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The 2011 Billboard Music Awards

The 2011 Billboard Music Awards" aired live last night, May 22nd on ABC. The show took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. MD turned comedian-actor, Ken Jeong hosted the festivities.

Britney Spears and Rihanna opened the show with a racy rendition of the S&M remix - complete with pole dancing, a pillow fight and an onstage kiss.

Beyoncé won the Billboard Millennium Award. Prior to receiving the award she was honored in a video montage by her father and sister, as well as First Lady Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga, Bono, The-Dream, Stevie Wonder, Babyface and Barbra Streisand. Beyonce then hit the stage and performed "Runs the World (Girls)". Her mother Tina presented her with the award that she graciously accepted and thanked her "best friend" and husband proclaiming, "I love me some Jay-Z."

Here are some of the other performers, winners and attendee's.

Nicole Kidman


Kylie Minogue

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez

Carrie Underwood

Lady Antebellum


2011 Billboard Music Award winners:
Top Album Artist of the Year: Taylor Swift
Top Country Artist: Taylor Swift
Top Billboard 200 Artist: Taylor Swift

Radio Artist of the Year: Rihanna





Millennium Artist Award: Beyonce

  Icon Award: Neil Diamond

  Top Touring Artist: U2                   

Top R&B Artist: Usher
Top R&B Album: Usher, Raymond v. Raymond

Digital Artist of the Year: Justin Bieber
Fan Favorite of the Year: Justin Bieber

Top Social Artist: Justin Bieber

  Viral Innovator of the Year: Cee Lo Green

Top Touring Artist: U2   

Top Artist of the Year: Eminem

Top Male Artist of the Year: Eminem

Top Rap Artist: Eminem

Top Pop Artist: Lady Gaga

Top Hot 100 Artist: Katy Perry

Top Digital Songs Artist: Taio Cruz

Top Rap Album: Eminem, Recovery


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