Best of 2013 Billboard Music Awards

From the red carpet to the stage, the Billboard music awards attracts the best and brightest stars from the world of music. Check out these photos highlighting the event.

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Taylor Swift accepts the award for top Billboard 200 album for "Red" at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 19, 2013 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
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Taylor Swift poses with her trophies at the Billboard Music Awards Sunday night in Las Vegas. Swift won awards for top female artist, top Billboard 200 artist, top digital songs artist, top country artist, top Billboard 200 album, top country album for "Red," and top country song. Click to see more great photos from the show.
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Christina Aguilera performs at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
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Justin Bieber performs at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden. It just wouldn't be a music awards show without the Biebs.
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Jennifer Lopez also appeared at the Billboard Music Awards, sparkly red leotard and all.
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Celine Dion presented the award for Billboard artist of the year at the Billboard Music Awards.
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Psy arrives at the Billboard Music Awards in a signature suit and wacky sunglasses.
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Selena Gomez arrived at the Billboard Music Awards in a beautiful white dress.
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Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose arrived at the Billboard Music Awards as close as ever.
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Amber Rose didn't mind taking a few photos by herself though.
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Sky Blu stands on one hand on the red carpet.
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Chris Brown performs at the Billboard Music Awards.
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Taylor Swift accepts the award for top Billboard 200 album for "Red" at the Billboard Music Awards.
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Megan Wollover, left, and host Tracy Morgan arrive with smiles at the Billboard Music Awards.
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Ed Sheeran's mega hit "A-Team" helped land him an appearance at the Billboard Music Awards.
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Jenny McCarthy may not be a musician, but she never misses a Billboard Music Awards.
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Kimberly Perry and The Band Perry had a huge year thanks to a successful album.
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Icona Pop appeared ready to Billboard Music Awards by storm.
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Nayer arrives with her dog at the Billboard Music Awards.
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Tracy Morgan opens up the 2013 Billboard Music Awards.
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Carly Rae Jepsen accepts the award for top digital song for "Call Me Maybe" at the Billboard Music Awards.
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