5 Lies That Are Okay To Tell In A Relationship

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A good relationship is built on honesty, but sometimes a little white lie is more effective than the truth. There are benefits and risks to lying in a relationship, but a white lie can never be harmful. These are 5 unharmful lies you can tell in a relationship. 1. Agreeing to a joke you don’t understand If he isn’t a comedian then … Continue reading “5 Lies That Are Okay To Tell In A Relationship”

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BUSTED!! Bobrisky Lied About His Introduction, His ‘Bae’ Is A Stolen Picture Of A US Senator

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You thought we were not going to find out Bobrisky?  Well, we did! It all started when Social Media went awash with photos and videos of the Royal Wedding and Bobrisky obviously got jealous that the attention had shifted from him, thus, he decided to announce that he was having his introduction ceremony with his … Continue reading “BUSTED!! Bobrisky Lied About His Introduction, His ‘Bae’ Is A Stolen Picture Of A US Senator”

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John Legend & Chrissy Teigen Share Name And First Photo Of Their Baby Boy

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Luna‘s baby brother has made his Instagram debut and he’s just too precious! His mum, Chrissy Teigen took to her Instagram page to share his very first photo as well as reveal his name. She wrote: Hello, world! This is Miles Theodore Stephens – We are drowning in his little peeps and nuzzles. Our household feels … Continue reading “John Legend & Chrissy Teigen Share Name And First Photo Of Their Baby Boy”

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Book Review: The Confessions Of A Lagos Bachelor By Osikhena “Osi Suave” Dirisu

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It’s a little over a week since Osikhena “Osi Suave” Dirisu made his debut entrance into the literary world with the release of his first book. While many of us have been kept waiting long enough for “The Confessions of a Lagos Bachelor” to finally be published the rest of us are more than a … Continue reading “Book Review: The Confessions Of A Lagos Bachelor By Osikhena “Osi Suave” Dirisu”

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5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULDN’T MISS THE STAR FAN PARK UYO EXPERIENCE

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  So you have been following the Super Eagles matches or Star Lager Beer’s activities and you have been hard at work wondering what will happen this time around at Star Fan Park Uyo. We have selected 5 interesting and informative reasons why you should not miss the Star Fan Park Uyo experience. Nigeria Vs … Continue reading “5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULDN’T MISS THE STAR FAN PARK UYO EXPERIENCE”

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Gabby Barrett Sang ‘Don’t Stop Believin” in Front of Journey’s Steve Perry — and He Loved It

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Gabby Barrett sang Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’” in front of millions — but there was one unexpected (and legendary!) guest in the crowd that took her breath away.

During Sunday’s episode of American Idol, the Pittsburgh native took on the fan-favorite tune for her last performance of the night. Little did she know, she was singing in front of the iconic rock band’s former lead singer, Steve Perry.

RELATED: American Idol‘s Ada Vox Opens Up About Embracing Who You Are: ‘I’m Not Afraid to Hear the Hate’

“That was insane,” Barrett, 18, told PEOPLE after the show. “I’m actually surprised I knew who it was at first because he’s older now, but I looked over and I knew his face. I was like, ‘Oh my gosh.’ I had no idea he was coming. That was such an honor.”

She added, “He said that my version was the best version that he ever heard. That’s so crazy. My dad would always play Journey in the car and I remember watching him perform on the television. I remember him wearing a yellow t-shirt and some tight skinny jeans and just seeing him here and being able to sing his song in front of him was such an honor. Holy monkeys!”

After Barrett completed her song for the evening, she noticed Perry standing near her parents and quickly said, “Oh my gosh, I know who that is!”

Instead of the judges critiquing her performance, Katy Perry suggested that Journey star do the honors.

“She was amazing, that’s my critique,” he said.

RELATED: Luke Bryan Defends Katy Perry’s American Idol Kiss: ‘Our Hearts Are in the Right Place’

Ryan Seacrest escorted a star-struck Barrett to Perry and the two embraced in a sweet hug.

“It was the most amazing version I’ve ever heard,” Perry — who reunited with Journey for their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction in 2017 — told the crowd. “Swear, it was just beautiful!”

RELATED: American Idol Contestant Caleb Lee Hutchinson Details Amazing 70-Lb. Weight Loss

Barrett joined fellow finalists Caleb Lee Hutchinson and Maddie Poppe for the first night of the two-part finale. The second part airs live on Monday at 5 p.m. PST/8 p.m. EST on ABC.

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Gabby Barrett Sang ‘Don’t Stop Believin” in Front of Journey’s Steve Perry — and He Loved It

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Gabby Barrett sang Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’” in front of millions — but there was one unexpected (and legendary!) guest in the crowd that took her breath away.

During Sunday’s episode of American Idol, the Pittsburgh native took on the fan-favorite tune for her last performance of the night. Little did she know, she was singing in front of the iconic rock band’s former lead singer, Steve Perry.

RELATED: American Idol‘s Ada Vox Opens Up About Embracing Who You Are: ‘I’m Not Afraid to Hear the Hate’

“That was insane,” Barrett, 18, told PEOPLE after the show. “I’m actually surprised I knew who it was at first because he’s older now, but I looked over and I knew his face. I was like, ‘Oh my gosh.’ I had no idea he was coming. That was such an honor.”

She added, “He said that my version was the best version that he ever heard. That’s so crazy. My dad would always play Journey in the car and I remember watching him perform on the television. I remember him wearing a yellow t-shirt and some tight skinny jeans and just seeing him here and being able to sing his song in front of him was such an honor. Holy monkeys!”

After Barrett completed her song for the evening, she noticed Perry standing near her parents and quickly said, “Oh my gosh, I know who that is!”

Instead of the judges critiquing her performance, Katy Perry suggested that Journey star do the honors.

“She was amazing, that’s my critique,” he said.

RELATED: Luke Bryan Defends Katy Perry’s American Idol Kiss: ‘Our Hearts Are in the Right Place’

Ryan Seacrest escorted a star-struck Barrett to Perry and the two embraced in a sweet hug.

“It was the most amazing version I’ve ever heard,” Perry — who reunited with Journey for their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction in 2017 — told the crowd. “Swear, it was just beautiful!”

RELATED: American Idol Contestant Caleb Lee Hutchinson Details Amazing 70-Lb. Weight Loss

Barrett joined fellow finalists Caleb Lee Hutchinson and Maddie Poppe for the first night of the two-part finale. The second part airs live on Monday at 5 p.m. PST/8 p.m. EST on ABC.

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Nonstop BTS Chants, J. Lo’s Fake Cash: What You Didn’t See on TV at the Billboard Music Awards

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The Billboard Music Awards were full of big performances, dynamic reunions, and it was also ground zero for K-Pop (thanks BTS.) Those things, though, you saw on TV. But what was happening in the audience inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas while cameras weren’t rolling?

Here are a few things you didn’t see on TV:

Before the show began, the crowd was told to “be silent” for the opening of the show when host Kelly Clarkson paid tribute to the victims at Santa Fe High School. Clarkson was emotional on screen, and more so off-screen. After her cold open when she was off the air, Clarkson wiped tears from her eyes and her knees buckled.

Janet Jackson may have won the Icon award, but K-Pop group BTS was easily the group the fans came to see. Before the show began, fans, many of them teen girls, chanted “BTS” while holding purple lamps. The BTS Army was, well, loud… really loud. The fans chanted during commercial breaks that didn’t even involve the group. When the group won top social artist, the screams were ear-piercing.

RELATED: Missed the 2018 Billboard Music Awards? Here Are the Moments You Need to Know About

Many of over-the-hill Billboard attendees asked each other, “Who are these guys?” Just before BTS went on stage later in the show for their performance, the crowd loudly chanted “Army!” In fact, the fans were so loud that Clarkson’s intro and outro couldn’t be heard inside the arena —and she had a microphone (and earmuffs!).

Check out PEOPLE’s full Billboard Music Awards coverage to get the latest news on music’s big night.

When Jennifer Lopez performed her new song “Dinero,” DJ Khaled was seen throwing out what appeared to be $100 bills. Not surprisingly, the bills were actually fake. In place of Benjamin Franklin’s face was “JLo.”

During Shawn Mendes’ performance of “In My Blood,” he was early in his song when his eyes scanned the crowd and he broke out a big smile. Who was he looking at? Taylor Swift and Camila Cabello, both of whom were in their feet the entire song, even head-banging during the more raucous moments of the song.

RELATED: 2018 Billboard Music Awards: Check Out the Complete List of Winners!

Later, there was not a dry eye on the house when Mendes and Khalid sang “Youth” with the choir from Marjory Stoneman High School. Mendes and Khalid spent several minutes hugging the students after the show went to commercial break.

When the Billboard Awards surprised Swift with a video compilation after winning top selling album, the singer didn’t watch much of it — instead she took the moment to chat with fans gathered near the front of the stage.

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Frankie Grande definitely stood out on the red carpet with his sparkling jacket and equally sparkling silver studded hightops. The outfit, he said, was a gift from his sister, Ariana Grande. “She knows me well,” he said.

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RELATED: Proof Celebs Weren’t Immune to the Star Power of BTS at the Billboard Music Awards

While the Kesha and Macklemore collaboration was stunning and flawless and appeared live… it wasn’t. The performance was actually taped on Saturday night outside the T-Mobile Arena. When the song aired at 7 p.m. local time, it was still light outside. When the duo taped their performance on Saturday, it was in the evening.

Teen rapper Danielle Bregoli a.k.a. Bhad Bhabie of “Gucci Flip Flops” fame was on hand. Although she didn’t perform, she spoke to reporters about her music. When her latest song Gucci Flip Flops hit the hot 100 charts last week, she became the youngest female artist since LeAnn Rimes to have three songs on the Hot 100 hits. “I don’t really know who that is,” she said. “I thought it was Busta Rhymes’ sister.”

RELATED: Kelly Clarkson’s Most Memorable (and Relatable!) Quotes at the Billboard Music Awards

Before introducing Dua Lipa, Hailey Baldwin was seen off stage waving and blowing kisses to people in the area of Demi Lovato’s seat.

Country star Luke Combs was seen walk-in through the crowd double-fisting whiskey and Coke cocktails. He then sat next to rapper Lil’ Pump. The Billboard Awards always bring strange seatmate combinations.

Music’s biggest names didn’t lack snacks through the three-hour show. During commercial breaks, servers at MGM Grand handed out chips, cookies and even the occasional cocktail to the artists.

The Billboard Music Awards were broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 20 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT on NBC.

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Nonstop BTS Chants, J. Lo’s Fake Cash: What You Didn’t See on TV at the Billboard Music Awards

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The Billboard Music Awards were full of big performances, dynamic reunions, and it was also ground zero for K-Pop (thanks BTS.) Those things, though, you saw on TV. But what was happening in the audience inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas while cameras weren’t rolling?

Here are a few things you didn’t see on TV:

Before the show began, the crowd was told to “be silent” for the opening of the show when host Kelly Clarkson paid tribute to the victims at Santa Fe High School. Clarkson was emotional on screen, and more so off-screen. After her cold open when she was off the air, Clarkson wiped tears from her eyes and her knees buckled.

Janet Jackson may have won the Icon award, but K-Pop group BTS was easily the group the fans came to see. Before the show began, fans, many of them teen girls, chanted “BTS” while holding purple lamps. The BTS Army was, well, loud… really loud. The fans chanted during commercial breaks that didn’t even involve the group. When the group won top social artist, the screams were ear-piercing.

RELATED: Missed the 2018 Billboard Music Awards? Here Are the Moments You Need to Know About

Many of over-the-hill Billboard attendees asked each other, “Who are these guys?” Just before BTS went on stage later in the show for their performance, the crowd loudly chanted “Army!” In fact, the fans were so loud that Clarkson’s intro and outro couldn’t be heard inside the arena —and she had a microphone (and earmuffs!).

Check out PEOPLE’s full Billboard Music Awards coverage to get the latest news on music’s big night.

When Jennifer Lopez performed her new song “Dinero,” DJ Khaled was seen throwing out what appeared to be $100 bills. Not surprisingly, the bills were actually fake. In place of Benjamin Franklin’s face was “JLo.”

During Shawn Mendes’ performance of “In My Blood,” he was early in his song when his eyes scanned the crowd and he broke out a big smile. Who was he looking at? Taylor Swift and Camila Cabello, both of whom were in their feet the entire song, even head-banging during the more raucous moments of the song.

RELATED: 2018 Billboard Music Awards: Check Out the Complete List of Winners!

Later, there was not a dry eye on the house when Mendes and Khalid sang “Youth” with the choir from Marjory Stoneman High School. Mendes and Khalid spent several minutes hugging the students after the show went to commercial break.

When the Billboard Awards surprised Swift with a video compilation after winning top selling album, the singer didn’t watch much of it — instead she took the moment to chat with fans gathered near the front of the stage.

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Frankie Grande definitely stood out on the red carpet with his sparkling jacket and equally sparkling silver studded hightops. The outfit, he said, was a gift from his sister, Ariana Grande. “She knows me well,” he said.

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RELATED: Proof Celebs Weren’t Immune to the Star Power of BTS at the Billboard Music Awards

While the Kesha and Macklemore collaboration was stunning and flawless and appeared live… it wasn’t. The performance was actually taped on Saturday night outside the T-Mobile Arena. When the song aired at 7 p.m. local time, it was still light outside. When the duo taped their performance on Saturday, it was in the evening.

Teen rapper Danielle Bregoli a.k.a. Bhad Bhabie of “Gucci Flip Flops” fame was on hand. Although she didn’t perform, she spoke to reporters about her music. When her latest song Gucci Flip Flops hit the hot 100 charts last week, she became the youngest female artist since LeAnn Rimes to have three songs on the Hot 100 hits. “I don’t really know who that is,” she said. “I thought it was Busta Rhymes’ sister.”

RELATED: Kelly Clarkson’s Most Memorable (and Relatable!) Quotes at the Billboard Music Awards

Before introducing Dua Lipa, Hailey Baldwin was seen off stage waving and blowing kisses to people in the area of Demi Lovato’s seat.

Country star Luke Combs was seen walk-in through the crowd double-fisting whiskey and Coke cocktails. He then sat next to rapper Lil’ Pump. The Billboard Awards always bring strange seatmate combinations.

Music’s biggest names didn’t lack snacks through the three-hour show. During commercial breaks, servers at MGM Grand handed out chips, cookies and even the occasional cocktail to the artists.

The Billboard Music Awards were broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 20 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT on NBC.

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Mario Batali Under NYPD for a Second Rape Case

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Mario Batali is under investigation for an alleged rape at another one of his restaurants, one a woman claims happened the year before the alleged Spotted Pig incident … TMZ has learned. A Texas woman claims she was raped by Batali on Jan. 29,…

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Camila Cabello & Normani Kordei Reunite for the First Time in 2 Years Since Fifth Harmony Split

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Normila together again!

Camila Cabello and Normani Kordei surprised Fifth Harmony fans with a reunion photo at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday.

The pair’s picture, which appears to be taken backstage, marks the first time any Fifth Harmony member has publicly gotten together with Cabello since she left the girl group in December 2016.

Both performed during the awards show as Cabello took the stage with Pharrell Williams to sing “Sangria Wine” and her hit “Havana” before picking up the award for chart achievement. Kordei was also pictured clapping for Cabello during the show.

Meanwhile, the Dancing with the Stars alum joined Khalid on stage for their duet “Love Lies,” her first performance since she and Lauren Jauregui, Dinah Jane and Ally Brooke announced in March that they were going on a “hiatus in order to pursue solo endeavors.”

Check out PEOPLE’s full Billboard Music Awards coverage to get the latest news on music’s big night.

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On May 14, Fifth Harmony played their final show at the Hard Rock Live at the Event Center in Hollywood, Florida.

In January, Cabello admitted that her “feelings were hurt” in regards to her ex bandmates’ 2017 MTV’s Video Music Awards performance, when the foursome appeared to throw some shade towards Cabello who “hadn’t gotten along” with Brooke, Jauregui, Kordei and Jane.

“It definitely hurt my feelings,” Cabello said during an interview with The New York Times, adding that her eyes welled up with tears as she watched the performance live at home with her mother.

“I wasn’t expecting it, I wasn’t prepared for it,” she continued, adding that “at that point I’d moved on from . I was just like, ‘What? Why?’ ”

RELATED: Missed the 2018 Billboard Music Awards? Here Are the Moments You Need to Know About

Fifth Harmony later said the VMA stunt wasn’t intended to be a dig towards Cabello, but a celebration of how the four remaining members were stronger than ever.

“We get asked all the time if we’re getting a fifth member and we wanted to show the world in an artistic way that hey, the four of us are Fifth Harmony,” Brooke told host Lara Spencer on Good Morning America. “And we’re stronger and better than we’ve ever been.”

RELATED: 2018 Billboard Music Awards: Check Out the Complete List of Winners!

The 2018 Billboard Music Awards are broadcast live on NBC from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 20 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

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Camila Cabello & Normani Kordei Reunite for the First Time in 2 Years Since Fifth Harmony Split

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Normila together again!

Camila Cabello and Normani Kordei surprised Fifth Harmony fans with a reunion photo at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday.

The pair’s picture, which appears to be taken backstage, marks the first time any Fifth Harmony member has publicly gotten together with Cabello since she left the girl group in December 2016.

Both performed during the awards show as Cabello took the stage with Pharrell Williams to sing “Sangria Wine” and her hit “Havana” before picking up the award for chart achievement. Kordei was also pictured clapping for Cabello during the show.

Meanwhile, the Dancing with the Stars alum joined Khalid on stage for their duet “Love Lies,” her first performance since she and Lauren Jauregui, Dinah Jane and Ally Brooke announced in March that they were going on a “hiatus in order to pursue solo endeavors.”

Check out PEOPLE’s full Billboard Music Awards coverage to get the latest news on music’s big night.

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On May 14, Fifth Harmony played their final show at the Hard Rock Live at the Event Center in Hollywood, Florida.

In January, Cabello admitted that her “feelings were hurt” in regards to her ex bandmates’ 2017 MTV’s Video Music Awards performance, when the foursome appeared to throw some shade towards Cabello who “hadn’t gotten along” with Brooke, Jauregui, Kordei and Jane.

“It definitely hurt my feelings,” Cabello said during an interview with The New York Times, adding that her eyes welled up with tears as she watched the performance live at home with her mother.

“I wasn’t expecting it, I wasn’t prepared for it,” she continued, adding that “at that point I’d moved on from . I was just like, ‘What? Why?’ ”

RELATED: Missed the 2018 Billboard Music Awards? Here Are the Moments You Need to Know About

Fifth Harmony later said the VMA stunt wasn’t intended to be a dig towards Cabello, but a celebration of how the four remaining members were stronger than ever.

“We get asked all the time if we’re getting a fifth member and we wanted to show the world in an artistic way that hey, the four of us are Fifth Harmony,” Brooke told host Lara Spencer on Good Morning America. “And we’re stronger and better than we’ve ever been.”

RELATED: 2018 Billboard Music Awards: Check Out the Complete List of Winners!

The 2018 Billboard Music Awards are broadcast live on NBC from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 20 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

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Billboard Music Awards 2018: Check Out the Complete List of Winners!

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Receiving a Billboard Music Award nomination is a win in itself, but only a handful of celebrities took the stage on Sunday night to pick up their trophies in person.

Kendrick Lamar and Ed Sheeran led the pack with nominations in 15 categories including top male artist. Taylor Swift snagged five nods, while Cardi B showed up strong with eight nominations.

This year’s ceremony airs live on NBC from Las Vegas and features 16 performances by artists including Shawn Mendes, Janet Jackson, Kelly Clarkson, Christina Aguilera, Demi Lovato and more. See the full list of winners below:

Top Artist:
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift

Top New Artist:
21 Savage
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Khalid
Kodak Black

Billboard Chart Achievement Award:
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Drake
Sam Hunt
Ed Sheeran

Top Male Artist:
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Bruno Mars
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran

Top Female Artist:
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Halsey
Demi Lovato
Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group:
The Chainsmokers
Coldplay
Imagine Dragons
Migos
U2

Top Billboard 200 Artist:
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Ed Sheeran
Chris Stapleton
Taylor Swift

Top Hot 100 Artist:
Imagine Dragons
Kendrick Lamar
Bruno Mars
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran

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Top Streaming Songs Artist:
Cardi B
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran

Top Song Sales Artist:
Imagine Dragons
Kendrick Lamar
Bruno Mars
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran

Top Radio Songs Artist:
Halsey
Imagine Dragons
Bruno Mars
Charlie Puth
Ed Sheeran

Top Social Artist:
Justin Bieber
BTS
Ariana Grande
Demi Lovato
Shawn Mendes

Top Touring Artist:
Coldplay
Guns N’ Roses
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran
U2

Top R&B Artist:
Chris Brown
Khalid
Bruno Mars
SZA
The Weeknd

Top R&B Male Artist:
Khalid
Bruno Mars
The Weeknd

Top R&B Female Artist:
Beyonce
Rihanna
SZA

Top R&B Tour:
Bruno Mars
Lionel Richie
The Weeknd

Top Rap Artist:
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Lil Uzi Vert
Migos
Post Malone

Top Rap Male Artist:
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Post Malone

Top Rap Female Artist:
Bhad Bhabie
Cardi B
Nicki Minaj

Top Rap Tour:
J. Cole
Jay-Z
Kendrick Lamar

Top Country Artist:
Kane Brown
Luke Combs
Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton

Top Country Male Artist:
Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton

Top Country Female Artist:
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris

Top Country Duo/Group Artist:
Florida Georgia Line
Old Dominion
Zac Brown Band

Check out PEOPLE’s full Billboard Music Awards coverage to get the latest news on music’s big night.

Top Country Tour:
Luke Bryan
Florida Georgia Line
Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

Top Rock Artist:
Imagine Dragons
Linkin Park
Portugal. The Man
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
twenty one pilots

Top Rock Tour:
Coldplay
Guns N’ Roses
U2

Top Latin Artist:
J Balvin
Daddy Yankee
Luis Fonsi
Ozuna
Romeo Santos

Top Dance/Electronic Artist:
The Chainsmokers
Calvin Harris
Kygo
Marshmello
ODESZA

Top Christian Artist:
Elevation Worship
Hillsong UNITED
Hillsong Worship
MercyMe
Zach Williams

Top Gospel Artist:
Anthony Brown & group therAPy
Travis Greene
J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise
Tasha Cobbs Leonard
Tamela Mann

Top Billboard 200 Album:
Drake, More Life
Kendrick Lamar, DAMN.
Post Malone, Stoney
Ed Sheeran ÷ (Divide)
Taylor Swift, reputation

Top Selling Album:
Kendrick Lamar, DAMN.
P!nk, Beautiful Trauma
Ed Sheeran, ÷ (Divide)
Chris Stapleton, From A Room: Volume 1
Taylor Swift, Reputation

Top Soundtrack:
Black Panther
The Fate of the Furious: The Album
The Greatest Showman
Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2: Awesome Mix Vol. 2
Moana

Top R&B Album:
Khalid, American Teen
Bruno Mars, 24K Magic
SZA, CTRL
The Weeknd, Starboy
XXXTentacion, 17

Top Rap Album:
Drake, More Life
Kendrick Lamar, DAMN.
Lil Uzi Vert, Luv Is Rage 2
Migos, Culture
Post Malone, Stoney

Top Country Album:
Kane Brown, Kane Brown
Luke Combs, This One’s For You
Thomas Rhett, Life Changes
Chris Stapleton, From A Room: Volume 1
Brett Young, Brett Young

Top Rock Album:
Imagine Dragons, Evolve
Linkin Park, One More Light
Panic! At The Disco, Death of a Bachelor
Portugal. The Man, Woodstock
U2, Songs of Experience

Top Latin Album:
Nicky Jam, Fenix
Christian Nodal, Me Deje Llevar
Ozuna, Odisea
Romeo Santos, Golden
Shakira, El Dorado

Top Dance/Electronic Album:
Avicii, AVĨCI (01)
The Chainsmokers, Memories…Do Not Open
Calvin Harris, Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1
Kygo, Stargazing
ODESZA, A Moment Apart

Top Christian Album:
Elevation Worship, There Is A Cloud
Hillsong UNITED, Wonder
Hillsong Worship, Let There Be Light
Alan Jackson, Precious Memories Collection
MercyMe, Lifer

Top Gospel Album:
Anthony Brown & group therAPy, A Long Way From Sunday
Travis Greene, Crossover: Live From Music City
J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise, You Deserve It
Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Heart. Passion. Pursuit.
Marvin Sapp, Close

Top Hot 100 Song:
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”
Kendrick Lamar, “Humble.”
Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”
Post Malone ft. 21 Savage, “Rockstar”
Ed Sheeran, “Shape Of You”

Top Streaming Song (Audio):
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”
Kendrick Lamar, “Humble.”
Lil Uzi Vert, “XO Tour LLIF3”
Post Malone ft. 21 Savage, “Rockstar”
Post Malone ft. Quavo, “Congratulations”

Top Streaming Song (Video):
Cardi B, “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)”
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”
Lil Pump, “Gucci Gang”
Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”
Ed Sheeran, “Shape of You”

Top Selling Song:
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”
Sam Hunt “Body Like A Back Road”
Imagine Dragons “Believer”
Imagine Dragons “Thunder”
Ed Sheeran “Perfect”

Top Radio Song:
The Chainsmokers & Coldplay, “Something Just Like This”
Imagine Dragons, “Believer”
Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”
Charlie Puth, “Attention”
Ed Sheeran, “Shape of You”

Top Collaboration:
Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug, “Havana”
The Chainsmokers & Coldplay, “Something Just Like This”
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”
French Montana ft. Swae Lee, “Unforgettable”
Post Malone ft. 21 Savage, “Rockstar”

Top R&B Song:
Childish Gambino, “Redbone”
DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller, “Wild Thoughts”
Khalid, “Young Dumb & Broke”
Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”
Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B, “Finesse”

Top Rap Song:
Cardi B, “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)”
DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne, “I’m The One
French Montana ft. Swae Lee, “Unforgettable”
Kendrick Lamar, “Humble.”
Post Malone ft. 21 Savage, “Rockstar”

Top Country Song:
Kane Brown ft. Lauren Alaina, “What Ifs”
Sam Hunt, “Body Like A Back Road”
Dustin Lynch, “Small Town Boy”
Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line, “Meant To Be”
Brett Young, “In Case You Didn’t Know”

Top Rock Song:
Imagine Dragons “Believer”
Imagine Dragons “Thunder”
Linkin Park ft. Kiiara “Heavy”
Portugal. The Man “Feel It Still”
The Revivalists “Wish I Knew You”

Top Latin Song:
J Balvin & Willy William Ft. Beyonce, “Mi Gente”
Becky G ft. Bad Bunny, “Mayores”
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”
Maluma, “Felices Los 4”
Wisin ft. Ozuna, “Escapate Conmigo”

Top Dance/Electronic Song:
The Chainsmokers & Coldplay, “Something Just Like This”
Cheat Codes ft. Demi Lovato, “No Promises”
Clean Bandit ft. Sean Paul & Ann-Marie, “Rockabye”
Kygo & Selena Gomez, “It Ain’t Me”
Zedd & Alessia Cara, “Stay”

Top Christian Song:
Elevation Worship, “O Come To The Altar”
Hillsong Worship, “What A Beautiful Name”
Lecrae ft. Tori Kelly, “I’ll Find You”
MercyMe, “Even If”
Zach Williams, “Old Church Choir”

Top Gospel Song:
Anthony Brown & group therAPy, “Trust In You”
Travis Greene, “You Waited”
J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise, “You Deserve It”
Tamela Mann, “Change Me”
Charlie Wilson, “I’m Blessed”

The 2018 Billboard Music Awards will broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 20 on NBC.

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Salt-N-Pepa and En Vogue Reunite for Funky Hit-Filled Medley at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards

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It’s been nearly 25 years since Salt-N-Pepa and En Vogue scored a Top 10 hit with their 1993 duet “Whatta Man,” and on Sunday, the two supergroups reunited at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas to perform the crowd-pleasing hit.

Salt-N-Pepa’s Cheryl “Salt” James, 52, Sandra Denton, 51, and DJ Spinderella, 46, were joined by current En Vogue members Cindy Herron-Braggs, 56, Terry Ellis, 54, and Rhona Bennett, 41, for the throwback performance that capped off a funky hit-filled medley mashing up “Push It,” “Shoop,” and “Let’s Talk About Sex.”

Just before the song wrapped, host Kelly Clarkson came out to take a climactic line on the chorus.

Their duet was in honor of another major anniversary: the 30th anniversary of Salt-N-Pepa becoming the first female rap artists to hit the Top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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That milestone was made in 1988, when Salt-N-Pepa’s “Push It” was released.

Originally just a B-side to “Tramp” — the second single off the group’s first album, Hot, Cool & Vicious — “Push It” nearly went entirely under the radar. But San Francisco DJ and producer Cameron Paul created a remix of the track and its infectious backbeat, giving Salt-N-Pepa their first big hit.

The song went platinum, and helped earn Hot, Cool & Vicious a Grammy award.

RELATED: Salt-N-Pepa’s Sandra Denton Is Allegedly Dating a Married Man Whose Wife Is Pregnant

“Whatta Man” came off their fourth studio album, 1993’s Very Necessary — which also brought the hits “Shoop” and “None of Your Business.” That album went five-times platinum, became the best selling album by a female rap act, and made Salt-N-Pepa the first female rap act (solo or group) to have a multi-platinum selling album.

“None of Your Business” earned them their first Grammy, while “Whatta Man” would go on to be their highest-charting hit, peaking at No. 3 and giving both Salt-N-Pepa and En Vogue a Grammy nomination for best R&B vocal performance by a duo or group.

Since then, both groups have had their ups and downs, but have continued touring. En Vogue recently released their first studio album in 14 years, Electric Café, and made it to the Top 10 on the Billboard airplay charts with their sexy new single “Rocket.”

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Salt-N-Pepa and En Vogue last performed together publicly at the 2005 VH1 Hip Hop Honors.

“Thirty years later, we’re still Pushing It all over the world and we’re still loved and celebrated by fans we grew up with as well as new fans,” Salt-N-Pepa said in a statement to Billboard prior to their performance. “Looking back at all the barriers we’ve broken as women in this very male-dominated genre of music, being the first two female rappers to break the Top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 is right up there as one of the best moments of our amazing career. We are blessed.”

RELATED VIDEO: En Vogue Has an Interesting Theory about Who Bit Beyoncé

The 2018 Billboard Music Awards is broadcasting live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, and airing on NBC.

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Simon Cowell Reunites with Kelly Clarkson at the Billboard Music Awards: ‘I’m Very Proud of You’

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Kelly Clarkson and Simon Cowell enjoyed an impromptu American Idol reunion Sunday night at the Billboard Music Awards.

After the pop star, 36, performed her new song “Whole Lotta Woman,”she shared a sweet embrace with Cowell, 58, onstage.

“That was bloody fantastic. What can I say?” the former American Idol judge — who was at the show to introduce Camila Cabello’s performance — said of Clarkson’s show-stopping set. “I’m very proud of you.”

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Clarkson and Cowell, of course, first met on American Idol back in 2002, when Clarkson bested Justin Guarini for the season one title.

Cowell left American Idol in 2010 and launched the U.S. iteration of The X Factor, on which he discovered Cabello when he assembled the girl group Fifth Harmony.

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Clarkson — who attended the show with her husband Brandon Blackstock and step-daughter Savannah — was on double duty Sunday at the Billboard Music Awards, where she hosted in addition to performing.

Since she appeared on American Idol 16 years ago, Clarkson has become one of the most successful artists in mainstream music. She’s released seven full-length albums and a holiday record, as well as a greatest hits compilation. And these days, the Grammy winner sits behind the judge’s table, as she’s a coach on NBC’s The Voice.

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After 15 seasons airing on Fox, American Idol ended in 2015. However, ABC revived the talent competition earlier this year, and it was recently renewed for another season. The season 16 finale airs Monday on ABC.

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