Billboard Music Awards

May
19
Justin Bieber Performs ‘Take You’ at Billboard Music Awards

Justin Bieber

All aboard Air Bieber. Justin Bieber took his fans on a journey during his performance at the Billboard Music Awards. The teen idol, who showed off his tattoos with one sleeveless arm, performed “Take You” as chosen by his fans in an online poll.

Following an introduction from Ariana Grande, he emerged from a glass spaceship wearing drop-crotch leather pants, singing and dancing to the cut off his album Believe.

He later won the award for Top Male Artist, beating Drake and Flo Rida.

Take flight with the Biebs.

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May
19
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Perform ‘Thrift Shop’ at Billboard Music Awards

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis started from the bottom and worked their way up to the Billboard Music Awards. The independent duo performed their chart-topping hit “Thrift Shop” during a pre-taped performance from Tryst nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas. They later picked up the award for Top Rap Song.

“Gotta thank Goodwill, gotta thank Value Village,” said Macklemore after his win.

[MWP]

May
19
Chris Brown Performs ‘Fine China’ at Billboard Music Awards

Chris Brown

Chris Brown paid homage to Michael Jackson during his energetic set at the Billboard Music Awards. Breezy turned the stage into Chinatown, working up a sweat as he performed his first X single “Fine China” with his dancers and MJ’s guitarist Orianthi. He closed by striking a silhouette pose just like his icon.

While he thrilled with his dance moves, his vocals weren’t as impressive. “Lil hoarse for the performance but it happens. Good shit otherwise,” tweeted Breezy.

Watch his killer set below.

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May
19
Bruno Mars Performs ‘Treasure’ at Billboard Music Awards

Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars brought some disco fever to the Billboard Music Awards 2013. The R&B heartthrob, who kicks off his “Moonshine Jungle Tour” on June 22, performed “Treasure” with his Hooligans. Looking fresh in crimson suits, the band jammed to the new single off Bruno’s album Unorthodox Jukebox underneath disco lights. Watch his funky set below.

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May
19
Billboard Music Awards 2013: Red Carpet

Nicki Minaj

The Billboard Music Awards returned to Las Vegas on Sunday with performances from Prince, Chris Brown, Jennifer Lopez, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, and more. Before the show, the celebs showed out on the blue carpet at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Despite the scorching temps, many stars including Chris Brown, Miguel, Ke$ha, and Ed Sheeran opted for black.

Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose left baby Sebastian back home and hit up Sin City for the night. Jennifer Lopez shimmered in gold, Kelly Rowland sparkled in silver, and Top Rap Artist winner Nicki Minaj was red hot in a floor-length gown.

See more photos from the arrivals below.

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Apr
22
Rihanna Scores 10 Billboard Music Awards Nominations

Rihanna

Rihanna continues to dominate the charts and awards shows. The pop princess has received 10 nominations at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards.

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May
21
Wiz Khalifa Has the Best Night of His Life

Wiz Khalifa and Bobbi Kristina

Not only did he win his first major award for Top New Artist, Wiz Khalifa also made some new friends at last night’s Billboard Music Awards. The Taylor Gang leader and his fiancée Amber Rose mingled with Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina (“Bobbi Kris Is Such A Sweetheart”), Taylor Swift (“Me N Taylor Gang”), Justin Bieber, Mike Tyson, LMFAO’s SkyBlu, and Whoopi Goldberg backstage at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

“Best Night Of My Life So Far,” tweeted Wiz. “Im Trippin Off All The People I Hugged.”

Check out photos from his celebratory night below.

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