Skip to comments.Billboard Music Awards Hit Record Low Ratings In Key Demo
Posted on 05/21/2018 12:17:17 PM PDT by rktman
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More proof that people are sick and tired of having the toy department politicized.
Movies, concerts, football games....people are NOT tuning in for a political lecture.
Keep talking, jackweeds. In 3 years youll be funding this crap yourselves because no one will watch.
Known by advertisers as the "more money than brains" demo.
I never knew Billboard had a broadcast show.
(What station was it on?)
A bunch of elitist “Musicians” who go around with armed guards..have this award show protected with ARMED POLICE and they have the nerve to talk about gun control LOL..they would NEVER disarm they think they are special
I thought the country is hungry for the Blue Wave?
“Billboard Music Awards Hit Record Low Ratings”
“Jennifer Lopez performed onstage”
I know the management group behind the BBMA lol. There are conservatives there and they are actually happy it bombed. If anyone actually knows how bad it was? They were GIVING away the tickets, MORE than the allowed budget. They were just there to get money from the sponsors and the network. They did their job as pros, just dont ask them about the ratings.
Pretty impressive - there were 7 million people who knew it was happening. That was probably the number of people who were up for awards plus their Moms.
I remember some of the acts. You had Supertramp for "Breakfast In America." Fleetwood Mac for "Tusk". John Stewart for "Bombs Away Dream Babies." The Knack got an award for Best New Artist. Donna Summer, Bee Gees, The Cars, Anita Ward, Sister Sledge, Eagles, and Blondie were other acts that got awards.
Those were halcyon days for the music business. You could turn on Top 40 radio and hear a lot of good pop songs.
I saw that Kelly Clarkson had her moment. I told my husband that it was probably not too smart to mouth off the night before her final contestant on the Voice is up to win. Just saying that her comments may have a negative effect on the voting. As I told hubby, she may have dixie chicked her chances.
Totally agree, 50’s, especially the 60’s, very much the 70’s was quite the time for musicians and there wee so many good bands back then, literally hundreds.
As a teen in the late 70’s and early 80’s, I identify with so much of that music.
Musically, it was a great time.
A few weeks ago, a local radio station was doing a Kasey Kasem American Top 40 show from May of 1982.
It was great. Totally memory lane. Yep, some of it was a bit dated (for example, Pac-Man Fever) but most of it was great.
I think the Grammys started to go downhill when the Starland Vocal Band beat out Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers for best new artist in the mid-seventies. :(
I would've watched if she performed, "Taco-Flavored Kisses."
My jump the shark moment for the Grammys was when Milli Vanilli won for best New Artist. Then it turned out they neither sang or performed on any of those records!
It's just hard for the music to break through the attention whores pushing their personal and political agendas. He never even asked us to watch the show.
Not a very good marketing strategy.
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