Beyoncé bags Billboard award

Tina Knowles presented her daughter with the coveted Millennium award as the R&B star received video tributes from Stevie Wonder, Lady GaGa and Michelle Obama.

The star-studded evening opened with Britney Spears joining Rihanna on-stage for a raunchy performance of Ri-Ri's 'S&M'.

In one of the biggest surprises of the night, Justin Bieber kissed rumoured girlfriend Selena Gomez after receiving the award for 'Top New Artist'.

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Rihanna was nominated for 18 Billboard Awards, but only took home three, the most notable of which was 'Top Female Artist'.

Performances at the ceremony came from Cee-Lo Green, Mary J Blige and Neil Diamond but Beyonce’s was the highlight of the night.

Watch her amazing performance, with the full list of winners also below...

List of winnners:

Award Winner
Top Artist of the Year Eminem
Top Album Artist of the Year Taylor Swift
Digital Artist of the Year Justin Bieber
Top Female Artist of the Year Rihanna
Top Male Artist of the Year Eminem
Viral Innovator of the Year Cee Lo Green
Radio Artist of the Year Rihanna
Fan Favourite of the Year Justin Bieber
Icon Award Neil Diamond
Millennium Artist Award Beyonce
Top New Artist Justin Bieber
Top Rap Artist Eminem
Top Pop Artist Lady Gaga
Top R&B Artist Usher
Top Country Artist Taylor Swift
Top Latin Artist Shakira
Top Dance Artist Lady Gaga