2012 Billboard Music Awards
|2012 Billboard Music Awards|
|Date||May 20, 2012|
|Location||MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.|
The 2012 Billboard Music Awards is a music award ceremony that was held on May 20, 2012 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. It aired on ABC at 8:00/7:00 PM central. The show was hosted by Modern Family's Julie Bowen and Ty Burrell.
- LMFAO — "Party Rock Anthem" / "Sorry for Party Rocking" / "Sexy and I Know It"
- Kelly Clarkson — "Dark Side"
- The Wanted — "Chasing the Sun" / "Glad You Came"
- Chris Brown — "Turn Up the Music"
- Natasha Bedingfield — "Last Dance"[A] (Donna Summer tribute)
- Usher — "Scream"
- Justin Bieber — "Boyfriend"
- Carly Rae Jepsen — "Call Me Maybe"
- Carrie Underwood — "Blown Away"
- Linkin Park — "Burn It Down"
- Katy Perry — "Wide Awake"
- John Legend and Jordin Sparks — "The Greatest Love of All" / "I Will Always Love You" (Whitney Houston tribute)
- Goodie Mob — "Fight to Win" / "(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)" (Beastie Boys tribute)
- Patent Pending — "Dance Till We Die"
- Nelly Furtado — "Big Hoops (Bigger the Better)"
- Stevie Wonder and Alicia Keys — "Higher Ground" / "Overjoyed" / "Empire State of Mind" / "Join Our Love" / "Superstition" (special appearance)
- Julianne Hough – Presented the Top Social Artist Award
- Lisa Marie Presley – Presented the Spotlight Award
- Robin Thicke – Introduced Kelly Clarkson
- Miley Cyrus – Presented the Top New Artist Award
- Brandy – Introduced Chris Brown
- Natasha Bedingfield – Gave short monologue and tribute to Donna Summer
- Kris Kristofferson – Gave speech to highlight accomplishments of Taylor Swift
- Zooey Deschanel – Presented Woman of the Year Award
- Far East Movement – Introduced Usher
- Selena Gomez – Presented Hot 100 Song of the Year
- Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne – Presented Top Duo/Group
- Luke Bryan – Introduced Carrie Underwood
- Gladys Knight – Presented Male Artist of the Year
- Swizz Beatz – Introduced Linkin Park
- Monica and Eric Benet – Presented R&B Artist of the Year
- Whoopi Goldberg – Introduced Whitney Houston tribute
- Bobbi Kristina Houston-Brown and Pat Houston – Accepted Millennium Award
- Taio Cruz – Introduced Patent Pending
- Gavin DeGraw – Introduced Nelly Furtado
- Alicia Keys – Presented Icon Award
- Jeremy Sisto
|Top Artist||Top New Artist|
|Hot 100 Song of the Year||Billboard 200 Album of the Year|
|Hot 100 Artist of the Year||Billboard 200 Artist of the Year|
|Male Artist of the Year||Female Artist of the Year|
|Top Radio Songs Artist||Top Radio Song|
|Top Streaming Artist||Top Streaming Song|
|Top Digital Songs Artist||Top Digital Song|
|Top Digital Media Artist||Social Artist of the Year|
|Top Duo/Group||Top Touring Artist|
|Pop Artist of the Year||Pop Song of the Year|
|Pop Album of the Year||R&B Artist of the Year|
|R&B Song of the Year||R&B Album of the Year|
|Rock Artist of the Year||Rock Album of the Year|
|Country Artist of the Year||Country Album of the Year|
|Rap Artist of the Year||Rap Song of the Year|
|Rap Album of the Year||Latin Artist of the Year|
|Latin Album of the Year||Latin Song of the Year|
|Dance Artist of the Year||Dance Song of the Year|
|Alternative Artist of the Year||Alternative Album of the Year|
|Christian Artist of the Year||Christian Album of the Year|
|Dance Album of the Year||Special Awards|
Billboard Icon Award – Stevie Wonder
Billboard Millennium Award – Whitney Houston
Billboard Spotlight Award – Katy Perry
Billboard Woman of the Year Award – Taylor Swift
- A ^ Midway through the performance, ABC cut to commercial.
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