Exciting news for music fans worldwide as Dick Clark Productions and Billboard join forces to bring an entirely new experience to the upcoming 2023 Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs). This one-of-a-kind collaboration with Spotify’s “Fans First” program is set to revolutionize the way fans interact with their favorite artists.
A new concept
Scheduled for Sunday, November 19, the 2023 Billboard Music Awards will introduce a fresh award show concept. Fans can expect hours of non-stop music, exclusive content, winner celebrations, behind-the-scenes moments, and performances curated by some of the world’s most iconic chart-topping artists.
The BBMAs have planned an unprecedented delivery, rolling out performances and awards via various platforms, including BBMAs and Billboard social channels and BBMAs.watch. This approach will provide a global and immersive experience, with performances occurring in sold-out tour locations and unique venues, all designed with customized BBMAs creative.
In an exciting twist, the BBMAs and Spotify have come together to recognize the fans who have been the driving force behind their favorite artists’ chart-topping success. These dedicated fans will receive an exclusive “golden ticket,” granting them access to attend a once-in-a-lifetime performance curated by their beloved artists, specifically for the 2023 Billboard Music Awards.
The “Fans First” program by Spotify is all about rewarding dedicated music enthusiasts with exclusive privileges, including unique concerts, personal artist experiences, merchandise drops, and priority access to presales.
For nearly three decades, the Billboard Music Awards has been a stage for spectacular performances, unexpected collaborations, and memorable pop culture moments. What sets this award show apart is its unique way of determining winners: through year-end performance metrics on the Billboard charts. These charts are the ultimate authority and data-driven measure of success in the music industry. This year’s award eligibility is aligned with Billboard’s Year-End Charts tracking period, encompassing music consumption from November 19, 2022, to October 21, 2023.
Stay tuned in the coming weeks for the much-anticipated revelation of finalists and performers.