The Billboard Music Awards 2015 Music’s biggest party hit Vegas on Sunday night.
That’s right, the 2015 Billboard Music Awards are here and your favorite singers came together to rock n’ roll at the MGM Grand Arena.
Hosted by rapper Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen, the 3-hour event featured a wide variety of performances from celebrities including Taylor Swift, Nick Jonas, James Kerr, Ed Sheeran, Fifth Harmony, and Mariah Carey.
James Kerr also performed onstage during this Music Awards.
David Guetta appeared onstage for a lively rendition of “Hey Mam” after which Nicki Minaj appeared before a purple backdrop to perform “The Night is Still Young”
Van Halen’s rocking “Panama” started the event and Kanye West’s epic “All Day” wrapped up the event.
Taylor Swift leads all contestants with 8, with Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor & Iggy Azalea not far behind.
Billboard Music Awards Winners
Taylor Swift was the big winner at the 2015 Billboard Awards.
Not only did the pop star premiere her chartbuster video for Bad Blood featuring the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Lena Dunham, and Cindy Crawford; Rather this popular and this famous celebrity also took home 8 awards for Top artist, top female artist, billboard chart achievement award presented by Samsung galaxy (fan-voted), top billboard 200 album, top streaming song, top digital songs artist, top hot 100 artists, and top billboard 200 artist.
Swift thanked “all the girls I talk to on the Internet and we talk about your feelings and you teach me your teen slang” during her speech for top female artist, and told her fans that she was ‘obsessed’ with them: “You guys are the reason this year has happened the way that it’s happened” she said.
Following the famous pop star Taylor Swift who racked up 14 entries in 13 categories, is Sam Smith(13), Iggy Azalea (12), and Meghan Trainor (9).
Billboard Music Awards finalists are based on album and digital song sales, streaming, radio airplay, touring, and social-media interactions, and measurements that are tracked year-round by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound.
Sam Smith took awards for top radio songs artist, top male artist, top new artist, top radio songs artist.
Florida Georgia Line was given an award for a top country artist.
The top rap song was given to Iggy Azalea feat. Enrique Iglesias won an award for top Latin song whereas Hozier won an award for Top rock song.
Top dance/electronic album was given to Lindsey Stirling, Shatter Me.
Top digital song was given to Meghan Trainor.
Kylie and Kendall introduced the performance of their brother-in-law Kanye West — but some members in the Grand audience were less than pleased about their presence at the show.
Kanye West was joined on stage with the song’s featured guests, Allan Kingdom and Theophilus London. He also wrapped the closing of the 2015 Billboard Music Awards with a captivating performance of “All Day” and “Black Skinhead.”
The Billboard Music Awards was produced by Dick Clark Productions and was aired live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and no doubt tweeted, followed, and shared by a few million or so music fans. There more reporting and additional pictures here
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