Country Winners at The Billboard Music Awards

Luke Bryan and Florida Georgia Line perform at the Billboard Music Awards.

Luke Bryan and Florida Georgia Line perform at the Billboard Music Awards.

Photos: Getty Images via ABC

Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood and Florida Georgia Line were winners at last night’s (May 18) Billboard Music Awards. Bryan took home trophies for Top Country Artist and Top Country Album. The broadcast aired live on ABC from Las Vegas’s MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Fans voted to honor Underwood with the Milestone Award, marking her innovation and originality. She and Miranda Lambert teamed to debut their duet “Somethin’ Bad.”

Lambert and Underwood debut "Somethin' Bad."

Lambert and Underwood debut “Somethin’ Bad.”

Bryan performed the current Country No. 1 “Play It Again” and also joined FGL for a pyro-spiked version of the No. 2 song on the country chart, “This is How We Roll.”

Justin Timberlake was the big winner scoring seven trophies including Top Artist and Top Male Artist.

The awards show also featured a performance by a Michael Jackson hologram.

Awards are based on data tracked between March 11, 2013 and March 9, 2014.

Luke Bryan won two awards last night.

Luke Bryan won two awards last night.

Select winners

Top Country Artist—Luke Bryan

Top Country Album—Luke Bryan, Crash My Party

Top Country Song—Florida Georgia Line Featuring Nelly, “Cruise”

Milestone Award—Carrie Underwood

Top Christian Artist—Chris Tomlin

Top Christian Album—Alan Jackson, Precious Memories: Volume II

Top Christian Song—Matthew West “Hello, My Name Is”

Top Artist—Justin Timberlake

Top New Artist—Lorde

Top Male Artist—Justin Timberlake

Top Female Artist—Katy Perry

Top Duo/Group—Imagine Dragons

Top Streaming Artist—Miley Cyrus

Full winners list.

Brad Paisley at the BBMA.

Brad Paisley at the BBMA.

Michael Jackson hologram at the BBMA.

Michael Jackson hologram at the BBMA.

Kesha on the red carpet

Kesha on the red carpet.

Lucy Hale on the red carpet.

Lucy Hale on the red carpet.

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Shania walks the red carpet.

 

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