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2017 Billboard Music Awards: Top Moments and Looks

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.

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Nicki Minaj, left, and David Guetta perform at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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DJ David Guetta, top, and rapper Nicki Minaj perform onstage during the 2017 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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Drake poses in the press room with his 13 awards at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas. Drake won for Top Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Billboard 200 Album for "Views," Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Song Sales Artist, Top Steaming Songs Artist, Top Rap Artist, Top Rap Tour, Top Rap Album for "Views," Top Streaming Song (Audio) for "One Dance," Top R&B Song for "One Dance," and Top R&B Collaboration for "One Dance".
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Gwen Stefani, left, presents the Billboard Icon award to Cher at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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Miley Cyrus performs "Malibu" at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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Hosts Vanessa Hudgens, left, and Ludacris, speak at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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Dan Reynolds, of Imagine Dragons, presents a tribute to Chris Cornell, pictured on screen at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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Celine Dion performs "My Heart will Go On" at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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Drake kisses presenter Kate Beckinsale's hand as he walks on stage to accepts the award for top male artist at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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Sean "Diddy" Combs presents a tribute to the Notorious B.I.G. at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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Andrew Taggart, left, and Alex Pall, right of The Chainsmokers, perform "Young" at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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Singer Camila Cabello performs onstage during the 2017 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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Lil Wayne performs at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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Hailee Steinfeld arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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Jason Derulo arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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Alexandra Daddario arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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Jussie Smollett arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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Lea Michele arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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Halsey arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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John Legend arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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Ty Dolla Sign arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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YH Boys, a Chinese group, arrive at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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Tish Cyrus, from left, Noah Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus and Brandi Glenn Cyrus arrive at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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Camila Cabello arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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DJ David Guetta poses in the press room during the 2017 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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BTS, a South Korean band, arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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Singer Nicole Scherzinger poses at SiriusXM's "Hits 1 in Hollywood" red carpet broadcast on SiriusXM's SiriusXM Hits 1 channel before the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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