Billboard Music Awards

May
18
Pitbull and Jennifer Lopez Perform ‘We Are One’ at Billboard Music Awards

J.Lo and Pitbull

Dale! Pitbull brought Rio to Las Vegas for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday.

The Miami rapper opened the show with a Carnival-themed performance of the official FIFA World Cup Song “We Are One (Ole Ola)” with some help from Jennifer Lopez and Brazilian singer Cláudia Leitte.

On June 12, they will perform the song at the FIFA World Cup Opening Ceremony at the Arena de Sao Paulo.

Watch them kick off the show with a bang.

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May
15
Robin Thicke to Debut Song for Paula Patton at Billboard Music Awards

Paula Patton and Robin Thicke

Robin Thicke is taking to national TV to get back his wife. The “Blurred Lines” crooner has penned a song about Paula Patton and plans to debut it live at this weekend’s Billboard Music Awards.

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May
14
Ludacris to Host Billboard Music Awards

Ludacris

The Billboard Music Awards are about to get Ludacris. The rapper-turned-actor will preside as host of this weekend’s show.

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Apr
9
Justin Timberlake, Eminem, & Beyoncé Among Billboard Music Awards Finalists

Justin Timberlake

The nominations for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards have been announced.

Imagine Dragons and Lorde lead all artists in 12 of the 40 categories followed by Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis with 11, 10, and eight nominations.

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May
19
Prince Performs ‘Let’s Go Crazy’ at Billboard Music Awards

Prince

Music royalty blessed the stage at the Billboard Music Awards. From Madonna to Celine Dion, the three-hour show was full of superstars including the one-and-only Prince. Erykah Badu and Janelle Monáe honored the legendary performer with the Icon Award before he closed with his classic “Let’s Go Crazy.”

“He’s a visionary. He breaks new ground,” said Janelle, while Erykah added, “Fearless, individual, creative, controversial.”

The Purple One rocked the mic and the guitar while jamming with his all-female band. Bow in the presence of greatness.

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May
19
Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne Perform ‘High School’ at Billboard Music Awards

Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj

Ass, ass, ass. Nicki Minaj showed off her most famous asset during her booty-ful performance at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday. The voluptuous rap diva, who won three awards including Top Rap Album, took the stage to perform her single “High School” with Lil Wayne. She even gave Weezy a lap dance that left a priceless expression on his face.

The Young Money boss summed it up best. “All that ass,” he said.

Watch Nicki twerk it for Weezy F. Baby.

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May
19
will.i.am and Justin Bieber Perform ‘#thatPOWER’ at Billboard Music Awards

will.i.am

After performing solo earlier in the evening, Justin Bieber took the stage with will.i.am to perform “#thatPOWER.” The Black Eyed Peas frontman delivered a futuristic set complete with synchronized dance moves.

“we killed it bro. Love u man. #thatpower,” Bieber told will.

will.i.am presented the Top Touring Artist to Madonna, while the Biebs scored three awards including the Milestone Award.

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