The 2018 Billboard Music Awards has officially confirmed adding a double-dose of music diva delight to its star-studded performance roster. Per a BBMA announcement, vocal powerhouses Christina Aguilera and Demi Lovato will join forces to perform the world TV debut of their duet for Aguilera’s new single “Fall in Line,” which features Lovato. The pair of singer-songwriters shared the exciting news on their individual Twitter accounts earlier today (May 8), using the hashtags #FallInLine. #xtinademi_bbmas in their posts (See Aguilera’s post below).
Fans have been speculating for the past few months that the pop superstars collaborated on a track. Their hopes and suspicions are now confirmed. Aguilera recently announced the title of her highly-anticipated eighth studio album, Liberation, and dropped its lead single “Accelerate” featuring Ty Dolla $ign and 2 Chainz on May 3 (Watch the video above). The upcoming record is a follow up to “The Voice” coach’s 2012 album Lotus. Meanwhile, Lovato recently teamed with Q-Tip for a sultry cover of Elton John’s “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart for John’s tribute album Revamp. She also worked with DJ Khaled on the song “I Believe” for the “A Wrinkle in Time” film soundtrack.
Aguilera and Lovato join previously announced 2018 Billboard Music Awards opening act Ariana Grande, as well as BTS, Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, Dua Lipa, 2018 BBMAs Icon Award recipient Janet Jackson and more. Kelly Clarkson will host the 2018 BBMAs ceremony which is being held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 20 and will broadcast at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on NBC. Tickets to watch the ceremony live and in person can be purchased from AXS by clicking here. Stay tuned to AXS for ongoing 2018 Billboard Music Awards news and updates.