Pop stars have plenty to sell but little to say at Billboard Music Awards – Los Angeles Times

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Nobody goes to the Billboard Music Awards to find out who won — not even the nominated artists.

Unlike the Grammy Awards or the MTV Video Music Awards, to name just two of the other shows in an increasingly crowded field, the Billboards are based on the trade magazine’s closely watched sales charts, meaning that the results are easily predicted by anyone with an interest, professional or otherwise, in doing so.

Pop stars have plenty to sell but little to say at Billboard Music Awards – Los Angeles Times