The 2021 Billboard Music Awards are rocked the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, May 23.
Hosted by Nick Jonas, the night celebrated music's hottest artists based on album and digital songs sales, streaming, radio airplay, touring and social engagement from the past year.
Top finalist The Weeknd took home the most trophies of the night with ten – including Top Artist and Top Hot 100 Artist – bringing his career total to 19. It was a big night for new winners as artists including AJR, DaBaby, Doja Cat, Gabby Barrett, Karol G, and Megan Thee Stallion all walked away with trophies for the very first time. No strangers to this show, BTS took home four awards, winning Top Social Artist for the fifth consecutive year.
Drake held on to his title for most Billboard Music Award wins of all time, and received the Artist of the Decade Award. The superstar was joined on stage by his son Adonis, his mother, his father and his closest friends to celebrate the honor.
ICON Award recipient Pink more than earned the prestigious title, performing an unforgettable, moving, aerial routine with her daughter Willow, and a medley of her hit songs. Longtime friend Jon Bon Jovi presented her with the honor. She graciously accepted the award, thanking fans and encouraging everyone to “dream big because what if it comes true.” She also gave a special shoutout to Willow, saying she "nailed it!"
The evening’s star-studded presenter lineup included Cynthia Erivo, Chelsea Handler, Dixie D’Amelio, Gabrielle Union, Henry Golding, Kathryn Hahn, Kelsea Ballerini, Lena Waithe, Leslie Odom Jr., Lil Rel Howery, Padma Lakshmi, and Renée Elise Goldsberry.
The "New York" songstress showed off a strawberry-colored Valentino creation which included a crop top, matching trousers and voluminous off-the-shoulder jacket with a long train.
The "Nights Like This" singer flashed her toned tummy in a red Tony Ward cut-out gown featuring voluminous sleeves and embellished bustier.
The Oscar-winning singer/songwriter suited up in a red sequin Christian Dior one-piece and signature shades.
Doja Cat! Doja Cat! Doja Cat! The "Say So" singer rocked a Beetlejuice-esque Balmain ensemble featuring flared pants and off-the-shoulder bandeau top with pleated winged sleeves. A Jacob & Co. turquoise pendant necklace completed the look.
For her big night, the "What About Us" singer wore a long-sleeve, draped hot pink gown with a plunging neckline and front bow detail.
The "Best Friend" rapper floated down the carpet in a strapless peach-colored Giambattista Valli ruffled hi-low gown.
Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas
#CouplesGoals. The Bollywood beauty glittered in Dolce & Gabbana and Bulgari jewelry while The Voice coach cut a mean green look wearing Fendi.
The Colombian singer turned heads in a sparkling, sheer Celia Kritharioti halter, cut-out gown styled with bright blue hair, Anabela Chan diamonds and Le Silla shoes.
The "Mood" rapper wore metallic gold pants, a white vest and grey coat, which he accessorized with a silver choker and cross chain.
Megan Fox, Machine Gun Kelly
The hot-and-heavy couple walked the red carpet together with the New Girl actress showing lots of skin in a sexy black Mugler cut-out dress with a sheer bottom layer and the rapper, who painted his tongue black, wore a tux with an open shirt to show off his tattoos.
The Top Chef host suited in a white sparkling Christian Siriano ensemble with Jacquie Aiche jewelry.
The country star stood out in a gold, voluminous one-shoulder Nicolas Jebran number featuring a train that wrapped all around her body.
The L.A.'s Finest actress stunned in an embellished white Prada dress and Bulgari jewelry.
The "Peter Pan" singer rocked an LBD by Nedret Taciroglu featuring sparkly silver appliqués of moon, stars and hearts. She accessorized with Christian Loubouotin shoes, Anne Sisteron cuffs and a LeVian ring.
Styled by Jason Bolden the Harriet star accessorized her Carolina Herrera ruffled polka dot with a collection of 18K white gold jewels by Italian designer Roberto Coin including $18,500 Princess Flower Diamond Earrings, $5,150 and $3,900 Princess Dimond Rings, $6,300 Pois Moi Luna Ring and the $6,180 Love in Verona Diamond Ring.