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Lighting Plots For The 2018 Billboard Music Awards

The 2018 Billboard Music Awards took place on Sunday, May 20 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, and broadcast live on NBC. Hosted by Kelly Clarkson, the awards honor the best in the music biz, with Janet Jackson receiving the Icon Award, and Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar, and Taylor Swift among the big winners. Lighting design was by Jon Kusner of 22 Degrees, with a rig provided by PRG. Live Design shares an exclusive look at the light plots, gear list, and lighting crew for this sparkling live-to-broadcast event. 

Kusner discusses the design for some of the evening's performances here.

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