Billboard Music Awards 2017: Behind the scenes

Billboard Music Awards 2017: Behind the scenes

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Text: Adibah Isa

The best social media highlights from Billboard Music Awards 2017

1. Sculpted soiree
Glee star Lea Michele slipped into a peekaboo dress with a fuss-free top knot and a bright-eyed, sculpted glow.


2. Drake breaks a record
The biggest winner of the night, Mr. Hotline Bling broke Adele's record with 13 wins including top artist, top male artist and top Billboard 200 album.


3. Judges get cosy
The Voice and X Factor judges come together, this time without the need to be critics — at least not out loud.


4. Fuelling up
Getting glammed up can really take a toll. Olivia Munn sneaks in a feast before getting red carpet-ready.


5. Our hearts will go on
Musicians who grew up listening to Celine Dion (here's looking at you, '90s kids) couldn't believe that they met their idol.


6. Halsey shows some love
Halsey professes her love for seven-man Korean boyband, BTS, who are the first K-pop group to win the first Billboard Music Award.


7. The Queen still reigns
While she was understandably absent, Beyoncé took home best female artist, best R&B artist, and best touring artist at the Billboard Music Awards.


8. A Georgian entrance
Hailee Steinfeld looked towards Georgian designer David Koma — a favourite of among Beyoncé, Jessica Alba, Jennifer Lawrence — for the red carpet.


9. She's back
Celine Dion isn't just for the parents now.


10. Lady in red
Teasing a new single in the works, Lorde performed at the Billboard Music Awards just shy of the release of her upcoming album, Melodrama, on 16 June.


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