Spago's dining room was decorated in glistening gold accents and the bigger-than-life set designs used in Lopez's Billboard Music Awards performance, including stacks of gold bricks and a gilded lion.
Taylor Swift, 28, surprised everyone when she showed up to the Billboard Music Awards on May 20 and although she seems happier than ever with boyfriend, Joe Alwyn, 27, she's happy she attended the event alone. "Thank you for making me feel understood again".
"I stand with those women and with those men equally outraged by discrimination, who support us in heart or mind", Jackson said.
Kelly Clarkson tearfully called for a moment of change, instead of a moment of silence for the victims of a school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, at the opening of the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. They cleaned up (obviously) in the gender-segregated categories but, as far as pop music goes, Camila Cabello, in the fan-voted Billboard Chart Achievement Award, and Taylor Swift, for Top Selling Album, were the only women who took home a trophy in a mixed-gender category Why is this a problem?More news: Bernie Sanders to Seek Re-election
It was a big night for Janet Jackson.
After celebrating her 52nd birthday and the 25th anniversary of her groundbreaking "janet." album, Janet Jackson will be capping off an epic week with her first televised performance in nine years at the Billboard Music Awards.
"This is also a moment when our public discourse is loud and harsh", she added.
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"I thank God for giving me the precious energy that lets me live my life as an artist who every day seeks to expand my capacity to love", the 52-year-old singer said. "Thank you so much".
Amid ear-splitting screams from the audience, BTS jumped onto the stage and performed "Fake Love", a moody hip-hop track off its recently released Love Yourself: Tear album.
Clarkson, who has become a fan favorite as a judge on "The Voice", told jokes that won over the audience and sang a medley of hit songs, including Swift's "Look What You Made Me Do", Imagine Dragons' "Thunder" and Lamar's "Humble". Not only did the awards function focus on important musical events, but numerous speakers (winners and host) drew attention to some of the biggest concerns that plague American society today-from gun control to the recent Time's Up movement. "We're failing our communities, we're failing their families", she said.More news: Priyanka Chopra sports chic dress suit at royal wedding