Backstage at the 2023 Billboard Music Awards
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Backstage at the 2023 Billboard Music Awards

Your backstage pass to the star-studded 2023 Billboard Music Awards is here! Billboard and Pinterest bring you an exclusive Board Drop in honor of the milestone event featuring super-fan reactions, behind-the-scenes photos from winner celebrations, and so much more. Get inspired by concert looks and feel the love from the unforgettable performances inside the 2023 BBMAs.

KAROL G

Karol G was a finalist in five categories at the 2023 Billboard Music Awards — Top Latin Artist, Top Latin Female Artist, Top Latin Touring Artist, Top Latin Album and Top Latin Song ("TQG" with Shakira). La Bichota took home trophies for Top Latin Female Artist and Top Latin Touring Artist Tops, Cool Style, Touring, Female, Female Artist, Female Artists, Artist, Latin Women, Top
Billboard Music Awards Finalist KAROL G
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A fan at Karol G's Billboard Music Awards performance in Los Angeles, CA sported an adorable merch jersey. Check out what other fans were wearing at the winner celebration. Los Angeles, Angeles, Fan, Performance, Billboard, Winner, Awards, Merchandise, Ca Sports
KAROL G Fan Merchandise
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With her relatable lyrics, empowering expressions of female sexuality and adventurous sound — incorporating elements of R&B, pop, reggae and more — Billboard Women in Music 2022 Rule Breaker award recipient and Billboard Music Awards 2023 finalist Karol G has become a singular force in the male-dominated world of reggaetón. Here, Karol G is photographed for her Billboard cover story (2022) at 107 Compound in Miami, FL. Celebrities, People, Outfits, Reggaeton, Cool Style, Fashion, Female, Women, Winner
KAROL G, Billboard Cover Shoot (2021)
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Karol G fans know how to share admiration for their favorite singer. A lucky group of fans who received the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the singer perform in Los Angeles, CA wrote, "We are so excited to see you! We love you Karol!" Swipe to see more fan polaroids from the Billboard Music Awards event. Punk, Music, Love, Angeles, Los Angeles, Fan, Music Awards, Billboard Music, Polaroids
Fan Talk: "We love you Karol!"
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Karol G, Billboard’s 2022 Women in Music recipient of the Rule Breaker award, has become a force in the male-dominated world of reggaetón — but she didn't always feel so powerful. “When I started, I tried to please others,” said Karol G in a conversation with Billboard in 2022. “Now, I’m me. I talk about what I want in my songs, I dress how I want to dress, and I believe that when I decided to show myself as I am, people really connected with me.” Quotes, Lyrics, Reggaeton, I Dress, I Decided, Believe, H.e.r Lyrics, I Tried, How To Become
KAROL G on being herself in the music industry
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Inside KAROL G's Chart Success
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KAROL G Billboard Music Awards Performance Preview
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Some of Karol G's most loyal fans gathered in Los Angeles, CA for her Billboard Music Awards performance and winner celebration. They left sentiments for the singer such as "Bichota szn" and "Te amamos" to share their love for the Colombian singer. Check out more messages from fans at the exclusive event. Los Angeles, Angeles, Singer, Music, Music Awards, Performance, Billboard Music, Billboard, Winner
"Bichota szn" at KAROL G's Billboard Music Awards performance
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A group of longtime fans reflected on their history loving Karol G, writing, "Orgullosa de ti amiguinis, fans de 2017." Take a look at what other messages fans left at  Karol G's Billboard Music Awards performance in Los Angeles, CA. Fan, Music, Celebrities, Los Angeles, Group, Angeles, Performance, Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards
Day 1 Karol G fans at the BBMAs
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Karol G's 'Mañana Será Bonito' is the first Latin album by a female artist to hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 since 1995. The album was a finalist for Top Latin Album at the 2023 Billboard Music Awards. Quotes, Billboard, Album, Female Artists, Chart, Studio Album, Video Streaming, Album Sales, Romeo Santos
KAROL G makes Billboard chart history
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Loyal fans of Karol G gathered in Los Angeles, CA to see her Billboard Music Awards performance and share messages of adoration for the singer. "Te amamos Carolina. Muchos besitos," wrote Cyntia and Zack. Swipe to check out more polaroids from the event. Angeles, Love, Los Angeles, Awards, Winner, Loyal Fans, Adoration, Billboard, Billboard Music Awards
KAROL G Fans' Words of Encouragement
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Karol G burst onto the mainstream music scene with her relatable lyrics, empowering expressions of female sexuality and adventurous sound. In 2021, she was the first solo Latin female artist to sell out a major North American tour since her fellow Colombian Shakira a few years prior. The singer's upward trajectory shows no signs of stopping now, up for five awards at the 2023 Billboard Music Awards. Here, Karol G is photographed for her Billboard cover story at 107 Compound in Miami, FL. Singer, Reggaeton, Celebrities, Mainstream Music, New Artists, Billboard Music Awards, R&b, Women In Music, H.e.r Lyrics
KAROL G, Billboard Cover Shoot (2021)
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"Colombia presente," writes a fan in attendance at Karol G's Billboard Music Awards performance in Los Angeles, CA. Take a look a more exclusive polaroids from the event and notes of love left for the Colombian singer.. Angeles, Los Angeles, Fan, Billboard, Winner, Billboard Music Awards, Carole, Billboard Music, Awards
Colombian Pride at Karol G's BBMAs performance
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Karol G's chart-topping hit with Shakira, "TQG," was a Billboard Music Awards finalist for Top Latin Song and features the lyrics: "Bebé, ¿qué fue?, ¿no pues que muy tragaíto'?, ¿Qué hace' buscándome el la'o?, Si sabes que yo errore' no repito." Lyrics, Songs, Music, Quotes, Cool Style, Bebe, Hit, Top, Top Hits
"TQG" by KAROL G and Shakira
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NewJeans

NewJeans was a finalist in four categories at the 2023 Billboard Music Awards — Top Billboard Global (Exclu. U.S.) Artist, Top K-Pop Album, Top Global K-Pop Song ("OMG" and "Ditto") and Top Global K-Pop Artist, which they took home the trophy for. Pop, Cool Style, K Pop, Kpop, Twitter Update, Billboard Music Awards, Top Billboard, Billboard, Twitter
Billboard Music Awards Finalist NewJeans
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Lucky NewJeans fans were invited watch the groups Billboard Music Awards performance and celebration in Seoul, South Korea for the 2023 show. Here, a fan's unique purse is showcased in an exclusive photo. Jeans, Seoul, Cool Style, Celebrities, Korea, Photo, Unique, Lucky, Exclusive
NewJeans' Bunnies x Billboard Music Awards
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NewJeans made their U.S. award show debut at the 2023 Billboard Music Awards. The K-pop girl group performed "Super Shy" and "OMG" for loyal fans at their winner celebration in Seoul, South Korea. Jeans, K Pop, Youtube, Instagram, New Hair, Kpop Girls, Korean Girl Groups, Kpop, Girl Group
NewJeans Group Headshot
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The most loyal Bunnies were invited to an exclusive NewJeans performance and celebration in Seoul, South Korea for the 2023 Billboard Music Awards. Take a look at this behind-the-scenes polaroid showcasing the group's stage set. Celebrities, Seoul, Music, Polaroid, Cool Style, Jeans, Korea, Loyal, Scenes
Behind-the-scenes: NewJeans' Billboard Music Awards performance
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NewJeans earned their first No. 1 album with their very first entry on the Billboard 200 when 'Get Up' debuted at the top of the list. The EP was a finalist for Top K-Pop Album at the 2023 Billboard Music Awards. Pop, K Pop, Quotes, Jeans, Kpop, One, Supportive, Get Up, Earnings
NewJeans earns their first No. 1 album with 'Get Up'
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Bunnies, check out this photoset in which Haerin of NewJeans poses for the camera. She and the other members of the K-pop group took to the stage at the 2023 Billboard Music Awards. New Hair, People, K Pop, Youtube, Pop, Korean Girl, Girl, Korea, Girl Group
Haerin of NewJeans
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At the 2023 Billboard Music Awards NewJeans performed "OMG," Top Global K-Pop Song Finalist, featuring the lyrics: "Oh my, oh my God! 예상했어 나, I was really hoping that he will come through, Oh my, oh my God! 단 너뿐이야, Asking all the time about what I should do." Songs, Pop, Jeans, Celebrities, Lyrics, K Pop, God, Kpop, Winner
"OMG" by NewJeans
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