Monday 19 August 2019

Billboard Music Awards 2015 winners and performances in pictures

Taylor Swift (C) introduces a performance by Van Halen with Zendaya (L), model Martha Hunt, (2nd L) model Lily Aldridge, actress Haille Steinfeld and actress Ellen Pompeo during the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Taylor Swift (C) introduces a performance by Van Halen with Zendaya (L), model Martha Hunt, (2nd L) model Lily Aldridge, actress Haille Steinfeld and actress Ellen Pompeo during the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Nick Jonas performs "Jealous" at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Fall Out Boy perform "Uma Thurman" at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Mariah Carey performs a medley of songs at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Nick Jonas performs "Jealous" at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Taraji P. Henson introduces a performance by her fellow "Empire" cast members Jessie Smollet and Yazz at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Wiz Khalifa performs "See You Again" as a tribute to actor Paul Walker at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Meghan Trainor performs "Like I'm Gonna Lose You" with John Legend at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Sam Smith appears on tape to accept the award for top male artist, as he recovers from vocal cord surgery at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Nick Jonas performs "Jealous" at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Niall Horan (2nd from L) of One Direction accepts the award for Top Duo/Group at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Members of the audience watch a tribute to blues legend B.B. King at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Jussie Smollett and Yazz from the drama series "Empire" perform "You're So Beautiful" during the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Jussie Smollett and Estelle from the drama series "Empire" perform "Conqueror" at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Yazz from the drama series "Empire" performs "You're So Beautiful" at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Iggy Azalea (L) accepts the award for top rap song for "Fancy" with Charlie XCX (R) at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Sam Smith appears on tape to accept the award for top male artist, as he recovers from vocal cord surgery, using cue cards to shout out to Nicki Minaj at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Wiz Khalifa performs "See You Again" as a tribute to actor Paul Walker at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Hosts Chrissy Teigen and Ludacris speak at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Louis Tomlinson, from left, Niall Horan, Harry Styles, and Liam Payne of One Direction accept the award for top duo/group at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Taylor Swift, right, hugs Calvin Harris after winning the award for top billboard 200 album for 1989 at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Iggy Azalea, left, and Charli XCX accept the award for top rap song for Fancy at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Faith Hill (C) performs "Girl Crush" with Kimberly Schlapman (L) and Karen Fairchild of Little Big Town at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Taylor Swift accepts the award for top billboard 200 album for 1989 at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Celine Dion takes the stage to present the award for top male artist at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Wolfgang Van Halen performs "Panama" with his father Eddie Valen Halen (R) at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Musician Hozier poses backstage with his awards for Top Rock Artist and Top Rock Song for "Take Me to Church" at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/L.E. Baskow
Nicki Minaj performs "The Night is Still Young" at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Jennifer Lopez takes the stage at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Taylor Swift accepts the award for Top Female Artist during the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Faith Hill (L) hugs Karen Fairchild of Little Big Town after performing "Girl Crush" at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Chris Brown (R) performs "Fun" with Pitbull at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
One Direction accepts the award for top touring artist at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
David Lee Roth of Van Halen performs "Panama" at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Nicki Minaj performs "The Night is Still Young" at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Musician Calvin Harris poses backstage with his award for Top Dance/Electronic Artist during the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/L.E. Baskow
Nicki Minaj performs "The Night is Still Young" at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
One Direction poses backstage with their awards for Top Duo or Group and Top Touring Band during the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/L.E. Baskow
Nicki Minaj performs "The Night is Still Young" at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Chris Brown (R) performs "Fun" with Pitbull at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Rapper 50 Cent and singer Rita Ora present the Top Hot 100 Song award during the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Jim Kerr of Simple Minds performs the theme song "Don't You Forget About Me" as a tribute to the 30th anniversary of the film "The Breakfast Club" at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Jim Kerr of Simple Minds performs the theme song "Dont You Forget About Me" as a tribute to the 30th anniversary of the film "The Breakfast Club" (shown on screen) at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Florida Georgia Line accepts the award for top country artist at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Jim Kerr of Simple Minds performs the theme song "Dont You Forget About Me" as a tribute to the 30th anniversary of the film "The Breakfast Club" at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Ed Sheeran performs at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Nicki Minaj performs"The Night is Still Young" at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line pose backstage with their award for Top Country Artist during the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/L.E. Baskow
Florida Georgia Line accepts the award for Top Country Artist at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Imagine Dragons singer Dan Reynolds (2nd from L) performs "Stand By Me" in tribute to Ben E. King at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Kelly Clarkson performs "Invincible" during the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Imagine Dragons singer Dan Reynolds performs "Stand By Me" as a tribute to Ben E. King during the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Tori Kelly performs "Nobody Love" at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Tori Kelly performs "Nobody Love" at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Singer Meghan Trainor poses backstage with her awards for Top Digital Song and Top Hot 100 Song for "All About That Bass" during the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/L.E. Baskow
Kanye West performs "All Day" during the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Taylor Swift accepts the award for top artist at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Musician John Legend poses backstage with his awards for Top Streaming Song (Audio) and Top Radio Song for "All of Me" during the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/L.E. Baskow
James Kerr of Simple Minds performs a tribute to the 30th anniversary of The Breakfast Club at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Kanye West performs "All Day" at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Kanye West performs "All Day" during the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Imagine Dragons singer Dan Reynolds performs "Stand By Me" as a tribute to Ben E. King during the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line pose backstage with their award for Top Country Artist during the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/L.E. Baskow
Taylor Swift poses in the press room with the awards for top Billboard 200 album for "1989," top female artist, chart achievement, top artist, top Billboard 200 artist, top hot 100 artist, top digital song artist, and top streaming song (video) for "Shake It Off" at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision/AP)
Singer Chris Brown performs "Fun" on stage at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Kanye West performs "All Day" at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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