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Celine Dion's Husband Died After Falling Out Of Bed

The My Heart Will Go On singer was thrown into mourning when her husband passed away in January (16), aged 73, after a battle with cancer. Rene had hoped Celine would...

The Weeknd Apologises To Usher For Billboard Music Awards Mix-up

The Canadian singer went into Sunday's (22May15) ceremony with 19 nominations, and won winning an impressive eight trophies. Following the Las Vegas event, he took to Twitter to show his gratitude for...

Madonna Hits Back At Prince Tribute Criticism

The Material Girl singer began her performance to her former flame, who died last month (21Apr16), with a touching rendition of his Nothing Compares 2 U, which became a huge global hit for Sinead O'Connor....

Celine Dion: 'I Thought I Was Prepared For Billboard Music Awards'

The 48-year-old singer performed Queen's The Show Must Go On at the annual event on Sunday night (22May16), where she was also honoured with the Billboard Icon Award. It was a bittersweet occasion for Celine,...

Madonna's 'Epic' Tribute To Prince At Billboard Music Awards

The queen of pop took to the stage at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards (22May16) to honour the late singer, who died in April (16) aged 57. Wearing a Prince-esque purple metallic suit with white...

Kesha's Billboard Music Awards Performance Back On

The Tik Tok star's OK to hit the stage at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday night (22May16) was revoked by her former mentor and label boss Dr. Luke when he discovered Kesha...

Kesha 'Sad And Sorry' About Billboard Music Awards Cancellation

The Tik Tok hitmaker was initially scheduled to perform at the ceremony, but on Tuesday (17May16) executives at DICk Clark Productions, the company behind the big show in Las Vegas, confirmed in a statement that...

Celine Dion: 'My Husband Insisted The Show Must Go On'

The singer lost her manager husband Rene Angelil in January (16) after he died of throat cancer aged 73. Rene battled three bouts of cancer, which at times forced his wife of 21 years to...

Kesha Gearing Up For A 'Big' Performance At The Billboard Awards

Sources close to the Tik Tok singer say she is gearing up for a headline performance during the show, which will be broadcast on 22 May (16) from Las Vegas. She is also planning to...

Celine Dion To Receive Icon Award At Billboard Music Awards

Show executive producer Mark Bracco confirmed that the Canadian singer will receive the prestigious award, which recognises her contribution to the music industry over the past three decades. He added that Celine will also take...

Kanye West: 'I Was Grossly Over-censored At Billboard Music Awards'

The rapper wrapped up the ceremony in Las Vegas with a medley of his tracks All Day and Black Skinhead, but viewers were left reaching for the remote control when entire portions of...

Harry Styles Clears Up La Bus Ride Rumours

When all you can think about is one band, you're probably going to see lookalikes everywhere. Unfortunately, that was the case for one excited One Direction fan who posted a photo on Twitter apparently showing...

Taylor Swift Attended Brother's Graduation Ahead Of Billboard Music Awards

The Blank Space hitmaker's 23-year-old sibling Austin Swift received his diploma from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, and Swift and her family were in the stadium to watch his big...

One Direction Thank Zayn Malik At Billboard Music Awards

Malik announced his departure from the boy band in March (15), and his work with the group prior to his announcement was recognised at the annual prizegiving as the Steal My Girl hitmakers...

Taylor Swift Dominates Billboard Music Awards

The Blank Space hitmaker, who went into the prizegiving with 14 nominations, took home one of the first awards of the night for Top Billboard 200 Album for her smash hit 1989....

Mariah Carey Bounces Back From Bronchitis For Billboard Rehearsals

The singer had to cancel a concert just one week into her Las Vegas residency after coming down with bronchitis, and she was ordered to rest her voice to make sure she is...

Justin Timberlake Wins Big At Billboard Music Awards

Justin Timberlake was the big winner at the Billboard Music Awards last night (18.05.14).The 'Take Back The Night' hitmaker was awarded seven trophies, including Top Artist and Top Male Artist at the awards ceremony at...

Justin Timberlake, Imagine Dragons And Jennifer Lopez Rule The Billboard Music Awards

Justin Timberlake, Imagine Dragons Robin Thicke and Jennifer Lopez were among the big winners at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday (18May14), each taking home top honours.The SexyBack hitmaker, who is currently on his...

Robin Thicke Thanks "My Wife" Paula Patton At 2014 Billboard Music Awards

Robin Thicke is still trying to win back Paula Patton.The 37 year-old singer and the 38 year-old actress announced their split this past February after 8 year of marriage, but it doesn't seem to be...

Michael Jackson Rises From The Grave For Show-stopping Performance At Billboard Music Awards

Michael Jackson returned from beyond the grave to wow fans at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday (18May14) by performing onstage in hologram form, five years after his death.Producers of the Las Vegas prizegiving...

Michael Jackson Hologram Stunt Allowed To Go Ahead At Billboard Music Awards

Michael Jackson is set to return to the stage from beyond the grave after a Nevada judge gave organisers at the Billboard Music Awards the go-ahead to bring the King of Pop back to life...

Ludacris To Host The Billboard Music Awards

Rapper/actor Ludacris has signed on to host the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday (18May14).The Get Back hitmaker will be taking a break from filming the seventh Fast & Furious movie to take charge of the...

Michael Jackson 'Experience' To Premiere At Billboard Music Awards

Michael Jackson will be brought back to life for one night only at the Billboard Music Awards as part of a world premiere experience planned by the King of Pop's estate.The late pop superstar will...

Miley Cyrus To Appear At Billboard Music Awards Via Satellite

Miley Cyrus is back with a bang after a miserable month of ill health forced her to scrap a string of North American tour dates - she has revealed she'll be performing at the 2014...

Jennifer Lopez To Receive Icon Award At The Billboard Music Awards

Actress/singer Jennifer Lopez is to become the first female artist to receive the Icon Award at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards.The Jenny from the Block hitmaker will be feted at the prizegiving ceremony on 18...

Lorde And Imagine Dragons Lead Billboard Music Awards Nominations

Lorde and Imagine Dragons look set to dominate the 2014 Billboard Music Awards after landing 12 nominations each.The Royals hitmaker will compete for the title of Top Female Artist alongside Beyonce, Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry...

Miguel Has A Problem. Singer Told Not To Jump At Billboard Music Awards

Miguel has potentially landed himself in an awful lot of trouble after it emerged he was ordered not to jump over the crowd during his performance at the Billboard Music Awards because producers deemed it...

Justin Bieber Booed At Billboard Music Awards 2013

A furious Justin Bieber was booed at the Billboard Music Awards.The 19-year-old singer accepted his Milestone Award to a chorus of boos and hisses from the audience at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada,...

Billboard Music Awards Soar In Ratings

He was roundly booed after performing twice and receiving two awards, but Justin Bieber was no doubt a significant factor in ABC's telecast of the Billboard Music Awards drawing its best ratings in 12 years...

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