Awards and performances may have been the main attraction at the Billboard Music Awards Sunday night, but there were also plenty of eyebrow-raising moments (sometimes literally) behind the scenes as well. Fortunately, vigilant social media users were on hand to capture all of the crazy happenings and immortalize them online. Here are the five wackiest moments from the awards, in GIF form:
Justin Bieber took home two trophies at the Billboard Music Awards Sunday night, but he certainly wasn't a winner when it came to the audience vote.
The teen singer, who's been involved in a number of controversial incidents this year, was loudly booed when he accepted the Milestone Award (for "musical ingenuity and innovation," according to presenter CeeLo Green), the final award of the evening, beating out Bruno Mars and Taylor Swift. The award came after he had performed twice on the show.
All the American Idol judges performed on Thursday night's finale... except for Nicki Minaj.
On a night chock-full of performances, including Korean pop sensation Psy and Aretha Franklin via satellite, the "Superbass" singer's absence from the stage was conspicuous. The omission wasn't a snub though. read more