What's Trending 10/14/20: Post Malone Wins Big At Billboard Music Awards, Showtime Brings Back Dexter

Also Trending: Ariana Grande, Daylight Saving Time

October 15, 2020
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  • #BBMAs
    • The 2020 Billboard Music Awards were held last night at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.
    • Host Kelly Clarkson opened the show with a performance of Whitney Houston’s “Higher Love” and was joined onstage by Sheila E. and Pentatonix.
    • Post Malone was the night’s big winner, taking home nine awards including Top Artist and Top Male Artist.
    • Billie Eilish won three awards including Top Female Artist and Top New Artist.
    • John Legend returned to the stage with an emotional performance, singing “Never Break” and dedicating it to his wife, Chrissy Teigen after their pregnancy loss.
    • Garth Brooks received the Icon Award from none other than Cher.
  • #Dexter
    • The series about the serial killer that kills only the bad guys is coming back!
    • It will return to Showtime for a limited series run.
    • Michael C. Hall will be returning for the 10-episode series and it will be a continuation of the original, eight-season series.
    • “Dexter” ended in 2013 and production is scheduled to begin early next year for a planned fall 2021 premiere.
  • #ArianaGrande
    • She’s dropping a new album this month!
    • She made the announcement yesterday on Twitter saying, “I can’t wait to give u my album this month.”
    • She’s been on a roll with her music! She released her “Sweetener” album in August of 2018, her “thank u, next” record just six month later, and her latest hit “Rain On Me” with Lady Gaga dropped in May.
  • #DaylightSavingTime
    • Like it or not, that time of year is coming up where we fall back to gain an hour of daylight.
    • A new survey says that 63% of participants said they’d welcome the elimination of daylight saving time in favor of a fixed, year-round time schedule.
    • And parents are the most enthusiastic about it! 75% say get rid of it!
    • Springing the clock forward an hour in March has been linked to an increase in heart attacks, strokes, car accidents and a decrease in work and school performance.
    • Sleep experts recommend staying in standard time year-round to allow for a natural and consistent sleep circadian rhythm.