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The stars were out at last night's 2011 Billboard Music Awards, and some of music's most recognizable faces won big. Hosted by The Hangover's Ken Jeong, the three-hour show was filled with megawatt star power and amazing performances.
Bieber Fever took over the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, as 17-year-old Justin Bieber snagged six of the night's awards, including top new artist and top pop album. And, of course, we can't forget about the seventh trophy that he had with him all night -- his beautiful girlfriend Selena Gomez. He even kissed her on the lips before heading up the podium to accept an award!
Rap all-star Eminem also won six awards -- including top artist and top male artist -- though his trophies were not given out during the ceremony.
Country sweetheart Taylor Swift took home three trophies -- top Billboard 200 artist, top country artist and top country album for Speak Now. "I'm just havin' the best time doin' this," she said while accepting.
Rihanna picked up three trophies, as well, including top female artist. And each time the Barbados beauty gave shout-outs to her fans, the Rihanna Navy.
But it was Beyonce who really stole the show. The pop diva brought down the house with her incredible performance of "Run the World (Girls)." And moments later, the singer was awarded with the Billboard Millennium Award for her music and for her foundation's humanitarian work. Tons of huge names, including First Lady Michelle Obama, Barbara Streisand and Stevie Wonder, paid tribute to Beyonce as an artist and a do-gooder -- but it was Beyonce's own mother, Tina Knowles, who presented her daughter with the prestigious award.
Overwhelmed by the moment, Beyonce thanked her family and former Destiny's Child members Michelle Williams and Kelly Rowland before shyly shouting out to her "best friend," husband Jay-Z.