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AP PHOTOS: Music industry celebrates big night

Miranda Lambert, left, and Carrie Underwood perform on stage at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in L...
Lorde performs on stage at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/In...
Ke$ha arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Las Vegas. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)
Shakira performs at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/...
Wayne Sermon, left, and Dan Reynolds, of the musical group Imagine Dragons, perform at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sun...
Casper Smart, left, and Jennifer Lopez arrive at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Las Vegas. (Phot...
Carrie Underwood, left, and Miranda Lambert arrive at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Las Vegas. ...
Chrissy Teigen, left, and John Legend arrive at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Las Vegas. (Photo...
Ricky Martin arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Las Vegas. (Photo by John Shearer/Invisio...

APTOPIX 2014 Billboard Music Awards - Show

Miranda Lambert, left, and Carrie Underwood perform on stage at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in L...

APTOPIX 2014 Billboard Music Awards - Show

Lorde performs on stage at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/In...

APTOPIX 2014 Billboard Music Awards - Arrivals

Ke$ha arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Las Vegas. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

APTOPIX 2014 Billboard Music Awards - Show

Shakira performs at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/...

APTOPIX 2014 Billboard Music Awards - Show

Wayne Sermon, left, and Dan Reynolds, of the musical group Imagine Dragons, perform at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sun...

APTOPIX 2014 Billboard Music Awards - Arrivals

Casper Smart, left, and Jennifer Lopez arrive at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Las Vegas. (Phot...

APTOPIX 2014 Billboard Music Awards - Arrivals

Carrie Underwood, left, and Miranda Lambert arrive at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Las Vegas. ...

APTOPIX 2014 Billboard Music Awards - Arrivals

Chrissy Teigen, left, and John Legend arrive at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Las Vegas. (Photo...

APTOPIX 2014 Billboard Music Awards - Arrivals

Ricky Martin arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Las Vegas. (Photo by John Shearer/Invisio...

Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood team up for "Somethin' Bad." Pop angel Lorde, who took Billboard Music trophies for breakthrough artist and top rock song for the ubiquitous hit "Royals," performs in front of blue-tinted stage lights. Singer Dan Reynolds and guitarist Wayne Sermon of Imagine Dragons jam on the big stage in their Las Vegas hometown.

Here are some of the memorable images as the music industry celebrated its big night at the Billboard Music Awards.

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Updated : 2021-04-17 12:47 GMT+08:00