The Wins And Fails Of The 2014 Billboard Music Awards



Kelly Rowland and Nicki Minaj’s revealing black cut-out gowns Iggy Azalea’s energetic performance Shakira’s moves (but not her vocals) Katy Perry flying through the air with balloons, Up style Jason Derulo’s turnt-up choreography Nicki and Amber Justin Timberlake’s acceptance speeches


Mark Cuban’s failed “Beatdown by Solange” joke Miley Cyrus singing The Beatles’ “Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds” while wearing Christmas Tree garland Ariana Grande’s robotic dance moves

Ludacris barely hosting (and not really having fun doing it) Kendall Jenner’s “I’m the worst reader” flub Lorde’s feathery outfit The Michael Jackson hologram (good try, good effort, though) How the MJ hologram looked J. Lo’s vocals during her closing performance Robin Thicke’s lyrical apology to Paula Patton Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood’s bad-meaning-bad performance of their duet, “Something Bad” #WhereWereAllTheCelebrities