Last night’s Billboard Music Awards dealt up a bum-numbing amount of performances from the biggest and best names in pop. So, to save you rifling through them all, allow us to break down which ones were good and which should be forgotten.
Katy Perry – ‘Wide Awake’
The 94th single from Katy’s Teenage Dream album was performed for the first time, and though the whole production of it was quite ambitious, it didn’t quite catch on the way we thought it would. Firstly, Katy probably learned the important lesson that mid-air acrobatics don’t make life easy when it comes to singing live, and secondly once you’ve seen them spin around once or twice, you’re kind of over it. Great song, not a great performance. Miss
Though we’re still trying to get our head around the thing, Nelly Furtado deserves the coveted MP! Seal of Approval for always returning to Planet Pop with tunes that sound like they’re from somewhere in the distant future. Take a listen to the Rodney-Jerkins produced ‘Big Hoops (Bigger The Better)’ and let us know what you think in the comments below.