Paula Abdul Performs Energetic Medley of Greatest Hits at 2019 Billboard Music Awards

  • 02-May-2019

Paula Abdul finished off the Billboard Music Awards on Wednesday with a medley performance of her greatest hits.

The energetic performance started with Abdul alone on a side stage. Wearing an all black ensemble, she completed a short tap dance routine before she started to sing "Straight Up." She was before long joined by a gathering of all male backup dancers that she coordinated through the passageways on the floor to the main stage.

The gathering of performers moved toward a huge black platform on the phase that they all climbed and danced on before Abdul proceeded onward to sing "The Way That You Love Me."

The singer kicked the vitality up amid the second song and hopped from the high stage into the arms of the dancers, who remained on the ground. She kept on playing out various gymnastic moves as she progressed to the song "Vibeology."

Abdul was later joined in front of an audience by the vivified character MC Skat Cat, who was featured in the iconic music video for "Opposites Attract." The singer and feline moved as one as she belted out the words to the 1989 hit.

"Cold Hearted" was the following tune highlighted in the choreograph-heavy performance. Throughout the performance, Abdul proceeded to excitedly dance to her hit songs.

The performance started to wrap up when Abdul progressed to "Forever Your Girl." The vocalist demonstrated the group of onlookers her appreciation as she shook their hands and twisted down to greet a number of the people in the crowd.

Abdul finished up the performance when her dancers lifted her open to question. Host Kelly Clarkson later joined her dramatic to finish off the night. While Clarkson clowned that Abdul didn't have a clue her identity, the performer reassured the American Idol alum that she knew her.

This year points the 30-year anniversary of when Abdul's introduction collection Forever Your Girl hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart in the wake of being on the rundown for 64 weeks. The album features four singles that grabbed the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 from 1989 to 1990.

The 2019 BBMAs were facilitated by Kelly Clarkson. The awards ceremony occurred on Wednesday night from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and circulated on NBC.

The Billboard Music Awards is produced by Dick Clark Productions — a division of Valence Media, the parent company of the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group.

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