Monday, May 20, 2013
Caribbean entertainers Rihanna and Nicki Minaj shines at Billboard Music Awards last night which took place in Las Vegas.
Rihanna walked away with four awards, winning in Top R&B Artist, Top R&B Album ("Unapologetic"), Top R&B Song ("Diamonds") -- and separate to R&B, Top Radio Songs Artist. She was nominated for 10 awards in total
Rihanna however was not present at the event and later tweeted her apologies
“#BBMAs #thatshowweballout #putitindamail #phuckyophanz #phuckyophav #betherenextyear”
“Thank you #BILLBOARD for showing my fans the love they deserve!!! I’m truly grateful for these 4 awards that you’ve rewarded us! Thank you again!!”
Nicki Minaj won secured three awards; Top Streaming Artist, Top Rap Artist and Top Rap Album ("Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded"). However, it was her performance that had the audience in awe, when she performed her hit "High School," donning a black baseball cap, short-shorts, shredded tights and a spiked shoulder piece for the number.
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