2012 Billboard Music Awards

2012 Billboard Music Awards

May 20, 2012
May 20, 2012
Las Vegas
Las Vegas
 

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The 2012 Billboard Music Awards is a music award ceremony that was held on May 20, 2012 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. It aired on ABC at 8:00/7:00 PM central. The show was hosted by Modern Family's Julie Bowen and Ty Burrell.[1][2][3]

The awards recognized the most popular artists and albums from 2011.[4][5][6]

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Highlights11

 
Adele
British singer-songwriter
bornMay 5, 1988
Tottenham, north London, England, United Kingdom
 
Taylor Swift
American musician
bornDecember 13, 1989
Reading, Pennsylvania, United States
 
Whitney Houston
American popular singer, songwriter, actress, arranger, film producer, model
bornAugust 9, 1963
Newark, New Jersey, United States
 
Carrie Underwood
American country music singer; American Idol winner
bornMarch 10, 1983
Muskogee, Oklahoma

Photos - Red Carpet61

Co-Host

Julie Bowen Luetkemeyer (born March 3, 1970), known professionally as Julie Bowen, is an American actress. She is best known for playing Carol Vessey on Ed (2000–04), Denise Bauer on Boston Legal (2005–07), Sarah Shephard on Lost (2005–07), and Claire Dunphy on the comedy Modern Family (since 2009). The latter earned her six nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, winning in 2011 and 2012.

Bowen has also appeared in films such as Happy Gilmore (1996), Multiplicity (1996), Venus and Mars (2001), Joe Somebody (2001), Kids in America (2005), Sex and Death 101 (2007), Crazy on the Outside (2010), Jumping the Broom (2011), and Horrible Bosses (2011).

Co-Host

Tyler Gerald "Ty" Burrell (born August 22, 1967) is an American actor and comedian. Burrell is best known for his role as Phil Dunphy in the ABC comedy Modern Family, for which he has won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 2011 and 2014 and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series for 2013.

Notable Bands5

Winners27

Special Awards4

Featured Performers18

Top Artist Nominees5

Top New Artist Nominees5

Hot 100 Song of the Year Nominees5

Billboard 200 Album of the Year Nominees5

Hot 100 Artist of the Year Nominees5

Billboard 200 Artist of the Year Nominees5

Male Artist of the Year Nominees5

Female Artist of the Year Nominees5

Top Radio Songs Artist Nominees5

Top Radio Song Nominees5

Top Streaming Artist Nominees5

Top Streaming Song Nominees5

Top Digital Songs Artist Nominees5

Top Digital Song Nominees5

Top Digital Media Artist Nominees5

Social Artist of the Year Nominees5

Top Duo/Group Nominees5

Top Touring Artist Nominees5

Pop Artist of the Year Nominees5

Pop Song of the Year Nominees5

Pop Album of the Year Nominees5

R&B Artist of the Year Nominees5

R&B Song of the Year Nominees5

R&B Album of the Year Nominees5

Rock Artist of the Year Nominees5

Rock Album of the Year Nominees5

Country Artist of the Year Nominees5

Country Album of the Year Nominees5

Rap Artist of the Year Nominees5

Rap Song of the Year Nominees5

Rap Album of the Year Nominees5

Latin Artist of the Year Nominees5

Latin Album of the Year Nominees5

Latin Song of the Year Nominees5

Dance Artist of the Year Nominees5

Dance Song of the Year Nominees5

Dance Album of the Year Nominees5

Alternative Artist of the Year Nominees5

Alternative Album of the Year Nominees5

Christian Artist of the Year Nominees5

Christian Album of the Year Nominees4

MGM Grand Las Vegas
The MGM Grand Las Vegas is a hotel casino located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada. The MGM Grand is the second largest hotel in the world by number of rooms and the largest hotel resort complex in the United States, ahead of The Venetian. When it opened in 1993, the MGM Grand was the largest hotel in the world.

Notable Attendees75

Videos75

Spotify - Featured Albums & Singles103

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Featured Tracks37

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

News Articles15

2012 Billboard Music Awards – Performance List
Popcrush  –  May 21, 2012
The pop stars at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards might get excited over the awards portion of the ceremony, but the stellar performances are really what keeps the audience and at-home viewers engaged. A shirtless Breezy took the stage for his 2012 ...
2012 Billboard Music Awards: LMFAO’s Redfoo & SkyBlu On Taking Home Song Of The Year
Access Hollywood  –  May 21, 2012
Redfoo and SkyBlu chat with Access’ Shaun Robinson backstage at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards after they collected their award for Song of the Year. What does the honor mean to them? And, did they realize that their acceptance speech was bleeped?
Taylor Swift's 2012 Billboard Music Awards Look Is All Grown Up (PHOTOS)
The Huffington Post  –  May 21, 2012
In another time, on some other planet, we could breathlessly report to you that Taylor Swift wore a sheer top last night at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards. But our sweet country girl would never take it that far. She did, however, don a sexy red Elie Saab ...
Adele, LMFAO Win Big At 2012 Billboard Music Awards
Neon Limelight  –  May 21, 2012
Adele ruled the Billboard charts this year, so it’s not at all surprising to see her clean up at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards. The British songbird, who didn’t attend the awards show, held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas last night (May 20), won a ...
Watch the 2012 Billboard Music Awards Live Stream Here
Mediaite  –  May 21, 2012
Tonight marks the 2012 Billboard Music Awards, which is, unless I’m wildly off, an awards ceremony where gigantic sentient billboards get together for epic jam sessions and give out awards to each other. This year the ceremony is being hosted by Julie ...
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Gossip on This  –  May 20, 2012
... from Whoopi Goldberg, singers John Legend and Jordin Sparks paid tribute to the late R&B icon Whitney Houston at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards in Las ...
Watch A Live Stream Of The Billboard Music Awards 2012 Red Carpet Coverage
International Business Times  –  May 20, 2012
The 2012 Billboard Music Awards will air live from Las Vegas on Sunday, May 20. Photo courtesy of Billboard. The 2012 Billboard Music Awards kicks off Sunday night live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas at 6:30 p.m. EST with a red carpet to ...
2012 Billboard Music Awards: Winner's list and photos here (Photos)
Examiner  –  May 20, 2012
The 2012 Billboard Music Awards were held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday night, and if you missed any of the three hour ceremony, you can play catch up here now. The 2012 BBMA were broadcast on ABC, which is affiliate KGUN9 here in ...
Chris Brown's Best Dancing EVER at 2012 Billboard Music Awards
Hollywood Life (blog)  –  May 20, 2012
Can Chris Brown dance or what? Could you even follow his feet? They were moving so fast. If there was an Olympic event for dancing to pop music, Chris would get a gold. Plus, can we talk about the body? He tore off his jacket, and let’s just say he’s ...
Taylor Swift - Billboard Music Awards 2012
Just Jared Jr.  –  May 20, 2012
Taylor Swift steals the spotlight on the white carpet at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday (May 20) in Las Vegas. The 22-year-old musician wore a gorgeous Elie Saab gown and heels with Neil Lane jewels.
2012 Billboard Music Awards: Red Carpet Live Stream!
Celebrity-Gossip  –  May 20, 2012
Sure to be a spectacular showcase, the stars of the music world are all set to converge for the 2012 Billboard Music Awards in las Vegas on Sunday evening (May 20). Held at the MGM Grand Arena, the red carpet action gets underway at 6:30PM ET with big ...
2012 Billboard Music Awards to Feature Tributes to Donna Summer and Beastie Boys' Adam 'MCA' Yauch
Hollywood Reporter  –  May 19, 2012
"The challenge for us honestly was not about topping last year," Beckman said. "We put on a great show, it got tremendous ratings and great buzz, and there were some great highlights -- the opening with Rihanna and Britney, the Beyonce moment was ...
2012 Billboard Music Awards Backstage & Red Carpet (Live Stream)
Allie Is Wired  –  May 18, 2012
This year’s Billboard Music Awards, set for Sunday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, will be quite the star-studded affair. Viewers will be able to interact and ask Downtown Julie Brown questions via Ustream’s social stream or by ...
2012 Billboard Music Awards to Feature Tributes to Donna Summer and Beastie Boys' Adam 'MCA' Yauch
Billboard  –  May 18, 2012
Billboard Music Awards co-executive producer Richard Beckman on the show's set in Las Vegas (Photo: Taylor Jones) Rihanna and Britney. Lil Wayne and Mary J. An eye-popping performance from an army of Beyonces. Last year, the return of the Billboard Music ...
2012 Billboard Music Awards
HitFix  –  May 15, 2012
Coming to us live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, it's the 2012 Billboard Music Awards. There, did we sound enough like an announcer? Well, it's what we were going for anyway. You can certainly expect to hear an announcer repeatedly tonight ...

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