Final however definitely not least — Paula Abdul introduced the 2019 Billboard Awards to an in depth with a 6-minute medley of her biggest hits, together with Straight Up, Chilly Hearted and Opposites Entice.
No, you’re not misplaced in a dream — Paula Abdul is again and, dare we are saying, she’s wanting higher than ever! The previous American Idol decide and pop music icon took to the stage for the Billboard Music Awards to carry out her biggest hits as solely she will be able to. As this is able to be her first award present efficiency because the 1990 American Music Awards, Paula pulled out all of the stops for this dance-heavy journey by way of her profession.
Paula, 56, straight up kicked off the unimaginable efficiency with, what else, her smash hit ‘Straight Up’ which launched her to superstardom in 1989, when the music shot to the highest spot on the Billboard charts and stayed there for three weeks straight! From there, Paula carried out each main hit from her catalogue… after narrowly decapitating Julianne Hough (see under). She introduced the home down with an on-stage recreation of ‘Chilly Hearted’ after resurrecting the notorious Scat Cat for the duet ‘Opposites Entice.’ She was flipped, twisted, and thrown about by her backup dancers, even leaping off a really excessive platform in a belief fall that left everybody gasping. However it was the shut out second of ‘Perpetually Your Lady’ that acquired individuals on their toes dancing together with the icon.
Earlier than Paula kicked it up on stage, she introduced earlier within the day that she can be headlining her a new Las Vegas residency known as “Paula Abdul: Perpetually Your Lady” on the Flamingo Las Vegas. What’s going to undoubtedly be a spectacular present, Paula will sing and dance her method by way of her three-decade profession, all of the whereas sharing tales from her time on tour and on American Idol. “It’s an actual thrill to have the long-lasting Flamingo Las Vegas welcome me to their stage,” stated Paula within the press launch on Could 1. “After 30 years as an entertainer, I can’t consider any higher place to showcase my love for performing than Las Vegas.”
Tickets go on sale for her Vegas present to the general public on Saturday, Could four at 10 a.m. if this efficiency wasn’t sufficient for you, with the primary present kicking off on Aug. 13, 2019.