2011 Billboard Music Awards

2011 Billboard Music Awards

May 22, 2011
May 22, 2011


The 2011 Billboard Music Awards were held May 22, 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada and hosted by Ken Jeong. The awards recognized the most popular artists and albums from 2010.

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Taylor Swift
Singer and songwriter
bornDecember 12, 1989
Reading, Pennsylvania, United States
American singer-songwriter, actress, and fashion designer
bornSeptember 3, 1981
Houston, Texas, United States
Resides inNew York City, New York, U.S.
Lady Gaga
American pop singer
bornMarch 27, 1986
New York City, New York, U.S.
Singer, songwriter
bornFebruary 19, 1988
Saint Michael, Barbados
Resides inNew York City, New York, U.S.

Photos - 2011 Billboard Music Awards - Press Room15


Kendrick Kang-Joh "Ken" Jeong, M.D. (Korean: 정강조 Jeong Kang-jo, born July 13, 1969) is an American actor, comedian and physician.[1][2][3] He is best known for his roles as Ben Chang on the critically acclaimed NBC comedy series Community and gangster Leslie Chow in The Hangover trilogy.


Special Award Winners2

Top Artist Nominees5

Notable Performers20

Notable Bands7

New Artist of the Year Nominees5

Hot 100 Song Nominees5

Top Billboard 200 Album Nominees5

Top Billboard 200 Artist Nominees5

Top Touring Artist Nominees5

Top Duo/Group Nominees5

Top Social Artist Nominees5

Top Hot 100 Artist Nominees5

Top Digital Songs Artist Nominees5

Top Radio Songs Artist Nominees5

Top Streaming Artist Nominees5

Top Digital Media Artist Nominees5

Top Male Artist Nominees5

Top Female Artist Nominees5

Top Pop Artist Nominees5

Top R&B Artist Nominees5

Top Rap Artist Nominees5

Top Country Artist Nominees5

Top Rock Artist Nominees5

Top Alternative Artist Nominees5

Top Latin Artist Nominees5

Top Dance Artist Nominees5

Top Christian Artist Nominees5

Top Christian Song Nominees4

Top Pop Song Nominees5

Top R&B Song Nominees5

Top Rap Song Nominees5

Top Country Song Nominees5

Top Rock Song Nominees5

Top Alternative Song Nominees5

Top Latin Song Nominees5

Top Dance Song Nominees5

Top Pop Album Nominees5

Top R&B Album Nominees5

Top Country Album Nominees5

Top Rap Album Nominees5

Top Rock Album Nominees5

Top Alternative Album Nominees5

Top Latin Album Nominees5

Top Dance/Electronic Album Nominees5

Top Christian Album Nominees5

MGM Grand Garden Arena
The MGM Grand Garden Arena is located at the MGM Grand Las Vegas in Paradise, Nevada. The arena has a seating capacity of 16,800 people and is located at 3799 Las Vegas Boulevard South.

Notable Attendees69


News Articles15

2011 Billboard Music Awards
Examiner  –  May 25, 2011
This past Sunday, May 22nd, stars gathered in Las Vegas for the 2011 Billboard Music Awards. Some Chicagoans may have missed the Awards Show, or only caught bits and pieces while switching from the Chicago Bulls game during commercial breaks. But Hollywood ...
CTV Wins Night With 2011 Billboard Music Awards
Hollywood Reporter  –  May 24, 2011
Canadian music sensation Justin Bieber dominating the "2011 Billboard Music Awards" helped CTV beat out The Celebrity Apprentice finale on rival Global Television by airing the revived music awards show from Las Vegas. TORONTO -- Local boy Justin Bieber ...
2011 Billboard Music Awards News, Pictures, and Videos
Just Jared Jr.  –  May 23, 2011
Rico Rodriguez keeps it cool on the white carpet as he arrives at the 2011 Billboard Music Awards held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday (May 22) in Las Vegas. Justin, 17, also took home Digital Artist of the Year and the Fan Favorite awards home ...
Billboard Music Awards 2011: Top Performance Outfits
MTV Style  –  May 23, 2011
If you were watching the Billboard Music Awards last night, chances are you spent the better part of your morning trying to reassemble the broken shards of your face because the night's performances melted them right off. If you didn't get a chance to ...
Britney, Beyonce, Bieber Among 2011 Billboard Music Awards Highlights
Billboard  –  May 23, 2011
From Britney Spears delivering a pair of unexpected performances, to pop stars like Justin Bieber and Rihanna taking home trophies, to Beyoncé receiving the Billboard Millennium Award after a show-stopping number, the 2011 Billboard Music Awards were full ...
Cee Lo Green Defies Gravity at 2011 Billboard Music Awards
The BoomBox  –  May 23, 2011
Even though both Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber donned gold, flashy outfits, all that truly glittered and glowed was Cee Lo Green at the 2011 Billboard Music Awards. The ‘F— You’ singer transformed himself into a giant disco ball during his ...
2011 Billboard Music Awards: Arrivals
Rap-Up  –  May 23, 2011
From the top of the charts to the middle of the desert, the stars flocked to Las Vegas for the 2011 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday (May 22). The ladies turned the white carpet into a runway with their bold looks—from Nicki ...
Billboard Music Awards 2011
Gossip Center  –  May 23, 2011
They’re becoming increasingly unafraid of public displays of affection, and last night (May 22) Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber shared a smooch on live television. The “Baby” singer received a kiss from his “Wizards of Waverly Place” girlfriend ...
2011 Billboard Music Awards Winners [Full List]
The Inquisitr  –  May 23, 2011
On Sunday night the 2011 Billboard Music Awards were held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. During the show Taylor Swift took home three wins, including top artist, while Rihanna performed her S&M remix with the help of gal pal Britney Spears. Other big ...
2011 Billboard Music Awards: Taylor Swift Glams Up, Rihanna Suits Up
AceShowbiz  –  May 23, 2011
Bringing some splash of colors to the white carpet is Nicki Minaj with her pink hair and tight light blue bodysuit, while Selena Gomez shows some skin in a black dress with sexy cutouts. Presenting a glam-up look for the evening was country beauty Taylor.
Billboard Music Awards 2011 Winners
rickey.org  –  May 23, 2011
Top Recording Artist Eminem and Youngest Nominee Justin Bieber Take Home Six Awards Each, Followed by Fan Favorites Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Usher, Taylor Swift, Mumford & Sons and Taio Cruz with Three Awards Each “The 2011 Billboard Music Awards” show ...
2011 Billboard Music Awards: The Show, The Winners
Celebrity-Gossip  –  May 22, 2011
With another high profile ceremony having come and gone, the winners from the 2011 Billboard Music Awards were announced on Sunday night (May 22). The Ken Jeong hosted event was held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, with Eminem emerging as the big winner ...
2011 Billboard Music Awards Red Carpet Pictures
Popcrush  –  May 22, 2011
Tonight are the 2011 Billboard Music Awards, and in these pictures from the red carpet, fans can see all of their favorite pop stars posing for pre-show pictures. The 2011 Billboard Music Awards are being held at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.
The 2011 Billboard Music Awards
HitFix  –  May 16, 2011
This year's Billboard Music Awards features Rihanna nominated in 18 different categories which could make this a very big night for her. Lady Gaga could also do quite well as she is nominated for 12 different awards. Who will walk away with the most awards?
Eminem, Rihanna, Lady Gaga Lead 2011 Billboard Music Awards Nominations
Gossip on This  –  April 15, 2011
Between the handful of smash singles spawned by her fifth album Loud and her highly anticipated tour this summer, Rihanna is having quite the year. Now, she can add a whopping 18 nominations for the 2011 Billboard Music Awards to her already impressive ...

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