Billboard Music Awards Winners and Performances

Last night the Billboard Music Awards ceremony happened in Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena. Eminem and pop sensation Justin Bieber dominated the 2011’s Awards show, each taking home a total of six awards. There was a six-way tie for second place between Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Usher, Taylor Swift, and UK acts Mumford & Sons and Taio Cruz, who each won three. And Winning two Billboard Music Awards each were Katy Perry, Shakira, Chris Tomlin and Train.

Eminem won in the following categories: Top Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Billboard 200 Album, Top Rap Artist, Top Rap Song and Top Rap Album. He previously won two Billboard Music Awards in 2002 for Best Album of the Year and Best R&B/Hip Hop Album Of The Year, giving him a total of eight career Billboard Music Awards.

Beyonce received a special “Millennium” Award for her career achievements. The 29-year-old was honored in a video by an array of legends, including Stevie Wonder, Barbara Streisand, Bono, Lady Gaga and Michelle Obama. “This is a moment I have to soak in because it’s gonna be and it is  one of the best moments of my life,” said Beyonce after getting the award from her mother, Tina Knowles. Beyonce also performed her latest song, “Run the World (Girls).”

The ceremony featured performances from the Black Eyed Peas, Rihanna, Taio Cruz, Cee Lo Green, Nicki Minaj, Ke$ha, Far*East Movement, Pitbull and Mary J. Blige with Lil Wayne.
Check out some of the performances from last nights event below.

Nicki Minaj – Super Bass / Till the Worlds Ends Ft Britney Spears

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Beyonce – Run The World (Girls)

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Rihanna Ft Britney Spears – S&M

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Mary J Blige Ft Lil Wayne – Someone To Love Me (Naked)

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Pittbull Ft Neyo – Give Me Everything

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Black Eyed Peas – Just Cant Get Enough/ I Gotta Feeling

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