Timberlake, Imagine Dragons top winners at Billboard Awards

Mon Could 19, 2014 12:03am EDT1 involving 3. Singer Lorde accepts the top new artist award onstage in the 2014 Billboard Audio Awards inside Las Vegas, Nevada Might 18, 2014.Credit: Reuters/Steve Marcus(Reuters) - Justin Timberlake, hometown rockers Envision Dragons along with Robin Thicke were large winners in the Billboard Songs Awards on Sunday inside Nevada where a computer-generated Michael Jackson danced as well as sang any newly launched song.The annual televised awards show, a new major showcase for that audio industry, honored Timberlake seven times, which includes leading artist, leading male artist along with leading Billboard 200 album pertaining to last year's "The 20/20 Experience."Timberlake, 33, who is upon tour inside Europe, accepted the awards within taped speeches with his touring band which quantities with regards to 20 strong."It's not a competition, but if it was, I won. Along With guess what? I'm OK together with that," Timberlake stated in a good-natured joke targeted at his competition, singers Miley Cyrus, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry as well as rockers Picture Dragons.The late King associated with Pop Michael Jackson made an appearance as getting a hologram, doing his posthumously introduced song "Slave to the Rhythm" with a slew associated with dancers active his computer-generated image.The performance prompted an emotional standing ovation by incorporating audience members demonstrated wiping away tears.Imagine Dragons won 5 awards, including leading Hot one hundred artist with regard to songs' chart performance, leading rock artist along with leading duo/group amongst others. The Particular Grammy-winning las Vegas band additionally performed his or her song "Tiptoe" about the show.R&B singers Thicke, Pharrell Williams along with rapper T.I. scored 4 wins on the again regarding their megahit "Blurred Lines," which includes awards with regard to top Hot one hundred song, digital song as well as radio song as well as R&B song.Seventeen-year-old pop sensation Lorde, dressed almost all inside black with black feather fringes, captured the particular award with regard to best new artist and best rock song for that hit "Royals," that currently landed the woman's two Grammy Awards this year.The teen, who may have additionally won fans together with your ex thoughtfulness and upending conventional standards regarding Hollywood beauty, said the lady ended up being grateful to become capable of mature in the spotlight as well as for that "dialogue around my work along with myself."The Billboard Audio Awards - which measures honors by simply sales, radio airplay, touring, streaming along along with other metrics - is truly a best venue regarding artists in order to unveil new songs over time for your summer.Jennifer Lopez has been honored using Icon Award with regard to lifetime achievement, along with country singer Carrie Underwood won your fan-voted Milestone Award.The present featured numerous performances, which includes coming from pop stars Shakira, Lopez, country duo Florida Georgia Collection together with nation singer Luke Bryan, along with Nickelodeon star Ariana Grande along with Australian rapper Iggy Azalea.Perry along with Cyrus recorded performances via concerts inside Britain being proven in the awards. Cyrus performed a protective cover of the Beatles' 1967 song "Lucy within the Sky using Diamonds" together with Wayne Coyne, your singer regarding rock group the actual Flaming Lips.Rapper Pitbull kicked off the particular present alongside Lopez as well as Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte from the MGM Grand Garden Arena having a performance associated with "We are One (Ole Ola)," the actual theme for you to subsequent month's soccer world Cup inside Brazil.(Reporting through Eric Kelsey in Los Angeles; Editing through Robert Birsel)Link thisShare thisDigg thisEmailPrintReprints