Justin Timberlake, Imagine Dragons Lead Billboard Awards
May 19, 2014


Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake had a banner evening at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night as he took home seven trophies, including Top Artist, Top R&B Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist and Top Billboard 200 Album for The 20/20 Experience. Imagine Dragons was right behind JT with five awards, including Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Duo/Group and Top Rock Artist. Robin Thicke, T.I. and Pharrell Williams also had strong showings with four trophies each.

The awards show, which was broadcast on ABC, boasted the television world premieres of a Michael Jackson hologram as well as a Miranda Lambert-Carrie Underwood duet of "Somethin' Bad." Meanwhile, Katy Perry beamed in remotely from London to perform her latest single, "Birthday," and she also received the award for Top Female Artist. Lorde, who was on hand to sing "Tennis Court" on the telecast, was named Top New Artist, and her song "Royals" was crowned Top Rock Song. Jennifer Lopez delivered a heartfelt speech in accepting the Icon Award, and she also took the stage for two performances. Eminem earned the award for Top Rap Artist.

After being named Top Streaming Artist, Miley Cyrus performed a rendition of the Beatles' "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds" with the Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd, which came in live from Manchester, England. Other performers included John Legend, who sang "All of Me;" and Iggy Azalea, who did "Fancy" with Charli XCX and a score of UNLV cheerleaders. She also assisted Ariana Grande on the song "Problem." Jason Derulo performed a medley of his hit "Talk Dirty" with 2 Chainz and "Wiggle" with Snoop Dogg. OneRepublic played the mega-hit "Counting Stars," and leader Ryan Tedder told Billboard that the song will now be retired from TV performances.




 
Music News
Nickelback Signs With Republic Records
Quick Hits: Nico & Vinz, Sam Smith, Weezer, Ariana Grande, Shelby Lynne, Enrique Iglesias, T.I., Iggy Azalea
Quick Hits: album sales, Taylor Swift, Foo Fighters, Super Bowl halftime show, Gerard Way, Tiesto, Smashing Pumpkins
New Taylor Swift Album Due Out October 27
Quick Hits: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett, Haim, Fashion Rocks concert, T.I., iTunes Festival, Unlocking the Truth, Leonard Cohen
Colbie Caillat Sets September 30 Street Date
Quick Hits: Coldplay, U2, Christina Aguilera, B.o.B, Wiz Khalifa, Becky G, Bob Seeger
Lil Wayne's Tha Carter V Coming October 28
Quick Hits: Nickelback, Sia, Shindig Music Festival, Def Jam Records, Annie Lennox
The Week In Review: 8/11-8/15
Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor, Primus / Tool, Becky G, John Mellencamp
Guardians Of The Galaxy's Awesome Mix Hits #1
Quick Hits: Nicki Minaj, Death Cab For Cutie, Metro Station, Celine Dion, She & Him, Karen O
Honda Stage Launches at iHeartRadio Theater L.A.
Quick Hits: Kings Of Leon, Daft Punk, Linkin Park's Joe Hahn, Goo Goo Dolls, Bob Weir & RatDog
Breaking News
NuVoodoo Ratings Prospect Study Reveals Broadcast Radio Beats Pandora For Music Satisfaction
CBS Radio Adds To Sports Programming Leadership Team
iHeartRadio Survey: Carrie Underwood Musicís Best Female Role Model
In Brief - August 21, 2014
August 20, 2014
Cox Media Group Tampa Names Dan Mason OM For HOT 101.5, 97X, 102.5 The Bone
Logan Named PD/Morning Host At WNCV/Fort Walton Beach
Jay Towers Promoted To Anchor Of Fox 2 Morning News in Detroit
In Brief - August 20, 2014
August 19, 2014
Greg Ausham Named PD At WNNX/Atlanta
Emmis Communications, Beasley Broadcast Group Deploy Jelli Radio Ad Platform In Major Markets
Cumulus Taps Dan Mandis As PD Of WWTN/Nashville
In Brief - August 19, 2014
August 18, 2014
Republic Records Promotes David "Davey Dee" Ingenloff to VP/Rhythm Crossover Promotion
NAB President/CEO Gordon Smith To Keynote The Conclave
Westwood One Names George King VP/Programming, Network Formats
Cox Media Group Miami Launches The DJ Laz Morning Show on WFLC
Vince Szydlowski Named SVP, Label Sales For Capitol Music Group
In Brief - August 18, 2014
August 15, 2014
eQB NOW
The Week In Review: 8/11-8/15
CCM+E Miami Names Michael "Mud" Gross PD At WBGG-FM
WQHT/New York MD Karlie Hustle Resigns
Townsquare Media Promotes Heather DeLuca to Brand Manger for WSJO/Atlantic City
RAB Report: Radio's Q2 '14 Revenue Performance Down 3%
CMG San Antonio Rebrands 106.7 FM as The Eagle
In Brief - August 15, 2014
FMQB NOW

Sean Demery, PD
WYMS/Milwaukee

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

Save
Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!