How to watch the 2021 Billboard Music Awards in Canada

We're here to answer all your streaming questions about the 2021 BBMAs.
Published May 12, 2021 2:28 p.m. EST
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The 2021 Billboard Music Awards are almost here and we are so ready for another star-studded event, honouring the world of music.

Nick Jonas will be hosting the awards show live Sunday, May 23 (watch at 8 p.m. ET on CTV) and not only does The Weeknd leads the 2021 nominations with 16 nods, but he will also be performing live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Drake, who is already the artist with the most wins of all time at 27 awards, could make history at this year's show by breaking his own record. He's nominated in seven categories, including, Top Artist, Top Male Artist and Top Streaming Songs Artist. He's also set to receive the prestigious Artist of the Decade Award.

Grammy-winning rapper Megan Thee Stallion and Gabby Barrett are the most nominated women this year. Meg received seven nominations and Barrett has nine.

Let us help you with everything else you need to know for the BBMAs' live awards ceremony with all the deets about how to watch here in Canada.

What time are the BBMAs and where can I watch in Canada?

The Billboard Music Awards are live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, May 23 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. You can watch the Billboard Music Awards live on CTV, NBC and the CTV app on Android and iOS.

How can I stream the BBMAs in Canada?

You can stream the BBMAs in Canada on CTV.ca on desktop, mobile web, and through the CTV app on Android and iOS on smartphones, tablets and connected TV devices.

How can I watch the BBMAs for free?

You can watch the BBMAs for free on the CTV website or app on Android and iOS.

How can I watch the BBMAs live?

Tune into CTV's live broadcast to watch the BBMAs live at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday, May 23. 

How can I watch the BBMAs with no cable?

Watch the BBMAs on CTV.ca and the CTV app Android and iOS.

Do I need a login for CTV.ca?

You will need to select a TV provider and sign in with a CTV account to stream the BBMas live on CTV.ca

Where are the BBMAs taking place?

The 2021 Billboard Music Awards will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles May 23 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

Who is hosting the BMMAs?

Nick Jonas will be hosting the awards show live Sunday, May 23 (watch at 8 p.m. ET on CTV). It seems Jonas just hit that infamous The Voice "steal" button because he's swiping the gig from his fellow coach Kelly Clarkson who hosted the last three years in a row.

Who is performing at the BBMAs?

BTS, Pink and The Weeknd are the only performers who have been announced so far but Billboard will continue to release names of performers during their daily countdown leading up to May 23.

Who will present the awards?

The BBMAs have not released the list of presenters as of this writing. Hosting this year's ceremony for the first time ever will be Nick Jonas.

Who are the 2021 BBMas nominees?

The Weeknd leads the 2021 nominations with 16 nods, including Top Artist, Top Male Artist and Top Hot 100 Artist. DaBaby follows The Weeknd with 11 nominations and Pop Smoke with 10 nods. Check out the full list of nominees here.

Who is nominated for Top Artist?

Drake, Juice WRLD, Pop Smoke, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd are nominated for the Top Artist award.

What songs are nominated for Top Hot 100 Song?

The songs that are nominated for Top Hot 100 Song are 24kGoldn ft. iann dior, “Mood,” Gabby Barrett ft. Charlie Puth, “I Hope,” Chris Brown & Young Thug, “Go Crazy,” DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch, “ROCKSTAR” and The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights.”

The 2021 Billboard Music Awards will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles May 23 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

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