Lorde performed at the annual event

The Billboard Music Awards 2014 took place last night, and saw Justin Timberlake as the major prize winner.

Despite not being at the show, JT took home seven trophies which included Top Male Artist and Top Artist at the annual show, this year put on at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Justin was also awarded the Top Billboard 200, Top Radio Songs Artist, Top R&B Artist, Top R&B Album and Top Billboard 200 Album - all of which he accepted via live video stream as he's currently on tour.

Accepting the gongs he said: "I'm shocked. I'm stunned. I'm really surprised."

Other big winners included Imagine Dragons who took five awards home including Top Rock Album and Top Rock Artist, whilst Pharrell, T.I. and Robin Thicke got four 'Blurred Lines' prizes.

Icon Award winner Jennifer Lopez performed with Pitbull on-stage, premiering the official anthem for the FIFA World Cup 'We Are One (Ole Ola)' whilst Katy Perry took to the stage via live link-up from the UK leg of her world tour, and Iggy Azalea also performed as well as a hologram version of Michael Jackson.

2014 Billboard Music Award winners in full:

Top Artist

Justin Timberlake

Top New Artist


Top Male Artist

Justin Timberlake

Top Female Artist

Katy Perry

Top Duo/Group

Imagine Dragons

Top Billboard 200 Artist

Justin Timberlake

Top Hot 100 Artist

Imagine Dragons

Top Digital Songs Artist

Katy Perry

Top Radio Songs Artist

Justin Timberlake

Top Touring Artist

Bon Jovi

Top Social Artist

Justin Bieber

Top Streaming Artist

Miley Cyrus

Top R&B Artist

Justin Timberlake

Top Rap Artist


Top Country Artist

Luke Bryan

Top Rock Artist

Imagine Dragons

Top Latin Artist

Mark Anthony

Top Dance/Electronic Artist

Daft Punk

Top Christian Artist

Chris Tomlin

Top Billboard 200 Album

Justin Timberlake, 'The 20/20 Experience'

Top R&B Album

Justin Timberlake, 'The 20/20 Experience'

Top Rap Album

Eminem, 'The Marshall Mathers LP 2'

Top Country Album

Luke Bryan, 'Crash My Party'

Top Rock Album

Imagine Dragons, 'Night Vision

Top Latin Album

Marc Anthony, '3.0'

Top Dance/Electronic Album

Daft Punk, 'Random Access Memories'

Top Christian Album

Alan Jackson, 'Precious Memories: Volume II'

Top Hot 100 Song

Robin Thicke Featuring T.I & Pharrell, 'Blurred Lines'

Top Digital Song

Robin Thicke Featuring T.I & Pharrell, 'Blurred Lines'

Top Radio Song

Robin Thicke Featuring T.I & Pharrell, 'Blurred Lines'

Top Streaming Song (Audio)

Imagine Dragon, 'Radio Active'

Top Streaming Song (Video)

Miley Cyrus, 'Wrecking Ball'

Top R&B Song

Robin Thicke Featuring T.I & Pharrell, 'Blurred Lines'

Top Rap Song

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Ray Dalton, 'Can't Hold Us'

Top Country Song

Florida Georgia Line Featuring Nelly, 'Cruise'

Top Rock Song

Lorde, 'Royals'

Top Latin Song

Marc Anthony, 'Vivir Mi Vida'

Top Dance/Electronic Song

Avicii, 'Wake Me Up'

Top Christian Song

Matthew West, 'Hello, My Name Is'

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