2020 Billboard Music Awards With Pentatonix and Shiela E — WATCH

Kelly Clarkson kicked off the three-hour 2020 Billboard Music Awards telecast on Wednesday (Oct. 14) evening with a medley of the biggest hits of the year. The star was accompanied by GRAMMY-Award winning a cappella group Pentatonix as well as…

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Andrew Wendowski is the Founder and CEO of Music Mayhem. As a 29-year-old entrepreneur, he oversees content as the Editor-In-Chief for the independent brand. Wendowski, who splits time between Philadelphia, Penn., and Nashville, Tenn., has an extensive background in multimedia. Before launching Music Mayhem in 2014, he worked as a highly sought-after photojournalist and tour photographer, collaborating with such labels as Interscope Records and Republic Records. He has captured photos of some of the biggest names, including Taylor Swift, Metallica, Harry Styles, P!NK, Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Shania Twain, and hundreds more. Wendowski’s photos and freelance work have appeared nationwide and can be seen everywhere from ad campaigns to various publications, including Billboard and Rolling Stone. When Wendowski isn’t running Music Mayhem, he enjoys spending time at concerts, traveling, and capturing photos.

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Posted on October 14, 2020

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BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS — Show — 2020 BBMA at the Dolby Theater, Los Angeles, California — Pictured: In this image released on October 14, host Kelly Clarkson performs onstage for the 2020 Billboard Music Awards, broadcast on October 14, 2020 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. — (Photo by: Christopher Polk/NBC)

Kelly Clarkson kicked off the three-hour 2020 Billboard Music Awards telecast on Wednesday (Oct. 14) evening with a medley of the biggest hits of the year.

The star was accompanied by GRAMMY-Award winning a cappella group Pentatonix as well as world renowned Prince drummer Shiela E, for a performance of Whitney Houston’s “Higher Love.” Hundreds of fans joined their performance to harmonize to the track.

Clarkson had a full-circle moment as hosts and performs from the same stage where she won Season 1 of American Idol in 2002.

The 2020 Billboard Music Awards also featured performances from Luke Combs, Kane Brown, Garth Brooks, Post Malone, BTS, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Doja Cat, Sia and more. The Billboard Music Awards are produced by Dick Clark Productions. Amy Thurlow, Mark Bracco, Barry Adelman, Linda Gierahn, Kelly Clarkson and Robert Deaton are executive producers.

Clarkson also hosted the star-studded event aired on Wednesday, October 14 (live 8:00-11:00 PM ET/delayed PT) on NBC.

The 2020 Billboard Music Awards were originally scheduled to take place in Las Vegas on Wednesday, April 29, but were forced to be postponed due to the ongoing  pandemic.

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Andrew Wendowski is the Founder and CEO of Music Mayhem. As a 29-year-old entrepreneur, he oversees content as the Editor-In-Chief for the independent brand. Wendowski, who splits time between Philadelphia, Penn., and Nashville, Tenn., has an extensive background in multimedia. Before launching Music Mayhem in 2014, he worked as a highly sought-after photojournalist and tour photographer, collaborating with such labels as Interscope Records and Republic Records. He has captured photos of some of the biggest names, including Taylor Swift, Metallica, Harry Styles, P!NK, Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Shania Twain, and hundreds more. Wendowski’s photos and freelance work have appeared nationwide and can be seen everywhere from ad campaigns to various publications, including Billboard and Rolling Stone. When Wendowski isn’t running Music Mayhem, he enjoys spending time at concerts, traveling, and capturing photos.

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