Nick Jonas Hilariously Reacts to Hosting the Billboard Music Awards

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The Voice coach Nick Jonas is officially hosting the 2021 Billboard Music Awards. He follows in the footsteps of fellow coach Kelly Clarkson, who has hosted the awards show three times.

Jonas posted a funny video on social media reacting to his new hosting gig, with a cameo from one of his own BBMA trophies. It has us looking forward to watching the ceremony when it airs in May.

Nick Jonas Reacts to Hosting the Billboard Music Awards

In the clip, Jonas sits outside at a table wearing a colorful shirt and holding a Billboard Music Award trophy up to his ear as if it’s a phone. He makes a reference to Vice President Kamala Harris’ victory call to President Joe Biden, declaring, “Joe, we did it!” Presumably, he’s pretending to talk to his brother Joe Jonas.

Jonas goes on to say that he preemptively won the “Best Host Ever” award for emceeing the show. A sticky note can be seen on his trophy, which reads, “BEST HOST EVER!” He proudly shows it off to the camera after pretending to hang up with his brother.

“Truly an honor to have already received the first preemptive 2021 #BBMAs award,” Nick wrote to accompany the video on Twitter. “Best host ever?! Wow! Tune-in May 23rd at 8pm ET/5pm PT on @NBC.”

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Jonas won three Billboard Music Awards during his time with the Jonas Brothers. However, he’s not nominated this year, which means he can relax and focus on the hosting gig.

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Which Talent Show Stars Are Nominated This Year?

This year’s Billboard Music Awards nominations include nods for several talent show stars. That includes American Idol alum Gabby Barrett, who has the most nominations for a female artist, with nine. Ariana Grande, who will coach on The Voice next season, earned three nominations.

Former American Idol winner Carrie Underwood also earned four nominations, including Top Country Female Artist. Former The Voice coach Miley Cyrus was nominated in the Top Rock Album category for her 2020 release Plastic Hearts. Maroon 5, fronted by former coach Adam Levine, received a nomination in the Top Duo/Group category.

Find out who wins when the 2021 Billboard Music Awards air May 23 on NBC.

SEE ALSO: ‘AMERICAN IDOL’ ALUM GABBY BARRETT SWEEPS IN BILLBOARD NOMINATIONS

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jill O'Rourke
Jill O'Rourke

Jill O’Rourke is a contributor at Talent Recap, writing news stories and recaps for shows like ‘AGT,’ ‘The Voice,’ and ‘American Idol.’ She graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in English and Film Studies, and has been writing about pop culture since 2012, with previous bylines at Crushable and A Plus. Jill spends her free time binge-watching sitcoms and daydreaming about life as a hobbit

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