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WATCH: Nicki Minaj Opens 2017 Billboard Music Awards with Song Medley

By Teonny Spears / Published on Sunday, 21 May 2017 21:13 PM / No Comments

The 2017 Billboad Music Awards started 30 minutes ago, and Nicki Minaj opened this year’s event with a medley of past hits like Beez in the Trap, Starships and Moment For Life before moving into her Remy Ma diss, with a surprise appearance from rapper Lil Wayne.

Nicki then brought out superstar DJ David Guetta to perform Light My Body Up and singer-dancer Jason Derulo for Swalla. She ended her 10-minute set with a performance of Regret In your Tears, one of the three songs she released earlier this year while in Paris. Take a look at the performance below:


Teonny Spears
26 year-old Teonny Spears, is from a small town in Louisiana called Ferriday, where he currently lives. A fan of Pop music, Teonny began writing at a small age because he simply didn't like getting dirty as a child, and preferred to stay inside.

His earlier writings consisted of short stories and poetry, and in 2005, he began blogging for fun on Myspace about his favorite artists. After building a love for entertainment news, he began working for, and launched his own weekly show in 2009 called EnterSHADEment Talk, a web-show that featured celebrity gossip, news, TV/movie talk and fashion. After 8 seasons and over 200 episodes, Teonny decided to end the show in 2012. He shortly left Defglam in the same year.

In 2012, Teonny became the Pop Culture Expert for Sinuous Magazine, an online publication dedicated to providing a multicultural exploration of art, entertainment, fashion and social issues through a mix of news and thought pieces. After a three-year run, Teonny left the publication to pursue new interests, and now resides at, as the Editor-in-Chief, where he specializes in Pop Music, though he also dabbles in Fashion, TV/Film, Rap & introducing readers to new and rising talent.

Teonny is also part of a collective called The Bloginati, a Multifaceted group with people who touch on several forms of media.
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