Justin Bieber, Eminem Among Billboard Awards Honorees
Justin Bieber and Eminem each took home six trophies from the Billboard Music Awards ceremony, with Bieber being named Top New Artist among his accolades and Eminem being named Top Artist and Top Male Artist among his.
The six-way tie for the second-biggest haul of prizes — three each — was among Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Usher, Taylor Swift, Mumford & Sons and Taio Cruz.
Billboard.com has a full list of the winners and their awards.
Sunday night's live show on CBS was the first televised Billboard awards program after a five-year hiatus. The night was dotted with performances from the likes of Rihanna, Britney Spears, Black Eyed Peas, Keith Urban, Taio Cruz, Cee Lo Green, Lady Antebellum, Nicki Minaj, Ke$ha, Far*East Movement, Pitbull, Mary J. Blige with Lil Wayne, OneRepublic, as well as by Neil Diamond, who won the Icon Award.
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Beyoncé brought down the house with an eye-popping performance of "Run the World (Girls)," which featured choreographed interaction with a screen behind her, as she seemed to manipulate images on it as though she were using a giant iPad. Her performance preceded her acceptance of the Millennium Award.
Watch Beyoncé's showstopper: