2012 Billboard Music Awards (Winners List, Red Carpet + Performances)

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. The awards recognized the most popular artists and albums from 2011.

Awards

  • Top Artist: Adele
  • Top New Artist: Wiz Khalifa
  • Hot 100 Song: “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO featuring Laurent Bennett and GoonRock
  • Billboard 200 Album: “21” by Adele
  • Top 100 Artist: Adele
  • Top Billboard 200 Artist: Adele
  • Top Male Artist: Lil’ Wayne
  • Top Female Artist: Adele
  • Top Radio Song Artist: Adele
  • Top Radio Song: “Give Me Everything” by Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack and Nayer
  • Top Streaming Artist: Rihanna
  • Top Streaming Song: “Rolling in the Deep” by Adele
  • Top Digital Songs Artist: Adele
  • Top Digital Song: “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO featuring Laurent Bennett and GoonRock
  • The Digital Media Artist: Adele
  • Top Social Artist: Justin Bieber
  • Top Duo/Group: LMFAO
  • Top Touring Artist: U2
  • Top Pop Artist: Adele
  • Top Pop Song: “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO featuring Laurent Bennett and GoonRock
  • Top Pop Album: “21” by Adele
  • Top R&B Artist: Chris Brown
  • Top R&B Song: “Motivation” by Kelly Rowland featuring Lil’ Wayne
  • Top R&B Album: “4” by Beyoncé
  • Top Rock Artist: Coldplay
  • Top Rock Album: “Mylo Xyloto” by Coldplay
  • Top Country Artist: Lady Antebellum
  • Top Country Album: “My Kinda Party” Jason Aldean
  • Top Rap Artist: Lil’ Wayne
  • Top Rap Song: “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO featuring Laurent Bennett and GoonRock
  • Top Rap Album: “Tha Carter IV” by Lil’ Wayne
  • Top Latin Artist: Shakira
  • Top Latin Song: “Danza Koduro” by Don Omar and Lucenzo
  • Top Latin Album: “Formula, Vol. 1” by Romeo Santos
  • Top Dance Song: “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO featuring Laurent Bennett and GoonRock
  • Top Dance Artist: Lady Gaga
  • Top Dance Album: “Born This Way” by Lady Gaga
  • Top Alternative Artist: Coldplay
  • Top Christian Artist: Casting Crowns
  • Top Christian Album “Come to the Well” by Casting Crowns
  • Woman of the Year: Taylor Swift
  • Music Icon:  Stevie Wonder
  • Billboard Millennium Award: Whitney Houston
  • Billboard Spotlight Award: Katy Perry
  • Billboard Fan Award Favorite Artist: Lady Gaga
  • Most Influencial Style: Lady Gaga
  • New Style Icon of 2012: Azealia Banks

Red Carpet [photos]

Performances

    • 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” (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)

    • Cee Lo Green and Goodie Mob “Fight to Win” (Beastie Boys’ MCA 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”

 


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