The biggest stars in music lit up the stage of Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena for the Billboard Music Awards. But no one beamed brighter than Taylor Swift, who netted eight awards. Billboard checked in with Swift just days after the show, as she was already back in the thick of her current U.S. tour.
The 2013 Billboard Music Awards' star-studded extravaganza Sunday (May 19) celebrated the best music of the past year not just by handing out trophies, but with an impressive slate of performances that included Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Prince, Bruno Mars, Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne, Chris Brown and many more.
There was album talk from Madonna and Celine Dion; hangout sessions between Ed Sheeran and Austin Mahone, as well as Miguel and a "special" fan; and Ke$ha being asked about her underwear situation. Check out this round-up of 10 must-see moments from backstage at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards.
Right after winning Top Touring Artist at the Billboard Music Awards last night (May 19), we caught up with Madonna backstage for a quick chat. The pop icon discussed her upcoming MDNA concert special, new album rumors and her charitable initiatives in Africa and beyond.
Days after announcing she's working with Rick Rubin on her debut solo album, Jennifer Nettles made it clear on Sunday that no, this doesn't signal the end of her partnership with Kristian Bush in Sugarland.
Following the breakout success of her Mac Miller-assisted single "The Way," 19-year-old pop singer Ariana Grande has set a date for the release of her debut album, "Daydreamin'" -- although she's not quite ready to let it slip.