Michael Jackson may have been the first to moonwalk, and he was certainly the first to perform his signature strut as a hologram, but the King of Pop was not the first artist to perform 2D on a 3D stage.
If you’re like us here at Billboard, you watched the 2014 Billboard Music Awards with a close eye on your Twitter feed. Throughout the evening, the talent on hand in Las Vegas — and plenty of famous viewers elsewhere — kept a running account of the night’s sights and sounds in 140 characters or less.
Superstar Marc Anthony swept the 2014 Billboard Music Awards Latin categories, a high point of a year of accolades for his salsa comeback album "3.0," and the single "Vivir Mi Vida." The track spent 17 weeks at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart -- a record for 2014.
FYI, Lorde is a huge Nicki Minaj fan -- and although the 17-year-old New Zealand pop star usually plays things ultra-cool, the "Royals" star got especially excited when the hip-hop queen introduced her performance of "Tennis Court" on Sunday night (May 18) at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards.
With another year of the Billboard Music Awards in the books, there have been plenty of memorable performances to take in. Now that the show is over, which performance still has you talking? Who defied expectations? Who absolutely killed it?
Justin Timberlake received seven Billboard Music Awards Sunday, taking home trophies for Top Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist and Top Billboard 200 Album ("The 20/20 Experience") in a three-hour show at at the MGM Grand Arena.
Ricky Martin's performance of "Vida" proved Ricky Martin is still living la vida loca. Martin added some Latin dance grooves to the Billboard Music Awards by performing the 2014 FIFA World Cup theme song to the Las Vegas crowd.