Published May 21, 2017 at 9:30 PM | Updated at 8:23 AM EDT on May 22, 2017
Actor and singer Vanessa Hudgens hosted the 2017 Billboard Music Awards with rapper Ludacris on May 21, 2017, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nicki Minaj kicked off the show with an explosive nine-minute performance of her hit songs. The show also included heartfelt tributes, nostalgic throwbacks and a record-breaking 13 wins by rapper Drake. Here are some of the night's top moments as well as some of the hot looks from the red carpet.