After an online leak several days ago, “Commander in Chief” was officially released Wednesday morning, just hours before he performed Lovato at the Billboard Music Awards. The track speaks directly to Trump, and repeats in his chorus, “Commander in Chief, honestly, if I do the things you do, I can’t sleep. Seriously, do you even know the truth? We are in a state of crisis, people are dying, while you fill your pockets deep, Commander in Chief. How. Do you feel you can still breathe? ”
Watch a video of Lovato’s performance below:
Check out Demi Lovato’s performance show #BBMAs Music for the first time # LeaderA direct criticism of the political poles that are denying them their power to help in the moment we are living. pic.twitter.com/so40QtXCii
– ESC (portalescutai) October 15, 2020
Lovato has been nominated for four Billboard Music Awards during her career: Best Social Media Artist (2016 & 2018), Best Female Artist (2018) and Best Dance / Electronic Song for “No Promises” (2018), most recently with collaborator Cheat Codes.
Wednesday’s semi-virtual party, held at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, has welcomed Kelly Clarkson for the third year in a row. The new Queen of the Day also opened the show with a performance of “High Love”. Other highly anticipated artists for the 2020 Billboard Music Awards include Alicia Keys, Bad Bunny, Brandy, BTS, Doja Cat, En Vogue, Garth Brooks, John Legend, Kane Brown, Khalid, Luke Combs, Post Malone, Saint Jhn, Sia, Swae. Lee and Tila Yao.
The official “Commander in Chief” official video will be added as it becomes available. In the meantime, rate Lovato’s performance below, then Drop a comment with your full review of this key moment from BBMA.