The 2011 Billboard Music Award Ceremony took place in the MGM Grand Garden Arena May 22, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.in Las Vegas on Sunday where it was a star studded showdown from the moment the red carpet hit the floor. Everyone looked amazing in the latest designers that are causing a stir in the fashion industry as well as the performances that took everyone by storm and had us in goosebumps.
Tell me who you think owned their look on Sunday!
First and foremost let us congratulate all the winners of the night- a full list is below via the Official BillBoard Awards Website
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The night was to be a memorable one indeed. Check out this excerpt from the fablife.com
The Billboard stage saw the likes of U2, Neil Diamond, Mary J. Blige and cutie Justin Bieber (in a very Vegas-esque golden tux) come on. Bono and gang were on hand to receive the Touring award while Neil accepted the Billboard Icon award (he also sang Sweet Caroline and America before receiving the trophy). The Biebs won the Billboard.com Fan Favorite Award and the Top New Artist Award but how about that kiss with Selena Gomez, huh?
Ri-Ri took home the Radio Artist of the Year and Female Artist of the Year while Taylor Swift (in a trademark sparkly gown) accepted the Billboard 200 Artist of the Year and Country Artist of the Year. Beyonce was feted with a video montage that featured Barbra Streisand, Bono, Stevie Wonder and Michelle Obama while receiving the Billboard Millennium Award.
Yes Mrs Carter! Congratualtions girl! And check out a bit of her acceptance speech-
Her speech ended with a special thanks to her husband Jay-z who was smiling in the audience. “I’d like to thank my best friend. I don’t want to put you on the spot because I know they probably putting the camera in your face right now but I love me some Jay-Z“.
Watch her full performace and acceptance speech below
There was Britney and Nicki Minaj’s performance on Till The World Ends (Remix), after Minaj sang Super Bass- I love it!
Check out the performance below-
And Miss RihRih & Spears for the S&M Remix, all I can say is your gonna need something to stop your from sweating, these two are very hott!-
Mary teamed up with Lil Wayne for new track “Someone To Love Me” one word- Gangster! I love me some Mary!
And the almighty Black Eye Peas
Other amazing performances from the night included Cee-Lo Green, Taio Cruz, Kesha, Lady Antebellum & Keith Urban- To watch more head over to the Official BillBoard Music Awards Channel @ You Tube
You have to watch,this year was a must see!