Unforgettable moments from the Billboard Awards

  • In 2011, there was a sexy pillow fight between Rihanna and Britney Spears that even ended in a kiss.

  • Nicki Minaj gave Lil Wayne a lapdance on stage in 2013.

  • Last year, Justin Bieber was booed by some of the audience when he received the ‘Milestone Award’.

  • In 1999, Blink 182 put up a pretty funny naked performance.

  • In 2001, N Sync brought out their last album and made their grand appearance at the Billboard Awards.

  • 2002 saw a surprise appearance by Aerosmith, Nelly and Busta Rhymes.

  • Psy and comedian Tracy Morgan performed an embarrassing dance last year.

  • Katy Perry came to the 2012 show with her gran.

  • Madonna came in suspenders in 2013.

  • In 2001, superstars Gwen Stefani and Mary J. Blige performed together.

  • Young Britney Spears sang her first hits at the Billboard Awards in 1999.

  • A slightly drunk Kid Rock criticised other stars’ playback performance in 2013.

  • In 2003, R. Kelly wore this crazy outfit.

  • Beyoncé performed with an entire army in 2011.

  • In 2001, Pink sported a totally new look.

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    Just in time for the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, we have compiled the best moments in the history of the show for you.

    On Sunday, the Billboard Music Awards will once again be awarded in Las Vegas. Even though the show has only been taking place since 1989, it has become one of the most important award ceremonies in the world.

    As in previous years, prizes will be awarded to artists and bands from a great variety of genres in more than 40 categories. The big favourites on Sunday include newcomer Lorde and the band Imagine Dragons, who are both in the running for twelve awards. With eleven nominations each, it might turn out to be an equally good night for Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.

    In recent years, the Billboard Music Awards has really shone with unforgettable performances by stars such as Rihanna, Britney Spears and Madonna. And this year, Miley Cyrus and Ariana Grande are amongst those who will rock the stage. You can see the highlights that this awards ceremony has had to offer in the past in our gallery!

    Friday, 16. May 2014