Florence + the Machine electrified the 2022 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night with a performance of their single “My Love.” Watch it below.
“So tell me where to put my love / Do I wait for the weather to do what it does?” moaned Florence Welch as she swirled past a giant full moon on a stage strewn with flying papers and fog then that red light bulbs shone above. “I don’t know where to put my love/My arms have emptied, the skies have emptied/The billboards have emptied/My arms have emptied, the skies have emptied/The buildings have emptied”
The track is taken from the baroque pop band’s brand new album, dance feverreleased Friday via Polydor Records/Universal Music, and also includes lead single “King”, promo track “Heaven Is Here” and latest single “Free”.
In our official review, Result called the album “a natural evolution of 2015 How big, how blue, how beautiful and 2018 high as hope» which finds the singer Florence Welch « tap[ping] in her power, ribbing the personality she created, tackling the darkness and finding power in redemption.
A few days before taking the BBMA stage, Welch stopped The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to the “Margaritaville” duet with none other than Jimmy Buffet. In a recent interview with Apple Music’s Zane Lowe to celebrate the LP’s release, she also opened up about navigating her relationship with alcohol, admitting that in the early days of the band she used alcohol to “fuel” the creativity behind albums like 2009. Lungs.
Before the unveiling of the album, Result staff members came together to rank Florence + the Machine’s top 10 songs, including “Kiss with a Fist”, “No Light, No Light”, “Only If for a Night”, “Dog Days Are Over”, “Shake It Out”, and more.
Other BBMA artists include Silk Sonic, Travis Scott, Megan Thee Stallion, Latto, and more. Watch all of the evening’s performances here. Find all the replays here.