The "Hotline Bling" hitmaker, who beat Adele, Beyonce, Justin Bieber, The Chainsmokers, Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Rihanna, Twenty One Pilots and The Weeknd in the top artist category, brought his whole team onstage with him to accept the award, reported Billboard.
Sunday's Billboard Music Awards were all about Cher, who accepted the night's Icon Award with a pair of powerful performances that proved the 71-year-old diva's still the best in the game. "I've wanted to do what I do since I was 4 years old and I've been doing it for 53 years", she said.
Celine Dion at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena. On Sunday show in Las Vegas, the Canadian singer looked like a million bucks at the 2017 Billboard Awards - her $3 mln jewellery was just unbelievable.
"I want to thank my mom", she continued. This is not an applause thing.
Once the audience had gathered its collective jaw from the floor, Cher delivered a heartwarming and amusing acceptance speech thanking her fans and family for their support throughout her career. You will remember her performance and her voice, but you will also remember her dress. The 49-year-old Celine was wearing diamond rings by Harry Kotlar while performing the sad and lovely song. I'm 71 yesterday. Yes.
Diddy also took the stage to pay tribute to The Notorious BIG on the legendary rapper's 45th birth anniversary and debuted the trailer for his upcoming Bad Boy Records documentary "Can't Stop, Won't Stop".
While some of us were glued to screens waiting to see how the Twin Peaks revival would unfold, the music industry was having a party in Las Vegas for the Billboard Music Awards.