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08/12/1997 The 8th Billboard Music Awards are held

The Billboard Music Awards show honors the hottest names in music industry. The 8th show, in 1997 aired on FOX TV, with LeAnn Rimes winning the top artist and Elton John winning multiple awards. It has been hosted by actor David Spade at MGM Grand Garden Arena, in LA, Nevada.


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