Garth Brooks delivered a medley of hits spanning across his thirty-plus year career on Wednesday (Oct. 14) at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards, in honor of receiving the Billboard Icon Award.
After being introduced by Cher, the country superstar gave an unforgettable performance that included “The Thunder Rolls,” “Callin’ Baton Rouge,” “The River,” “Standing Outside the Fire,” “That Summer,” “Dive Bar,” “Friends In Low Places,” and “The Dance”
Brooks, a 19-time Billboard Music Award winner, is one of only nine artists to ever receive the prestigious award and follows Cher, Neil Diamond, Celine Dion, Jennifer Lopez, Prince, Stevie Wonder, Janet Jackson and Mariah Carey.
The 2020 Billboard Music Awards also featured performances from Luke Combs and Kane Brown as well as Demi Lovato, Post Malone, BTS, Alicia Keys, Doja Cat, Sia and more. The Billboard Music Awards are produced by Dick Clark Productions. Amy Thurlow, Mark Bracco, Barry Adelman, Linda Gierahn, Kelly Clarkson and Robert Deaton are executive producers.
Hosted by Kelly Clarkson, the star-studded event aired on Wednesday, October 14 (live 8:00-11:00 PM ET/delayed PT) on NBC.
The 2020 Billboard Music Awards were originally scheduled to take place in Las Vegas on Wednesday, April 29, but were forced to be postponed due to the ongoing pandemic.