Music's biggest stars headed to Sin City for the 2013 Billboard Music Awards, and we couldn't help but notice all of the exposed skin on the red carpet! Selena Gomez went for daring illusion slits, Taylor Swift showed off some serious leg, while Jennifer Lopez went for one of her signatures: a plunging neckline. Plus, Miley Cyrus took a fashion risk in a jumpsuit, and it totally paid off. All this and more in today's Fashion Flash. On Allison: Equipment top, IRO blouse, Express skirt.
The 2013 Billboard Music Awards, which were hosted by Tracy Morgan, took over the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Sunday! The stars hit the red carpet to kick off the night and then made their way inside to get the fun started. Bruno Mars stuck to his usual suited-up look in a red ensemble to open the show, while Carly Rae Jepsen, who won top digital song and two other honors, debuted hair of the same hue when she took the microphone to announce Icona Pop's performance of "I Love It." Shania Twain handed out the first statue of the evening to Nicki Minaj, who won top rap artist, while Selena Gomez took the stage to perform "Come and Get It." Tracy had a little fun in front of the audience by challenging Psy to a dance off while Macklemore and Ryan Lewis teamed up to sing their top rap song, "Thrift Shop."
Taylor Swift — who picked up six awards before the show even started and two more, including artist of the year, during the broadcast — was another of the evening's performers, belting out "22" after walking the carpet in a bright blue Zuhair Murad dress. Other big winners included Rihanna and Gotye, each with four trophies, as well as Justin Bieber with the milestone award.
The 2013 Billboard Music Awards rolled into Las Vegas on Sunday night taking over the MGM Grand. Stars hit the Billboard red carpet and made appearances on stage, but the real fun went on behind the scenes and in the audience. Check out celebrities and performers mingling backstage and posing for photo ops in between winning awards and grabbing the microphone. Jennifer Lopez shared a kiss with boyfriend Casper Smart, while Selena Gomez flaunted her gold costume, plus Miley Cyrus, Ke$ha, Madonna, and more mingled backstage. Make sure to check out all the highlights from the Billboard Awards!
The music industry's hottest stars got glamorous for the 2013 Billboard Music Awards blue carpet on Sunday in Las Vegas. Taylor Swift wore a short and shimmery blue number, while Miley Cyrus went bold in a black and white jumpsuit. Selena Gomez showed skin in a sexy white dress, and Hayden Panettiere donned a gorgeous black gown. Click through to see who else stepped out for the star-studded show and what they wore! Plus, be sure to vote for your favorite looks in our fashion polls.
In what appears to be a candid moment caught on tape, watch Taylor Swift stick out her tongue in response to seeing her good friend Selena Gomez getting cozy with Justin Bieber backstage at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas this evening. Selena and Justin reportedly reunited in Vegas before the show, and while they weren't shown sitting together at the event, they were caught in this sweet embrace backstage. So check out the GIF and tell us what you think. Was Taylor Swift caught making an actual "ew" face about Selena and Justin — OMG yes or LOL no?
The 2013 Billboard Music Awards red carpet was red hot, with Selena Gomez leading the pack. The singer was one of the first to arrive — and she did so in an eye-catching neon-infused Atelier Versace gown from the label's Spring '13 collection. Also in the mix? Jennifer Lopez, Taylor Swift, Chloë Moretz, Hayden Panettiere, and a very sexy Jennifer Morrison. Of course, that's just the tip of the iceberg. Click through to see who wore what at the Billboard Music Awards.
— Additional reporting by Melody Nazarian
Selena Gomez showed skin in a sexy white dress with a high slit to hit the blue carpet at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas tonight. She also took the stage to perform her hit single “Come & Get It" as well as present during the show. Selena gave fans a sneak peek at her sexy Bollywood-inspired choreography with a YouTube video earlier in the week. Selena also made headlines before the big night when speculation arose that she would possibly be seated next to her on-again and off-again beau, Justin Bieber, in the audience this evening. The rumors gathered steam as reports suggested that the pair reunited in Las Vegas ahead of the big award show. Selena and Justin reportedly got cozy at Cirque du Soleil's Love show last night. We will be watching to see if Selena takes a seat next to Justin when the big show begins!
Selena Gomez, one of the most anticipated stars expected on the Billboard Music Awards red carpet, did us all a favor by showing up early and ending the style curiosity over what she'd wear. The star stayed true to her love of Atelier Versace by picking a white dress from the house accented with zippers and neon tubing at the neck, shoulders, and back. A sexy sheer slash straight down the middle provided a bit of sizzle, too. Do you like the bold embellishments and color palette?
Selena Gomez sizzled on the red carpet for the Billboard Music Awards. The singer's cat-eye eyeliner was sexy and smoky, while her Barbie-pink lipstick played off the neon hues on her dress. Selena finished the look off with an undone ponytail.
The NBA playoffs are under way, and you don't have to be a basketball fanatic to appreciate all the amazing celebrity sideline style. And while a sporting event may not be the first place we would rock five-inch heels, it certainly works for the likes of Beyoncé and Victoria Beckham. Meanwhile, Olivia Wilde opted to show her New York Knicks pride by wearing the team's colors: blue and orange. From coast to coast, fashionable stars have stepped out in cool ensembles to cheer on the LA Lakers and Brooklyn Nets, too — and we're highlighting some of our favorite courtside looks. Click through to see them all now!