LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 20: Recording artist Kelly Clarkson onstage during the 2018 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 20, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
The Billboard Music Awards are one of America’s most popular award shows around. This year, Kelly Clarkson opened the show with a beautiful speech.
She held back tears as she grieved about the most recent school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas. As most of you know, Kelly is a Texas native and surely has a lot of emotion towards this tragedy. In her speech, she decided that change was needed and silence was too often ignored.
Kelly skipped the usual moment of silence and opted out for a demand for change. Make sure you tune in to the Billboard Music Awards to see her host the rest of the show!